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Family Medicine Revolution (of Peace)

by Jay W. Lee, MD, MPH, FAAFP Originally published in the California Family Physician, Spring 2024 “Rev·o·lu·tion (noun): a forcible overthrow of a government or social order, in favor of a new system” So you’ve been using the #FMRevolution hashtag since 2011, now what? Lest you envisioned a bloody, violent affair back then, the Family […]

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Assemblymember Pilar Schiavo Awarded 2024 Champion of Family Medicine

During the Lobby Day visits, CAFP members had the opportunity to meet with Assemblymember Pilar Schiavo, D-40. During this meeting, Assemblymember Schiavo was presented with the Champion of Family Medicine award, recognizing her unwavering commitment to expanding healthcare access and affordability. Assemblymember Schiavo has been an advocate for family medicine, championing legislation including the 2024 […]

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Alex McDonald, MD Installed as New CAFP President.

CAFP proudly announced that physician leader, Alex McDonald, MD,CAQSM, FAAFP, has been installed as the new President of the CAFP. Congratulations and welcome, Dr. McDonald.

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Adia Scrubb, MD Awarded 2024 Hero of Family Medicine

Every year, CAFP recognizes a CAFP member who has gone above and beyond the call of duty to advocate for patients, colleagues and the family medicine specialty as a Hero of Family Medicine. Congratulations to this year’s awardee Adia Scrubb, MD, MPP.

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CAFP or CAFP Foundation Nominations Open

Nominate a colleague, resident, mentor, or friend for one of the CAFP or CAFP Foundation awards. Family Physician (FP) of the Year - The California Academy of Family Physicians annually honors a family physician who represents the finest characteristics of the specialty as the FP of the Year. CAFP Foundation Awards - Each year, the CAFP […]

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April 14-20 Family Physician Week

Did you know April 14-20, 2024 is Family Physician Week? Celebrate with us by tagging us on social media using #familyphysicianweek We'll be highlighting CAFP members all week on our social media channels!

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AMAM Registration and Lobby Day Sign Ups Closing April 8

With only two weeks until AMAM, seats are filling up quickly. We will be closing registration, as well as the opportunity to sign up for Lobby Day, on April 8. Don't miss the chance to register. To view a full schedule of AMAM we highly encourage you to download the CAFP App. You can also […]

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AAFP’s 2024 Member Satisfaction Survey Now Open

Hundreds of AAFP staff members are dedicated to providing tools and support that help family physicians deliver the highest-quality health care. Now it’s time for members to share feedback with AAFP and influence how they focus new efforts, through the 2024 Member Satisfaction Survey. The survey is open to all active and resident members through […]

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Navigating New Laws: CAFP Guide to Nurse Practitioner Independent Practice Provider Attestation

Recent legislation, AB 890(Nurse practitioners: scope of practice: practice without standardized procedures, Wood, 2020) created two new categories of nurse practitioners (commonly referred to as "103 NPs" and "104 NPs) effectively expanding their scope of practice. This new law, which went into effect January 1, 2021, carries significant legal impacts for family physicians. The information […]

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