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Registration is OPEN for the Chief Resident Leadership Workshop!

Attention FMRPs and Chief Residents: The CAFP Foundation is pleased to announce the Shelly Rodrigues Chief Resident Leadership Workshop is being held on Saturday, June 10th (virtual) and Saturday, August 26th (during the in-person Family Medicine POP event). This two-part workshop is designed for residents transitioning into their new roles as clinical leaders. Register HERE

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Nominate a Colleague for 2023 Family Physician of the Year

The California Academy of Family Physicians presents the prestigious award of Family Physician of the Year to an individual who exhibits the finest qualities of family physicians and who goes above and beyond in service to patients and community. Nominations for the 2023 Family Physician of the Year Award should recognize work by a physician […]

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Ending the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency: Recommendations for Pediatric Immunization Providers

During Fall 2023, the federal government is expected to cease being the sole purchaser of COVID-19 vaccine, which will then be sold on the private market similar to other routine vaccines.  Pediatric immunization providers are encouraged to order and administer COVID-19 vaccine for all eligible patients now, while it is free of cost and to […]

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Congratulations and welcome to our new CAFP Officers!

Congratulations and welcome to our new CAFP Officers! Raul Ayala, MD, MHCM - CAFP President Alex McDonald, MD, FAAFP - President-elect Anthony “Fatch” Chong, MD, FAAFP - Speaker Kim Yu, MD, FAAFP - Vice Speaker Brent Sugimoto, MD, MPH, FAAFP - Secretary/Treasurer Lisa Ward, MD, MPH, FAAFP - AAFP Delegate Shannon Connolly, MD, FAAFP - […]

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CAFP Board Establishes New Enduring Committee on Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) - Now Accepting Applications Through April 17

Earlier this year, upon the recommendation of CAFP’s JEDI Task Force, the CAFP Board decided to create an enduring JEDI Committee. The CAFP Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Committee will be responsible for guiding CAFP organizational efforts to prioritize justice by increasing diversity, equity and inclusion. The general purpose and function of the committee […]

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Raul Ayala, MD, MHCM, Central Valley Family Physician, Installed as California Academy of Family Physicians President

Sacramento – On March 26, 2023, the California Academy of Family Physicians (CAFP) proudly announced that physician leader, Raul Ayala, MD, MHCM, has been installed as the new President of the CAFP. Dr. Ayala has been recognized as a leader in health equity and access to care. “Dr. Ayala has spent the last ten years […]

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CAFP Education Satisfies New DEA Education Requirements

DEA has provided clarification on the one time 8 hour education requirement to obtain or renew your DEA license effective June 27, 2023. CAFP offers many free courses available 24/7 that count towards the 8 hour requirement. Go to familydocs.org/sud or CAFP's Homeroom to learn more. Important Considerations: This is a one-time requirement at renewal or initial application […]

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Thanks for Attending AMAM - Save the Date for Next Year!

Thank you to all of our members that attended and participated this year. We couldn't do it without you! CAFP's annual All Member Advocacy Meeting (AMAM) is making a difference in health care policy! At the AMAM we heard from policy and political experts, networked with advocacy-oriented colleagues, and met legislators. Save the date for […]

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2023 Hero of Family Medicine - Kimberly Buss, MD, MPH

At the 2023 All Member Advocacy Meeting (AMAM), CAFP announced the 2023 Hero of Family Medicine award winner. The award is presented annually to a CAFP member who has gone above and beyond the call of duty to advocate for patients, colleagues and the family medicine specialty. The winner of the CAFP's 2022 Hero of […]

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