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CAFP Foundation 2022 Educator of the Year Award

Congratulation Ecler E. Jaqua, MD, FAAFP on being awarded 2022 Educator of the Year.

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CAFP Foundation 2022 Residents of the Year Award

Congratulations to Nadine Grace-Abraham, MD & Juliana Jones, MD on being awarded 2022 Residents of the Year!

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Erika Roshanravan, MD, FAAFP Awarded 2022 Family Physician of the Year

The California Academy of Family Physicians presents this prestigious award to an individual who exhibits the finest qualities of family physicians, and who goes above and beyond in service to patients and community. This year, CAFP is proud to honor Erika Roshanravan, MD, FAAFP as our 2022 Family Physician of the Year. Dr. Roshanravan is […]

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CAFP Foundation 2022 Excellence in Family Medicine Research Award

Congratulations to Michael B. Potter, MD, FAAFP, on being awarded 2022 Excellence in Family Medicine Research.

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CAFP News: SCOTUS Plans to Overturn Roe, What to Expect

As recent news has revealed, the U.S. Supreme Court plans to overturn long-standing abortion rights protections. The California Academy of Family Physicians (CAFP) salutes Governor Newsom and legislative leaders for their quick response to protect access to abortion in California, and stands with the administration in that effort. “CAFP is working with national and state […]

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CAFP Position on MICRA Legislation

From Lauren Simon, MD, MPH, FAAFP, CAFP President After careful and thorough debate and consideration of the policy and politics, the CAFP Board of Directors has voted to take a support position on AB 35 (Reyes and Umberg).  AB 35 keeps California’s Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act’s (MICRA) essential guardrails solidly in place for patients […]

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Show and Tell: Addressing the Opioid Epidemic with A Harm Reduction Clinic Curriculum

By M. Shoaib Khan, MD, AAHIVS A 17-year-old died of a fatal opioid overdose in our rural California town, and I felt responsible. Medication assisted therapy (MAT) with buprenorphine has been shown to be a lifesaving treatment for opioid use disorder in that it stops patients from having cravings and withdrawals and helps in preventing […]

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Congrats, Fellows!

Congratulations to the six CAFP members who were recently awarded the distinguished degree of fellow by AAFP president elect Tochi Iroku Malize. Established in 1971, the Degree of Fellow is a special honor bestowed upon AAFP members who have distinguished themselves among their colleagues by their service to family medicine and their commitment to their […]

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CAFP Welcomes New District I and V Directors

Congratulations to Maria Carriedo-Ceniceros, MD (District I, San Diego-Imperial counties) and Shayne Poulin, MD (District V, Riverside-San Bernardino, Kern, Tulare counties) who were recently elected to serve on CAFP’s Board of Directors. Maria Carriedo-Ceniceros, MD is a family physician from San Ysidro Health Center, a Federally Qualified Community Health Center serving over 109,000 of the […]

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