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PODCAST: 1 in 5 series: From ER to Primary Care: Meeting Patients Where They’re At

At the California Academy of Family Physicians, we know that Addiction Medicine is Family Medicine. In our latest series 1 in 5, we bring you stories of doctors - and their patients - who have worked together to reduce the harm done by opioid use disorder (OUD). These brief stories will bring you into the hearts […]

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Primary Care For All (PCFA) Task Force

Goals and Objectives This new PCFA task force was established by the CAFP Board of Directors in April 2024 to recommend an organizational position on payment and system models to expand and simplify access to primary care and increase investment in primary care in California. The PCFA Task Force is charged with reviewing current CAFP […]

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PODCAST: 1 in 5 Series: The Beauty of the Bus: Meeting Opioid Use Disorder on the Road

At the California Academy of Family Physicians, we know that Addiction Medicine is Family Medicine. In our latest series 1 in 5, we bring you stories of doctors - and their patients - who have worked together to reduce the harm done by opioid use disorder (OUD). These brief stories will bring you into the hearts […]

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California Physician Leaders Represent CAFP at the 2024 NCCL

CAFP extends a huge thank you to all of our delegates and physician leaders who took time out of their busy schedules to represent us at the AAFP's National Conference of Constituency Leaders (NCCL) in Kansas City last week. In addition to honing their advocacy skills and knowledge, drafting resolutions and offering testimony on proposed […]

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PODCAST: 1 in 5 Series: “To Help Others Find Doctors Like You”: A Patient and Her Doctor Talk MOUD

At the California Academy of Family Physicians, we know that Addiction Medicine is Family Medicine. In our latest series 1 in 5, we bring you stories of doctors - and their patients - who have worked together to reduce the harm done by opioid use disorder (OUD). These brief stories will bring you into the hearts […]

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Show & Tell: Lifestyle Medicine Made Easy

By Fari Valji, MD In a 15 or 20 minute visit with a patient, how effective can we be at counseling on diet or exercise? I’ll admit for me, most times it feels like an impossible task to give a patient the information that will change the course of their chronic illness. I recently attended […]

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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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