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Nursing Board Now Accepting Applications for New 103 NPs

Assembly Bill 890 (Wood), signed into law in September 2020, created two new classifications of nurse practitioners (NPs) – 103 and 104 NPs – who can perform certain functions without standardized procedures and protocols in California. The regulations implementing the bill became effective January 1, 2023, and the application to apply to become a 103 […]

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AMAM Scholarships Available for Students & Residents

The CAFP Foundation is pleased to offer 15 scholarships in the amount of $500 each to support medical student and family medicine resident participation in the All Member Advocacy Meeting & Lobby Day, March 25-27, 2023. This is a great opportunity to get involved in CAFP’s legislative advocacy efforts. Apply soon, these go fast!  

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AB 890 Regulations Approved and in Effect January 1, 2023

Assembly Bill 890 (Wood), signed into law in September 2020, created two new classifications of nurse practitioners (NPs) – 103 and 104 NPs – who, in California, can perform certain functions without standardized procedures and protocols. The regulations implementing the bill were approved by the Office of Administrative Law and became effective January 1, 2023. […]

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Calling All California FM Residents – 2023 Resident Poster Contest!

The CAFP Foundation is pleased to support the 10th Annual Resident Poster Contest at our all-member event, POP! Prism of Practice – Celebrating the Spectrum of Family Medicine. on August 25-27, 2023 in Costa Mesa, CA. The poster competition promotes scholarly activity by family medicine residents and provides an opportunity for residents to share their […]

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CAFP Applauds Removal of Barrier to Prescribing Medication for Opioid Use Disorder

Section 1262 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023 (also known as Omnibus bill), removes the federal requirement for practitioners to submit a Notice of Intent (have a waiver) to prescribe medications, like buprenorphine, for the treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD). With this provision, and effective immediately, all practitioners who have a current DEA registration […]

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Governor’s 2023-24 Proposed Budget Preserves Key Investments in Health Care

Governor Gavin Newsom released his 2023-24 Budget Proposal on Tuesday, January 10, 2023.  Despite a projected budget deficit, the budget proposal preserves key investments in recent budgets to advance state priorities and values, including making healthcare affordable and accessible, regardless of immigration status, and investing in the primary care workforce by maintaining Song-Brown funding.  The […]

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CAFP seeks MOUD Champions

CAFP is working with the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and California’s Department of Healthcare Services (DHCS) to encourage providers to offer Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) services. We’re looking for providers offering MOUD that are willing to answer questions from their peers just starting out – It’s easy to participate. Complete the MAT/MOUD Champions signup form here. Once the MOUD Champions list […]

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CAFP issues RFA for third CA Residency Program Collaborative Grants up to $70,000!  

The California Academy of Family Physicians (CAFP) and CAFP Foundation are pleased to announce the launch of our next CA Residency Program Collaborative (CRPC) to support increased services to patients with substance use disorder (SUD). Funds up to $70,000 are available to up to 25 CA ACGME-accredited residency programs (even those previously receiving a CRPC […]

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Attend NCCL as a Constituency Leader for CAFP

Are you interested in attending the 2023 NCCL Conference (May 9-11 in Kansas City, MO) and serving as a constituency leader for CAFP? The National Conference of Constituency Leaders (NCCL) is the AAFP’s leadership development event that empowers a select group of change makers to catalyze positive change in family medicine. NCCL will inspire you […]

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