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CalHHS Now Accepting Applications for Round 3 of Data Sharing Grants

The California Health and Human Services Agency’s (CalHHS) Center for Data Insights and Innovation (CDII) is now accepting applications for the third round of Data Sharing Agreement (DSA) Signatory Grants starting June 30, 2023. California entities that have signed the DSA can apply to receive direct support for DxF implementation, with financial assistance ranging from $15,000 to $50,000, or […]

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2023 Congress of Delegates

We’re at #AAFPCOD Congress of Delegates this week with many CAFP leaders. From policies to resolutions, family physicians across the country help shape and guide @aafp’s priorities. It’s been great connecting with colleagues and celebrating all things #familymedicine!

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Status of CAFP-Supported Bills

The California 2023-2024 legislative session ended on September14, at midnight. After both houses approve a bill, it goes to the Governor and the Governor has three choices - sign the bill into law, allow it to become law without their signature, or veto it. The Governor had until midnight, October 14, to determine the fate […]

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AAFP All-Member Town Hall Oct. 22nd

AAFP President Tochi Iroku-Malize, MD, MPH, MBA, FAAFP, will lead this virtual event, open to all members, Sunday, October 22, 2023, 3:30-5:00 pm. This is your chance to hear directly about the AAFP’s work across several top priorities — and an opportunity to ask questions. Attendance is limited to 1,000 registrants. This event is designed […]

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Get the Most Current Info on Student Loan Repayment

The AAFP recently conducted a free Student Loans Best Practice webinar - “How to Prepare for the Return of Student Loan Payments” on Sept. 6 at 1 p.m. ET, presented by AAFP Member Advantage Partner Laurel Road. With the federal student loan payment pause officially expiring, student loan interest resumed starting Sept. 1, and payments […]

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Show and Tell: October 2023

A Review of: The Hidden Harms of CPR By Thomas C. Bent, MD, FAAFP Dr. Sunita Puri’s sensitive and insightful article, The Hidden Harms of CPR, in the August 5, 2023 New Yorker magazine examines not only the mechanics of end of life, but the lack of good communication with patients and families during difficult […]

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CAFP Disappointed Governor Vetoes Bill that Would Address Health Priorities

Governor Newsom Missed an Opportunity to Address Social Determinants of Health with AB 85 Veto Sacramento — Despite the support of 30+ patient advocacy, health care, and community-based organizations, the governor vetoed AB 85 (Weber), a critical step in ensuring health equity and optimal health outcomes for California patients. Authored by Assemblymember Akilah Weber, MD, […]

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Welcome New Student & Resident Leaders

We are thrilled to welcome the new leaders of the 2023-2024 Student-Resident Council. Their unique perspectives on advocacy, leadership, mentorship and networking will help us sharpen our strategies to best serve the next generation of family physicians in California. All 2023-2024 Chairs share a deep commitment to our collective mission and we are grateful they […]

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Speak out! Let the Governor Know You Support CAFP’s Sponsored Bill AB 85

CAFP’s sponsored bill - AB 85 – passed the legislature and was sent to the Governor’s desk! AB 85, authored by Assemblywoman Dr. Akilah Weber, expands access to social determinants of health screenings and resources. It is important that the Governor hears from you on how this bill is a smart investment that will improve health outcomes, […]

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