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PHC Hosts Webinar for CalVaxGrant Program Questions – Dec 7th

Funded by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and administered by Physicians for a Healthy California (PHC), the CalVaxGrant program is helping your colleagues vaccinate their community against COVID-19. Qualifying medical organizations can receive up to $55,000 for vaccine administration-related expenses, and the application process is easy. Have questions or want to hear more? […]

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Medicare Updates Webinar Series

CAFP is hosting two webinars on updates to Medicare for 2022. December 8th, 12:00pm – Managing Medicare in 2022 with Dr. Arthur Lurvey In his presentation, Dr. Lurvey will give a high overview of the new physician payment rules for 2022, provide a discussion of resumption of Medicare audits called “Targeted Probe and Education”, a […]

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Health, Wellness, and Equity in California’s LGBTQ+ Community with MolinaCares – December 7th

December 7, 2021 @ 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PT Please join MolinaCares for a virtual panel discussion on December 7th hosted by CAFP member, Dr. Felix Nuñez, regional medical director of Molina Healthcare of California and moderated by Dr. Shannon Kozlovich, program manager at Equality California. Expert panelists include Craig Pulsipher, associate director of […]

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2022 All Member Advocacy Meeting

It’s already time to start planning for our 2022 All Member Advocacy Meeting (AMAM) and Lobby Day, March 12-14, 2022, at The Sheraton Grand hotel in Sacramento.  One of the first things to think about for AMAM are resolutions.  Resolutions are a way for members to engage in CAFP’s policy-making process.  CAFP policies articulate the positions, values, […]

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CalHealthCares Loan Repayment Program

The 2022 application cycle for the CalHealthCares loan repayment program will be open to appliacants in January 2022. The program—which aims to increase access to care for California’s 13 million Medi-Cal patients—awards loan repayment grants of up to $300,000 in loan repayments to encourage and incentivize physicians to provide care to Medi-Cal beneficiaries. The California […]

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Research Article: Pathways To Equitable And Antiracist Maternal Mental Health Care: Insights From Black Women Stakeholders

From Health Affairs, Vol 40, No 10: Perinatal Mental Health and More. Authors: Kay Matthews, Isabel Morgan, Kelly Davis, Tracey Estriplet, Susan Perez, and Joia A. Crear-Perry Abstract: Structural racism causes significant inequities in the diagnosis of perinatal and maternal mental health disorders and access to perinatal and maternal mental health treatment. Black birthing populations […]

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California Physicians Encourage Caregivers to Get Children Vaccinated against COVID-19

Sacramento, CA— In the wake of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) emergency-use approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against COVID-19 for kids aged 5 through 11, a coalition of physician groups and immunization experts is urging parents and caregivers to get all eligible children vaccinated as soon as possible. The American Academy of Pediatrics, […]

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What Family Physicians Need to Know: COVID-19 Vaccine for 5-11 year olds in California

Dear members of California Academy of Family Physicians, We will soon have a vaccine against COVID-19 for those ages 5-11! Family physicians know that vaccinating against COVID-19 is essential to fight this pandemic. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) met earlier this week and granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of the Pfizer BioNTech COVID vaccine […]

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An email newsletter/blog worth receiving!

By Karen Muchowski, MD, FAAFP I’d love to share information with you about an epidemiologist, Katelyn Jetelina, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor with the Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences at the University of Texas Health Science Center School of Public Health and her fantastic blog: YLE -Your Local Epidemiologist.  It is free (although […]

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