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CalHHS Data Exchange Framework (DxF) - September Updates and Announcements

The CalHHS Data Exchange Framework (DxF) is California’s first-ever statewide data sharing agreement to improve the secure and appropriate exchange of health and social services. Signing the DxF Data Sharing Agreement is a critical step to fully implement the DxF. DSA Signatory Grants Round 3 Applications will open in Mid-October 2023 (exact date TBA by […]

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Breaking News: CAFP-Sponsored Bill AB 85 Passes Senate Floor

CAFP's sponsored bill, AB 85, authored by Assemblywoman Dr. Akilah Weber passed out of the Senate with overwhelming support in a 30-7 vote during the Senate floor session. The bill, to expand access to social determinants of health screenings and resources, will now return to its house of origin, the Assembly, for concurrence on amendments […]

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E-Spotlight: Quick Guide to COPD Triple Therapy Recommendations in the 2023 GOLD Report

The latest GOLD Report brings big changes to the therapeutic approach to chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD). This user-friendly, clinically relevant reference from our Partner in Health, AstraZeneca, will help you with GOLD recommendations and algorithms for Assessment and Management, including triple therapy. View the quick guide below or view a PDF.

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Dr. Raul Ayala on the Road!

CAFP President, Dr. Raul Ayala has been on the road visiting local chapters throughout the state of California. He began his recent ten day road trip last week with a visit to our Orange Chapter. Thanks for the amazing welcome, Orange! Next up, the other end of the state, with a visit to Humboldt-Del Norte, […]

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Help Family Physicians Build a Career Benchmark Dashboard

AAFP has launched a family medicine career benchmark dashboard. It will provide comprehensive compensation and job satisfaction data exclusively to members, allowing them to see how their income and more compare to peers in similar roles. This comparison tool will help power negotiations and career advancement. To make this first-of-its kind career transparency tool a […]

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Call for Nominees to the CAFP Board of Directors

In accordance with CAFP bylaws, each fall the CAFP Board Governance Committee is tasked with identifying and nominating potential Board and Governance Committee candidates, for election by the delegates to the All Member Advocacy Meeting (AMAM). We are currently accepting nominations for the following openings in 2024. New Physician Director (NPD) - Three year term […]

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CAFP-Sponsored Bill AB 85 Passes Major Legislative Hurdle

CAFP’s sponsored bill, AB 85, an important step in addressing health-related social needs to improve health outcomes and equity, passed out of the Senate Appropriations Committee. Any bill with a fiscal impact or a state cost is heard in the Appropriations Committee. In the Senate Appropriations Committee, if a bill has an annual cost of […]

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2023 Educator of the Year Natalie Rodriguez

Congratulations Natalie Rodriguez, MD on being awarded 2023 Educator of the Year. This award recognizes educational excellence in the field of family medicine. Criteria for the award include advances in education in the field of family medicine; excellence in family medicine teaching in medical schools, residency programs or post‐graduate CME. Dr. Rodriguez is an Associate […]

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2023 Champion of Family Medicine - Akilah Weber

Congratulations Akilah Weber, MD on being awarded 2023 Champion of Family Medicine. The CAFP Champion of Family Medicine Award goes to the legislator or leader who has exemplified courage and empathy for patients, and demonstrated leadership, commitment and dedication to the cause of advocating for family medicine and primary care on behalf of patients. Dr. […]

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