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Webinar: Navigating the Formula Crisis Webinar – June 9, 2022 @ 6:30pm

REGISTER AAP-CA in conjunction with the CA Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the CA Academy of Family Practice (CAFP) will host a webinar on Thursday, June 9 beginning at 6:30 pm. CDPH will provide resources for practitioners and families, followed by a panel of experts to address questions, concerns and help with counseling our […]

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CAFP Welcomes New District II and IX Directors

Congratulations to Jorge Galdamez, MD (District II, Orange county, second term) and Lalita Abhyankar, MD (District IX, Humbolt, Del Norte, Mendocino, Lake, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, Solano and Sonoma counties) who were recently elected to serve on CAFP’s Board of Directors. Jorge Galdamez, MD was recently elected to a second term as District II Director […]

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CAFP-Foundation Announces Winners of the 2022 Resident Poster Competition

The California Academy of Family Physicians Foundation (the Foundation) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 Resident Poster Competition. Case Report Winner: Chenxi Song, MD; Joshua Feuerstein, MD. (2022, April 23) Myocarditis as a Presenting Symptom of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Ninth annual CAFP Foundation Resident Poster Competition. Research Project Winner: Prabhneet K. Singh, […]

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2022 Family Medicine Summit and Residency Fair

We’re excited to welcome you back in-person at the Summit for Medical Students and Family Medicine Residents on Saturday, August 27 at the Renaissance LAX. This one-day event will bring together thought leaders in family medicine and feature can’t-miss conversations on workforce, leadership, adulting and other engaging learning/networking experiences, including the CA FM Residency Fair. […]

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AAFP National Conference July 29th

The AAFP National Conference is around the corner! It’s soon time to reconnect and make new connections at the CAFP Networking Event. All California medical students, FM residents and program staff are invited to join us on Friday, July 29 at the Hotel Phillips for an evening of happy hour treats, fun and mingling. Want […]

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Passing the Torch: A farewell speech from Shannon Connolly, MD, FAAFP

The 20th century artist, Norman Rockwell, depicted the iconic family doctor in his paintings as a beloved, steadfast soul who used some magical mix of compassion and brilliant clinical acumen to heal each patient. Rockwell’s family doctor was an avuncular, unhurried man who arrived on your doorstep with his black doctor’s bag which somehow contained […]

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CAFP Town Hall on MICRA

Join CAFP Wednesday, May 25, 6:30-7:30pm for a town hall to discuss and answer member questions on Assembly Bill 35, the deal to modernize California’s Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act’s (MICRA). Moderator:  Lauren Simon, MD, MPH, FAAFP, CAFP President Speakers: Jack Chou, MD, FAAFP, CAFP Past President Jack Chou, MD, is a Partner of the […]

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Calling All Family Medicine Chief Residents!

The Shelly Rodrigues Chief Resident Leadership Workshop is a skills-based workshop for California family medicine residents transitioning into their new roles as clinical leaders. Sessions are designed to be interactive and will offer incoming chiefs a learning environment for developing interpersonal communication, improving group dynamics and advancing the educational mission of their programs. This workshop […]

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CAFP Honors the Life of Family Physician Hero John Cheng, MD

A special message from CAFP President, Lauren Simon, MD, MPH, FAAFP: Like all Californians, CAFP was devastated to learn of another mass casualty when a gunman opened fire at a church in Orange County. We grieve for the latest victims in Laguna Woods, Houston, Milwaukee, and Buffalo over the weekend. Our hearts are broken at the loss of […]

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