The 2022 Family Medicine Clinical Forum returns to an in-person format as we gather our community of current and future family physicians and other frontline primary care providers in San Francisco, April 22-24, 2022.
In 2022, you will Reconnect with colleagues from across California, Reflect on lessons learned and struggles seen throughout the pandemic, and Reimagine a collective future in a post-pandemic world. At the Forum, you will experience excellent clinical and social content, keynote speakers, workshops, and other networking events that you won't want to miss. The 2022 Family Medicine Clinical Forum will offer 22.25 AAFP Prescribed, AMA Category One and BRN credits. In addition, optional activities, including participation in Translation to Practice® (T2P) surveys for 16 of the sessions, allows one to claim up to an additional 49 AAFP Prescribed Credits!
CAFP recognizes the need to provide Forum attendees with the safest experience possible. Therefore, we will be abiding by all San Francisco County COVID-19 guidelines which currently require all attendees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to participate in our conference.
We look forward to seeing you at the 2022 Family Medicine Clinical Forum in San Francisco!
CAFP requires all individuals (including CAFP members, staff, speakers, vendors, and guests) participating in CAFP events to be fully vaccinated. Fully vaccinated includes having received a primary series of vaccine, plus a booster, if eligible. Please bring your vaccination card or other proof of vaccination. You will be required to show this at check in.
**We are also requesting all attendees to test for COVID-19 on the day of arrival (a negative home test is acceptable).**
CAFP requires event participants to be fully masked, wearing a CDC recommended mask covering your nose and mouth while indoors, except when actively eating or drinking.
Please do not attend the event if you have any signs or symptoms of COVID. You will be asked to attest to the absence of symptoms when you check-in.
Learn more about how to visit San Francisco safely with city guidance on mask and vaccination mandates here.
San Francisco Guidelines:
In the city of San Francisco you must show proof of vaccination to go indoors in some places in San Francisco, like:
You will still need to wear a mask in most of these places, even if you are vaccinated. Additionally, you cannot use a self-attestation of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test. You must have proof that you are vaccinated.
You can show your Vaccination Record Card (CRC) from the CDC. Or you can show an image of the card, if you have a picture on your phone.
If you don’t have your card, find out other ways to verify you have been vaccinated.
Belinda Fu, MD
Tochi Iroku-Malize, MD, MPH, MBA, FAAFP
Kevin Grumbach, MD, FAAFP
Peter Chin-Hong, MD
Belinda Fu, MD, (@TheImprovDoc) is a family physician, medical educator, and improvisational actor. She is Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Washington, and Director of The Mayutica Institute, an education and training organization. Originally from Los Angeles, Dr. Fu received her BA at Stanford University, her MD from the University of California, San Francisco, and completed residency at the University of Washington. She is an international leader in the field of medical improv (medicalimprov.org), sharing about improvisation, communication, and wellness with audiences worldwide. Dr. Fu performs improv as an ensemble member of Seattle Theatresports™, and Tribe Called Yes. belindafu.com
AAFP President-Elect Tochi Iroku-Malize, MD, MPH, MBA of Islip, N.Y., will present an update on national family medicine advocacy efforts, leadership, and exciting primary care initiatives. She will also install the new CAFP officers and confer our new Fellows.
Kevin Grumbach, MD, FAAFP, is the Hellman Endowed Professor of Family and Community Medicine and Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. He is a Founding Director of the UCSF Center for Excellence in Primary Care and Co-Director of the Community Engagement and Health Policy Program for the UCSF Clinical and Translational Science Institute. He served as Vice President for Population Health for the UCSF Health system from 2015-2018. His research and scholarship on the primary care workforce, innovations in the delivery of primary care, racial and ethnic diversity in the health professions, and community health improvement have widely influenced policy and practice.
Peter Chin-Hong, MD is Associate Dean for UCSF Regional Campuses and is a medical educator who specializes in treating infectious diseases. He will team up with Family Physician, Jeff Luther, MD, FAAFP, Director of Health Policy for Long Beach Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program and a former member of the CA State Community COVID Vaccine Advisory Committee to provide attendees with an update on all things COVID.
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Attendees are offered a special rate to stay at the Westin St. Francis San Francisco Union Square. Located in the heart of Union Square. The Westin St. Francis San Francisco boasts a vibrant, iconic destination in the city's downtown district. With cable cars stopping just outside the hotel, San Francisco's best shopping, theatre, nightlife and dining options are steps away, and only a short walk from the Financial District, Chinatown and Moscone Convention Center.
Hotel Parking information can be found here.
Whether you sprint it, jog it or walk it, it doesn’t matter to us - we simply want you to have a great time! All are welcome. All proceeds benefit academic programs that support medical students and family medicine residents. Every registered participant gets a fun swag bag filled with goodies!
6:45 am | Check-in and registration (for last minute participants)
7:00 am | 5K Race begins
8:00 am | Event ends and Forum registrants transition back to the St. Francis for breakfast and table talks
Starting Location: Pier 3 (101 The Embarcadero, adjacent to the Ferry Building). Please note that the Ferry Building is 1-mile (20 minute walk) from the conference hotel.
Trail Route: Embarcadero from the Ferry Building to Fisherman’s Wharf and back.
The Ferry Building to Fisherman's Wharf is a 1.5 mile out and back trail located along San Francisco’s Embarcadero. Key landmarks are: Market St., the Exploratorium, Alcatraz Ferry, Pier 41 (ferry to Sausalito) and Fisherman’s Wharf. We end near Pier 45, but there are options to continue northwest to Ghirardelli Square.
San Francisco is best known for its scenic beauty, cultural attractions, diverse communities, and world-class cuisine. Measuring 49 square miles, this walkable city includes landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars, Alcatraz and the largest Chinatown in the United States. A stroll of the city's streets can lead from Union Square to North Beach to Fisherman's Wharf, with intriguing neighborhoods to explore.
Q: Will the Forum offer CME?
A: Yes! CAFP will offer the following credit: AAFP Prescribed, AMA PRA Category 1, AOA Category 2A and CA BRN credits.
The overall conference is approved for 22.25 AAFP Prescribed credits. Each KSA will offer up to 8 AAFP Prescribed credits and each workshop will offer up to 4 AAFP Prescribed credits. In addition, sixteen (16) of the educational sessions will offer an opportunity for learners to earn up to 2 AAFP Prescribed credits for participation in each Translation to Practice® (T2P) survey regarding intent to change (earn up to an additional 32 credits).
22.25 CME credits available
+ up to 8 CME credits per KSA (optional)
+ up to 4 CME credits per workshop (optional)
+ up to 32 additional CME credits for participation in T2P (optional)
Q: Will there be any opportunities to earn ABFM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) points?
A: Yes. CAFP will offer two Knowledge Self-Assessment (KSA) Group Workshops, each available for 10 certification points and 8 AAFP Prescribed CME Credits. A Behavioral Health Care KSA will be offered Friday morning (8am-12pm) before the Forum and a Care of Children KSA will be offered on Sunday (1-5pm) after the Forum.
Q: Will any procedural workshops be offered?
A: Yes. A Point of Care (POC) Ultrasound workshop will be offered Friday morning (8am-12pm) before the Forum and a Musculoskeletal Injections Workshop will be offered on Sunday (1-5pm) after the Forum.
Q: Can I attend the Forum Virtually?
A: At this time, our April 22-24, 2022 Forum will be offered live only. However, we do plan to offer free Pre-Forum and Post-Forum virtual webinars on our Learning Management System (Homeroom), and will record these for you to access 24/7. FYI, there is a lot of education there now that you can access. We hope you might consider attending in person. We are planning for a safe experience, with mask requirements, as well as following city guidelines.
Q: I have completed my registration and want to make a change. What do I do?
A: Please email Anita Charles at ACharles@familydocs.org or call (415) 231-2134.
Q: What is the cancellation policy?
A: All registration, KSAs and workshop cancellations must be received in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to 415-345-8668 by Monday, April 11, 2022. A full refund (minus a $50 cancellation fee) will be granted if a written cancellation request is received on/before Monday, April 11, 2022. Cancellations submitted after Monday, April 11 will be handled on a case-by-case basis.
Q: Can I bring a guest or team member?
A: Yes! The “Guest” registration category includes all conference activities but does NOT include CE/CME credit. The NP/PA/Other Clinician registration category is for clinicians who will receive CE/CME credit.