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Your Local Chapter

The CAFP is comprised of more than 30 county chapters within 10 districts. Local chapters help the Academy identify member needs, educate the public and advance the specialty of family medicine. As a member of AAFP and CAFP, you will automatically be a member of your local chapter. Each chapter hosts its own meetings and events. Find your chapter below for more information.

Chapter Events

  • CAFP Rural Doctors Conversation

    October 27, 2021  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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  • Ventura County AFP Quarterly Chapter Meeting

    November 10, 2021  7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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  • Sacramento Valley AFP Annual Meeting

    November 15, 2021  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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  • 2022 All Member Advocacy Meeting (Sacramento)

    March 12, 2022 - March 13, 2022  

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Find Your Chapter

If you need assistance finding or contacting your chapter leadership, please contact us at cafp@familydocs.org.

ALAMEDA-CONTRA COSTA (EAST BAY)

Brent Sugimoto, MD, MPH, FAAFP - President
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AMADOR

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BUTTE-GLENN-TEHAMA

James Westcott, MD, FAAFP - President
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FRESNO-KINGS-MADERA

Jyothi Patri, MD - President
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HUMBOLDT-DEL NORTE

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IMPERIAL

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INYO-MONO-ALPINE

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KERN

Bani Singh, MD and Jacqueline Uy, MD, FAAFP - Executive Committee Members
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LASSEN-PLUMAS-MODOC

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LOS ANGELES

Monique George, MD – President
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MENDOCINO-LAKE

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MERCED-MARIPOSA

John Paik-Tesch, MD - President
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NAPA

Tessa Stecker, MD, President
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NORTH BAY

Panna Lossy, MD – President
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ORANGE

Duy Nguyen, MD – President
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PLACER-SIERRA-NEVADA

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RIVERSIDE-SAN BERNARDINO

Alex McDonald, MD – President
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SACRAMENTO VALLEY (Sacramento, El Dorado, Yolo)

Toussaint Mears-Clarke, MD – President
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SAN DIEGO

Kristin Brownell, MD - President
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SAN FRANCISCO

Ronald Labuguen, MD - President
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SAN JOAQUIN-CALAVERAS-TUOLOMNE

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SAN LUIS OBISPO

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SAN MATEO

Steven Howard, MD, FAAFP – President
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SANTA BARBARA

Thomas Beamer, MD - President
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SANTA CLARA

Diana Mokaya, MD – President
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SANTA CRUZ-MONTEREY-SAN BENITO

Blair Cushing, DO - President
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SHASTA-TRINITY

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SOLANO

Rossan Chen, MD, President
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STANISLAUS

Jose Rodriguez, MD, FAAFP - President
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VENTURA

Helen Petroff, MD - President
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District Details

Each of CAFP's local chapters are represented within 10 districts. These districts all have representation on the CAFP Board of Directors.

CAFP District

Counties Included

1Imperial, San Diego
2Orange
3 & 4Los Angeles
5Alpine, Inyo, Kern, Mono, Riverside, San Bernardino, Tulare
6Fresno, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura
7Monterey, San Mateo, San Benito, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz
8Alameda, Calaveras, Contra Costa, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tuolumne
9Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Napa, San Francisco, Solano, Sonoma
10Amador, Butte, Colusa, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Yuba

 

Member News

May 6, 2021
For Dr. Jyothi Patri, her patients are her family

Dr. Patri talks about the relationship with her patients, how she balances her career and family life, and her plans for the Fresno-Kings-Madera Chapter.     When Dr. Jyothi Patri, a Family Physician in Central Valley, CA, won the Top Physicians Under 40 Award in 2019, she was 36 years old. It was a moment […]

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May 5, 2021
A COVID-19 Vaccine Message from Family Doctors

Thank you to the physicians from the Indian Health Center Santa Clara Valley – Family Medicine Center (O’Connor) & Stanford Family Medicine Residency for participating! Filmed and edited by Emmeline Ha, MD. Related posts: Tweet your gratitude in honor of National Doctors’ Day Reviving a Chapter: How Dr. Diana Mokaya helped bring doctors to work […]

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May 5, 2021
“I live what I preach.” – Alex McDonald, MD, CAQSM, FAAFP

A former pro triathlete, Dr. McDonald promotes preventative medicine, prescribing exercise, good sleep, and nutrition to his patients, while working in the frontlines of the fight against COVID-19.   Alex McDonald, MD, CAQSM, FAAFP was known for being fast as a pro triathlete early in his medical career. Now as a family physician, exercise is […]

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May 4, 2021
Reviving a Chapter: How Dr. Diana Mokaya helped bring doctors to work together

For years Santa Clara chapter was inactive. Now it’s helping fight the ever-growing community disparities caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.   The bylaws were so old that the only copy available was something written on a typewriter, probably from the sixties. The California Academy of Family Physicians chapter of Santa Clara had been inactive for […]

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May 3, 2021
Dr. Monique George aims for engagement on the Los Angeles chapter

President of the largest CAFP chapter and the county hit the hardest by the pandemic, Dr. George hopes for change as vaccination rises.   With over two thousand members, the California Academy of Family Physicians chapter of Los Angeles is the largest of the organization. The new chapter president, Monique George, MD, is excited about […]

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May 2, 2021
We’re Storytellers – Duy Nguyen, DO

Dr. Duy Nguyen, the new president of Orange County’s chapter, is on a mission to make a difference in people’s lives.   Like most physicians, Duy Nguyen, DO, is passionate about his profession. But unlike many who knew as a child that they wanted to become a doctor, he found his passion when he was […]

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April 28, 2021
Outside of Residency and Work: Perspectives from the Student and Resident Council

​”The nervous excitement with starting each new rotation ​is slowly worn by seemingly endless new ​teams, new rules, and new attendings. ​However, there’s also ​a bit of ​sadness when rotations end – because bonds quickly form during these intense training periods; and despite having the best intentions to stay in touch, our busy schedules simply […]

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April 18, 2021
CAFP Welcomes New District 8 Director

Congratulations to Brent Sugimoto, MD, who will step in to the role of District VIII Director on CAFP’s Board of Directors after the April 2021 Board meeting. Dr. Sugimoto has been elected to the position which is being vacated because current Director, Dr. Shani Muhammad, has relocated to another region. Dr. Sugimoto will represent the […]

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April 17, 2021
Two California Family Physicians Selected for AAFP Women’s Leadership Program

The Academy congratulates CAFP members Drs. Patricia Chico and Micaela Godzich for being selected for the AAFP’s Women’s Wellness Through Equity and Leadership Alliance (WEL). WEL is a collaborative program aimed at developing and creating more equitable workplace experiences for women physicians through leadership development. Learn more about these wonderful CAFP leaders and the program here. […]

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