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.
FIND YOUR LOCAL CHAPTER

Events Calendar

  • 2024 All Member Advocacy Meeting

    April 13, 2024 - April 14, 2024  

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  • Placer-Sierra-Nevada Chapter Meeting

    April 17, 2024  5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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  • Stanislaus Chapter Dinner with Dr. Ayala

    May 2, 2024  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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If you know of an event that is not listed on the calendar, please let us know at cafp@familydocs.org.

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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

Aldebra Schroll, MD - President
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FRESNO-KINGS-MADERA

Shruti Javali, 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

Jacqueline Uy, MD, FAAFP - Executive Committee Member
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LASSEN-PLUMAS-MODOC

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LOS ANGELES

Emma Hiscocks, MD – President
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MENDOCINO-LAKE

Sara Martin, MD - President
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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

Francesca Manfredi, DO – President
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ORANGE

Jaesu Han, MD – President
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PLACER-SIERRA-NEVADA

Karina Gookin, MD, MS, – President
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RIVERSIDE-SAN BERNARDINO

Shayne Poulin, MD – President
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SAN DIEGO

Sarah Merrill, MD - President
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SAN FRANCISCO

Lalita Abhyankar, MD
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SAN JOAQUIN-CALAVERAS-TUOLOMNE

Rob Assibey, MD, President
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SAN LUIS OBISPO

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SAN MATEO

Gupreet K Padam, MD, FAAFP – President
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SANTA BARBARA

Thomas Beamer, MD - President
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SANTA CLARA

Angela Bymaster, MD– President
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SANTA CRUZ-MONTEREY-SAN BENITO

Eugene Santillano, MD - President
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SHASTA-TRINITY

Amanda Mooneyham, MD - President
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SISKIYOU

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SOLANO

Rossan Chen, MD, President
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STANISLAUS

Erin Kiesel, DO - President
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TULARE

Adnaan Edun, MD – President
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VENTURA

Helen Petroff, MD - President
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YUBA-SUTTER-COLUSA

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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

November 25, 2020
The AAFP Has Partnered Once Again With Project N95

To help members who are having trouble acquiring PPE, the AAFP is collaborating again with Project N95 to purchase N95 respirators (certified by the CDC and NIOSH), Level 1 and 2 AAMI isolation gowns, disposable face shields, and examination gloves in bulk. These products are being sold to members at a bulk pricing rate. The […]

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November 19, 2020
Raul Ayala, MD Selected as California Community Star for 2020

Governor Gavin Newsom has recognized Raul Ayala, MD, as the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health's selection as California Community Star for 2020. Dr. Ayala serves as the Ambulatory Medical Director at Adventist Health Central Valley Network. He has transformed the health care landscape in the Central Valley through the clinical integration of […]

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November 17, 2020
Have you reported your 2019 CME?

As a result of COVID-19, members with a December 2019 reporting date were given an extra COVID-year to report their CME credits. According to our records, you still need to report CME for the compliance period ending December 31, 2019. While you have received an extension to report your CME, the CME must have been earned by December […]

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November 6, 2020
Natividad Family Medicine Residents Bring COVID-19 Prevention to the Fields

It was a typical April overcast morning in Moss Landing when Erika Romero, MD, asked the packing crew's foreman for a megaphone. In Spanish, the second-year resident in the Natividad Family Medicine Residency program discussed the coronavirus pandemic with a small agricultural worker cohort. The residency program, affiliated with UCSF, is the only one on […]

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October 30, 2020
Residents Establish Rainbow Clinic for LGBTQ+ Patients

When CAFP members Kathleen Kearns, MD, director of Valley Family Medicine Residency of Modesto (VFMRM),  Anika Godhwani, DO, Associate Program Director, and resident Andrea Silva, MD, shared mutual concerns about the LGBTQ+ community's healthcare disparities, together they wanted to address the issues. They soon garnered support from other residents and clinic leadership. They all agreed that they […]

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October 29, 2020
See How We Put Your Dues to Work!

Have you heard about all the incredible programs your generously donated dues go towards? A portion of your local chapter dues supports the incredible work of the California Academy of Family Physicians Foundation (CAFP-F) and helps to bring dynamic programs to life. CAFP-F initiatives provide mentorship and education which target lifelong learners, from high school […]

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October 29, 2020
Thinking Outside the Box

Local Chapter Story featuring Ann-Gelle Carter, MD Ann-Gelle Carter, MD, completed her medical school training in Chicago and was very active in the Illinois Academy of Family Physicians and the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Student National Medical Association. When Dr. Carter relocated to California for her residency training, she longed to be professionally and […]

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October 29, 2020
The Revival of Ventura Chapter

Helen Petroff, MD, attended her first CAFP All Members Advocacy Meeting (AMAM) in March 2019. Dr. Petroff was always interested in advocacy and Medicare for All, and after attending the AMAM, the meeting inspired her to become more engaged. When Dr. Petroff realized that none of her fellow family physicians from Ventura County were in […]

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October 25, 2020
CFP Magazine: Shelly Rodrigues, CAE, FACEHP, FAAMSE, Prepares to Retire

In December, CAFP will say goodbye to long-time staff member Shelly Rodrigues. Over the years, Shelly has served the CAFP in several roles, including as current Deputy Executive Vice President. Shelly has had an important place in the lives and hearts of many of our physician members and every staff person. We are grateful for […]

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