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AAFP Delegates Choose New Leaders for 2021-22

The AAFP Congress of Delegates elected Tochi Iroku-Malize, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., of Islip, N.Y., to be the Academy’s president-elect. Others elected or chosen by acclamation for the following positions are: Speaker of the Congress — Russell Kohl, M.D., of Stilwell, Kan. Vice Speaker — Daron Gersch, M.D., of Avon, Minn. Directors — Gail Guerrero-Tucker, M.D., M.P.H., of Thatcher, […]

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Health Equity: Free CME for AAFP Members

AAFP invites you to promote better health for your patients with a five-part self-study learning series. Watch recorded videos led by experts in health equality. Download supplemental materials. Easily access specific sections to address your or a patient’s unique needs. Revisit and review the learning session at any time. Earn up to 6.5 enduring credits. Available now: Striving for Health Equity Addressing […]

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Show and Tell: How to Achieve High Quality Primary Care

By Laura Murphy, DO The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine released a report in May titled, “Implementing High Quality Primary Care: Rebuilding the Foundation of Health Care”. In the report the committee outlines an implementation plan on how to achieve high quality primary care (HQPC) through 5 main objectives: Pay for primary care […]

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Sacramento Valley and Santa Cruz-Monterey-San Benito Chapters Welcome New Boards

Congratulations to the following CAFP members who have been elected to serve on their local county chapter boards. We are grateful for your service and excited to see what new, fun activities you cook up for your local members. Sacramento Valley Board Toussaint Mears-Clarke, MD, President Brea Bondi-Boyd, MD, Vice President Erika Roshanravan, MD, Treasurer […]

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CAFP Honors Two Outgoing Chapter Presidents

CAFP extends an extra special thank you to Sacramento Valley and Santa Cruz-Monterey outgoing chapter Board Presidents Erika Roshanravan, MD  and Jeannine Rodems, MD. Two years ago, Erika and Jeannine each took up the challenge of reviving their respective chapters. In both cases, they steadily guided the merging of two smaller chapters into a larger […]

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Congratulations to the 2021 Graduates!

Related posts: Congratulations to 2020 Program of Excellence Award Winners Congratulations to 2020 AAFP Award for Excellence in Graduate Medical Education Recipients 8th Annual Resident Poster Contest Presentation (May 23, 2021)

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Pass Equality Act, AAFP and Others Tell Senate

CAFP joined AAFP and scores of national and state medical and health care organizations in urging the Senate to improve health equity by passing legislation containing comprehensive nondiscrimination protections for LGBTQ Americans. “LGBTQ people need the explicit, permanent protections under our nation’s existing civil rights laws that the Equality Act would provide with regard to […]

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CAFP Welcomes New Roster of Officers to Board of Directors

The 2021 Officers were installed at the 2021 All Member Advocacy meeting. President Shannon Connolly, MD, FAAFP Los Angeles, CA (Read more about Dr. Connolly) Immediate Past President David Bazzo, MD, FAAFP San Diego, CA President-Elect Lauren Simon, MD Redlands, CA Secretary/Treasurer Anthony “Fatch” Chong, MD San Diego, CA Speaker Raul Ayala, MD, MHCM Fresno, […]

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2021 Champion of Family Medicine – Senator Melissa Hurtado

Senator Hurtado was awarded the 2021 Champion of Family Medicine award at the 2021 All Member Advocacy Meeting (May 15, 2021) Senator Hurtado is the youngest woman ever elected to the California State Senate. Her Senate district runs from Fresno to south of Bakersfield — some of the richest and most fertile farmland in the […]

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