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AMAM Scholarships Available for Students & Residents

The CAFP Foundation is pleased to offer 15 scholarships in the amount of $500 each to support medical student and family medicine resident participation in the All Member Advocacy Meeting & Lobby Day, March 25-27, 2023. This is a great opportunity to get involved in CAFP's legislative advocacy efforts. Apply soon, these go fast!  

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Calling All California FM Residents - 2023 Resident Poster Contest!

The CAFP Foundation is pleased to support the 10th Annual Resident Poster Contest at our all-member event, POP! Prism of Practice - Celebrating the Spectrum of Family Medicine. on August 25-27, 2023 in Costa Mesa, CA. The poster competition promotes scholarly activity by family medicine residents and provides an opportunity for residents to share their […]

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Dr. Jasmeet Bains Wins Election to State Assembly District 35

Dr. Jasmeet Bains declared a historic and decisive victory in the November 8, 2022, general election, becoming the first Sikh American and woman of Indian American descent to be elected to the California Legislature. Assemblymember-elect Jasmeet Bains, MD, released the following statement after receiving the latest ballot count: “We did it! Thanks to a tremendous […]

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Calling All Creative Family Docs!

We're looking for fun or impactful design ideas for CAFP swag in our Family Docs Store! Your design can be digital, hand drawn, or even a catchy phrase. Send your best ideas to The winner will receive Family Docs swag and we may feature your design in our store.

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Dr. Bains Elected to State Assembly!

The results are in — Dr. Bains will be the next Assemblymember for District 35! We want to thank everyone who supported her campaign. From donating, knocking on doors, and phone banking, you helped get a family physician elected to State Assembly! Jasmeet's campagin reached new voters in the Central valley, encouraged people to vote […]

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Congratulations Jay W. Lee, MD - Elected AAFP Board of Directors

The American Academy of Family Physicians held elections for its board of directors this week at its annual Congress of Delegates, the organization’s governing body. Members of the board of directors advocate on behalf of family physicians and patients nationwide to inspire positive change in the U.S. health care system. The Congress elected new officers […]

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Welcome New CAFP Board President, Lauren Simon, MD

Lauren Simon, MD, MPH of Loma Linda Takes Office as President, California Academy of Family Physicians SACRAMENTO — Lauren Simon, MD, a family physician who practices in Loma Linda in San Bernardino County, began a one-year term as president of the more than 10,000-member California Academy of Family Physicians (CAFP). Dr. Simon was sworn in at […]

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Incorporating A MAID Curriculum Into Resident Education

Join CAFP on Tuesday, March 1, 2022 from 6:00-7:00 PM for an educational webinar on Incorporating Medical Aid in Dying (MAID) into Family Medicine Residency Training. Program directors, interested faculty, and residents are welcome. Medical aid in dying (MAID) is a service available to patients at the end of their lives and is designed to reduce […]

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Extended Deadline to Nominate a Colleague for 2022 Family Physician of the Year!

The California Academy of Family Physicians presents the prestigious award of Family Physician of the Year to an individual who exhibits the finest qualities of family physicians and who goes above and beyond in service to patients and community. Nominations for the 2022 Family Physician of the Year Award should recognize work by a physician […]

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