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Find out how you can join CAFP or keep your membership up-to-date.

Membership FAQs

Do you have a question about acquiring membership or want to learn more about the benefits of becoming a member? We have all your questions answered.

why join?

As a family physician, your membership in CAFP is an important indication of your commitment to the specialty and to the patients you serve. More than 9,300 California family physicians, residents, and students are members of CAFP because they understand the important and valuable role this organization plays.

Get Involved

There are numerous ways you can get involved with CAFP to bring positive change to the world of family medicine and improve your practice.

Membership resources

CAFP has the resources to help you improve your practice, enhance your current path in the family medicine journey and learn the latest in family medicine today.

Membership awards

Our outstanding members are recognized among their community as prominent leaders for positive change in the world of family medicine.

Member of the month

Every month, CAFP highlights one excellent member for their contributions to family medicine and the Academy in admiration of their exemplary work.

Health is Primary

Health is Primary is a communications campaign to advocate for the values of family medicine, demonstrate the benefits of primary care, and engage patients in our health care system. The aim is to build a primary care system that reflects the values of family medicine, puts patients at the center of their care, and improves the health of all Americans.