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Alex McDonald, MD Awarded 2022 Immunization Champion

Congratulations Alex McDonald, MD on being selected as the 2022 Association of Immunization Manager’s (AIM) Immunization Champion for California, by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). Robert Schechter, MD, MPH, Chief, Immunizations Branch, CDPH said, “For your contributions to public health in promoting COVID-19 immunization, the California Department of Public Health Immunization Branch is […]

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Webinar: Monkeypox Coversation – Update, Recommendations, and Resources

CAFP has partnered with the California Immunization Coalition, and American Academy of Pediatrics California to present  “Monkeypox Conversation”, a webinar that will provide an update on the evolving Monkeypox situation in California with recommendations and resources available to assist healthcare providers and families. Join the webinar Tuesday, August 30 at 6:00pm (Pacific Time). Speaker: Matt […]

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AAFP Highlights Ernie Rodriguez, M.B.A.

Source: AAFP Ernie Rodriguez, M.B.A., worked at a bank to put himself through college and earned a degree in public administration. The day before graduation, he had a life-changing thought. “Why not medical school?” The why nots were plentiful for Rodriguez, a child of immigrants who was the first in his family to earn a college […]

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AAFP Program of Excellence Award Winners 2022

The American Academy of Family Physicians has named 14 family medicine interest groups (FMIGs) as the 2022 Program of Excellence Award winners for their exemplary efforts generating interest in family medicine. The University of California Irvine School of Medicine Family Medicine Interest Group is among those recognized. During the recent AAFP National Conference of Family […]

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Congratulations Dr. Monica Hahn on Receiving AAFP’s 2022 Public Health Award

The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Board of Directors has selected Monica Hahn, MD as the recipient of the 2022 AAFP Public Health Award. This award was developed to recognize individuals who have made or are making extraordinary contributions to the health of the American public. Congratulations on this great honor. Dr. Hahn is […]

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From #FMRevolution to #FMRising

By Jay W. Lee, MD, MPH, FAAFP Family Medicine rising (#FMRising)? Yes, absolutely. Failure is not an option. The brokenness of today’s health care system needs our collective healing minds and hearts. The COVID-19 pandemic has created an urgency for systemic transformation unlike any period I’ve experienced in my career of 20-plus years. The pandemic […]

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Meet Assembly Candidate, Family Physician Jasmeet Bains, MD

Family Physician Jasmeet Bains, MD is running for California State Assembly District 35. Despite being a first-time candidate, Dr. Bains finished the primaries neck in neck with her opponent. The result is truly remarkable, and she is now heading to the November general election with real strength and momentum.After setting up and treating patients in […]

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Don’t Miss The Residency Fair at The Summit on Aug 27th

Are you or someone you know shopping around for residency programs? Then meet us in LA on August 27th for the FM Summit and California Family Medicine Residency Fair! This is a can’t miss event. The Residency Fair offers medical students the chance to learn about family medicine training in California. Prospective applicants can connect […]

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CAFP Welcomes New Members of Membership Engagement Committee

Welcome new committee members. The CAFP Membership Engagement Committee (MEC) is responsible for guiding CAFP member engagement efforts through marketing efforts, events and member communication. The general purpose and function of the MEC is to measure, increase, and report on member engagement. Adnaan Edun, MD – Active member in Tulare Chapter Dylan Sabb, MD – […]

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