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Providers of Pediatric Services: How to Enroll in the California COVID-19 Vaccination Program

Join the California Department of Public Health for an informational session on the enrollment process and requirements for pediatric providers that are interested in participating in the state's COVID-19 vaccination program. This FREE webinar is intended for California providers of pediatric services. Tuesday, May 11, 2021 5pm - 6pm Pacific Time Register Today Space is limited, so register today! If you're unable to attend, […]

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COVID-19 Vaccination Abbreviations: What Do They Mean?

California Immunization Registry (CAIR) –Existing system for vaccine reporting. In order to get access to COVID-19 vaccine, providers must register in CAIR and sign the COVID-19 Provider Agreement. In order to enroll vaccinators need to meet certain reporting requirements. Learn more here https://cairweb.org/covid/   myCAvax – Portal for reporting, ordering, and tracking COVID-19 inventory. Providers […]

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Catch-up Pediatric Patients Now on Needed Vaccines

Many children have missed their recommended vaccines due to the COVID-19 pandemic and a substantial immunization gap persists. Children need catch-up vaccination now to ensure they are protected as they return to in-person schooling and summer programs. Bring in your pediatric patients NOW before school starts in the fall. Based on analysis of data from the […]

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Show and Tell: Caring for Patients: Adopting a Trauma-Informed Approach (April 2021)

Show and Tell by Adia Scrubb, MD, MPP Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and trauma-informed care (TIC) are on our minds these days. It’s in the news, it’s shaping healthcare policy, and it’s even more relevant during this devastating global pandemic while our patients suffer such dramatic impacts to their lives. What’s more, the usual social […]

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"Racism and Discrimination as Risk Factors for Toxic Stress" - ACEs Aware Webinar

In Case You Missed It: "Racism and Discrimination as Risk Factors for Toxic Stress" April 28 Webinar Now Available WATCH NOW at ACEsAware.org Presenters discuss: Some of the main social and environmental factors that lead to health disparities, as well as the impacts of racism and discrimination on public health across communities. The role of […]

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Scholarships Available for AAFP's National Conference for Residents and Students (NCRS)

Deadline: Tuesday, June 15, 2021 AAFP's National Conference is one of the premier events for students and FM residents. If you're interested in attending, then let CAFP cover your registration fees! Scholarships are available to CA medical students and family medicine residents. Scholarship Application About: CAFP-Foundation provides a limited number of scholarships to support student and […]

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Outside of Residency and Work: Perspectives from the Student and Resident Council

​"The nervous excitement with starting each new rotation ​is slowly worn by seemingly endless new ​teams, new rules, and new attendings. ​However, there's also ​a bit of ​sadness when rotations end - because bonds quickly form during these intense training periods; and despite having the best intentions to stay in touch, our busy schedules simply […]

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CAFP and CAFP Foundation Announce 2021 Residency Program Collaborative Grantees

CAFP and CAFP-F are pleased to announce this year’s residency programs that will participate in our Collaborative to improve education, outreach, and treatment for patients with substance use disorder disease, including stimulant and opioid use disorder. We are very excited to get started with our first full grantee meeting on May 1, 2021. 2021 Grantees: […]

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Examining Our COVID-19 Response: An Update from the Frontlines, Editorial – Jerry Abraham, MD, MPH, CMQ

Originally posted on the Los Angeles County Chapter of the CAFP's site here. Across this country, the pandemic has exposed deep seated divides within our communities. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that Black and Latinx populations who contract this disease, are dying at twice the rate of other populations. […]

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Primary Care First Deadline Extended

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is extending the deadline to apply to the Primary Care First Cohort 2 to May 21, 2021. CMS is also announcing an additional Office Hour event on Wednesday, May 5 at 11:00 am for potential practice applicants to ask questions ahead of the deadline. Staff will be available to answer your […]

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