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PODCAST: 1 in 5 Series: I Leaned In: One Family Doc's Story of Treating Opioid Use Disorder

At the California Academy of Family Physicians, we know that Addiction Medicine is Family Medicine. In our latest series 1 in 5, we bring you stories of doctors - and their patients - who have worked together to reduce the harm done by opioid use disorder (OUD). These brief stories will bring you into the hearts […]

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American Board of Medical Specialties Approves a new subspecialty in Health Care Administration, Leadership, and Management (HALM)

Positioning family physicians as health system leaders is strategically important for our specialty. The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) has approved a new subspecialty in Health Care Administration, Leadership, and Management (HALM). The American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) is a co-sponsoring board and will be offering a Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) starting […]

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Family Medicine POP! Keynote Announced!

We're looking forward to Katelyn Jetelina, MPH, PhD, our 2024 Family Medicine POP! keynote speaker. Dr. Jetelina is an epidemiologist and scientific communicator. She co-founded the Health Trust Initiative and is a Senior Scientific Advisor to several government and non-profit agencies, including the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Resolve to Save […]

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PODCAST: 1 in 5 series: From ER to Primary Care: Meeting Patients Where They’re At

At the California Academy of Family Physicians, we know that Addiction Medicine is Family Medicine. In our latest series 1 in 5, we bring you stories of doctors - and their patients - who have worked together to reduce the harm done by opioid use disorder (OUD). These brief stories will bring you into the hearts […]

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Primary Care For All (PCFA) Task Force

Goals and Objectives This new PCFA task force was established by the CAFP Board of Directors in April 2024 to recommend an organizational position on payment and system models to expand and simplify access to primary care and increase investment in primary care in California. The PCFA Task Force is charged with reviewing current CAFP […]

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PODCAST: 1 in 5 Series: The Beauty of the Bus: Meeting Opioid Use Disorder on the Road

At the California Academy of Family Physicians, we know that Addiction Medicine is Family Medicine. In our latest series 1 in 5, we bring you stories of doctors - and their patients - who have worked together to reduce the harm done by opioid use disorder (OUD). These brief stories will bring you into the hearts […]

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California Physician Leaders Represent CAFP at the 2024 NCCL

CAFP extends a huge thank you to all of our delegates and physician leaders who took time out of their busy schedules to represent us at the AAFP's National Conference of Constituency Leaders (NCCL) in Kansas City last week. In addition to honing their advocacy skills and knowledge, drafting resolutions and offering testimony on proposed […]

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PODCAST: 1 in 5 Series: “To Help Others Find Doctors Like You”: A Patient and Her Doctor Talk MOUD

At the California Academy of Family Physicians, we know that Addiction Medicine is Family Medicine. In our latest series 1 in 5, we bring you stories of doctors - and their patients - who have worked together to reduce the harm done by opioid use disorder (OUD). These brief stories will bring you into the hearts […]

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Show & Tell: Lifestyle Medicine Made Easy

By Fari Valji, MD In a 15 or 20 minute visit with a patient, how effective can we be at counseling on diet or exercise? I’ll admit for me, most times it feels like an impossible task to give a patient the information that will change the course of their chronic illness. I recently attended […]

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