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CAFP Welcomes New Committee Members

The CAFP Committee Nominations Cycle With the recent appointment of a few final new committee members, CAFP has now executed our third round of the annual, open committee nominations cycle.  We received dozens of applications from members throughout the state  and are excited to welcome many of them to new committee positions! Congratulations and thank […]

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June 27th Webinar: Navigating the New Laws Impacting Physicians

Please join CAFP and attorney Scott Kessenick on June 27th at 12:30pm to learn about new laws of note in California, including issues and actions for physicians to consider when providing a “Nurse Practitioner Independent Practice Provider Attestation,” notice requirements of the Open Payments Database under Assembly Bill 1278 (2022), and rules that are reverting […]

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CAFP Welcomes New District VII and VIII Directors

Congratulations to Francis Chu, MD (District VII, Monterey, San Benito, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz) and Rob Assibey, MD (District VIII, Alameda, Calaveras, Contra Costa, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tuolumne) who were recently elected to serve as District Directors on CAFP’s Board of Directors. Dr. Chu was recently elected to serve as District VII Director […]

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Alex McDonald, MD of San Bernardino County Takes Office as President, California Academy of Family Physicians

Dr. McDonald brings a commitment to raising the profile of family medicine as he leads the medical specialty society in 2024-25 SACRAMENTO – Alex McDonald, MD, CAQSM, FAAFP, a family physician who practices in San Bernardino County, begins a one-year term as president of the more than 10,000-member California Academy of Family Physicians (CAFP). In […]

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Cynthia Chen-Joea, DO, FAAFP, elected as the New Physician Director to the AAFP Board

Congratulations to Cynthia Chen-Joea, DO, FAAFP, elected as the New Physician Director to the AAFP Board.

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Welcome New CAFP Physician Director Laura Murphy, DO

Congratulations to Laura Murphy, DO on being elected Physician Director. The Physician Director represents the interest and perspective of new or early career physicians on the CAFP Board of Directors. They also sit on the Membership Engagement Committee and are involved in various aspects of membership outreach and retention for new physicians.

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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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