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Take advantage of early bird pricing – register for the CAFP Foundation Annual Summit today!

Take advantage of early bird pricing – register for the CAFP Foundation Annual Summit today!

The agenda is LIVE for the CAFP Foundation Annual Summit. Join us May 4-7, 2023 at Beaver Run Resort in Breckenridge, CO for a weekend of CME sessions, networking, and social events all targeted to family physicians, residents, and medical students. Make sure to register before February 24th to lock in early bird pricing. Register…

A Doctor’s Day in the Life at the Capitol – by CAFP President-elect Dr. Cleveland Piggott

A Doctor’s Day in the Life at the Capitol – by CAFP President-elect Dr. Cleveland Piggott

It’s 9AM under the golden dome and the marble halls echo as lawmakers, staffers, lobbyists, and members of the public start their day. One person is there for a very unique reason. Volunteering as Doctor of the Day, CAFP President-elect Dr. Cleveland Piggott took a few moments to share what a day in the life…

New Resource Available: In-depth Primers on CAFP’s Legislative Priorities

New Resource Available: In-depth Primers on CAFP’s Legislative Priorities

Our members play a big part in determining our advocacy priorities each year. The CAFP is at the Colorado Capitol advocating for you and your patients Jan-May. Our work also extends to the federal government through the AAFP and beyond lawmaking through partnerships with agencies, stakeholders, and industry partners. But what exactly do we mean when…

Submit a Nomination for the 2023 Family Medicine Awards

Submit a Nomination for the 2023 Family Medicine Awards

Nominations for the 2023 CAFP Awards are now open. The nomination deadline is January 31, 2023. We are seeking outstanding nominations in the following categories: Family Physician of the Year, which recognizes an outstanding family physician who provides exceptional care, enhances their community, is a role model professionally and personally, and is an exemplary representative…

Statement on the Tragic Shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs
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Statement on the Tragic Shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs

President Stephanie Gold, MD, FAAFP issued the following statement on behalf of the CAFP today addressing this horrific tragedy: To our members, We are heartbroken by Saturday night’s shooting at Club Q nightclub in Colorado Springs. This senseless act of violence against the LGBTQ community has destroyed a sense of safety and taken or forever…

HAN Advisory – Increased Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) infections and recommended use of Palivizumab

  CDPHE has released a health advisory on increased Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) infections in Colorado, particularly among infants and children below the age of two. See the following for more information: 10282022 HAN Advisory – RSV

Colorado Family Physicians Denounce Supreme Court Abortion Decision, Offer Member Resources
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Colorado Family Physicians Denounce Supreme Court Abortion Decision, Offer Member Resources

The Colorado Academy of Family Physicians is concerned about the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe V. Wade via the Dobbs v. Jackson court decision released on Friday June 24, 2022. This ruling affects the patient-physician relationship, even eliminating access to reproductive healthcare, including abortion in some states. The Colorado Reproductive Healthcare Equity Act passed…

Universal Recommendation for Hepatitis B Vaccination for Adults 19-59 Years

On April 1, 2022, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published updated recommendations for universal hepatitis B vaccination in adults aged 19-59 years. The updated recommendation removes the risk factor assessment previously in place for adults in this age group. A universal recommendation will simplify the hepatitis B recommendation for both vaccine recipients and clinicians with the hope to…