CAFP Members

Match Day 2017

As you may have heard, Match Day 2017 was very encouraging for family medicine. According to the AAFP, 3,237 medical students and graduates matched into family medicine residency programs. That’s the most in family medicine’s history. There were also more positions open for these graduating students. Family medicine offered 3,378 positions, 118 more than last

Our new issue features a number of great stories, including a look at the rural training track in Colorado, a life member’s reflection on many decades in family medicine, and a family physician’s guide to the November ballot, for anyone who is yet to vote! Plus, earn CME by reading this issue! Details on page

Renew Your AAFP and CAFP Membership Online

It’s time to review your AAFP and CAFP membership! Renewals can be done online at www.aafp.org/quickpay. You will need your AAFP Member ID Number and your Invoice Number. If you have any questions about membership, or need assistance with renews, please reach out to Lynlee Espeseth, CAFP’s Director of Communications, Marketing and Membership, at lynlee@coloradoafp.org

CAFP State Legislative Candidate Reception Held

The cornerstone of family medicine is the relationships family physicians build with their patients. That special relationship of trust and understanding can help a patient achieve their full health potential, and as we know from countless CAFP members, it’s what brings great joy to their practice and to their lives. Yet family physicians are even

Balance Conference for Women Physicians Scholarship

The Colorado Academy of Family Physicians Foundation is proud to offer a new scholarship opportunity for the Balance Conference for Women Physicians. The scholarship is presented in honor of Martha Illige, MD. Dr. Illige has been an active member of the CAFP for many years, and was instrumental in developing the annual Balance Conference. The

Today (Monday, April 25) the CAFP has asked Governor John Hickenlooper to sign House Bill 1408, the funding vehicle for the Medicaid Primary Care Bump, as part of the total budget package. You can read a copy of the letter sent from the Academy here. There are many things to know about this bill and

Colorado Family Physicians Delivering Low Cost High Quality Care

What Makes Healthcare in Grand Junction Colorado So Special? Colorado family physicians are some of the most innovative in the country, we’ve known that for a long time! But physicians in Grand Junction are gaining national attention for having some of the highest quality care, at the lowest costs, in the country. Check out the