CAFP Members

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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…

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The Summer 2016 Issue of Colorado Family Physician is Here!

Read the Summer 2016 Issue of Colorado Family Physician What’s Inside: 2016 Tar Wars Poster Contest Winners See the posters, and learn more about the winning artists. Be sure to read more about an exciting new opportunity for Tar Wars in the classroom as well! Feature: CAFP Member Justin Wheeler, MD Dr. Justin Wheeler has…

Balance Conference for Women Physicians Scholarship
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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…

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Medicaid Primary Care Bump: On To The Governor’s Office

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 Prove Low Cost is High Value
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Colorado Family Physicians Prove Low Cost is High Value

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…

National Health Service Corps Scholarship Opens Doors for a Career in Primary Care
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National Health Service Corps Scholarship Opens Doors for a Career in Primary Care

“Being able to offer health care to patients regardless of their ability to pay has been a real honor and privilege. I feel responsible for providing care to as many people as I can,” says CAFP member Justin Wheeler. Having grown up in a rural Montana community in a family with limited resources, Wheeler knows…