The CAFP Foundation’s public health work is designed to support communities in unique ways, providing resources as only family physicians can. Learn more about current public health initiatives below.
The Stop & Imagine program was developed as an evolution of the Tar Wars program. Recognizing a need to address both marijuana and tobacco in Colorado, members of the CAFP worked to develop a curriculum that would deliver fact-based and engaging information to 4th and 5th grade students. More information about the program, including information for schools and presenters, can be found here.
Tar Wars is a tobacco cessation program that was co-founded by Colorado family physician Jeff Cain, MD. The program is now housed at the national level within the American Academy of Family Physicians. More information about the program, including information for schools and presenters, can be found here.
The Fit Family Challenge program is designed to integrate healthy living activities and lessons into family physician offices. This innovative, evidence-based program has been piloted in family medicine practices across Colorado. Learn more about the program here.