2020 Events

The Orange County Chapter of the California Academy of Family Physicians has held numerous successful CME lecture events, educational tours, and family summer events.

​Upcoming Events
December 8, 2020

​Orange County Medical Association Offices

5000 Campus Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660

​Previous Events

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Teams Live Event – Family Medicine Led Innovation in Virtual Care and Chronic Care Management

Speakers:   Dr. William Woo (Assistant Chief - Family Medicine, Diabetes Champion - KPOC Health Connector, Technology Physician - Kaiser Permanente), and Dr. Kim Yu (Regional Medical Director for Aledade)

Click here for the live recorded event.

Learn about:

  • Updates from CAFP regarding support for clinician practices during COVID, advocacy and COVID; 

  • Maximizing telehealth to deliver care including chronic care management; 

  • Use of technology to improve quality, and; 

  • Population health tools including HealthLandscape, Neighborhood Navigator and others to deliver on the quadruple aim.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Teams Live Event – COVID-19 Current Events - Updates for Family Medicine Physicians from OC Public Health and Updates from the OC Medical Association

Speakers:   Dr. Matthew Zahn (Medical Director, Division of Epidemiology and Assessment, Orange County Health Care Agency); Dr. Jason Cord (Incoming OCMA President); James Peterson (Current OCMA Executive) 

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Current Practices in the Initial Evaluation and Treatment of Adult Obesity

​Speaker: Hemesh Patel, DO; Asst Lead - Weight Mngt Services, Family Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Orange County

Tuesday, December 03, 2019

10 Hot Topics in Family Medicine 2019

​Speaker: Hobart Lee, MD; Family Medicine, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA​

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Social Determinants of Health

​Speaker: Dr. Kim Yu
                 Past President of National Academy of the AAFP

Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Menopause Management in 2019

​Speaker: Jean Burke, MD
                 OB/GYN, Women's Health Services, 

                 Kaiser Permanente Orange County

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Legal Primer: An Overview of the Medical Malpractice Today

Speaker: Roxana H. Yoonessi-Martin, MD, JD;
                 Counsel, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Legal

                 Department, Kaiser Permanente Regional Offices, Pasadena,


Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The Scientific Approach to Nutrition for Family Medicine

​Speaker:  Sean Hashmi, MD, MS, FASN; Assistant Area Medical Director, Medical Subspecialties, Woodland Hills and Ventura Regional Lead, Adult Weight Management, Southern California Permanente Medical Group

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Top Family Medicine Updates from 2017

Speaker:  Hobart H. Lee, MD; Family Medicine, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA

Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Primary Care of the LGBTQ Patient

Speaker:  Mary Therese Kerrigan, MD; Family Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, Orange County

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Practical Psychiatry for Primary Care

Speaker: Neel Doshi, DO

                Child, Adolescent, Adult Psychiatry, Kaiser Permanente

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Common Shoulder Conditions in Sports Medicine

Speaker: Jeffrey C. Lai, MD, CAQSM
                 Long Beach Memorial Primary Care Sport

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Latest Advancements in Bariatric Surgery with “Red Flags” in Post Op Bariatric Patients

Speaker: Atif Iqbal, MD, FACS, FASMBS
                 General, Foregut & Bariatric Surgery; Medical Director Digestive Care Center/Surgery Dept. Chair, OC Medical Center; Medical Director Bariatric Surgery/Surgery Dept. Chair, Foothill Regional MC

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Heart Failure – Primer/Update for the Primary Care Physician

Speaker: Aditya Prasad, MD, FACC

                 Interventional Cardiology Long Beach Memorial Medical Center.

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

The Active Shooter: A Medical Office Perspective

Speaker - Kenneth S. Cheng, D.O., F.A.A.F.P.  

                  Family Medicine, Orange County

                  Reserve Deputy Sheriff/SWAT, OC Sheriff’s Dept.

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Events and speakers are determined by the Board of Directors.

If you have any questions or concerns, please visit our “Contact Us” section to speak with an OC - California Academy of Family Physicians representative.

For more information

Email: info@occafp.org

Call: (949) 751 - 9011