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Our Events


Future Meetings:               STAY TUNED FOR MORE INFORMATION!


 > Date: December 5th, 2023 (Tuesday evening 6PM-8:30PM)

Topic: TBD

Location: Orange County Medical Association (OCMA), 5000 Campus Drive, Newport Beach, CA

Speaker: TBD


Event Objectives: TBD



Past Meetings:

> Date: September 12, 2023 (Tuesday evening 6PM-8:30PM)

Topic: Key Updates for Family Medicine 2022-2023

Location: Orange County Medical Association (OCMA), 5000 Campus Drive, Newport Beach, CA

Speaker: Hobart H. Lee, MD

    Family Medicine, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA

Event Objectives:

  • Identify new major guidelines which impact Family Physicians

  • Recognize updates in the diagnosis and treatment for diseases and illnesses which are commonly cared for by Family Physicians

  • Appreciate the evolving medical literature around "hot topics" and issues that receive recognition from the lay press.

> CAFP 4 Chapter Member Reception @ POP


  • August 26th, 2023 (5PM-6:30PM)

    • Emerald Bay 1-3, Hilton Orange County (on-site)

      • 3050 Bristol St. Costa Mesa, California 92626


    Hor d'oeuvres and non-alcoholic drinks will be served. Cash bar available 

> Summer Family Event

August 5, 2023 (Saturday 11AM-3PM) | Irvine Regional Park, Party Pavilion B​​



 > Date: May 2, 2023 (Tuesday evening 6PM-8:30PM)

Topic: The Skinny on GLP1 Medications and the Current State of Medical Weight Loss Treatments

Speaker: Patricia M. Ng, MD, [Family Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Orange County, Physician Lead: Metabolic and Bariatric Clinical Services

Event Objectives:

  • Understand Obesity as a chronic disease, 

  • Increase awareness of the role of popular culture and consumerism affecting the physician patient interaction within the confines of weight loss discussions,

  • Understand the key components of safe prescribing of weight loss medications and ongoing monitoring required, and

  • Improve knowledge base on GLP1 medications as it pertains to weight loss.

 > Date: February 7, 2022 (Tuesday evening 6PM-8:30PM)

Topic: In-Office Emergencies for Family Medicine Physicians 

Speaker: Chun Joey Chang, MD

Event Objectives:

  • Learn how to recognize and treat anaphylaxis

  • Learn how to manage unresponsive patients and patients with hypoglycemia

  • Learn how to treat seizures

  • Review ABCDs and preparation for in-office emergencies (key steps in preparation, management and treatment of common in-office emergencies)

  • Bonus--> learn how to handle in-flight emergencies.


 Events and speakers are determined by our Board of Directors.

If you have any questions or concerns, please visit our “About Us” section to contact our OC - California Academy of Family Physicians representative via phone or email.

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