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Call for Nominations: 2018 Kansas Family Physician of the Year

WICHITA, KAN. —The Kansas Academy of Family Physicians (KAFP) is seeking nominations for the 2018 Kansas Family Physician of the Year award . The deadline for receipt of nominations is December 30, 2017.

Each year the KAFP awards one family physician the prestigious title of “Kansas Family Physician of the Year” on the basis of the criteria noted below.

Nominees must be family physician members in good standing, licensed to practice in Kansas, and actively practicing family medicine at least half time. More than 90 percent of Kansas family physicians are members of the KAFP – the state’s largest medical organization for primary care physicians.

You can submit your nomination explaining why your family doctor deserves to be selected as the 2018 Kansas Family Physician of the Year by one of four ways:

• Electronic submission form <click here>

• Via e-mail by sending a letter: mspexarth@kafponline.org

• Via mail by sending a letter: KAFP, 7570 W 21st St N #1026-C, #104, Wichita KS 67205 or

• Via fax by sending a letter: 316-721-9044

The deadline for nominations is December 30, 2017. Listed below are the criteria:

• Provides his/her patients with compassionate, comprehensive, and caring family medicine on a continuing basis.

• Enhances the quality of his/her community by being directly and effectively involved in community affairs and activities.

• Acts as a credible role model professionally and personally to his/her community, to other health professionals, and residents and medical students.

• Stands out among his/her colleagues.

Previous recipients are ineligible and may be found on the KAFP website: <click here>

The winner will be announced in February 2018. The KAFP will honor the recipient at its Annual Meeting, June 14-16, 2018 at the Marriott Hotel Overland Park, Kan. The recipient will be nominated for the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) 2018 Family Physician of the Year award.

About the Kansas Academy of Family Physicians

Founded in 1948, the KAFP represents 1,730 physicians and medical students statewide. It is the only medical society devoted solely to primary care. Today, family physicians provide more care for the underserved and rural populations than any other medical specialty. Family physicians conduct approximately one in five office visits. Family medicine's cornerstone is an ongoing, personal patient-physician relationship focused on integrated care. The mission of the Kansas Academy of Family Physicians is to promote access to, and excellence in, health care for all Kansans through education and advocacy for family physicians and their patients. The KAFP is affiliated with the American Academy of Family Physicians, the national association for family physicians. For more information about the KAFP visit www.kafponline.org. # # #

For more information, contact: Marina Spexarth, Director of Communications 316-721-9005 or by email – mspexarth@kafponline.org