Advocacy Day

January 30, 2019

ADVOCACY DAY
10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
KMS/KAMMCO Bldg
623 SW 10th Ave., Topeka, Kansas

LEGISLATIVE RECEPTION
5:45 – 7:30 p.m.
Dillon House
404 SW 9th St., Topeka, Kansas

Advocacy Day is for family physicians, general surgeons, ER physicians, general internists, residents and medical students who are interested in learning more about how to advocate for medicine. The event will energize, prepare and inform you about the Kansas legislative session. Advocacy Day features speakers presenting information on healthcare issues expected to come up during the session. Following Advocacy Day, please join us for a reception to meet and mingle with legislators and colleagues.

  • KAFP Members
  • $30
  • Non-Members
  • $60
  • Residents & Students
  • Free

Schedule

8:30 – 10:15 a.m.

KAFP Board of Directors Meeting
KMS/KAMMCO Building

10:15 – 10:30

Advocacy Day Registration Opens

10:30 – 10:35

Welcome
Jeremy Presley, MD, FAAFP, President KAFP

10:35 – 11:15

Issues Expected to Arise in the 2019 Legislative Session
Rachelle Colombo, KMS Director of Government Affairs
Dodie Wellshear, KAFP Government Relations Liaison

11:15 – 11:30

Tobacco 21
Tracy Russell, Government Relations Director, Kansas, American Heart Association

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

How to Engage with Legislators
Stephanie Sharp

12:30 –1:15 p.m.

Lunch
Leave for the Capitol following lunch.

1:30 – 2:45

At Capitol to meet with Legislators
Schedule time to meet with your legislators; find your elected officials.

2:45 – 3:00

Break
Return to KMS/KAMMCO Building.

3:00 – 4:00

Primary Care Investment
Mike Munger, MD, FAAFP, AAFP Board Chair

4:00 – 5:30

Kansas Policy Makers’ Perspectives
We invite legislative leaders from both parties to provide their perspective on the legislative session.

5:45 – 7:30

Legislative Reception
Dillon House, 404 SW 9th St, Topeka, KS

HOTEL

Topeka Courtyard Marriott

2033 SW Wanamaker Rd.

Topeka, KS 66604

785.271.6165

Guest Room Rate: $126 + tax Reservation Deadline: January 1, 2019