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Registration Open for Chronic Disease Self Management for Cancer Survivors Workshop

Quality Improvement Organizations/Great Plains Quality Innovation Network/KDHE The Chronic Disease Self-Management for Cancer Survivors workshop is available for FREE for cancer survivors, those living with cancer, and their caregivers.  This workshop meets weekly at WSU Old Town in Wichita from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, June 25- August 6. Pre-registration is required. Call or […]

13th Biennial Breasfeeding: Baby’s Natural Choice Conference

University of Nebraska Medical Center The Breastfeeding: Baby’s Natural Choice Conference will be held on Wed., Aug. 28, 2019 at the La Vista Conference Center, La Vista, Nebraska.  Continuing education will be provided for physicians, nurses, lactation consultants, dietitians, social workers, licensed medical nutrition therapists and nurse midwives. This year’s conference will provide education on […]

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Practical Playbook II Offers Guide to Better Population Health

AAFP A great resource to help primary care and public health work together to improve the population health and reduce health care costs is the new book, The Practical Playbook II: Building Multisector Partnerships That Work which expands on the themes of the original textbook, providing examples of successful primary care/public health collaborations while offering tools […]

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CDC Resources Offer Tools on Vaccine Administration, Safety, and More

CDC CDC has developed a comprehensive web section of immunization resources to help support healthcare professionals. CDC’s Resources for Health Care Providers web section offers a variety of immunization resources which are described below. Vaccine Information Statements (VISs) Vaccine Administration – Includes training on correct vaccine administration policies and procedures Vaccine Storage and Handling – Provides resources for protecting vaccine […]

Enrollment in Kansas Health Insurance Marketplace Decline

Kansas Health Institute The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released final summary data for the sixth open enrollment period of the health insurance marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The latest issue brief from the Kansas Health Institute examines the results for the 2019 plan year, during which 89,993 Kansans — […]

Register for Upcoming RISE Webinar: July 24

KAFP The RISE program is a wellness initiative of KAFP designed to help Kansas family physicians RISE above burnout. Register for the upcoming free RISE Webinar Series on Wednesday, July 24, 12:15 – 12:45 p.m. “Nurturing A Heart of Service Without Burning Out,” with presenter Amaryllis Sanches Wohlever, MD. There is no charge for the RISE Webinar […]

Office of Rural Prosperity Listening Tour Kick-Off

Kansas Governor’s Office The Office of Rural Prosperity Listening Tour kicked off Monday, June 17.  Lt. Governor Lee Rogers is visiting rural committees to garner input for the Office of Rural Prosperity. If you live or work in a rural Kansas community, your input is needed! This upcoming series will include 12 public listening sessions […]

2019 KAFP Award Honorees

KAFP The KAFP congratulates the following members who were recognized at this year’s Annual Meeting: Kansas Family Physician of the Year: John Eplee, MD, FAAFP (Atchison) Kansas Humanitarian Award: S. Todd Stephens, MD, FAAFP (Wichita) 30 Years of Service: Carolyn Gaughan, CAE (Wichita) Kansas Exemplary Teaching (full time): Amy Curry, MD, FAAFP (Wichita) Kansas Exemplary Teaching (volunteer): Marty […]

2019-20 KAFP Officers Elected

KAFP Members elected KAFP officers and leaders at the Member Meeting on Friday, June 7. The elected officers were sworn in by AAFP Vice Speaker, Russell Kohl, MD, FAAFP of Stillwell, Kan. Introducing the 2019-20 slate of officers: President: Sheryl Beard, MD, FAAFP (Wichita) President-Elect: Chad Johanning, MD, FAAFP (Lawrence) Vice President: Jen Bacani McKenney, MD, FAAFP (Fredonia) […]

Apply for a KAFP Committee – Respond by July 1

KAFP Looking for a way to get more involved with your Academy?  KAFP is pleased to invite members to volunteer to serve on one of our six committees; Communications, Governmental Advocacy, Finance & Insurance, Membership & Member Services, Practice Enhancement, and Professional Development.  Through committee involvement you can provide input on Academy activities and help […]