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2019 Resolution Deadline is May 6

KAFP Resolutions are the official means by which you as a member have input into the Academy’s governance and political process.  The official resolution process adopted by the KAFP Board of Directors is on the KAFP website. You are encouraged to submit a resolution if you have a topic you are interested in addressing. KAFP […]

Premiere Screening Event is this Week – Don’t Miss it!

KAFP The Kansas Academy of Family Physicians is excited to partner with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) for the premiere screening of a new documentary titled “Critical Condition: Stories of Health in the Heartland.” This short film, created by award winning filmmaker Ky Dickens, features community members and health professionals across […]

2019 Spring Board Brief

KAFP Welcome to the first Board Brief! Your Academy is committed to keeping you informed on all KAFP news. We hope you enjoy learning how your KAFP Board of Directors is working for you. Below is an overview of business conducted at the Spring Board Meeting on April 6, 2019. This meeting was a virtual […]

Attend 2019 KAFP-F Wine Tasting & Auction fundraiser

KAFP-Foundation Make plans to attend KAFP-Foundation’s largest fundraiser, the Wine Tasting & Auction! This year’s event will be at Mark Arts, 1307 N. Rock Rd., Wichita on Thursday, June 6 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. This fun event is a great way to fellowship with your peers, sample new wines, and bid on fabulous […]

District and Faculty Director Ballots Due May 7

KAFP Don’t forget to vote! Elections for District and Faculty Directors are conducted by U.S. Mail ballot. Districts 1, 3, 5, 7 and Faculty Directors (Kansas City campus and Wichita/Salina campuses) are up for election this year. Ballots have been mailed to all voting members in the those respective districts/campuses and must be returned to […]

Total U.S. measles cases for 2019 climb to 626

IAC Express On April 19, CDC posted its latest updated number of 2019 measles cases in the U.S. on its Measles Cases and Outbreaks web page, now increased to 626 cases across 22 states. This number reflects an increase of 71 cases over the previous week’s total of 555, with the outbreaks now including two […]

Make Connections at the KAFP Annual Meeting

KAFP The KAFP Annual Meeting is a perfect opportunity to make connections professionally and personally. With four days of CME opportunities and several social events you won’t want to miss, the KAFP Annual Meeting will connect you to speakers, physicians, residents and medical students. You are guaranteed to “Connect. Interact. Learn.” View the Annual Meeting […]

Syphilis Education Online Opportunity: May 2

KDHE Syphilis, a genital ulcerative disease caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum, is associated with significant complications when not diagnosed and treated. After historic lows in reported cases in 2000 and 2001, syphilis cases have increased almost every year since then. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has partnered with the St. Louis STD/HIV […]

County Health Rankings Lunch & Program – May 8

Kansas Health Institute Wondering what the County Health Rankings mean for your community? You are invited to attend County Health Rankings in a Changing Kansas on Wednesday, May 8, for an engaging discussion on the health factors and outcomes detailed for each Kansas county — and the implications moving forward as demographics continue changing. Participants […]

Dillon’s Community Rewards Program Benefits KAFP-F – Get Linked Today

KAFP-Foundation Did you know that Dillons will donate a portion of each transaction to KAFP-Foundation when you use your Dillons Plus Shoppers Card linked to KAFP-Foundation? To link your card, visit Dillons Community Rewards. Thank you to the eight KAFP member households who selected the KAFP-Foundation as their organization choice resulting in a quarterly donation […]