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Call for Committee Volunteers

KAFP KAFP calls all members to volunteer to serve on an active committee or task force for 2020-2021. Through committee involvement you can provide input on Academy activities and help advance the mission of the KAFP. The following active committees and task forces are seeking volunteers: Communications/Awards Committee Governmental Advocacy Committee Membership & Member Services […]

2020 Summary of Legislation Available

KAFP KAFP’s Government Relations Liaison, Dodie Wellshear has provided a summary of the 2020 legislative session. Access the 2020 Legislative Summary along with Legislative Updates throughout the session here. Legislation passed included: HB 2016 – Omnibus COVID-19 Response Healthcare Provider Immunity (Section 10) Telemedicine (Section 20) Hospitals and Medical Care Facilities (Section 21) Temporary Emergency […]

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July Updated COVID-19 Resources

AAFP/KAFP We continue to update the COVID-19 resource page on the KAFP website for our members, including most recently, the educational opportunity: Lessons Learned in Finney County. Be sure to bookmark the COVID-19 web page to easily find all resources in one location. Bookmark https://kafponline.org/COVID-19 Don’t forget to tune into AAFP’s valuable CME opportunities: AAFP […]

Using Agenda Setting to Help with Virtual Visits

AAFP Our evolving health care landscape has made telehealth or virtual visits a reality for many medical practices. Using the AAFP’s agenda setting tools may help. The AAFP National Research Network and Division of Practice Advancement developed an AAFP Transformation in Practice Series (TIPS™) resource to specifically address agenda setting. The AAFP TIPS™ Agenda Setting […]

Virtual CME Kicks off June 9

KAFP We have a great lineup of Fam Med Forward 2020 virtual resident presentation speakers and topics available for you to view at https://kafponline.org/virtualcme. You may register for one or multiple of these webinars at no charge! Each webinar is approved for 1.0 AAFP Prescribed credit. Tues, June 9 at 12:15 – 1:15 p.m. Thurs., […]

Calling All Members to Participate in “Week in Action” #StabilizeStrengthenSustain

AAFP Act now! June 1-5 “Week of Action” ⁠is a first-time virtual event that’s replacing the usual Family Medicine Advocacy Summit. AAFP is rallying members nationwide to schedule online meetings and lobby their elected officials. Our message to lawmakers: stabilize, strengthen, and sustain primary care. The AAFP has prepared detailed, data-driven talking points and backgrounders […]

KAFP 2020-21 Election Results Announced

KAFP Our first online election was successful with 13 percent of eligible voting members participating — compared to two percent who normally participate in-person during the annual membership meeting. Congratulations to the following leaders who will serve on the KAFP Board of Directors during the 2020-21 governance year. Each district office is a one-year term. […]

Register for KAFP Virtual Town Hall

KAFP All KAFP members are invited to attend the KAFP Virtual Town Hall meeting on Friday, May 15. This virtual alternative to our annual membership meeting, which has historically taken plan in person during the annual conference, will provide members the opportunity to discuss Academy business, learn about this year’s election process and recognize our 2020 […]

Elections Open May 15

KAFP KAFP will conduct online elections from May 15 – 25. Ballots will be distributed via your member email on file with AAFP.  All active, resident and life members in good standing are eligible to vote. Ballots will include the candidate selected by the Nominating Committee, as well as a space for a write-in candidate […]

Resolutions Due Friday, May 8

KAFP This Friday is your last chance to submit a resolution to KAFP. Resolutions are the official means by which you as a member have input into the AAFP’s governance and political process. You are encouraged to submit a resolution if you have a topic you are interested in addressing. KAFP can help guide you […]