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Let’s Move, Register on-site for run/walk; donations welcome

KAFP-Foundation Online registration is closed for Let’s Move, Kansas. You may register on-site at Sedgwick County Park on beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19. The timed 5K run begins at 8:30 a.m. We encourage registrants to pick up their race packets early to avoid lines on race day. Early Packet Pick-Up for Registrants […]

Dates Available in January and February

KAFP Get your Family Doctor of the Day (FDOD) volunteer date on your calendar early and get first pick of dates! We invite all of our active members and residents with a Kansas medical license, to serve as the FDOD at the Statehouse during the legislative session. Available dates can be found at www.kafponline.org/FDOD. FDOD […]

New Signature Program’s First Application deadline is Oct. 31

AAFP-Foundation Family Medicine Discovers Rapid Cycle Scientific Discovery and Innovation (FMD RapSDI) is a new signature program launching this fall by the AAFP Foundation in collaboration with the AAFP National Research Network (AAFP NRN). FMD RapSDI is seeking practicing family physicians with little or no research experience to conduct short-term innovative and high-impact projects addressing patient care-inspired or […]

Family Medicine Winter Symposium

KUSM-Wichita You are invited to the 39th Annual Family Medicine Winter Symposium, Dec. 6-7. 2019, hosted by the University of Kansas Medical Center. The symposium is designed to present new and updated topics useful to practicing family physicians and other primary care providers, with special emphasis on refining diagnostic and therapeutic skills. Family Medicine Winter […]

Let’s Move, Kansas Pre-registration Ends Friday

KAFP-Foundation Planning to participate in Let’s Move, Kansas on Saturday, Oct. 19? Register by this Friday, Oct. 11. After Friday, you can only register on site. All proceeds benefit the KAFP-Foundation. If you cannot participate in the race on October 19, the KAFP-Foundation would greatly appreciate a donation to support residents and students. Give today. […]

2020 Award Nominations Open

KAFP Kansas has some of the best family doctors! Help us showcase the great work of our members by nominating an outstanding family physician you know. The deadline for submission of 2020 nominees is Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019.  KAFP is seeking nominations for the following awards: Kansas Family Physician of the Year: This is the highest […]

Volunteer at the Capitol

KAFP Get your Family Doctor of the Day (FDOD) volunteer date on your calendar early and get first pick of dates! We invite all of our active members and residents with a Kansas medical license, to serve as the FDOD at the Statehouse during the legislative session. FDOD is a volunteer program organized by the […]

New Resource to promote and integrate STI screening into your practice

AAFP The prevalence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are a major public health concern in the United States. Frequently asymptomatic, STIs can lead to significant morbidity if left untreated. As a family physician, you are in an ideal position to help address low screening rates for STIs. Help aid in the early detection of STIs […]

Expanded Tobacco Cessation Benefits for KanCare Enrollees

NAMI Please share these resources with your patients eligible for KanCare benefits. This handy card describes the new counseling and pharmacy benefits to support KanCare members who are seeking to end their dependence on tobacco.  Click here to order copies or to download a high resolution file to print copies for your use as well […]

CDC shares tips on strong flu vaccine recommendations

CDC Visit the Center for Disease Control’s Make a Strong Flu Vaccine Recommendation web page to help you make a strong recommendation for influenza vaccination, including a video, descriptions of all recommended flu vaccines and a link to the HCP Fight Flu Toolkit. Below are some tips from the website: It is necessary for some patients to receive […]