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Don’t Forget to Update Your Email Address

AAFP The AAFP website and mobile app have been launched! You should have received an email earlier this week about the change. Your email address will be your default username for both the website and mobile app. Make sure to confirm that the AAFP has your preferred email address on file if you have not […]

Kansas Family Physician Now Available Online

KAFP The quarterly journal, Kansas Family Physician is now available online. You will soon receive your copy in the mail. Inside you will find: KAFP’s 2021 governance leadership Kansas Exemplary Teaching Award winners and Humanitarian Award recipient A special guest for our Member Spotlight 2020 AAFP Board of Directors candidate A fascinating article on climate […]

COVID-19 Web Page Updated to Include “Back to School” Resources

KAFP We continue to update and reorganize KAFP’s COVID-19 resource page on the KAFP website for our members, including most recently a section for “Back to School” resources for your school-age patients and their parents. Be sure to bookmark the COVID-19 web page to easily find all resources in one location. Bookmark https://kafponline.org/COVID-19 If you […]

Virtual Family Medicine Residency Fair

KAFP Calling all medical students! You are invited to attend this virtual Kansas Family Medicine Residency Fair featuring presentations from our four residency programs: Ascension Via Christi Family Medicine Residency KU Family Medicine Residency Smoky Hill Family Medicine Residency Wesley Family Medicine Residency Don’t miss this opportunity to engage with each of the residency program’s […]

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 […]