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Tobacco Free Parks Webinar – May 20

KDHE How healthy is your park? Did you know that cigarette butts are the single most littered item in the U.S. and the world, and even brief exposure to secondhand smoke can be harmful to health? Tobacco-free policies can help your community! You are invited to attend a webinar presented by the Kansas Department of […]

Resolutions on MAiD and Fellow Oath

Reference Committee Hearing is May 16 at 7 a.m. KAFP Four new resolutions were submitted for action this year on topics including Medical Aid in Dying (MAiD) and the oath for new fellows. The Board of Directors will take action on them and resolutions from five years ago to decide whether to retain, rewrite or […]

2019-20 KAFP Committees Now Forming – Apply Today

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 […]

Official Call to Meeting

KAFP Hear ye, hear ye! The KAFP Board of Directors officially sends notice of the: KAFP Annual Member Meeting Friday, June 7, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. Wichita Marriott Hotel 9100 E Corporate Hills Dr. Wichita, KS 67207 On the agenda will be election of officers and discussion of resolutions. As a member of the Kansas […]

AAFP EVP & CEO Douglas E. Henley, MD to Step Down Next Year

AAFP Statement attributable to: Michael Munger, MD, FAAFP Board Chair American Academy of Family Physicians “The American Academy of Family Physicians recently announced that Douglas E. Henley, MD, FAAFP, executive vice president and chief executive officer for the AAFP since 2000, has notified the board of directors of his intention to leave his role with […]

Kansas Immunization Program -Knowledge Injection Series is May 16

University of Kansas Medical Center Register online for this no cost webinar! KIP-KIS Session: We’re Not There Yet…Strategies Toward Improving HPV Vaccination in Kansas by Gretchen Homan, MD Thursday, May 16, 2019 Noon – 1:00 p.m. At the conclusion of this session participants should be able to: Review background information on HPV disease and vaccine. […]

Annual Meeting Room Block Extended to May 22

KAFP Good news! You still have time to book your hotel room at the Wichita Marriott! The room block has been extended until Wednesday, May 22. If you need overnight accommodations, make your reservation at the Wichita Marriott Hotel by the new deadline of May 22 and take advantage of the special group convention rate […]

For Students: Download Residency Finder App

AAFP The AAFP app now has everything students need to find the right family medicine residency program. Open the app and click For Students to search and save residencies, take notes on programs you meet, plan interview questions, and make decisions about a rank list. Start selecting your favorite programs to meet at this summer’s […]

Let’s Move, Kansas Sponsorships Available

KAFP-Foundation The Kansas Academy of Family Physicians-Foundation is pleased to announce that KU School of Medicine-Wichita is the presenting sponsor of the Let’s Move, Kansas 5K run and 1.5 mile walk. Grene Vision Group will again be a platinum sponsor. We are grateful for our sponsors! If you, your clinic, or hospital is interested in […]

Legislative Update Delayed

KAFP The Legislative Update e-newsletter will arrive in your in-box on Wednesday, May 8. KAFP’s Government Relations Liaison, Dodie Wellshear will report on the end of the session including Medicaid Expansion. Be on the look-out for this important legislative information.