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Vaccine Videos Available

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention When it comes to vaccination, parents trust your expertise more than anyone else. Watch the CDC’ s latest videos on the topic. The #HowIRecommend video series features short, informative videos from clinicians like you. These videos explain the importance of vaccinations, how to effectively address questions from parents about […]

Plan Ahead and Sign Up for Family Doctor of the Day Early

KAFP Get your Family Doctor of the Day (FDOD) volunteer date on your calendar early and get first pick of available dates! The 2020 legislative session is six months away, but it will go by quickly. We invite all active members and residents with a Kansas license, to serve as the FDOD at the Statehouse […]

Mark your calendar for October 19

  KAFP-Foundation Mark your calendars for Saturday, Oct. 19 and plan to be with us for the 5th Annual Let’s Move, Kansas 5K Run/Walk at Sedgwick County Park in Wichita. All proceeds benefit the KAFP-Foundation. It is a great way to support your Foundation’s programs for residents and students while living a healthy lifestyle and […]

Last chance! Resident International Mission Scholarship Applications Close August 15

KAFP-Foundation Attention all second- and third-year Kansas family medicine residents: The KAFP-Foundation’s “Carol A Johnson MD (CAJ) Family Medicine International Scholarship” application deadline is Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019. This scholarship provides two $1,500 awards annually to family medicine residents in their second or third year of residency who are going on an international medical mission. If […]

Make an Effective Vaccine Recommendation during National Immunization Awareness Month

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). This annual observance highlights the efforts of family physicians to protect patients of all ages against vaccine-preventable diseases through on-time vaccination. During NIAM, Kansas Academy of Family Physicians encourages you to ensure your patients are up to date on recommended vaccines. Research […]

Attend Retirement Celebration and Welcome KAFP EVPs, Aug. 28

KAFP Join Carolyn, her friends, family and colleagues from KAFP, to celebrate her retirement after 30 years of service as KAFP’s Executive Vice President. Also, meet KAFP’s new EVP, Tarah Remington Brown. WEDNESDAY, AUG. 28, 2019 OPEN HOUSE RECEPTION 4:00 – 6:00 P.M. KU SCHOOL OF MEDICINE – WICHITA 1010 N Kansas St, Wichita, KS […]

Performance Improvement Activities Approved for ABFM Continuing Certification Credit-20 Points

ABFM The ABFM’s PRIME Support and Alignment Network, in collaboration with the University of Colorado-Denver, Department of Family Medicine’s e-Learning team have leveraged the power of Bodenheimer’s 10 Building Blocks of Primary Care and best practices from the landmark, federal Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative to help you improve in three areas: Person- and Family-Centered Care […]

KMUW Radio Commits to Media Sponsorship

  KAFP-Foundation The KAFP-Foundation is thrilled to announce that KMUW Wichita 89.1 Radio is the official media sponsor for Let’s Move, Kansas 5K Run/1.5 Mile Walk. Join us on Saturday, October 19 at Sedgwick County Park, Wichita beginning at 8:30 a.m. It is a great way to support your Foundation’s programs for residents and students […]

Hep A and Meningococcal Vaccines to be Required for 2019-20 School Year

KDHE Two new vaccines will be required for school-age children for the 2019-20 School Year: Meningococcal and Hepatitis A. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment proposed changes to the vaccine requirement regulations earlier this year and held a public hearing, concluding a 60-day public comment period in June. The regulations were approved by KDHE […]