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Celebrate National Infant Immunization Week’s 25th Anniversary

NIIW This week marks the 25th anniversary of National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) – April 27–May 4, 2019. Here are some ideas for ways that your practice can celebrate NIIW this year: “Launch” NIIW by bringing in breakfast or lunch for your staff. Bring copies of CDC’s “Talking with Parents about Vaccines for Infants CDC-pdf[4 pages].” […]

Be a voice for Kansas Children

The Kansas Children’s Cabinet and Trust Fund As a leader in your community, you are invited to attend a Community Engagement Session to share your thoughts and experiences to  help Kansas create a strategic plan for early childhood. Sessions will be available in 37 communities across Kansas over the next 3 months. In May 2019, […]

Funding Opp for Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – MAT Expansion

KAFP The Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) released a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program-Medication-Assisted Treatment Expansion (RCORP-MAT Expansion). HRSA plans to invest approximately $8 million in rural communities as part of this funding opportunity. Successful RCORP-MAT Expansion award recipients will […]

Annual Meeting Room Block Expires May 9

KAFP Are you ready to join us June 6-8 to connect, interact and learn? If you need overnight accommodations, make your reservation at the Wichita Marriott Hotel by the May 9 deadline and take advantage of the special group convention rate of $123/night for a single/double room plus applicable taxes. Click to book your room […]

Vote for District and Faculty Director – Ballots Due May 7

KAFP Please vote! Elections for District and Faculty Directors are conducted by U.S. Mail ballot. Districts 1, 3, 5, 7 and Faculty Directors (Kansas City campus and Wichita/Salina campuses) are up for election this year. Ballots have been mailed to all voting members in the those respective districts/campuses and must be returned to the KAFP […]

Last Chance to Submit a Resolution – May 6

KAFP Resolutions are the official means by which you as a member have input into the Academy’s governance and political process.  Please submit your resolution for consideration by Monday, May 6, 2019. You may send by e-mail to kafp@kafponline.org, by fax to 316-721-9044 or by U.S. mail to: Kansas Academy of Family Physicians 7570 W […]

2019 Resolution Deadline is May 6

KAFP Resolutions are the official means by which you as a member have input into the Academy’s governance and political process.  The official resolution process adopted by the KAFP Board of Directors is on the KAFP website. You are encouraged to submit a resolution if you have a topic you are interested in addressing. KAFP […]

Premiere Screening Event is this Week – Don’t Miss it!

KAFP The Kansas Academy of Family Physicians is excited to partner with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) for the premiere screening of a new documentary titled “Critical Condition: Stories of Health in the Heartland.” This short film, created by award winning filmmaker Ky Dickens, features community members and health professionals across […]

2019 Spring Board Brief

KAFP Welcome to the first Board Brief! Your Academy is committed to keeping you informed on all KAFP news. We hope you enjoy learning how your KAFP Board of Directors is working for you. Below is an overview of business conducted at the Spring Board Meeting on April 6, 2019. This meeting was a virtual […]

Attend 2019 KAFP-F Wine Tasting & Auction fundraiser

KAFP-Foundation Make plans to attend KAFP-Foundation’s largest fundraiser, the Wine Tasting & Auction! This year’s event will be at Mark Arts, 1307 N. Rock Rd., Wichita on Thursday, June 6 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. This fun event is a great way to fellowship with your peers, sample new wines, and bid on fabulous […]