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Share your Input on Continuing Board Certification

Vision Initiative The Vision Initiative—a collaborative effort created by the American Board of Medical Specialties—is conducting an important survey and needs your input to re-envision the future of continuing board certification and physician assessment. Please take the survey on or before the May 11 response deadline. The better data the Vision Initiative gathers, the clearer […]

Social Media Ambassador Opportunity

KAFP Volunteer to be a Social Media Ambassador at the Annual Meeting and you could receive a registration discount! Are you social media savvy? Do you enjoy the social media world? Help KAFP elevate our social media presence, and you will benefit at the same time! We are seeking up to three Social Media Ambassadors […]

Check out the KAFP Advocacy web page

KAFP There is a lot packed into the KAFP Advocacy section of the website. Take a moment to familiarize yourself with the many resources and information about how KAFP is advocating for family medicine! Let’s walk through each of the tabs under the Advocacy section. Please read the 2018 Legislative Priorities. The Governmental Advocacy Committee develops […]

2018 NHSC Scholarship Program

KDHE Accepting applications through Thursday, May 10, 6:30 pm Apply Here! The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) released the 2018 Application and Program Guidance for the NHSC Scholarship Program. The NHSC Scholarship Program awards funds to health profession students pursuing careers as primary care providers in exchange for their commitment to serve in high-need, underserved […]

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Reminder: National Infant Immunization Week is April 21–28

IAC Express National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is an annual observance to highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and celebrate the achievements of immunization programs and their partners in promoting healthy communities. NIIW will be held this year on April 21–28. CDC’s 2018 NIIW Digital Media Toolkit is now available for planning and implementing your […]

Resolutions due by Monday May 14

KAFP Do you have a burning issue you’re passionate about?  This is a great opportunity for you to make your recommendations to KAFP to change or support a topic important to you. Resolutions are the official means by which you as a member have input into the Academy’s governance and political process. Resolutions are not […]

Family Medicine Leads Scholarships for National Conference

AAFP The 2018 AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students will take place August 2–4, 2018 in Kansas City, MO. Past attendees consistently rate this event as an invaluable opportunity because of the practical sessions, networking, and chance to learn more about family medicine. The AAFP Foundation offers 250 Family Medicine Leads […]

New Quality Measures and Medical Home Content on AAFP.org

AAFP Given the shift from volume- to value-based health care, the AAFP has launched new content on Quality Measures (QM) and updated Medical Home content on AAFP.org. New QM content includes foundational information on quality measures, such as types, components, development, endorsement, benchmarking, and links to resources. Also included is an explanation of the AAFP’s […]

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RISE Webinar recordings available online

KAFP Thank you to Dr. Clif Knight for presenting the RISE Webinar last week:  Physician Health First: AAFP Physician Health & Well-Being Resources.  Also check out AAFP’s Physician Health First portal as a resource. Recordings of past RISE webinars are located on KAFP’s Physician Wellness web page. Mark your calendar for future RISE webinars: August 29, 2018 Increasing […]