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Attend Family Medicine & Patient Engagement Conference on June 29

AAFP With funding from PCORI, the American Academy of Family Physicians National Research Network project brings three stakeholder groups (patient, researcher, clinician) together in a vibrant discussion of how to make engagement meaningful, cost effective, sustainable  and valuable to primary care. This will be a very interactive, result-based event that will use liberating structures to […]

2018 Summary of Legislation available

KAFP During the Annual Meeting, KAFP’s Government Relations Liaison, Dodie Wellshear presented a summary of the 2018 legislative session. Access the 2018 Legislative Summary on the Legislative Update web page. Legislation passed included: SB 109 – State Appropriations; Selected Health Care Priorities; Graduate Medical Education HB 2028 – The Kansas Telemedicine Act HB 2600 – Maternal […]

Call for Manuscripts

ABFM To help stimulate new knowledge relevant to supporting practice improvement and facilitated practice transformation, the Annals of Family Medicine (Annals) is issuing a call for manuscripts that address learning from practice transformation efforts. Papers are being sought on successes and failures that inform future efforts to improve practice and its system supports and partnerships. Accepted papers will be […]

AAFP position on separating children from adult caregivers

AAFP During the KAFP Member Meeting on June 15, the issue of separating children from adult caregivers was mentioned by an attendee. On Saturday, June 16, the AAFP released a statement regarding the United States Department of Homeland Security’s Policy to Separate Children from Adult Caregivers.  Read the full statement here.  

Family Medicine Week is June 10-16, 2018…How Do you Care for Kansans?

KAFP FAMILY MEDICINE WEEK in Kansas is here –  June 10-16, 2018. We hope that you are able to attend the 2018 Annual Meeting “70 Years Caring for Kansans,” June 14-16 and we can celebrate FAMILY MEDICINE WEEK together! During the Annual Meeting, attendees can complete a fill-in-the-blank sign, “I care for Kansans by ____________.”  Then hold […]

Enjoy Wine?

KAFP-Foundation Make plans to attend this year’s KAFP-Foundation’s fundraiser, the Wine Tasting & Auction! This year’s event will be at AAFP Headquarters in Leawood, Kansas on Thursday, June 14 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.  We are celebrating our 70th Anniversary with historical memorabilia displayed during the event.  And it’s a great way to fellowship with your peers, sample […]

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KAFP Annual Meeting Celebration Begins this Week

KAFP The KAFP Annual Meeting countdown is here! Wednesday, June 13 is the pre-conference KSA Group Learning Session. And on Thursday, June 14, we will officially kick off the 2018 Annual Meeting, 70 Years Caring for Kansans!  All registrants should have already received a “Know Before You Go” e-mail with details about the conference.  You will want […]

Free Colorectal Cancer Screening Webinar Series begins June 28

American Cancer Society KAFP is partnering with the America Cancer Society (ACS) the Kansas Cancer Partnership, and other organizations, to offer free  Colorectal Cancer education during the summer months. View the CRC Screening Webinar Series flyer.  Topics include some the of the nation’s top subject matter experts on colorectal cancer as it relates to evidenced based interventions, […]

Celebrate Family Medicine Week — June 10-16, 2018

KAFP Mark your calendars! Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer, MD, officially proclaimed June 10-16, 2018 as FAMILY MEDICINE WEEK in Kansas, during a signing ceremony last week in Topeka. We celebrate our 70th Anniversary during the 2018 Annual Meeting “70 Years Caring for Kansans,” June 14-16. You are invited to celebrate FAMILY MEDICINE WEEK with us […]