Entries by Jesse Soyez

New and improved KAFP website for members

The Kansas Academy of Family Physicians welcomes you to the new and improved KAFP website!  We hope you will enjoy a better online presence that communicates our vision and mission to serve you and keep you informed and connected. The website name remains the same – be sure and bookmark it at www.kafponline.org to keep […]

Submit 2017 data, begin collecting for 2018

The time has come to report your 2017 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) performance data to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and begin collecting your data for 2018. The CMS portal is now open and will accept 2017 MIPS data until March 31, 2018. You must submit data by the March 31 deadline to […]

2018 KAFP Annual Meeting receives accreditation

The 2018 KAFP Annual Meeting has been planned and accreditation has been awarded by the American Academy of Family Physicians: This Live activity, 2018 KAFP Annual Meeting, with a beginning date of 06/14/2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 15.75 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only […]

Tobacco training and resources to help patients quit tobacco

Don’t let your patients New Year’s resolutions go by the wayside… help your patients make a tobacco quit attempt in 2018. It often takes 7 to 9 quit attempts before successfully overcoming tobacco and the majority of patients indicate that a healthcare provider’s advice to quit is a strong motivator in taking the first step. […]

AAFP-Foundation announces the 2018 Sandra L. Panther Fellowship in the History of Family Medicine

The Center for the History of Family Medicine (CHFM) is proud to announce its eighth annual Fellowship in the History of Family Medicine. Now renamed the Sandra L. Panther Fellowship in the History of Family Medicine in honor of former AAFP Foundation executive director Sandra L. “Sandy” Panther, interested family physicians, residents, students, other health […]