2019 KAFP Annual Meeting Offers 20.50 CME Credits

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The 2019 KAFP Annual Meeting “Connect. Interact. Learn.” online registration is now open! The Annual Meeting Schedule is packed full of quality CME with a variety of topics such as social determinants of health, wound care, smart technology with children, long acting reversible contraception, POCUS, prostate cancer and more! Up to 20.50 CME credits are available! For more information go to 2019 Annual Meeting and view information for attendees, speakers, and/or supporters/exhibitors.

June 5, 2019 | 1:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Pre-Conference Session:
MAT Waiver Training
Free for KAFP members

June 6-8, 2019

KAFP Annual Meeting
Connect. Interact. Learn.
Wichita Marriott, Wichita, KS

This Live activity, Kansas-AFP 2019 Annual Meeting, with a beginning date of 06/05/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 20.50 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Free MAT Waiver Training for KAFP Members

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The Pre-Conference Session for the 2019 Annual Meeting is FREE for KAFP members!  Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Waiver Training will be offered Wednesday, June 5 from 1:00 – 5:30 p.m. by presenters Daniel Warren, MD and Laurel Witt, MD.

Pre-Conference Session: MAT Waiver Training
June 5, 2019 | 1:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Wichita Marriott

Two ways to register:

  1. Register for MAT Waiver Training & KAFP Annual Meeting together 
  2. Register for MAT Waiver Training only

Registration is free for KAFP members and  $50 for non-members.  Register today to save your seat!

Thank you to CKF Addiction Treatment for providing an educational grant to support this event.

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Upcoming RISE Webinar Focuses on Wellness Through Personal Leadership Development

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The RISE program is a wellness initiative of KAFP designed to help Kansas family physicians RISE above burnout. Register for the upcoming free RISE Webinar Series on Wednesday, March 27, 12:15 – 12:45 p.m. “Caution, turn around don’t drown: Wellness through personal leadership development,” featuring Tina Khan, Community and Personal Leadership Consultant with Kansas Alliance for Wellness.

There is no charge for the RISE Webinar Series. However, registration is required to receive the log-in information for the webinar.

RISE resources include:

RISE: Restore, Invigorate, Strengthen, Energize.

 

2019 KAFP Annual Meeting Online Registration Now Open

KAFP

The 2019 KAFP Annual Meeting “Connect. Interact. Learn.” online registration is now open! The Annual Meeting Schedule is packed full of quality CME with a variety of topics such as, hepatitis C, prostate cancer, COPD, obesity, diabetes, pediatrics, lupus, social determinants of health and more! Up to 20.50 CME credits are available! For more information go to 2019 Annual Meeting and view information for attendees, speakers, and/or supporters/exhibitors.

June 5, 2019 | 1:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Pre-Conference Session:
MAT Waiver Training
Free for KAFP members

June 6-8, 2019

KAFP Annual Meeting
Connect. Interact. Learn.
Wichita Marriott, Wichita, KS

This Live activity, Kansas-AFP 2019 Annual Meeting, with a beginning date of 06/05/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 20.50 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

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Wellness Through Personal Leadership Development – March 27

KAFP

The RISE program is a wellness initiative of KAFP designed to help Kansas family physicians RISE above burnout. Register for the upcoming free RISE Webinar Series on Wednesday, March 27, 12:15 – 12:45 p.m. “Caution, turn around don’t drown: Wellness through personal leadership development,” featuring Tina Khan, Community and Personal Leadership Consultant with Kansas Alliance for Wellness.

RISE Webinar: Caution, turn around don’t drown: Wellness through personal leadership development
Wednesday, March 27
12:15 – 12:45 p.m.

There is no charge for the RISE Webinar Series. However, registration is required to receive the log-in information for the webinar.

RISE resources include:

RISE: Restore, Invigorate, Strengthen, Energize.

 

Send Medicaid Expansion Editorial to Your Local Newspaper

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Show your support of Medicaid Expansion by penning an opinion editorial for your local newspaper(s)! The Kansas Hospital Association has asked for KAFP to join them in promoting physician written opinion editorials in support of Medicaid Expansion. Watch this video about Medicaid Expansion and see how it affects real people. Do you have a passion for Medicaid Expansion? Do you have a few good examples of how it has affected you, your patients, your practice, your community? If so, please take the time to pen an opinion editorial for your local newspaper(s) by April 1. View this example editorial to inspire your writing.

Tips for success!

  • At minimum 2-3 strong paragraphs, at maximum 1 page typed.
  • Tell a compelling story that tugs at the heart strings.
  • Please include this information at end of your editorial: [INSERT PHYSICIAN NAME] has practiced family medicine in [INSERT PHYSICIAN CITY] for [INSERT YEARS] years, and is a member of the Kansas Academy of Family Physicians.

Contact our office if you would like any assistance in writing or editing and/or identifying newspaper(s) to contact. Call 316-721-9005 or e-mail Michelle Corkins.

Thank you for considering being a voice for your patients and for family medicine.

Pen an Editorial Supporting Medicaid Expansion

Expanding KanCare is not only morally right, it's fiscally smart. Watch the stories of Kansans across the state urging their leaders to expand KanCare this session, once and for all.

Posted by Alliance for a Healthy Kansas on Wednesday, February 6, 2019

KAFP

Show your support of Medicaid Expansion by penning an opinion editorial for your local newspaper(s)!  The Kansas Hospital Association has asked for KAFP to join them in promoting physician written opinion editorials in support of Medicaid Expansion.  Do you have a passion for Medicaid Expansion?  Do you have a few good examples of how it has affected you, your patients, your practice, your community?  If so, please take the time to pen an opinion editorial for your local newspaper(s) by April 1.

Tips for success!

  • At minimum 2-3 strong paragraphs, at maximum 1 page typed.
  • Tell a compelling story that tugs at the heart strings.
  • Please include this information at end of your editorial: [INSERT PHYSICIAN NAME] has practiced family medicine in [INSERT PHYSICIAN CITY] for [INSERT YEARS] years, and is a member of the Kansas Academy of Family Physicians.
  • View this example editorial to inspire your writing.

KAFP wants to make it easy for you to show your support for Medicaid Expansion through an Opinion Editorial. Contact our office if you would like any assistance in writing or editing and/or identifying newspaper(s) to contact. Call 316-721-9005 or e-mail Michelle Corkins.

Thank you for considering being a voice for your patients and for family medicine.

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Register today for RISE Webinar on March 27

KAFP

The RISE program is a wellness initiative of KAFP designed to help Kansas family physicians RISE above burnout. Register for the upcoming free RISE Webinar Series on Wednesday, March 27, 12:15 – 12:45 p.m. “Caution, turn around don’t drown: Wellness through personal leadership development,” featuring Tina Khan, Community and Personal Leadership Consultant with Kansas Alliance for Wellness.

There is no charge for the RISE Webinar Series. However, registration is required to receive the log-in information for the webinar.

RISE resources include:

RISE: Restore, Invigorate, Strengthen, Energize.

 

2019 KAFP Annual Meeting Online Registration Opens March 1

KAFP

The 2019 KAFP Annual Meeting “Connect. Interact. Learn.” online registration opens March 1! Be sure and check it out the KAFP website on March 1 for registration and schedule: 2019 Annual Meeting.

Please mark your calendars now to attend!

2019 Annual Meeting: Connect. Interact. Learn.
June 6-8, 2019
Wichita Marriott in Wichita, Kansas

KAFP will offer a Pre-Conference Session: MAT Waiver Training on Wednesday, June 5. No additional charge for KAFP members.

This Live activity, Kansas-AFP 2019 Annual Meeting , with a beginning date of 06/05/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 20.50 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Volunteer to Serve at the Statehouse

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The Family Doctor of the Day is almost filled for the 2019 legislative session. We only have seven slots left! If you are an active member or resident with a Kansas license, you are eligible to serve as the Family Doctor of the Day (FDOD) at the Statehouse during the legislative session. Please sign up and say yes to serving as Family Doctor of the Day at the Statehouse. Let’s get 100 percent slots filled!

Upcoming open dates include:
February 27
March 12, 15, 19
April 1
May 6, 8

Your time is appreciated!

Go to the FDOD web page for a complete calendar listing with instructions and to sign-up or contact Michelle Corkins at 316.721.9005.

FDOD volunteers report to the Capitol Building in Topeka at 9:00 a.m. and stay until 3:00 p.m. taking care of legislators, staff and sometimes even visitors who need medical attention.