Residents & Students

The Kansas Academy of Family Physicians has 1,730 members which includes a total of 122 resident members and 437 student members. The KAFP is a resource and advocate for Kansas family medicine residents and students. KAFP provides these benefits to resident and student members:

  • Free membership for students
  • Kansas Residency programs provide membership for their residents
  • Complimentary registration to the Annual Meeting and Advocacy Day
  • Advocacy Afternoon, a free advocacy training exclusively for residents and students
  • Opportunity to present research during Poster Presentations at the Annual Meeting
  • Faces in Family Medicine mentorship program for students 
  • Scholarships and Grants
    • Financial assistance for each KU campus to send students to the AAFP National Conference.
    • Scholarships for residents’ international medical mission trips. 
    • Awards for med-students who promote the values of family medicine.
  • Board involvement
    • Residents: Each residency program as a Resident Representative and a Resident Observer on the KAFP Board of Directors to ensure the resident voice is heard.
    • Students: Each KU campus has a student representative on the KAFP Board of Directors.
    • Students and residents may volunteer to participate on a KAFP Committee.
    • One resident seat on the Foundation Board of Trustees.

Photos of Students & Residents