Our Rural Health Education Subcommittee has planned exceptional content for the Mid to West Rural Health Equity Summit attendees.

With a mix of speakers from Kansas and Colorado, we know the sessions and content will provide rural family physicians with information, research and best practices to improve your practice and the care you deliver in your community.

The following schedule is subject to change.

Schedule at-a-glance

Wednesday, Oct. 13

  • 3:00 p.m. | Optional Tour: Tour of United States Olympic & Paralympic Museum
  • 6:00 p.m. | Optional Dine Around Dinner

Thursday, Oct. 14

  • 7:30 – 8:00 a.m. | Supporter Coffee Conversation
  • 7:30 – 8:00 a.m. | Breakfast
  • 8:00 a.m. – Noon | CME
  • Noon – 12:30 p.m. | Lunch
  • 12:30 – 5:00 p.m. | CME
  • 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. | Reception with Exhibitors
  • 6:30 p.m. | Optional Dine Around Dinner

Friday, Oct. 15

  • 6:30 – 7:30 a.m. | Optional Group Fitness Class
  • 7:30 – 8:00 a.m. | Supporter Coffee Conversation
  • 7:30 – 8:45 a.m. | Breakfast
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. | CME

Wednesday, Oct. 13

Time
Topic
2:00 – 6:00 p.m. Registration Opens
3:00 p.m. Optional: Tour of United States Olympic & Paralympic Museum
6:00 p.m. Optional: Dine Around Dinner

Thursday, Oct. 14

Time
Topic
Speaker
7:30 – 8:00 a.m. Supporter Coffee Conversation
7:30 – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:00 – 8:45 a.m. Innovative and Collaborative Care Teams
8:45 – 9:30 a.m. Engaging with other Specialties
9:30 – 10:00 a.m. Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Telehealth, Payment Parity and Access to Broadband
11:00 – 11:30 a.m. eConsultation
11:30 a.m. – Noon Local, State, and Federal Issues
Noon – 12:30 p.m. Lunch with Exhibitors
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Chapter Breakout Sessions

Kansas

  • Medicaid Expansion

Colorado

  • TBD
1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Physician Wellness
2:15 – 2:45 p.m. Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
2:45 – 3:45 p.m. Breaking Down Barriers for OB/GYN Care in Rural Communities
3:45 – 4:30 p.m. What’s Unique to the Rural Physician Toolbox?
4:30 – 5:00 p.m. Rural Health Equity
6:30 p.m. Optional: Dine Around Dinner

Friday, Oct. 15

Time
Topic
Speaker
6:30 – 7:30 a.m. Optional: Group Fitness Class
7:30 – 8:45 a.m. Breakfast
7:30 – 8:00 a.m. Supporter Coffee Conversation
8:00 – 8:45 a.m. Breakfast Round Table Discussions & Networking
8:00 – 8:45 a.m. Focus Group
8:45 – 9:15 a.m. Physician Retention
9:15 – 9:45 a.m. Practice Management for the Rural Family Physician
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Physician Recruitment to Rural Communities
11:00 a.m. – Noon The Future of Family Medicine
Noon – 12:15 p.m. Wrap Up and Next Steps

Application for CME credit will be filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians.  KAFP anticipates learners will be eligible for a minimum of 12 CME credits after full participation in this conference.

Thank You Rural Health Sub Committee

Please take a moment to recognize and appreciate the KAFP members who have worked on developing this high-quality CME schedule.  They have met multiple times to discuss what is important to rural family physicians and invite speakers who can deliver the best content for you.  Thank you to this sub committee for your hard work and dedication!