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Posted on Monday, January 15, 2018

KAFP to offer RISE  Webinar Series beginning January 31

KAFP

KAFP invites you to a new program: RISE Webinar Series beginning Wednesday, January 31, 2018 from 12:15 - 12: 45 p.m. Click here for more information and to register!

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The goal is to help you improve your well-being as a physician, and rise above burnout with these four 2018 webinars: Jan. 31, April 4, August 29, Oct. 24.

KAFP is committed providing its members with quality CME that is applicable to you and your practice. 

Posted on Monday, January 15, 2018

KAFP wants YOU!

KAFP

KAFP wants YOU to volunteer for Family Doctor of the Day!  This volunteer program is made possible because physicians like you volunteer to spend a day at the capitol providing medical services as the Family Doctor of the Day (FDOD).

Several dates are open in the remainder of January and through February.  View the FDOD calendar online and email Michelle Corkins your desired volunteer dates.

Dates open in January: 17, 22, 24, 30, 31

Dates open in February: 2, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, 28

Posted on Monday, January 15, 2018

Last chance to register for Advocacy Day

KAFP

Join your fellow Kansas family physicians for Advocacy Day! If you have not already registered, you have until Monday, January 22 to register. Don't delay. Register here to join us in Topeka for a day full of learning about advocacy!

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
KMS/KaMMCO Building
623 SW 10th Ave, Topeka, KS 66612

Reception at Topeka Capitol Plaza Hotel 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
1717 SW Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66612

As you prepare to attend Advocacy Day, you are encouraged to make appointments to visit with your representatives. We have allowed time between 1:30 - 2:45 p.m. for you to meet with your representatives. Find your elected officials on AAFP.org.

Registration is FREE for residents & students; $30 for members and $60 for non-members.

Posted on Monday, January 15, 2018

Using screening checklists for vaccine contraindications helps protect your patients

IAC

The Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) Screening Checklists web page contains several checklists for vaccine contraindications that will help protect your patients. These checklists verify that a person is eligible for a particular vaccination on the day of the visit. The checklists can be downloaded for free from immunize.org and are available in other languages in addition to English.

Brief descriptions of four key screening checklists for vaccine contraindications are on IAC’s Screening Checklists web page.

Posted on Monday, January 15, 2018

Rural Health Care Marketing Conference

KU Rural Health

KU Rural Health Education and Services will host its 3rd Annual Rural Health Care Marketing Conference on Tuesday, February 27. Please share this with your marketing, community relations or foundation. 

Experienced presenters will deliver insights on market research, engaging employees in social media, starting out with video, content marketing (blogging, digital media, video), trends in social media, and a few features on new health care initiatives taking place in Kansas. 

Rural Health Care Marketing Conference
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 | 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
University of Kansas School of Medicine | 1010 N. Kansas, Wichita, KS 67214

Register today to take advantage of $99 Early Bird Special 

A continental breakfast, lunch, beverages and an afternoon snack are included with registration. Seating is limited.

Posted on Monday, January 15, 2018

Opioid Addiction ECHO Series

UKMC

The Opioid Addiction ECHO Series begins, Thursday, February 8 from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. and will continue weekly for 8 weeks through March 29, 2018.  Click here to register. This course calls all primary care clinicians and their team; emergency medicine clinicians; social and community Health workers, and public health professionals. Kansas needs more physicians, PAs, NPs waivered to prescribe opioid withdrawal management medication and help with the national epidemic.

If you have any questions, please call Project ECHO Director, Carla Deckert at 913-588-2081.

Posted on Monday, January 15, 2018

Attend AAFP Leadership Conferences

KAFP

AAFP has two Leadership Conferences you are encouraged to attend if interested in leadership opportunities! AAFP’s National Conference of Constituency Leaders (NCCL) and Annual Chapter Leadership Forum (ACLF) are both held in Kansas City, Missouri, April 26-28, 2018.  Click here for more information.

ACLF serves as a great orientation for emerging leaders who serve, or who are interested in serving, on the KAFP board or in leadership positions in other organizations. NCCL is the AAFP’s forum to address member issues specific to women, minorities, new physicians, international medical graduates (IMG) and GLBT physicians.

Posted on Monday, January 15, 2018

Represent Kansas at the AAFP NCCL
Seeking IMG and New Physician representatives

KAFP

Kansas Academy of Family Physicians is seeking members to serve as delegates to the American Academy of Family Physicians National Conference of Constituency Leaders (NCCL). 

The National Conference of Constituency Leaders (NCCL) is Thursday-Saturday, April 26-28, in Kansas City, MO.  It is the AAFP’s premier policy and leadership development event to underrepresented constituencies.

There are five recognized special constituencies at NCCL. The KAFP thanks physician members who have agreed to represent for LGBT, Minority and Women Physicians. We do still need a Kansas representative for International Medical Graduate (IMG) and New Physicians. If you are interested in serving as the IMG representative or the New Physician representative for Kansas, please send Carolyn an email expressing your interest by Monday, January 22

Posted on Monday, January 8, 2018

Advocacy Day registration soars

KAFP

Today we have 61 registrants for Advocacy Day! It is exciting to see attendance soar with eager physicians, residents and students ready to make a mark this legislative session. Help us increases the voice of family medicine and join us on January 24 in Topeka for a full day of legislative activities! Register here.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
KMS/KaMMCO Building
623 SW 10th Ave, Topeka, KS 66612

Reception at Topeka Capitol Plaza Hotel 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
1717 SW Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66612

As you prepare to attend Advocacy Day, you are encouraged to make appointments to visit with your representatives. We have allowed time between 1:30 - 2:45 p.m. for you to meet with your representatives. Find your elected officials on AAFP.org.

Registration is FREE for residents & students; $30 for members and $60 for non-members.

Posted on Monday, January 8, 2018

2018 KAFP Annual Meeting receives accreditation

KAFP

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 the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Mark your calendars!

2018 Annual Meeting: 70 Years Caring for Kansans

June 14-16, 2018

Overland Park Marriott, Overland Park, KS

In addition, KAFP will offer a KSA Pre-Session on June 13.

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