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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, 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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
- 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.
Thank you for considering being a voice for your patients and for family medicine.
The Center for the History of Family Medicine is accepting applications for the 2019 Sandra L. Panther Fellowship in the History of Family Medicine. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. CDT on Sunday, March 31. All applications will be reviewed in April, with the fellowship recipient to be announced by May 31. Complete fellowship rules, application forms, and instructions are available online.
The award provides up to $2,000 to support travel, lodging, and incidental expenses related to research on a project of the applicant’s choosing dealing with the history of general practice, family practice, or family medicine in the United States. Interested family physicians, other health professionals, historians, scholars, educators, scientists, and others are invited to apply.
Contact Don Ivey by email or at extension 6007 with questions.
This two-part webcast provides evidence-based strategies and tactics to increase influenza rates, particularly among patients 50 years and older and those patients with chronic diseases.
Moderated by family physicians Thomas Koinis, MD and Margot Savoy, MD, this free webcast offers a review of primary updates to current influenza guidance and recommendations.
Watch the webcast now.
Supported through an unrestricted grant from Sanofi Pasteur.
The AAFP is now accepting applications for posters for the 2019 National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students, July 25–27 in Kansas City, MO. The conference provides one of the largest forums for residents and students to display their research and special projects.
Residents and students can submit poster applications on the following topics:
Up to 50 posters will be selected for onsite display during the conference. Of those, the top 12 will be invited to give a brief oral presentation for peer review. One resident and one student will be awarded first place and earn a trip to the 2019 AAFP Family Medicine Experience (FMX), September 24–28 in Philadelphia, PA, to display their posters.
- Clinical inquiry
- Community project
- Educational program
Applications are due by April 1.
There is still time to register for the Kansas Healthcare Ethics Conference "Conversations in Ethics: The Difficult, Diverse and Rewarding" on Wednesday, March 27 in Wichita. The conference agenda includes topics on opioid use disorders, human trafficking, elder maltreatment, ethics of digital health information and more sponsored by Wichita Medical Research & Education Foundation (WMREF).
Kansas Healthcare Ethics Conference
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Eugene M Hughes Metropolitan Complex
5015 E 29th Street N
7701 Las Colinas Ridge, Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063