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Dr. Munger is elected AAFP President-elect: I am sure my feet may touch the ground soon, but at this point I'm still walking on air about M2's election as AAFP President-elect! Special thanks to the onsite team: Jen Brull, Michelle Corkins, Gretchen Dickson, Doug Gruenbacher, John & Deb Feehan, Lynn Fisher, Rick Kellerman, Jen McKenney, Bob Moser, Donna, Kelsey & Kevin Munger, and Diane Steere. It was a fabulous week in Orlando for KAFP.
|Mike Munger M.D., FAAFP elected AAFP President-elect
KAFP is proud to announce that Mike Munger M.D., FAAFP is your new AAFP President-elect! The AAFP Congress of Delegates met in Orlando, Fla., Sept. 19-21 and elected/installed new officers. Others elected or chosen by acclamation are:
Don't miss the upcoming fall Kansas Family Physician for highlights.
- Speaker of the Congress — Javette Orgain, M.D., MPH, of Chicago
- Vice Speaker — Alan Schwartzstein, M.D., of Oregon, WI.
- Directors — Robert Raspa, M.D., of Orange Park, FL.; Leonard Reeves, M.D., of Rome, GA.; and Ada Stewart, M.D., RPh., of Columbia, SC
- New physician Board member — Matthew Burke, M.D., of Arlington, VA
- Resident Board member — Stewart Decker, M.D., of Klamath Falls, OR
- Student Board member — Lauren Abdul-Majeed, of Chicago, IL
We are getting excited about our 2nd annual 5K run and 1.5 Mile walk coming up in 10 days! This is a fun event for a great cause! Check your calendars and if you have not yet signed up, please join us! www.letsmovekansas.com
We are pleased to offer a registration special to all who have not yet registered: Registration prices did not increase September 26, but will remain the same until October 8, race day – that is a $5 savings per registrant!
$40 NOW $35 – Ages 20
$30 NOW $25 – Ages 1-19
Additional special discounts are available for residents and medical students – please call 316.721.9005 for code. Teams of 5 or more receive a $3 per team member discount.
There will be cash prizes, a live DJ and food. Everyone receives a swag bag full of goodies and race T-shirt.
Wichita Nephrology Group is the presenting sponsor. Thank you to all of our sponsors!
Don't miss this webinar providing you with the tools you need to be a social media savvy physician. It promises to be full of valuable and actionable content. And it's free! Register here.
Patients often look to their physician to answer the question of "when is a good time for my child my child to be active in a sport, start music lessons, etc.?" Here is an article: Helping Families Choose Age-Appropriate Extracurricular Activities which highlights a healthy amount of extracurricular activities for age, parent perceptions and spotting sights of burnout. Feel free to post it to your clinic website and share with your patients.
KU Rural Health
Are you a Kansas health care physician recruiting providers to a rural or underserved area? If so, this Academy is for you! (Please note: although this activity and KAFP both have the word "Academy" in them, KAFP is not directly related.)
Join 3RNet for this eight-part webinar series featuring national experts on health care recruitment and retention.
The first webinar is Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 1:30 p.m. CST. Click here to download flyer.
To learn more, sign-up and view the upcoming webinars, visit http://bit.ly/recruitingacademy
Through its partnership with the State Office of Rural Health, The Kansas Recruitment and Retention Center (KRRC) is proud to be Kansas' representative for 3RNet. KRRC and 3RNet share a common goal to improve rural and underserved communities' access to quality health care through recruitment of physicians and other health care professionals and develop community based recruitment and retention activities.
Contact Rural Health Education and Services, Kansas Recruitment and Retention Center for questions or to get your free access code at 316.293.2649 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This series is sponsored by the Kansas Recruitment and Retention Center for Kansas health care physicians and organizations at no cost.
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