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2014 Heart Conference

December 11-12, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.
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2015 KAFP-Foundation poster contest
KAFP
New! Announcement:
Contest now open to all active, resident (including fellow) and student members
Deadline for Receipt of Abstract: Feb. 27

Call for abstracts: The Kansas Academy of Family Physicians-Foundation (KAFP-F) invites all medical student, resident and active members to submit an abstract for the 2015 Poster Contest, which will be held June 13 during the KAFP Annual Meeting in Wichita.

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Seeking Kansas Family Physician of the Year nominations
KAFP
Each year, KAFP seeks out the best and brightest family physicians to recognize as Kansas Family Physician of the Year (FPOY). Nominations are now open for 2015 FPOY.

You can submit your nomination for Kansas FPOY three ways:

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PRODUCT SHOWCASE
  Recruit your next healthcare provider

Let the Kansas Recruitment and Retention Center (KRRC) help find your next healthcare provider. We work with physicians, PA/APRNs, nurses, and allied health healthcare providers who are interested in practicing in a rural or underserved Kansas community. KRRC is administered by KU Medical Center, Rural Health Education and Services.
 


CMS open payment data available to public
CMS
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released to the public the first wave of payment data by pharmaceutical and device manufacturers to physicians and teaching hospitals. The CMS Open Payment system was created to increase transparency and accountability in health care.
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SAM Group Learning: Childhood Illness module
KAFP
You are invited to KAFP's Self Assessment Module Group Learning Session: Childhood Illness Nov. 21 at KU School of Medicine-Wichita campus. The SAM Group Learning Session will assist you in completing your American Board of Family Medicine maintenance of Certification process.
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Convenient "On Demand" DOT Training Course available
KAFP
Participate in the On Demand Training Course at your leisure. KAFP has partnered with the Iowa AFP to produce an "On Demand Training Course" which allows you to complete this important training from the comfort of your home or office on your schedule. Watch at your leisure from the comfort of your home or office on YOUR schedule.
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Still time to register!
AAFP Assembly in Washington, DC

AAFP
Join thousands of your colleagues for the 2014 AAFP Assembly, Oct. 21-25, in Washington, D.C. It's not too late to register!

See Assembly firsthand in this brief video shot onsite last year.

Take five days to learn, connect and be inspired. Choose from 300-plus CME sessions and many other innovative ways to learn, share, and grow.

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Refer parents and patients to www.vaccineinformation.org
IAC Express
IAC's website for the public, www.vaccineinformation.org, is one of the most user-friendly sources of scientifically accurate and easily navigable immunization information on the Web today. Titled "Vaccine Information You Need," the website offers parents, other adults, legislators, the media and all interested visitors a one-stop shop for learning about vaccines and their importance. Please share this information with your patients.
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Iowa Academy of Family Physicians Winter 2015 CME Getaway: Cruise the Eastern Caribbean
Iowa Academy of Family Physicians
Cooler temperatures and snow are just around the corner! Help cure the winter blues by joining fellow family physicians on the 2015 Winter Continuing Medical Education (CME) Getaway aboard the Celebrity Constellation. The Iowa AFP group will set sail Jan. 16-24, from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, with stops in Gustavia, St. Barts; St. Croix, USVI; San Juan, PR; and Labadee, Haiti. The cruise will give you a chance to escape the harsh Midwest winter, enjoy beautiful ports and receive quality CME.

The activity is sponsored by the Iowa Academy of Family Physicians, and they rely on attendees to speak on various topics, due to the nature of the conference. Learn more and register today!

Find out more about the ship, the ports to be visited, and all the fun that comes with cruising.

Please contact Katie Cox with questions or call 800.283.9370.

Hope the thought of warm ocean breezes and lovely tropical ports will entice you to join the group!.

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