Monthly Archives: April 2012

Gerry Tolbert, MD takes KAFP ‘viral’

Great video by one of our members —

Let’s us know what you think?

By |April 24th, 2012|Hot Topics|

Congrads Dr. Bradley – PCMH Certification

Family physician Jeremy Bradley MD FAAFP has received The Healthcare Incentives Improvement Institute’s (HCI3) first Bridges to Excellence Patient Centered Medical Home Award in Kentucky.

In the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH), patient care is facilitated by use of electronic registries, health information technology, clinical practice guidelines, and other means to assure that patients receive the […]

By |April 21st, 2012|News|

Prescription Drug Bill Sign by Governor

From Legislative Digest …
FRANKFORT — Legislation addressing prescription-drug abuse in the state was sent to the governor’s desk today after gaining approval from the full General Assembly.
House Bill 1, sponsored by House Speaker Greg Stumbo, D-Prestonsburg, and Rep. John Tilley, D-Hopkinsville, will make registration with and use of the Kentucky All Schedule Prescription Electronic Reporting […]

By |April 21st, 2012|Hot Topics|

Louisville Family Medicine Visit

I had a wonderful visit to Louisville on Thursday, April 19th. I visited the U of L Residency progam in Family Medicine and presented my optimistic talk “It’s a great time to be a Family Physician!”   Thanks to Mike Ostapchuk, MD (residency director) and Tanya Keenan, MA (program assistant) for their welcome and hospitality. […]

By |April 20th, 2012|President's Blog|

Foundation for Healthy Kentucky Conference on PCMH — Jeffrey Brenner, MD

This is Dr. Jeffrey Brenner’s video presentation titled ‘Bending the Cost Curve and Improving Quality in the Poorest Cities’.  Dr. Breener is a family physician practicing in an FQHC in NJ.  The video has discussed in it about PCMH and ACO … his presentation starts at 00:30 and runs approximately hour and 30 minutes.

By |April 18th, 2012|News|



By |April 16th, 2012|Uncategorized|

KAFP 2012 Spring Journal

Click to view: KAFP 2012 Spring Journal

By |April 10th, 2012|News|


I visited with the residents at the Eastern Kentucky Family Medicine Residency program in Hazard on Friday April 6th. I received a nice tour of the facilities from their director, Angela Rice, DO and residency asssistant, Heather Pennington. The residents seemed to enjoy my talk “It’s a great time to be a family physician!” It’s […]

By |April 10th, 2012|President's Blog|

West Virginia Academy of Family Physicians

This past weekend I visited Charleston West Virginia for the WVAFP annual meeting and CME event. The KAFP and WVAFP share Gerry Stover (Executive Vice President) and Janice Hechesky (Executive Assistant). They did a great job and put on a well-attended meeting. It was good to see two KAFP members as invited presenters–Rick Miles, MD  and […]

By |April 3rd, 2012|President's Blog|


On March 29th, I had the opportunity to visit The University of Pikeville College of Osteopathic Medicine. I got the chance to meet with some students, talk with Dean Randy Litman, and I  received a tour of their new (not quite finished!) medical school building. The new building will be an awesome addition. I also […]

By |April 3rd, 2012|President's Blog|