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KAFP Advocacy Update: Memorandum to All Membership







TO: All Membership
FROM: Patty Swiney, MD, co-Chair of Advocacy
DATE: May 25, 2017
SUBJECT: Pending June 16th Governor Executive Order

The KAFP Advocacy Committee deems it necessary to keep its membership informed on current legislative issues that can affect the ability of family doctors to provide quality and effective healthcare to all Kentuckians. As such, we want to […]

By |May 25th, 2017|Hot Topics|

Updated Resolutions to All Member Business Meeting

Please direct any questions to Secretary Molly Rutherford, MD in care of

By |June 20th, 2016|Hot Topics, News|

New Fresh Perspectives Blog Post from Dr. Gerry Tolbert: “FPs Are ‘Soldiers in Field’ Against Outbreaks”

With the possibility of local Zika virus outbreaks looming, Gerry Tolbert, M.D., writes in the latest Fresh Perspectives blog post that preventing the spread of infectious disease relies on physicians being able to detect and report cases.

By |April 27th, 2016|Hot Topics|

AAFP Launches Family Medicine for Health Campaign

Click Here to Learn More

By |December 3rd, 2014|Hot Topics|

Links to State Mandated CME — FREE

Click Here for FREE course that qualifys for 3 credits towards HB1 (Opioid/substance abuse requirement) “Extended-Release and Long-Acting Opioid Analgesics Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy”
Click Here for FREE HIV/AIDS 2 Hour Update for Kentucky Health Professionals Search for Course #15902
Click Here for UK’s CECentral that offers the following FREE courses for HB1 (Opiod/substance abuse […]

By |November 24th, 2014|Hot Topics|

Opportunities to become an KAFP Board Member

The Kentucky Academy of Family Physicians is looking for 4 (four) At Large Directors to serve on the Board.  To apply please download the attached application —

By |November 24th, 2014|Hot Topics|

The practice of family medicine is often misunderstood by Ann M. Rodden, DO — KAFP Member

The practice of family medicine is often misunderstood
ctober 25, 2014

Family medicine is a specialty with no limitation on age or medical condition.

With such a large scope of coverage, the practice of family medicine is often misunderstood. Family physicians are trained to care for a majority of their patient’s health care needs and […]

By |October 29th, 2014|Hot Topics|

Hospital/Health Care Conference Call on Ebola Preparedness

Hospital/Health Care Conference Call on Ebola Preparedness
Friday, October 17 at 12-1PM EST

Hospital CEOs and leadership, Infection Control Officers, Hospital Emergency Preparedness Managers and HPP Coordinators, EMS management, other health care leadership and health care providers:

Please join the Kentucky Department for Public Health and Commissioner Dr. Stephanie Mayfield for a statewide health care conference call related to […]

By |October 17th, 2014|Hot Topics|

KY DOT Cabinet looking for Medical Review Officers

The DOT Cabinet is seeking licensed medical providers to serve on the Medical Review Board.  Meeting are held once a month.  Board members are compensated $200 per meeting and reimbursed for necessary expenses incurred.  Currently, the meetings are held in Frankfort, but the Cabinet is looking to expand panels through out the state.  If interested […]

By |September 11th, 2014|Hot Topics|

Vaccine Purchasing Service

Lower Your Vaccine Costs With Atlantic Health Partners!
Atlantic Health Partners offers KAFP members the most favorable prices and terms on the entire portfolio of Sanofi Pasteur and Merck vaccines. With full availability of all products from the manufacturers you get the best prices on a wide range of pediatric, adolescent, and adult immunizations.
Atlantic also provides […]

By |August 12th, 2014|Hot Topics|