Low breastfeeding rates in Kansas is costing the state millions, and we all have a part to play in increasing breastfeeding rates in our community. Hospitals, employers and physicians can do better in Kansas to promote and support breastfeeding mothers. KAAP members can receive free CME education and a tool kit when they register for the […]
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This is a Webinar on the Kansas VFC program with presenter Phil Griffin, Deputy Director, Bureau of Disease control and Prevention at KDHE. This recording of a live webinar features a 25 minute presentation and 20 minutes of Q&A. Topics reviewed: What is a VFC program? Program Requirements Vaccine Borrowing Transferring Vaccines Oct 1, 2016 WebIZ Requirement Watch the VFC webinar
Regisgration is now open for the KAAP fall CME meeting, Progress in Pediatrics (PIP)! September 15-16, 2015 Hotel at Old Town Wichita, KS Network with pediatric professionals from across Kansas and learn about the latest in pediatrics from expert speakers. Meet the faculty, read the full agenda, and register here.
Exhibitors can now register for Progress in Pediatrics – Fall 2016! Pediatric professionals from across Kansas will gather in Wichita September 15th and 16th to hear expert speakers give updates on important topics. Click here for exhibitor information
We had a great turn out at the KAAP 2016 Spring CME Meeting April 21st and 22nd on the Country Club Plaza! Thanks to everyone who came out, we hope to see you in Wichita in the Fall. Here are a few pictures from the event:
The KAAP officer election wrapped up last week, and we are pleased to announce the following candidates have been elected as the 2016-2018 officers as of July 1, 2016: President-Elect: Lisa Gilmer, MD, FAAP Treasurer: Dennis Cooley, MD, FAAP Jennifer Mellick, MD, FAAP will become KAAP president July 1st.
Cutting Edge Technology to Prevent Cancer – The HPV Vaccine Strategies to Increase Immunizations in Children and Adolescents Take advantage of these two free CME opportunities provided by KAAP. Each activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM. The first webinar will focus on the HPV disease prevalence, vaccination recommendations, and framing a message […]
Congratulations to Pediatric Partners, PA in Overland Park for earning the Kansas Breastfeeding Friendly Practice Designation! Pediatric Partners, PA received a one-hour training and tool kit with materials they can use to make sure they are supportive of the breastfeeding mothers who come to their practice. 85% of women in Kansas initiate breastfeeding, make sure your […]
Kristie Clark, MD, FAAP “As a Mother of two boys and an urban-trained Pediatrician who works in a rural area and volunteers internationally, I believe that I will serve the Kansas Chapter of the AAP well and provide unique perspective on carrying out the AAP’s mission to achieve optimal health for all children. “ Kristie Clark, MD, […]
Assessing the capacity of Kansas to meet the needs of CYSHCN and their families. Learn more about regional meetings to help increase access to medical homes, help families navigate community based services and serve children with special health care needs (CYSHCN). Click here for informational flyer.