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KAAP Members Speak Out to Protect Medicaid

KAAP Members Speak Out to Protect Medicaid

July 7, 2017 No Comments

KAAP members took to twitter and newspapers to speak out to protect Medicaid funding. There is still time to add your voice to the conversation! Share the commentary in the Kansas City Star written by KAAP member Pam Shaw, MD, FAAP on social media.  Call KS Senators: Jerry Moran – D.C. (202) 224-6521 Pat Roberts –  D.C.  (202) 224-4774 Leave a […]

Prairie Star Health Center Earns Breastfeeding Designation

Prairie Star Health Center Earns Breastfeeding Designation

June 20, 2017 No Comments

Congratulations to Prairie Star Health Center in Hutchinson for earning a 4 Star Kansas Breastfeeding Friendly Practice Designation. While earning the designation the clinic worked to make policies and environmental changes supportive of breastfeeding. Staff was educated on how to best encourage mothers to reach their breastfeeding goals, and what kind of community support is […]

Contact Your Senators – Protect Medicaid

Contact Your Senators – Protect Medicaid

June 14, 2017 No Comments

The Kansas Chapter of AAP needs your help to advocate for Kansas Kids.  The American Health Care Act (AHCA) that passed the US House includes major cuts to the Medicaid program that serves 37 million children across the US and is now headed to the Senate.  We need to let our US Senators know that […]

Save the Date – PIP Fall 2017

Save the Date – PIP Fall 2017

May 25, 2017 No Comments

Save the Date! October 5, 2017 – KAAP 40th Anniversary dinner Progress in Pediatrics (PIP) – Fall 2017 October 5-6, 2017 Hotel at Old Town Wichita, KS Exhibitor Information More information and online registration available soon!

HMG Pediatric Clinic Earns 5 Star Breastfeeding Designation

HMG Pediatric Clinic Earns 5 Star Breastfeeding Designation

May 9, 2017 No Comments

Congratulations to the HMG Pediatric Clinic in Hays for earning a 5 star Kansas Breastfeeding Friendly Practice Designation! The entire staff went through an on-site training that focused on creating an environment in the clinic that is supportive of breastfeeding mothers. Having an office policy, making physical changes to the office by hanging the “Breastfeeding Welcome […]

Treatment Strategies for Tobacco-Free Recovery

Treatment Strategies for Tobacco-Free Recovery

May 4, 2017 No Comments

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Kansas is hosting an event featuring national expert Jill Williams, MD who will provide the latest research and treatment strategies to address tobacco dependence for people living with mental illness or  addiction. There is not cost to attend and lunch is provided for those attending the morning session. Event details: June […]

Pediatrics in Review (PIR) is approved for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) part 2

Pediatrics in Review (PIR) is approved for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) part 2

February 6, 2017 No Comments

From the May 18, 2016 minutes of the Advisory Committee to the Board on Publishing (ACBOPUB): “Pediatrics in Review (PIR) is approved for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) part 2, starting in January 2017, offering 20 MOC points.” From the January 2017 Division of Journal Publishing ACBOPUB Management Report: “The journal is approved to offer 30 Part 2 Maintenance […]

KAAP Members Speak Out to Protect Medicaid

KAAP members took to twitter and newspapers to speak out to protect Medicaid funding. There is still time to...

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