The King County Academy of Family Physicians (KCAFP) is a professional medical society dedicated to maintaining high standards of family medicine. Family medicine is the medical specialty that provides continuing and comprehensive health care for the individual and family. It is the specialty in breadth which integrates the biological, clinical, and behavioral sciences. The scope of family medicine encompasses all ages, both sexes, each organ system, and every disease entity.
Fall Member Meeting
"Relationships as Medicine"
Elizabeth Hughes, MD
Join us for our November member meeting at FareStart in the PacMed tower. Dr. Hughes will cover the science regarding the therapeutic value of interpersonal relationships and train attendees in methods to foster strong relationships as a means to improve patient outcomes. Enjoy good food, networking, and earn CME!
This Live activity, Relationships as Medicine, with a beginning date of11/03/2016, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
2016 Resident Seminar & Career Fair
The Family Medicine Professional Development Seminar is specifically designed for 3rd-year and graduating family medicine residents. Attendees will learn about:
- Different practice settings
- Managing a successful practice
- Evaluating the financial health of a practice
- Contract negotiation
- Malpractice insurance
- Self-marketing techniques
- Loan repayment programs
Explore career opportunities in family medicine at the Family Medicine Resident Career Fair. Meet one-on-one with recruiters from across the state and find a practice that matches
your lifestyle, your interests and your future goals.
Dr. Anna Chavelle 1933 - 2016
Anna was a true pioneer of Family Medicine in the Seattle area and played central roles in the foundation of the UW Department of Family Medicine, student teaching programs, UWSOM, WAFP and WSMA. She passed away on September 15, 2016.
September 20-24 AAFP FMX Conference in Orlando, FL
October 21-22 Family Medicine Resident Professional Development Seminar & Career Fair
November 3 KCAFP Member Meeting "Relationships as Medicine"
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