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.
Spring Member Meeting on the EASTSIDE!
When: March 3, 2016 at 6:30pm
(program to begin at 7:00pm)
Where: Bellevue Arts Museum
What: Join your colleagues for dinner and an exciting panel discussion about how
local primary care providers are innovating to better meet the challenges of providing affordable, quality care while keeping patients and providers happy? This panel discussion will include local physicians from a variety of care practices trying to do something different.
What can we learn from each other as we all try navigate this rapidly changing environment? Are there ways we can work together to better meet our patients needs? How do we spark innovation in our own practice setting?
Don't miss it!
This event requires registration and
is free to members.
House of Delegates
Would you like the opportunity to spend time with your colleagues from across the State and to influence your Academy’s work, while enjoying a mini-vacation at a lovely resort?
Don't delay, register as a Delegate to the WAFP House of Delegates Meeting on
May 12, 2016 in Spokane, WA.
Pilot Study Opportunity
Testing the Usability and Acceptance of an On-line Training on Obesity Treatment
The Research department of Alere Wellbeing, in collaboration with UW researchers and the WPRN is re-submitting a grant proposal to the National Institutes of Health to test the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of two referral approaches providers can use with obese patients. Part of the proposed study includes a brief provider training on obesity which we would like to pilot test in primary care.
For more information and contact details, download the fact sheet.
It's time to begin writing resolutions to be submitted by our chapter to the Washington State Academy.
At the House of Delegates meeting last year, the King County Chapter submitted five resolutions. For more information on all resolutions reviewed at the HOD meeting, visit the WAFP website.
Resolutions for this year must be submitted via e-mail or presented at the February 2016 Board of Directors Meeting on February 4th at Swedish Cherry Hill.
For information on how to write a resolution, see the WAFP instructions.
This is your chance for your voice to be heard on important issues. Don't miss it!