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.
Annual Member Meeting
When: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 6:00pm
Graduating Medical Student Reception 6-7pm
KCAFP Annual Meeting & Dinner 7-9pm
Where: UW Center for Urban Horticulture, NHS Hall
3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, WA 98105
What: We will begin at 6pm with a reception to honor this year's graduating medical students who will be pursuing careers in family medicine and to present the Theodore J Phillips Award and the Student Community Service Award. Students and their guests are welcome, but not obliged, to stay for the KCAFP annual meeting and dinner.
The reception will be followed by a buffet dinner at 7pm. We will be joined by Carl Olden, MD, FAAFP. Dr. Olden is from Washington State and is currently serving on the American Academy of Family Physicians national Board of Directors. We will also be honoring this year's Roger A. Rosenblatt Community Service Award winner and electing a new Board of Directors.
Don't miss it!
This year's award winners:
Theodore J Phillips Student Award: Scott Hippe
Student Community Service Award: Teah Caine
Roger A. Rosenblatt Physician Community Service Award:
Roger A. Rosenblatt Community Service Award
Each year the Academy presents a community service award to a member of the King County Academy of Family Physician that best exemplifies service to the community over and above their normal duties as a family physician. In 2015, the award was named after the late Roger A. Rosenblatt, Professor and Vice-Chair of Family Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine and a truly outstanding family physician and community member.
This year, the outstanding physician and award winner is
Abigail Halperin M.D, M.P.H.
Join us in celebrating on May 24th!
Thursday, May 12 -
WAFP House of Delegates in Spokane, WA
Tuesday, May 24 -
Annual Meeting, Medical Student Graduation Celebration, and
Award Presentation at the UW Center for Urban Horticulture
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