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Chapter News

BOR Action on Fall '21 BOG Resolutions

(December 2021) A summary of Board of Regents (BOR) actions on resolutions debated at the Fall 2021 Board of Governors (BOG) virtual meeting is now available. Resolutions initiated by ACP members and endorsed by a chapter council and the BOG become ACP policy when adopted by the BOR.

If you have an idea you'd like to suggest to ACP, consider submitting a resolution to our chapter.


Congratulations New Kansas Chapter Fellows

  • Stephanie L. Dobler, MD, FACP
  • Brent A Duran, DO, FACP
  • Muhammad Shafiq, MD, FACP

(December 2021) Congratulations to the Kansas Chapter's newest Fellows. Fellowship in the College is an honor. Being an FACP® is a distinction earned from colleagues who recognize your accomplishments and achievements over and above the practice of medicine. The most important considerations for ACP Fellowship are excellence and contributions made to both medicine and to the broader community in which the internist lives and practices.


Kansas Chapter Early Career Physician Mentoring Program

If you are interested in joining the program, please sign up via the appropriate link below. Please choose either the mentor or mentee form. You do not need to fill out both. The Google Forms will close at 5 pm on Friday, November 19. 

Mentor: KS ACP Early Career Physician Mentor Program - Mentor - Google Forms 

Mentee: KS Early Career Physician Mentor Program - Mentee - Google Forms 

For those of you who have already signed up, we will be sending out emails to matched mentors and mentees on or before November 30. Thank you for your participation!


KsACP Women in Medicine Committee Initiatives for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022

(July 2021) Jennifer McRae, MD, Women in Medicine Committee Chair - Our mission statement is: Our vision for Kansas is to champion the professional development of women in internal medicine and its subspecialties through advocacy, education, mentoring and networking. We continue to develop ideas and activities for these four areas, and our focus for the upcoming academic year will be on education. We will be offering an early morning session during the Kansas ACP meeting in October on electronic communication styles when messaging with patients. We are planning a one-day symposium in early 2022 to promote professional development and leadership. The committee's next meeting will be September 1st, and we will continue to meet virtually to allow for broad participation across the state. If you are interested in joining us, please contact Denise Lantz at dlantz@kmsonline.org.


ACP's Online CME & MOC Learning Center adds information on state-specific CME requirements

(June 2021) Wondering about CME requirements for Kansas? You can now visit the Online CME & MOC Learning Center and click on the "State CME Requirements" tab to learn all about what you need to do. Note: You must be logged into your ACP Online account to access this information.


Medical Student/Resident Mentoring Program continues to expand

(December 2020) We are continuing to expand our resident - student mentorship program. In Fall 2020, we paired 64 medical students with 28 internal medicine residents on the KUMC Kansas City campus. We are in the process of working with leaders from the Wichita and Salina campuses to expand the program to their residents and students as well.