The Kansas City Medical Society advances the practice of medicine and works to improve the health of people throughout greater Kansas City. We advocate for physicians and medicine and promote public health for the Kansas City region. For physicians, we provide educational programs, offer networking opportunities and more. The Medical Society coordinates the delivery of over $8 million in donated charitable care annually to uninsured individuals through the Kansas City Medical Society Foundation. We serve Jackson County, Clay County and Platte County in Missouri, and Johnson County and Wyandotte County in Kansas.
News & Events
U.S. Surgeon Jerome Adams, MD, MPH, on August 29 issued an advisory against marijuana use by adolescents and pregnant women. "No amount of marijuana use during pregnancy or adolescence is known to be safe," the advisory states.
The Kansas City Medical Society’s quarterly journal, Kansas City Medicine, has received a 2019 APEX Award for Publication Excellence. The APEX Awards recognize “excellence in graphic design, editorial content and the ability to achieve overall communications excellence.”
Stanford Professor and Recent HHS Official to Speak at 2019 KCMS Annual Meeting; Wesley Hamilton Added to Program
Vanila M. Singh, MD, MACM, who served from June 2017 to July 2019 as chief medical officer for the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will be the speaker for the 2019 KCMS annual meeting on Thursday, Sept. 26.