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

Welcoming Scott W. Kujath, MD, FSVS, FACS, as 2021 KCMS President

The Kansas City Medical Society welcomes Scott W. Kujath, MD, FSVS, FACS, as our 2021 president. A board-certified vascular surgeon with Midwest Aortic & Vascular Institute (MAVI), Dr. Kujath is the chief of vascular surgery at Kansas City Veterans Administration Medical Center. He has been a member of the KCMS board of directors since 2007 and was president-elect in 2020. He chaired the KCMS Foundation board in 2018. He is 2021-2022 president of the medical staff at North Kansas City Hospital.

Experts Assure Safety, Effectiveness of COVID-19 Vaccines

A panel of Kansas City infectious disease experts provided informative guidance on the coming COVID-19 vaccines to nearly 100 KCMS members on a December 5 webinar. They praised the effectiveness of the vaccines and the integrity of the clinical trials.

November American Diabetes Month: Action Tips for Physicians

Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease that has a tremendous impact on the lives of the 34 million Americans living with diabetes every day. But in November each year, we take the opportunity to formally recognize this impact and reflect on how we can make a difference.