KCMS 2020 Annual Meeting Set for October 21 on Zoom

Physicians and partners are invited to celebrate the Medical Society’s accomplishments over the past year at the 2020 Annual Meeting on Wednesday, October 21, 2020. While the meeting will be held virtually over Zoom, we hope to carry over the same excitement of of in-person Annual Meetings that have drawn over 250 guests the past two years.

Quinton Lucas

Eileen Weir

Peggy Dunn

David Alvey

On the program will be a panel of mayors from across the region discussing health care in Kansas City:

  • David Alvey, Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan.
  • Peggy Dunn, Leawood
  • Quinton Lucas, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Eileen Weir, Independence

Moderator will be Bridget McCandless, MD, MBA, KCMS past president and former CEO of the Health Forward Foundation.

We also will present the annual KCMS Awards to outstanding physicians and supporters.

Watch for further announcements!

2019 Annual Meeting

Over 250 Medical Society physicians and partners attended the KCMS 2019 Annual Meeting on September 26 at the Marriott Kansas City Overland Park. Follow the links below for complete photos of the meeting, a summary of the keynote speaker’s presentation, and biographies on our 2019 KCMS Award recipients.

Vanila M. Singh, MD, MACM, Stanford University professor and immediate former chief medical officer in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, was the keynote speaker. See a summary of Dr. Singh’s comments.Wesley Hamilton, founder of the Disabled But Not Really Foundation of Kansas City, also spoke. He discussed the challenges of bridging cultural barriers with minority, low-income communities. Former Kansas City Mayor Charles B. Wheeler, Jr, MD, JD, right, received the Lifetime Achievement Award. Learn more about all of our 2019 award recipients.

See more photos from the Annual Meeting (click here for a full page of photos)

 

Thank you very much to our 2019 sponsors!

Premier Sponsor
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City

Gold Sponsors
Truman Medical Centers
Olathe Medical Center

Silver Sponsor
Partners in Primary Care

Bronze Sponsors
UnitedHealthcare
AdventHealth Shawnee Mission
Commerce Bank