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.
Delegates from Missouri and Kansas participated in the House of Delegates at the American Medical Association meeting in June. A wide range of issues were discussed. See this blog for links to more detailed reports on the proceedings.
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.”
The Kansas City Medical Society Foundation is seeking a qualified individual to serve as our Business Manager. This position provides management, administrative and project/event coordination functions for the Kansas City Medical Society Foundation in a virtual office environment. Learn more about key responsibilities and qualifications needed for this position.
Join KCMS and the Missouri State Medical Association for this important session to help sharpen your advocacy skills and gain an update on current legislative issues in Missouri.
Help the Medical Society build relationships with Kansas state legislators and inform them about KCMS and important issues in medicine at this Summer Social at the home of Dr. Mark and Jill Brady.
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.
Do you know a physician, individual or organization that deserves recognition for outstanding service to medicine and health in greater Kansas City? We invite you to nominate them for a 2019 Kansas City Medical Society Award. See the award categories and find out how to submit a nomination.
The KCMS Foundation has received the "Reviewed" designation from the Greater Kansas Community Foundation.
Five area physicians delivered pre-camp and sports physicals Wednesday and Thursday evening, June 5-6, for children preparing to attend the Kids on Campus program at Kansas City, Kan., Community College.