2015 Lifetime Achievement and Friend of Medicine Award-Winners

This post is about the KCMS Annual Meeting, and the awards which are given at the Annual Meeting to honor those deserving physicians who have dedicated their lives to the practice of medicine, as well as those non-physicians who have championed causes which make it easier for physicians to do their jobs. Click the post title to continue reading.

2016-02-08T17:30:57+00:00October 28th, 2015|Event, Event recaps, Leadership, Member Profile Information|

KCMS Adopts AMA policy on Restrictive Covenants

The KCMS board of directors voted to adopt the current AMA policy on restrictive covenants (more commonly referred to as non-compete agreements.) This policy takes the position of the Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs which recommends that... click the post title to continue reading.

2016-02-16T21:54:20+00:00August 13th, 2015|Leadership|

Inspiring Leadership: Dr. Michael O’Dell

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="2_3"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] Inspiring Leadership: Dr. Michael O'Dell Given all that is happening in health care, it is more important than ever for physicians to voice their opinions, whether conversations are taking place within politics, health care organizations, or communities. Metro Med is asking some physician leaders within our community how others can follow in their footsteps and become inspiring leaders. This week’s discussion is with Dr. Michael O’Dell, a professor and chair of the Department of Community and Family Medicine at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. He is also associate chief medical officer at Truman Medical Centers, serving primarily at the Lakewood Campus in eastern Jackson County. A graduate of Kansas State University and the University of Kansas Medical Center, O’Dell is also president elect of the Metropolitan Medical Society of Greater Kansas City. His career has included stops in Texas, Alabama and Mississippi, where his duties included serving as chief quality officer [...]

2015-09-01T17:54:07+00:00November 21st, 2014|Leadership|

Inspiring Leadership: Dr. Melinda Estes

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="2_3"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] Inspiring Leadership: Dr. Melinda Estes Given all that is happening in health care, it is more important than ever for physicians to voice their opinions, whether conversations are taking place within politics, health care organizations, or communities. Metro Med is asking some physician leaders within our community how others can follow in their footsteps and become inspiring leaders. Today’s conversation is with Dr. Melinda Estes, who took over as president and chief executive officer of Saint Luke’s Health System in September 2011. Board certified in neurology and neuropathology, Estes also holds an M.B.A. from Case Western Reserve University. Prior to joining Saint Luke’s, she served as president and chief executive officer of Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington, Vt. Estes’s other executive positions have included serving as: chief executive officer and chair of the Board of Governors of Cleveland Clinic Florida; executive director of business development at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation; chief medical officer [...]

2015-09-01T17:57:33+00:00November 12th, 2014|Leadership|
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