Retired Physicians

Retirement usually brings time for travel, grandchildren and hobbies, along with new ventures such as second careers or nonprofit volunteering. But perhaps in retirement you miss collaborating with medical colleagues, and would like to interact with other physicians about current medical issues or other matters of interest. If so, the Retired Physicians of the Kansas City Medical Society have something for you.

2018-11-20T03:17:36+00:00November 16th, 2018|Member Profile Information|

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|

DocBook MD

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="2_3"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] DocBookMD, a Perk of Belonging to KCMS Members of KCMS, we just wanted to remind you that you have access to DocBookMD, which is a HIPAA-compliant texting service. We encourage all of our members to take advantage of this service. If you are unfamiliar with DocBookMD, or would like more information about how it works, please see the attached presentation. DocBookMD Basics [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][et_pb_column type="1_3"][et_pb_image admin_label="Advocacy Tab" src="https://kcmedicine.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/advocacy.jpg" show_in_lightbox="off" url_new_window="off" animation="left" sticky="off" align="left" force_fullwidth="off" always_center_on_mobile="on" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid" url="https://kcmedicine.org/advocacy-archive/" saved_tabs="all" /][et_pb_image admin_label="Member Profile Info tab" src="https://kcmedicine.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/memberprofile.jpg" show_in_lightbox="off" url_new_window="off" animation="left" sticky="off" align="left" force_fullwidth="off" always_center_on_mobile="on" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid" url="https://kcmedicine.org/member-profile-archive/" saved_tabs="all" /][et_pb_image admin_label="Events Tab" src="https://kcmedicine.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/events.jpg" show_in_lightbox="off" url_new_window="off" animation="left" sticky="off" align="left" force_fullwidth="off" always_center_on_mobile="on" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid" url="https://kcmedicine.org/events-archive/" saved_tabs="all" /][et_pb_image admin_label="Leadership Tab" src="https://kcmedicine.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/leadership.jpg" show_in_lightbox="off" url_new_window="off" animation="left" sticky="off" align="left" force_fullwidth="off" always_center_on_mobile="on" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid" url="https://kcmedicine.org/leadership-archive/" saved_tabs="all" /][et_pb_image admin_label="Volunteering Tab" src="https://kcmedicine.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/volunteering.jpg" show_in_lightbox="off" url_new_window="off" animation="left" sticky="off" align="left" force_fullwidth="off" always_center_on_mobile="on" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid" url="https://kcmedicine.org/volunteering-archive/" saved_tabs="all" /][et_pb_image admin_label="All Categories" src="https://kcmedicine.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/allcategories.jpg" show_in_lightbox="off" url_new_window="off" animation="left" sticky="off" [...]

2015-09-01T17:48:35+00:00July 10th, 2015|Member Profile Information|

Making the most of your KCMS profile

All members of The Kansas City Medical Society have access to our member site at members.metromedkc.org. Here, a member can create and customize their own LinkedIn-style profile page which they fully control. In this post, we'll walk through the steps to customizing this profile. Logging in First, visit members.metromedkc.org and log in using the box on the right. If you've forgotten your password, or never logged in before, click "forgot password" and instructions to log in will be emailed to you. Editing your profile Once you've logged in, you will be taken to your profile page. You can edit individual sections here using the [edit] links on the right, or you can click "Manage Profile" in the column on the right for more options. After clicking "Manage Profile," you will be at a screen that looks like this. You have lots of options from here: you can do a full edit of your bio, create and [...]

2018-09-21T09:47:47+00:00December 5th, 2014|Member Profile Information|

Dr. Stephen Salanski, President Elect 2015

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="2_3"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] Dr. Stephen Salanski, President Elect 2015 Dr. Salanski is Program Director for the Research Family Medicine Residency Program at Research Medical Center. He has been on the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Medical Society of Greater Kansas City for five years. He is very involved in quality improvement initiatives and co-chairs the Kansas City Quality Improvement Consortium (KCQIC) which has written several chronic illness guidelines for use throughout the Kansas City medical community. KCQIC currently oversees a number of community-wide QI projects funded by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and CMS. He serves as co-chair of the Center for Practical Bioethics Ethics Committee Consortium (which includes representatives of ethics committees from most Kansas City area hospitals), as well as co-chairing the Lee’s Summit Health Education Advisory Board. Dr. Salanski also serves on the Board of Directors of the Baptist-Trinity Lutheran Legacy Foundation -which oversees the Kansas City Medicine Cabinet program that provides emergency [...]

2015-09-01T17:53:32+00:00December 5th, 2014|Member Profile Information|

An Introduction to DocbookMD

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="2_3"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] An Introduction to DocbookMD All members of the Medical Society have access to an account on the HIPAA-compliant text messaging service DocbookMD. Setting up your Docbook account is easy. This post will walk you through the process step by step and provide a little more information on what Docbook is and how it can benefit you and your practice. Getting started First, download the free app to your smartphone. You can find it on the App Store here, the Android store here, or use the web version here. When you open the app for the first time, you'll see a screen that looks like this: Click "Create Account," and provide the email address that you receive Metro Med's emails to, or your Metro Med Member ID number. At the next step, you'll see a screen like the one below, which will verify your identity. Continue through the screens, which will eventually have you answer [...]

2015-09-01T17:53:58+00:00December 4th, 2014|Member Profile Information|