Marijuana Is Not a Prescription Medicine Information Briefing from the Kansas City Medical Society THREE PROPOSALS will go before Missouri voters on the November 6, 2018 ballot to legalize the use of marijuana for medical purposes. This document from the Kansas City Medical Society is designed to inform the public about these proposals, what is known and not known about the effects of marijuana, and the considerations on why we and other physician organizations recommend voting against these proposals.
Last year, for the first time ever, the number of women entering medical school in the United States surpassed the number of incoming men. Compare that to 1970, when barely 5 percent of American doctors were women. It’s easy to conclude from this headline-making news that women have reached full equality in the profession, but medical school matriculation is only the beginning of the story.
Jesse Osman has joined the Kansas City Medical Society as Director of Membership and Events. Mr. Osman is an Industry-respected, versatile and results-oriented management professional with several progressive years of success in all aspects of event and meeting services management.
The Kansas City Medical Society held it’s 2018 Summer Social for Johnson and Wyandotte County. The event hosted by Dr. Mark and Mrs. Jill Brady kicked off The Kansas City Medical Society’s summer event series.
Mary Anne Jackson, M.D., has been appointed interim dean of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Her appointment will begin July 1.
Photos from the 2016 KCMS Annual Meeting.
Links to useful tools and resources on preparing for the new Medicare payment system under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA)
This post contains information on the Tobacco 21 discussion taking place in Lee's Summit July 7th, as well as printable materials to help spread the word.
See the results of the survey conducted by the Kansas City Medical Society on physician attitudes toward medical marijuana here.
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