Mark your calendar for Wednesday, November 28th for the Kansas City Medical Society Annual Meeting.
This event will be held at the Marriott Kansas City Overland Park, 10800 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66210
The theme for this years meeting is Inspiring Health Together and this will be the first meeting of the joint Kansas City Medical Society and Kansas City Medical Foundation.
In addition to our award winners, we will hear personal stories from Jenna Bell, Wesley Hamilton and a national health update from the U.S. Surgeon General, Vice Admiral (VADM) Jerome M. Adams, M.D., M.P.H.
Jenna Bell, will share her story as a recipient of a heart transplant. She says,
Wesley Hamilton will share his story as a survivor of gun violence and an adaptive athlete. Wesley has a remarkable story, he writes,
U.S. Surgeon General, Vice Admiral (VADM) Jerome M. Adams, M.D., M.P.H will give us a national health update and speak to his motto, “Better Health Through Better Partnerships.”
More about U.S. Surgeon General Vice Admiral (VADM) Jerome M. Adams, M.D., M.P.H. can be found here.
Last year awards were given to the following members:
- Richard Hellman, MD, FACP, FACE, Lifetime Achievement Award
- Kansas State Sen. Jim Denning, Friend of Medicine Award
- Sheila McGreevy, MD, Patient and Community Advocate Award
- Sukumar Ethirajan, MD, Innovation Award
- Joanne Loethen, MD, MA, Rising Star Award
To learn more about past winners, please take a look at this video of our 2017 awardees.