Join KCMS for two timely and informative physician-only webinars scheduled for 8-9 a.m. on Saturday, July 11 and Saturday, July 18.

July 11, “Leading Through Crisis: Lessons Learned from COVID-19”

Dr. Jackson

Dr. Norman

Dr. Archer

Three area health care leaders will join in a panel discussion “Leading Through Crisis: Lessons Learned from COVID-19” on Saturday, July 11, from 8-9 a.m. over Zoom. KCMS members and other physicians are invited to view the presentation. Panelists will include Rex Archer, MD, Kansas City, Mo., health director, and Lee Norman, MD, secretary of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.  Moderating the panel will be Mary Anne Jackson, MD, dean of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of medicine and an infectious disease specialist. There is no cost to attend this PHYSICIAN ONLY event, but advance registration is required to get the Zoom link. Learn more and register

July 18, “Medicaid Expansion: Impact on Access to Care”

Dr. Brady

Dr. McCandless

Sen. Denning

A panel of community leaders will discuss Medicaid expansion and its impact on access to care in a KCMS webinar on Saturday, July 18, from 8-9 a.m. over Zoom. KCMS members and other physicians are invited to view the presentation. Speakers will include Kansas state Sen. Jim Denning, and former Health Forward Foundation CEO Bridget McCandless, MD, MBA. KCMS past President Mark Brady, MD, will moderate. A constitutional amendment implementing Medicaid expansion is going before Missouri voters on Aug. 4. In Kansas, legislative action to expand Medicaid stalled this year, but advocates will be pushing for the measure again in 2021. There is no cost to attend this PHYSICIAN ONLY event, but advance registration is required to get the Zoom link. Learn more and register.

Additional webinars featuring candidates for Missouri and Kansas elective offices are being planned for later in the summer.