Leadership Council 2019 priorities for the Medical Society (click on image to enlarge)

The Kansas City Medical Society’s Leadership Council helps set the Medical Society’s agenda and develop its programming in leadership, education and advocacy.

The Leadership Council has 42 members and is composed of:

  • The 14 members of the Board of Directors
  • Representatives from each medical staff organization of the area’s major hospitals
  • A representative of each ACO or CIN (i.e., the Kansas City Metropolitan Physicians Association)
  • Physicians serving on the board of the Kansas Medical Society
  • Physicians serving as councilors with the Missouri State Medical Association
  • Physicians from independent groups

Leadership Council as of January 31, 2020 (Click on image to enlarge)

The Leadership Council meets quarterly from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Plexpod Westport Commons. Upcoming 2020 meetings are scheduled for:

  • Monday, February 3, Kauffman Conference Center, the Paseo Room, 4801 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, MO 64110
  • Monday, April 27
  • Monday, July 27
  • Monday, October 26

Priorities identified for 2019 include (see graphic for details):

  • Access to care
  • Medicaid expansion
  • Advocacy
  • Reducing administrative burdens
  • Mental health care
  • Opioid crisis
  • Increasing physician wellness and reducing burnout
  • Reducing vaping