With a host of misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines circulating, here are possible responses to popular myths you might hear from your patients, friends or family. Get the facts and be safe.
Congratulations to Michael Weaver, MD, and the other recipients of our 2021 KCMS Awards. Learn more about our honorees.
Thank you to all of our great supporters who helped to make the October 26, 2021 KCMS Annual Meeting a huge success!
KCMS is pleased to offer these eight "Your Health Minute" videos with brief tips on maintaining cardiovascular health and avoiding diabetes. In the videos, member physicians discuss the importance of controlling high blood pressure and diabetes, along with recognizing the warning signs of stroke.
Please join us for the 2021 Kansas City Medical Society & Foundation Annual Meeting 2021 on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, from 6 to 9 p.m. at J. Rieger & Co. Distillery. Network and enjoy the company of KCMS physicians as we honor and thank you for all you’ve done through the pandemic! Free to KCMS members and guests!
We have a lot of work to do to identify those at risk for diabetes, reduce risk of complications, and implement standards of care for people with diabetes. Diabetes requires both medical intervention and self-management, including lifestyle modification. Here are some resources available in Johnson County and around the greater Kansas City area.
Join with leaders in the Kansas City medical community for a five-week Leadership Book Study beginning October 6. Under the facilitation and expert guidance of Sarah Hon, DO, FAAN, and Betty Drees, MD, FACP, FACE, participants each week will read and discuss two leadership articles from the book "HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Leadership."
The Missouri Department of Social Services will begin accepting Medicaid applications under the expanded eligibility criteria, it was announced on Aug. 11. Medicaid expansion in Missouri finally appears to becoming a reality!
The physicians of the Kansas City Medical Society strongly encourage all people who are eligible to obtain the COVID-19 vaccination. The vaccine has proven to be safe and effective through clinical trials and now the experience of over 160 million Americans who have been vaccinated.
The Kansas City Medical Society has sent a letter to 17 area school districts along with local public health departments, urging schools to adopt a masking requirement for the 2021-22 school year.
On July 22, the Missouri Supreme Court overruled a lower court ruling and unanimously upheld Medicaid expansion for the State of Missouri, upholding the will of the voters from the August 2020 election, and extending needed health care coverage to 275,000 Missourians.