NEWS

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MEMBERS ON THE MOVE

Job Opportunity

Sound Medical Center is currently looking for a family/internal medicine physician who is preferably bilingual (English/Korean). SMC is a busy primary care practice located in Federal Way, serving mostly geriatric patients. SMC will be offering competitive benefits to the qualified candidate. If you are interested, please send your resume to karens.smc@gmail.com or call 253-350-3538 for more detailed information.

Group of Physicians Moving Practices

Dr. D. Chris Belcher,

Dr. Sara Benveniste, and

Dr. Shannon Shamseldin           will be moving from Greenlake Swedish Medical Group to Polyclinic Northgate effective October 2020. They can be reached at 206.329.1760 or polyclinic.com

Retiring Members

Charles H. Chesnut III MD, retired Feb 28, 2020, after a nearly 50-year medical career at the U of Washington Medical Center, and a similar membership in the KCMS.  Dr. Chesnut thanks the KCMS for prolonged support in his medical career. Dr. Chesnut, we wish you the very best in your retirement!

New Members

Ahana Roy, MD, FACP is a board-certified internist at the University of Washington. Read more.
Rachel Bender Ignacio, MD, MPH is a board-certified infectious diseases physician at UW and Harborview Medical Centers. Read more.
Gwen Hanson, MD is a board-certified family medicine specialist at Rockwood Family Medicine. Read more.
Elisabeth Poorman, MD, MPH is a board-certified internist and addiction medicine fellow at the University of Washington. Read more.

KCMS MEMBER BENEFITS

KEYBANK, OUR PREFERRED LENDER, OFFERS UNPARALLELED  BENEFITS

“I took advantage of the 0.25% off my mortgage with KeyBank and saved myself $1,000 per month!”

Members of the Society gain access to exclusive discounts on services that have been designed specifically for the benefit of healthcare professionals. Some of the highlighted discounts include: home loans, travel, entertainment, liability insurance, and more.

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EVENTS CALENDAR

Upcoming Events

  1. Inland NW State of Reform Virtual Health Policy Conference

    September 23 @ 8:00 am - September 24 @ 1:00 pm
  2. WSMA Annual Meeting (Virtual)

    September 26 @ 8:00 am - September 27 @ 5:00 pm
  3. KCMS Board of Trustees Meeting (WebEx)

    October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  4. KCMS Board of Trustees Meeting

    November 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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DELEGATE COUNCIL

Society Delegates represent the five voting districts in King County.  Delegates advocate by crafting and supporting resolutions.  The Society’s delegates have a powerful voice in setting WA state legislative priorities and policies affecting organized medicine across the state.

Delegates
2019 Resolutions

HOW TO GET INVOLVED

Become a Delegate
King County Medical Society members are welcome to serve on our Delegate Council, which pursues legislative efforts with the help of our dedicated lobbyist, James Paribello.

Serve on a Committee
We invite King County Medical Society members to serve on any of our five active committees.

PHSKC Childhood Lead Poisoning Work
In partnership with Public Health – Seattle & King County, King County Medical Society has worked hard to advocate for increased awareness and prevention of childhood lead poisoning here in our state.

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LATEST PODCAST

Dr. Jeff Duchin: Bracing for Flu Season, and Strange New CDC Guidelines

LATEST HEALTH NEWS

LATEST BLOG POSTS

COMMENTS FROM OUR MEMBERS…

“Questions about the latest medical news? Our doctors are at the front lines!”

“KCMS has excellent leadership, strategic management, and collaborative skills – is nimble and responsive. To quote Hamilton, “‘we get the job done!”

“Doctors cannot be passive observers; we want to set the standards, not have someone else tell us what the standards are.”

“I’m a great believer in the physician as an advocate focused on the welfare of patients.”

“The benefits saved $1,200 a year for my practice”

“Using the KeyBank mortgage discount saves me $1,000 per month!”

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