NEWS

Congratulations to Dr. Fred Rivara who was named the 2021 recipient of the Joseph St. Geme Jr. Leadership Award by the Federation of Pediatric Organizations!

SCAM WARNING

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WMC warns medical providers to beware of scams claiming their medical license has been suspended. Click here for more information.

COVID-19 VACCINES

KCMS is working overtime to get vaccines to 1a health care providers, their staff, and patients that are in phase 1b.  Let us know at info@kcmsociety.org if we can help you get other 1a or 1b people vaccinated.

KCMS Community Foundation’s Underrepresented Minority Scholarship

Detailed information about the URM Scholarship is HERE

KCMS MEMBER BENEFITS

BI-WEEKLY NEWSLETTERS & INFORMATION BLASTS

It is a member favorite!  Missed a KCMS newsletter? No problem, see the full menu  HERE   Register to receive the newsletter HERE

From one of our members to his colleagues, “Hi Team. If you’re not a member of the KCMS I would suggest that you’re missing out. Their publication (forwarded) is the best of its kind; an example of genuine quality and efficiency in communication. Take that left-over CME money and join this year to support your local medical society.”

Thank you to RealNetworks Foundation, the philanthropic arm of RealNetwork Inc., which has provided $25K to the KCMS Community Foundation, specifically Frontline PPE!

Seattle Photo Organizing (SPO) specializes in transforming your collections into accessible memories. SPO guides you through photos, slides, film/video, and digital images to tell your unique life story.  10% off all photo scanning and organizing projects to all KCMS members.

EVENTS CALENDAR

KCMS is proud of its CME, “Racism in Medicine.”  CLICK HERE for the CME – credit available. A special thank you to J & J who made this possible.

CME 2020

HIDDEN BARRIERS: In 40 years diversity at U.S. medical schools has not improved

Crosscut investigates the roadblocks to access, progress, and what WA schools are trying to do about it.

Upcoming Events

  1. KCMS CME Meeting – Zoom

    April 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. CANCELLED – KCMS Board of Trustees Meeting

    April 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  3. WSMA Leadership Development Conference

    May 14 @ 10:00 am - May 15 @ 2:00 pm
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DELEGATE COUNCIL

KCMS Delegates represent the five voting districts in King County.  With our dedicated lobbyist, James Paribello, KCMS delegates advocate for organized medicine by crafting and supporting resolutions that can become bills.

Dr. Rehman testifies in support of recent legislation.

Society’s delegates have a powerful voice in setting WA state legislative priorities and policies affecting how you practice medicine.

Delegates
2020 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, KCMS is creating a Pb Poisoning CME to increase awareness and prevention of childhood lead poisoning.

Learn More

LATEST PODCAST

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

LATEST HEALTH NEWS

LATEST BLOG POSTS

COMMENTS FROM OUR MEMBERS…

“I just wanted to take a moment to say THANK YOU to the KCMS for your efforts in getting community healthcare providers vaccinated. You are the only agency who has made such an organized effort on our behalf. Thanks for your hard work!!”

“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!”

“Hi Team.

 If you’re not a member of the KCMS I would suggest that you’re missing out. Their publication (forwarded) is the best of its kind; an example of genuine quality and efficiency in communication. Take that left-over CME money and join this year to support your local medical society.”

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