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KMA’s Beyond the White Coat gallery showcases physician talents

KMA’s Beyond the White Coat gallery showcases physician talents

The 2018 Kentucky Medical Association (KMA) Annual Meeting, held in late August at the Louisville Marriott East, featured a unique, interactive gallery celebrating the talents and hobbies that physicians engage in to reduce stress and combat burnout. The Beyond the White Coat gallery contained exhibits from more than 30 physicians from across the state. Submissions

Special issue for KMA members

A Letter from KMA Five years later, the benefits of strategic planning are evident to KMA’s newest employee. As Communications Director for the Kentucky Medical Association (KMA), I’d like to welcome you to this special supplement to Medical News. Being relatively new to the Association, working to put together these articles was a learning experience, as

Strategic planning is never easy and is made especially difficult as the target moves

The healthcare landscape continues to evolve, and many providers, organizations and companies are working diligently to develop long-term strategic plans that will encourage growth while maintaining the flexibility needed to adjust to new policies and procedures, which will make change a constant. At a national level, there has been a significant amount of discussion around

KMA Focus – Training Physician Leaders

Since the implementation of Focus Forward, the Kentucky Medical Association (KMA) has directed its member education and training on leadership skills and other non-clinical topics, with some clinical training mixed in.  The KMA’s Annual Meeting, for instance, used to include a variety of clinical topics. Now, the education offered at the meeting is known as

KMA has a Forward Focus

The success of its 2013 strategic planning session continues to inspire Kentucky Medical Association (KMA) members and staff. This year, while discussing potential themes for the organization’s 2018 Annual Meeting, Education Director Miranda Mosley and Communications Director Emily Schott kept coming back to Focus Forward, and decided that the association’s current work and direction reflected

Maurice J. Oakley makes eliminating barriers to care the focus of his KMA presidency

When Maurice J. Oakley, MD, an Ashland ophthalmologist, assumed the position of President of the Kentucky Medical Association (KMA) at the Association’s Annual Meeting in Aug. 2017, he had several goals in mind. However, one stood out above the rest, and seemed to be intertwined with other issues plaguing physicians and patients across the state: