Fleur-De-Lis Connection Volume 27, Issue 9

NEWS FROM THE GREATER LOUISVILLE MEDICAL SOCIETY The Fleur-de-Lis Connection SUCCESS AT THE 2017 KMA ANNUAL MEETING KMA PRESIDENT-ELECT BRUCE SCOTT & 11 GLMS RESOLUTIONS PASSED Physicians from across the state were welcomed to Louisville once again for the KMA Annual Meeting at the Louisville Hyatt Downtown. Throughout the weekend of Aug. 25-27, Kentucky’s top doctors worked together to lead our state to new heights. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the passing of KMA resolu- tions. Over two dozen resolutions were passed by the KMA House of Delegates on Sunday, Aug. 27, including 11 submitted by the Greater Louisville Medical Society. The approved GLMS resolutions are listed on page 2. In other news, GLMS Past-President Bruce Scott, MD, was elected as the KMA President-Elect for 2017-2018. He had previously held the position of Speaker of the House. Vice Speaker Danesh Mazloom- doost, MD, of the Lexington Medical Society then took Dr. Scott’s place as Speaker. GLMS’s own Monalisa Tailor, MD, was nominated from the floor for KMA Vice Speaker. There were no challengers and she was unanimously approved for the position. In other elections, GLMS Past-President Robert Couch, MD, MBA, was elected as KMA Secretary/Treasurer. Dr. Bruce Scott was re-elected as an AMA Delegate. Dr. Couch and GLMS President Rob Zaring, MD, MMM, were elected as KMA Alternate Delegates to the AMA. GLMS INSIDE THIS ISSUE PAGE 1 - KMA Annual Meeting PAGE 2 - 2017 KMA Resolutions PAGE 5 - High School Team Physicians Dr. Bruce Scott accepting his nomination for KMA President- Elect at the 2017 Annual Meeting. Board Chair John Roberts, MD, was elected as KMA Fifth District Trustee and GLMS Board Member Eric Lydon, MD, was elected as KMA Fifth District Alternate Trust- ee. Congratulations to each and every one of these physicians. We wish them all the best. Thank you to all the doctors who visited the KMA Annual Meeting and helped us elect officers and pass resolutions. Your participa- tion is what makes us great. PAGE 5 - P  rivate Payer Roundtable (more on page 2) Dr. Frank Burns discussed several GLMS resolutions during the Refer- ence Committee meeting.