2017 KMA Annual Meeting

2017 KMA Annual Meeting

The 2017 KMA Annual Meeting will be

held Aug. 25 - 27 at the Hyatt Regency,


Friday, Aug. 25

"Meet the Mandates" (see more info below)

Saturday, Aug. 26

Kentucky Physicians Leadership Academy

Sunday, Aug. 27

Caucus Meetings and House of Delegates

Thank you to KMA Corporate Affiliates for supporting KMA this year, including the Annual Meeting.

To become a KMA Corporate Affiliate, simply fill out the application and send it, along with payment, to the Kentucky Medical Association, ATTN: Mary Branham, 9300 Shelbyville Road, Suite 850, Louisville, KY 40222-5178.

Reserve your room at the Hyatt Regency Louisville

Hyatt Regency Louisville Floor Plan

List of officer, trustee and AMA positions to be filled for the 2018 Association year to be elected by the KMA House of Delegates on August 27. Email Jenny Parks at parks@kyma.org to submit a nomination.

All resolutions must be received at KMA headquarters no later than July 25, 2017. Please submit to hartz@kyma.org or fax to 502-426-6877.

Kentucky Physicians Leadership Academy

KMA Annual Meeting Speakers

Attendees at the education portion of the KMA Annual Meeting -- The Kentucky Physicians Leadership Academy -- can earn CME credits for House Bill 1. The afternoon session will include several presentations:

  • Use of opioids in an inpatient setting
  • Prescribing statistics and trends, as well as an overview of KASPER
  • Prescribing limitations and an overview of House Bill 333, which passed in 2017
  • Stories of medically assisted treatment, as told in the KET documentary, "Inside the Opioid Epidemic"

Phillip Chang, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer
UK HealthCare

Dave Hopkins
Program Manager

Sarah Spurlock

KET Producers
"Inside the Opioid Epidemic"

Get Your Mandated CME

It's the end of the three-year cycle. Have you met the mandated CME for these topics? Register for KMA's Meet the Mandates to get all the hours you need in one day.

House Bill 1      Pediatric Head Trauma           Domestic Violence

"Meet the Mandates"
Keynote speakers include:
Sam Quinones, author of Dreamland, named one of the best books of 2015 by the Wall Street Journal and Slate.com., will discuss the origins of opioids, the use of these pain killers as recreational drugs and how they connect with the explosion in heroin use.

Ivana Grahovac, Director of Advancement for Facing Addiction, Inc., will speak on recovery support and addiction disorders from her own personal experience in long-term recovery from substance abuse.

News article reposted from the Kentucky Medical Association page

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