KMA, KFMC, Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky and Anthem Launch “Raise Your Guard, KY” Campaign

Posted September 21, 2020 Yesterday, KMA, the Kentucky Foundation for Medical Care, the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Kentucky launched a new public health campaign aimed at encouraging Kentuckians to schedule well-visits with their physician and update their immunizations to maintain optimal health. “Raise Your Guard, KY”…

KMA, Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Kentucky Welcome Additional Partners for “Raise Your Guard, KY: Focus on Flu”

Posted December 2, 2020 LOUISVILLE, KY– The Kentucky Medical Association (KMA), the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky (FHKy) and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Kentucky have welcomed new partners to the “Raise Your Guard, KY” campaign for a special focus on flu vaccination across the state. Aetna Better Health of Kentucky, Humana, WellCare…

“Take It From Me”: KMA, KFMC Launch New COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign with Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, Kentucky Hospital Association, Kentucky Primary Care Association

Posted March 31, 2021 Adults who are hesitant to take the COVID-19 vaccine may be more likely to do so if they know someone who has received it. That’s the premise of the new “Take It From Me” campaign, launched last week by the Kentucky Medical Association (KMA), Kentucky Foundation for Medical Care (KFMC), the…

Tobacco Free Schools free-signage program distributes nearly 12,000 signs to Kentucky schools

LOUISVILLE, Ky., October 26, 2020 – Schools in 101 districts and 51 state operated technology centers across Kentucky are displaying a total of nearly 12,000 metal signs and window or door stickers announcing that their campuses are tobacco-free, thanks to a partnership among the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky (FHKy), the Kentucky Medical Association (KMA)…

KPLI Graduates Class of 2019

Eleven graduates of the Kentucky Physicians Leadership Institute (KPLI) were recognized at the 2019 KMA Annual Meeting VIP Board Dinner on Sept. 20, 2019. This is KMA’s third class of KPLI participants, an initiative with the Kentucky Foundation for Medical Care designed to enhance the leadership skills of physicians who can fill emerging leadership roles…

Angela Tackett Dearinger, M.D., 2018 KPLI Grad, Named New Commissioner for Kentucky’s Department for Public Health

Contact: Christina Dettman (502) 229-2791 Jordan Rowe (502) 352-3977 CHFS names new commissioner for Kentucky’s Department for Public Health FRANKFORT, Ky. (August 26, 2019) – The Cabinet for Health and Family Services is proud to announce Dr. Angela Tackett Dearinger as the new commissioner of Kentucky’s Department for Public Health (DPH). Dr. Dearinger is board…

Kentucky Physicians Leadership Institute (KPLI) Receives National Leadership Award

Posted July 26, 2019 On July 25, the Kentucky Physicians Leadership Institute (KPLI) was awarded the American Association of Medical Society Executives (AAMSE) Profiles of Excellence Award for Leadership during the AAMSE Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, PA. The AAMSE Profiles of Excellence recognize outstanding achievements by medical societies in various arenas. The Leadership category honors…