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…

Kentucky Physicians Leadership Institute to be Honored with MediStar’s A.O. Sullivan Award for Excellence in Education

Three KMA Member Physicians Also Selected as MediStar Honorees, Including Physician of the Year The Kentucky Physicians Leadership Institute (KPLI) has been announced as the recipient of the A.O. Sullivan Award for Excellence in Education. The award will be presented on Oct. 30 during the twelfth annual MediStar Awards, to be held at the Muhammad…

KPLI Graduates Class of 2018

Posted September 13, 2018 Nine participants of the Kentucky Physicians Leadership Institute (KPLI) were recognized at the 2018 KMA Annual Meeting VIP Board Dinner on August 24, 2018. This is KMA’s second class of KPLI participants, an initiative with the Kentucky Foundation for Medical Care designed to enhance the leadership skills of physicians who can…

Monalisa Tailor, MD, 2017 KPLI Grad

KPLI Grad Monalisa Tailor, M.D., Says Program Helps Physicians “Serve as a Voice to Care for and Advocate for our Patients” We asked Monalisa Tailor, M.D., with Norton Community Medical Associates: Barret in Louisville, to tell us about her experience participating in KMA’s Kentucky Physicians’ Leadership Institute (KPLI), the premier leadership training program for Kentucky physicians. She’s…

Tuyen Tran, M.D., 2017 KPLI Grad

KPLI Grad Tuyen Tran, M.D., Says Program Teaches Physicians to be “Change Agents” for Organizations By Tuyen Tran, M.D. 2017 KPLI Graduate Current President, Lexington Medical Society Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine Physician in Lexington For multiple reasons, health care organizations need the distinct perspective physicians offer to leadership.  If you take someone…