2021 KMA Annual Meeting

Planning is underway for an exciting and informative 2021 KMA Annual Meeting, to be held virtually in August. The meeting will offer education sessions, elections, and a virtual KMA House of Delegates.

The theme for this year’s meeting, “Better Together: Transforming the Landscape of Care,” will speak to the challenges overcome by the physician community over the last year, as well as the changes in healthcare that will likely become part of the future of medicine.   

Call for Resolutions

The 2021 KMA House of Delegates will be held virtually. In accordance with KMA bylaws that were adopted by the 2014 House of Delegates, all resolutions being submitted for consideration during the 2021 KMA Annual Meeting must be submitted no later than July 25, 2021.

Please submit resolutions to KMA via email at AnnualMeeting@kyma.org.

Reference Committee Hearing

A virtual reference committee hearing will be held Saturday, August 21, 2021 via Zoom Webinar. 

If you plan to attend the Reference Committee hearing, you MUST register for the event via Eventbrite in order to receive the attendee link. Link will be emailed to registrants on Monday, August 16. Register here.

The reference committee report will be posted on the KMA Website on Sunday, August 22, 2021.

Extractions to the reference committee report and sunsetting policy will be accepted Monday, August 23-Thursday, August 26  at 5:00pm EDT via Annualmeeting@kyma.org

KMA Elections and Delegate Information

KMA officers and trustees for the 2021-2022 Association year will be elected virtually during the 2021 KMA Virtual Annual Meeting.  Uncontested nominations will be considered elected by acclamation.  Vacancies created by elections or contested elections will be voted on by the HOD on Sunday, August 29.

A listing of positions to be filled is available here. Nominations will be accepted until Thursday, August 26 at 5:00pm EDT. Nominations should be submitted to AnnualMeeting@kyma.org.

Verified delegates must be registered for the Annual Meeting by July 25 in order to participate in elections. Registered delegates will receive their voting credentials and virtual Delegate Handbook between Aug. 1-15. Delegates should check their email frequently to receive more specific information on the elections process and important dates.

KMA Virtual House of Delegates Information

Data on the Spot, or DOTS, will provide the voting platform for the KMA Virtual House of Delegates.  Registered delegates will be sent voting credentials between August 1-15.  We encourage members to become familiar with the DOTS platform by attending virtual training with DOTS representatives on Sunday, August 22 at 7:30pm EDT.  A Zoom link for the training will be emailed on August 18.   Registered delegates can learn more about DOTS here.

A short video tutorial is available here.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qO5cn4BxwoMn

If you have questions about DOTS or how to participate in voting, please contact Miranda Mosley at mosley@kyma.org.

A number of dynamic speakers are scheduled for the event, including: