Category Archives: Annual Meeting

Wayne Tuckson, M.D., Receives KMA Community Service Award

The Kentucky Medical Association presented its Community Service Award to Wayne Tuckson, M.D., of Louisville during the Leadership Dinner at the 2018 KMA Annual Meeting on Aug. 25. The award recognizes a physician who has made significant contributions to his or her community. Dr. Tuckson was selected for the creation of his Kentucky Educational Television (KET) television show Kentucky Health, a program that he also hosts. Dr. Tuckson communicates a wide range of health education topics, including various diseases, treatments, health

Beyond the White Coat Gallery to Display KMA Member Talents Outside of Medicine

As a physician, you know that your job is more than just a profession. It’s a mission. But it’s also one that can easily become the center of your identity and has the potential to lead to burnout. KMA’s 2018 Annual Meeting will feature physician and author Shawn C. Jones, M.D., FACS, whose book, Finding Heart in Art: A Surgeon’s Renaissance Approach To Healing Modern Medical Burnout, uses Renaissance paintings as a framework to explain how medical professionals can manage

For Florence Physician, It’s all About Family

When Nancy Swikert, M.D., was considering themes for her year as KMA President, she settled on one that seems a natural fit for her philosophy, medical practice and life – the Family of Medicine. A member of the 2015 class of KMA Community Connectors, Dr. Swikert was installed as KMA President during the 2016 KMA Annual Meeting. A native of Franklin, Ky., Dr. Swikert comes from a close-knit family – many of whom attended her installation as president of KMA and