KMA President Brent Wright, M.D. will appear on tomorrow evening’s episode of the KET program “CORONAVIRUS: A Kentucky Update.” The program, hosted by Kentucky Physicians Leadership Institute graduate Wayne Tuckson, M.D., will discuss the phased reopening of the healthcare system. Dr. Wright will appear with Dr. Mark Moats of the Kentucky Dental Association. It airs at 8:30/7:30 p.m. with additional air times and online viewing available here.
Kentucky Medical Students Host Blood Drive Competition
Students from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, University of Louisville School of Medicine and the University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Medicine have organized a statewide blood drive competition in support of COVID-19 efforts called “MedMadness.” The event begins May 1 and runs through May 31 through the Kentucky Blood Center. Anyone is invited to participate in the competition and support the medical school of their choice. Donation tallies will be calculated and published every Monday of the competition, with the final tally being released on Monday, June 1st. All volunteer (non-paid) donations will be considered in the competition totals. For more information about the event, please visit the Facebook event page.