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GLMS Update - June 2021
GLMS Update - June 2021
June 28, 2021

Doctors' Cup

Sign-up now for the 11th Annual GLMS Foundation Doctor’s Cup! This year’s golf scramble will be held on Monday, September 27 at Hurstbourne Country Club. To register or to donate to support our next generation of physician leaders, please visit For any questions, please contact Kimberly Risinger at
Townhall for Pediatricians Regarding COVID-19 Vaccine Administration
Join us on June 30th at 6 p.m. for a virtual Townhall with Dr. Kristina Bryant, Dr. Jason Smith and Dr. Steve Hester to learn more about administering COVID-19 vaccines to adolescents in the Greater Louisville area. There will be a discussion of administering the vaccine in provider’s offices as well as vaccine supply and storage. Please register in advance for the webinar here.
2021-2022 Election Results
Congratulations to all those chosen in the 2021 Election to serve GLMS over the coming year! Dr. Valerie Briones-Pryor was elected to President-Elect, Dr. Patricia Purcell was elected to Vice President and Dr. Thomas Higgins was elected to Treasurer. For a list of all positions elected including At-Large Board Members, KMA Delegates, and Nominating Committee, please see page 9 in this month’s Louisville Medicine.
KMA Annual Meeting will be virtual this year. Sign up now!
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 health care that will likely become part of the future of medicine. This year’s meeting will run from August 21-29
CATO Seniors
The CATO Senior Physicians Group is taking a break for summer. The group will resume programs in September.
Promote your practice! 
Have a new physician, offering a new service? Contact Laura Carr with advertising needs.   502.221.7919
Congratulations to Dr. Brian Sosnin on being elected President of GLMS! In this issue, we learn more about his story and celebrate his accomplishments as we welcome him to this new role. Read more about his life and his goals for this presidency in June’s Louisville Medicine at the link in our bio.
Louisville Medicine Themes for 2021-2022
We are happy to announce our upcoming themes for Louisville Medicine for the remainder of 2021 and the start of 2022! We are always looking for articulate writers to author a piece in Louisville Medicine! Review the themes below and if you’d like to write on any of them, please contact Kathryn Vance at
  • September 2021 - Suicide Prevention/Bullying
  • October 2021 - Leadership/Self-Discipline
  • November 2021 - Smoking: Tobacco, Marijuana, Cessatio
  • December 2021 - Super Heroes
  • January 2022 - Mental Health
  • February 2022 - Multigenerational medical families
  • March 2022 - Maternal fetal health
  • April 2022 - Artificial intelligence

Dr. SarahBeth Hartlage has taken the city of Louisville by storm over the last year. Trained as an anesthesiologist, she now works in public health and has become known as “the vaccine lady,” most recently leading the LouVax site at Broadbent Arena. When she’s not busy strategizing vaccine distribution, she’s playing princesses with her daughter Camille or attending Alabama football games with her husband Todd. Read more about Dr. Hartlage in this month’s Dr. Who profile.
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