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April 29, 2022
Join us May 21st at 6pm!
We look forward to welcoming Dr. Valerie Briones-Pryor as incoming GLMS President on Saturday, May 21, 2022, at Lynn Family Stadium. You should have received an email earlier this week with information on how to RSVP. If you missed it, you can RSVP at
Registration is open for the 2022 GLMS All-Payer Roundtable
GLMS will host a Virtual All-Payer Rountable event on May 12, 2022, beginning at 7:30 a.m. (EST). As a member of GLMS, you and your staff are invited to attend this Virtual All-Payer Roundtable and get answers to your payer questions. Representatives from Aetna Better Health, Anthem, Caresource, Humana, Passport Healthplan by Molina, United Healthcare, Wellcare, and the Kentucky Department for Medicaid Services will be participating as panelists to address questions for all lines of business. Questions will be sent to payers prior to the event. Register and submit questions here.
Update your info for the 2022 GLMS Annual Pictorial Roster by Sunday!
Your data may have changed since the last roster was printed. Don’t rely on the current printed roster to check accuracy. Your online listing is the information that will appear in the 2022 Roster.
In order to access your Roster listing online, you must use your username and password and log in on the GLMS website: If you need your username and/or password, please reach out to Onvia McDaniel at If you would prefer to confirm your information via email or phone, please reach out to Onvia at the email above or at 502-736-6302.
If you have a new photo to submit, please send it to with your full name and date of birth as an attachment to the email.
The deadline to update your information in the 2023 GLMS Annual Pictorial Roster is this Sunday, May 1. 
SOS Ukraine Press Conference
To aid the people of Ukraine, SOS International has sent two shipments of supplies overseas. The first shipment arrived earlier this month at a military hospital in Western Ukraine and contained medical supplies. The second shipment will arrive later this week and is providing aid to Ukrainian citizens. SOS sent 9,550 pounds of supplies including medical supplies, fortified meals from Love the Hungry and Bleachmakers from WaterStep. To date, SOS has donated $225,000 in supplies to Ukraine.
SOS International Hosts Annual Breakfast
On April 21, GLMS staff and GLMS Foundation Board members attended an SOS breakfast where Dr. Gordon Tobin was recognized for his humanitarian efforts in supporting a crate shipped to Ukraine. He was presented with a piece of art from SOS Team Member Amy Verst made of SOS wooden pallets in the colors of the Ukrainian flag. 
St. James Health Fair
On April 21, GLMS Foundation Board members and staff visited St. James Catholic School for their first health fair to view presentations from students in grades 6-8. A GLMS Foundation grant allowed the purchase of fitness exercise monitors which aim to engage students during physical education classes, track student movement and heart rate during PE classes, and track outcomes over the school year.
Cato Senior Physician’s Group - open to all GLMS members
Tuesday, May 10 at 12 p.m. via Zoom
Speaker - Dr. Thomas Hustead
Topic - Leadership Matters
Zoom meeting:
Meeting ID: 894 2941 5549 #
Call in: 301-715-8592 (Use the Meeting ID and press # after)
To RSVP, contact Kimberly Risinger at 502-736-6366 or
Wellness Wednesday Webinars available for CME Credit
View the previously recorded Wellness Wednesday Webinars at Each session is worth one CME credit. This series is brought to you by the GLMS Foundation.
Just how smart is it? In this month’s Louisville Medicine, we’re looking at the implications and limitations of artificial intelligence. As one author points out, AI is not here to replace physicians, but should rather be seen as “another tool in your arsenal.” Read more about AI updates across specialties here.
Write for Louisville Medicine this year!
We are excited to announce the Louisville Medicine themes for the upcoming year! If you’d like to write on any of the below themes, please contact Kathryn Vance Deadlines are the first of each month prior to the month of publication (July publication, 6/1 deadline; August publication, 7/1 deadline, etc.).
JulyValue of Medicine
AugustAthletes in Medicine
SeptemberMedicine Outside the Box
OctoberMusic and the Arts
NovemberCalled To Serve
DecemberInfluencers In Medicine
Being Chief of Critical Care in the Department of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery at UofL Health - Jewish Hospital keeps Dr. Robin Guillory pretty busy. When she’s not working on cultivating the culture and program as the Medical Director of the CVICU, you can find her dancing or spending time with her son Dexter and husband, Dr. Victor van Berkel. Read more about her in this month’s Dr. Who here.
Have You Paid Your 2022 GLMS Membership Dues?
If you have not yet paid your 2022 GLMS Membership Dues, they are now delinquent.
To ensure no disruption in your membership status or benefits, pay your dues online: (click on My Membership, then Pay My Dues).
If you have questions or did not receive a dues bill, email Onvia McDaniel at or call 502-736-6302.
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