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March 26, 2021
PSA Videos
The GLMS Foundation has launched a public health campaign encouraging community members to get the vaccine once they are eligible. These PSA videos have been shared with local news stations and on social media. View the videos in English and Spanish, and then share on your own social media pages from the GLMS InstagramFacebookTwitter, and LinkedIn!
Have You Paid Your 2021 GLMS Membership Dues?
If you have not yet paid your 2021 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 or call 502-736-6302.
CATO Seniors
The CATO Senior Physicians Group will meet Tuesday, April 13 at 12:00 p.m. via Zoom to hear from Billy Reed, former sports writer for the Courier Journal, Lexington Herald and Sports Illustrated. To register, please RSVP to this email
Meeting ID: 843 2303 3037
Passcode: 919870
Call In: 1-301-715-8592 (Use the Meeting ID & Passcode and press pound (#) after each)
Anyone with suggestions on future speakers may contact Dr. Charles Oberst or reply to this email.
Vote now for GLMS leadership!
Voting is now open until Tuesday, April 20, 2021. You should have received a separate email with a link to the ballot. Please email Kathryn Vance at as soon as possible if you believe you have not received a link to the ballot.
One week left!
Your chance to win $1,125 in the Richard Spear, MD, Memorial Essay Contest!
“How 2020 changed me: my life and medicine.”
  • To enter you must be a GLMS physician member (practicing or retired) or GLMS in-training member (resident or UofL medical student)
  • All entries must be original, unpublished writing intended solely for publishing in Louisville Medicine
  • LENGTH: 800 to 2,000 words
  • DEADLINE: Thursday, April 1, 2021
  • PRIZE: $1,125 for practicing and retired; $1,125 for physicians-in-training
Send via email as a Microsoft Word attachment to Kathryn Vance at
Save the Date: All Payer Roundtable
The 2020 GLMS Payer Roundtables were postponed due to COVID-19 concerns but we are excited to announce the 2021 VIRTUAL ALL-PAYER ROUNDTABLE event on May 6, 2021, beginning at 7:30am (EST). Since this event is virtual, we will be able to discuss all lines of business with payers, including commercial, Medicaid, Medicare and Marketplace.
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.
Register in advance for this meeting here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Submit questions or issues here.
Questions will be sent to payers prior to the event and attendees will receive a full list of with responses just before the roundtable. This will allow for more time for follow-up questions and new discussion. Claims specific issues may be submitted prior to the meeting but will be addressed one on one and not during the Roundtable event. We look forward to hearing from you.
Racial Inequality Seminars
The Racial Inequality in Medicine three-part series wrapped up with a session on communication led by Dr. Jennifer Porter and Dr. Anita Fernander. To view videos of each of the three sessions, visit
The GLMS Foundation needs volunteers!
The GLMS Foundation continues to help provide prescription deliveries to low-income quarantined patients in our community. If you (or anyone in your practice or family) have any availability to help with these deliveries, please sign up here.
Stress, burnout, moral injury…what’s the difference? And is it possible they could even be good for us? This month’s Louisville Medicine examines the mental health of you and those around you, as well as that of your patients. For more on mental health and the resources available to you and your patients, read more here.
Write for Louisville Medicine
The June issue of Louisville Medicine will house our Annual Report, and we are currently accepting articles on any topic! The submission deadline for this issue is May 1. If you’d like to write on any of the below topics, contact Kathryn Vance at

June - President’s Introduction (No theme)
July - Trauma
August - Urology
September - Suicide Prevention
We are committed to keeping you informed with the latest communication and resources available regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit our website for the most up-to-date resources from local and national agencies on patient screening, telehealth, financial relief for practices, PPE and more.
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