Paducah Physician Elected to Lead KFMC

Shawn Jones, M.D., a Paducah ENT-otolaryngologist, was recently elected president of the Kentucky Foundation for Medical Care, the charitable arm of the Kentucky Medical Association.

A former president of KMA, Dr. Jones had served as vice president of the Foundation for many years.

Other officers elected during the Annual Meeting of the Foundation board are John R. White Jr., M.D., of Lexington, as vice president; and Linda H. Gleis, M.D., of Louisville, to continue serving as secretary-treasurer.

Founded by the Kentucky Medical Association in 1971, the Kentucky Foundation for Medical Care (KFMC) is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization committed to improving the health of all Kentuckians through medical education and public health initiatives.

The Foundation has had great success over the past few years in providing education and other assistance to physicians and their medical practices on issues ranging from implementation of the Affordable Care Act to Medicaid expansion to issues surrounding reporting for Medicaid and Medicare.