Awards and Recognition
Health Kentucky Recipient of “Models That Work” Award
Louisville, KY-Health Kentucky, the parent program of the Kentucky Physicians Care Network (KPC) is one of the recipients of the “Models That Work” Grant 2004 Awards from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky. Health Kentucky is preparing to celebrate its twentieth year in 2004. Since the inception of the KPC program over 300,000 needy Kentuckians have received access to quality health care. (Read more…)
Kentucky Pharmacy Providers Program Day
In recognition of the pharmacists and pharmaceutical companies who generously donate their expertise and life-enriching medications to some 250,000 Kentuckians, Governor Paul Patton proclaimed October 19, 2001, as Kentucky Pharmacy Providers Program Day.
Monroe E. Trout Premier Cares Award
The Kentucky Physicians Care Program received the sixth annual Monroe E. Trout Premier Cares Award from Premier Care, Inc., an alliance of 800 hospitals and health care organizations. The award was presented during Premier Care’s Governance Education Conference in Orlando, Florida, in February 1998. The Cares Award recognizes exemplary efforts that make health services accessible to the medically underserved. Recipients are given a $50,000 cash award. The Kentucky Physicians Care Program was chosen from among 219 nominations by a panel of national leaders selected from business, academe, labor, medicine, public health and consumer interests.
Citation of a Layman for Distinguished Service
The American Medical Association House of Delegates confirmed the selection of then Gov. Brereton C. Jones as the recipient of the Citation of a Layman for Distinguished Service on June 24, 1990. This is the highest award the AMA bestows on a non-physician. The award recognizes individuals not of the medical profession who help achieve the ideals of medicine by cooperation or aid in the advancement of medical science, medical education or medical care. Mr. Jones was the founder of the Kentucky Health Care Access Foundation, which is now Health Kentucky.
American Medical Association’s President’s Citation of Service to the Public
The American Medical Association presented the Kentucky Medical Association with its first President’s Citation on December 4, 1988, for the KMA’s service to the public through the Kentucky Physicians Care Program.
Presidential Citation for Private Sector Initiatives
The Kentucky Medical Association was invited to the White House on July 18, 1986, to receive the Presidential Citation for Private Sector Initiatives. This high honor was a result of the KMA’s development of and involvement in the Kentucky Physicians Care Program.