April 13, 2019 Chapter Meeting Minutes

The Kansas City VF Support Group met on Saturday, April 13, 2019 in room 130 BEST Conference Center, University of Kansas Edwards Campus.  Present were Bill Fenton, Marilyn Fenton, Sondra Schmidt, Allison Lint, Julie Tanner, Mary Tanner, Shannon Morgan, Marce Mossberg, Jana Siebel, Cindy Bultemeier, John Smith, Jim Gibson, Linda Gibson, Cheri Nutt, Laura Lafferty, Denny Hale, and Ruth Hale.

Aamir Hussain, MAPP and MD candidate class of 2019 University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, spoke about Health Policy Basics and Issues Regarding Health Reform.  He concluded by answering questions from the audience.

Aamir also included a link to a webinar on Doctor - Patient relationship,  https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=share&v=p3VkJQWFXKs and an article on Considering the Single-Payer System that he had written:  https://www.the-dermatologist.com/article/considering-single-payer-system

Attendees were asked to introduce themselves and provide a brief update on their vasculitis status.

The next International VF Symposium will be held July 19 - 21, 2019 at the Hyatt-Regency in Bloomington, MN.  The next KS/MO VF Support Group meeting will be held on Saturday, September 14, 2019.