Alliance in the News

Our work is often featured in the local media outlets, as well as local, state-wide, and national Alliance and physician publications. Here are links to these features. Thank you for your support!

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  • The Kent County Medical Society publishes a quarterly bulletin that is mailed to its members, and is also available online at: A few pages of the bulletin are dedicated to sharing KCMSA’s activities and upcoming events. Check out the Alliance Heartbeat section in the bulletin.

Media Coverage


    • We are proud to announce that our work for our 2016 Dose of Generosity Charity Event and its following social media Thank You Campaign won awards at the annual AMA Alliance meeting in June 2016! This was the second year in a row that we won the Health Awareness Promotion Award for Fundraising and our first award for Social Media.
      • 2016 Health Awareness Promotion Awards
        Kent County Medical Society Alliance, MI – “A Dose of Generosity”
      • 2016 Social Media Awards
        Community Outreach
        Kent County Medical Society Alliance, MI – “The Thank You Campaign”
    • In 2015, the KCMSA won two first place awards at the AMA Alliance annual meeting
      (click on link and go to pages 11-12 for details).

      • Health Awareness Promotion Awards
        Children’s Charity ball
      • Legislative Education & Awareness Promotion Award
        Immunization Conference

Recommended Publications for Members

    • The AMA Alliance has several publications they produce: Physician Family magazine, Alliance in Motion, and the AMA Alliance Link.
Contact Us


Mailing Address:
233 Fulton Street, Suite 222
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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Health Forum: Opioid Awareness for Parents

Weds., May 3, 2017
7-9 p.m. / 6:30 p.m. Prescription Take Back

Kent ISD Education Center, Grand Room,
2930 Knapp, Grand Rapids, MI 49525
(parking in lot #11)

If you are a parent/guardian, you won’t want to miss this event!

An educational forum for parents and guardians of middle and high school students that will focus on prevention of opioid addiction in our youth. Listen to Kent County experts share their stories and statistics on the epidemic in our community, participate in a safe prescription drug drop off, and walk away with an understanding of how to keep our youth safe from this epidemic.

This forum is being offered free of charge by the Kent County Medical Society Alliance in collaboration with Families Against Narcotics - Grand Rapids.