Episode 2: Engaging with Medical Societies

A podcast by the Kansas Section Junior Fellows where we discuss Kansas women's health issues, sips at a time

Episode 2: Engaging with Medical Societies (Published August 5, 2016)


Rachelle Colombo is the Director of Government Affairs at the Kansas Medical Society, a member-service organization dedicated to advocating with, and on behalf of, Kansas physicians to improve the environment in which they practice medicine. They also promote policy to protect Kansas citizens' health. Rachelle has been active in mediating dialogues between physicians, government entities and other organizations, as well as promoting physician advocacy within our state, helping provide much-needed bridges between a variety of groups.  

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Tea Time with an OB-GYN is a nonpartisan podcast to discuss local issues pertinent to Kansan ob-gyns, including Medicaid expansion, midwifery practice, and more. Our goal is to get residents in Kansas engaged in local politics, whatever their beliefs. New episodes are released quarterly, or as new issues arise. If you would like to submit a discussion topic, leave a comment, or are interested in being a guest on the podcast, please click here.

The views of the interviewees do not represent the views of ACOG.


Frances Grimstad, MD
Rachel Wykes, MD

A special thanks to Bo Osborn for the use of his studio in recording and producing this podcast.


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