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Minutes for SB32 - Committee on Health and Human Services

Short Title

Medical student loan agreements for psychiatry.

Minutes Content for Thu, Mar 9, 2017

Chairperson Hawkins opened the hearing on SB32.

Eileen Ma, Office of the Revisor of Statutes, gave the bill brief on SB32.

The following proponents appeared before the committee or provided written testimony in support of SB32.  One neutral party submitted written testimony.

Proponents:

Kyle Kessler, Executive Director, Association of Community Mental Health Centers of Kansas, Inc. (Attachment 1);

Dodie Wellshear, Government Relations Consultant, Kansas Academy of Family Physicians (Attachment 2);

Daniel Ortiz, Medical Student, University of Kansas School of Medicine (Attachment 3);

Alexander Germann, Medical Student, University of Kansas School of Medicine (Attachment 4);

Amy Campbell, Kansas Mental Health Coalition (Attachment 5).

Written proponents:

Terrance Mabry, Medical Student, University of Kansas School of Medicine (Attachment 6);

Sebastian Schoneich, Medical Student, University of Kansas School of Medicine (Attachment 7);

Matt Strang, Medical Student, University of Kansas School of Medicine (Attachment 8);

Travis Kimple, Medical Student, University of Kansas School of Medicine (Attachment 9);

Elizabeth Wolfe, Medical Student, University of Kansas School of Medicine (Attachment 10);

Greg Hennen, Executive Director, Four County Mental Health Center, Inc. (Attachment 11);

Kansas Psychiatric Society (Attachment 12);

Tim Keck, Secretary, Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (Attachment 13).

Opponents: None

Written neutral:

Rachelle Colombo, Director, Government Affairs, Kansas Medical Society (Attachment 14).

After a question and answer time, the Chairperson closed the hearing on SB32.