Chair, Political Education Committee
Appointed to the AMPAC Board of Directors in 2008, Kay Brada is the representative from the American Medical Association Alliance (AMAA), and was appointed Chair of the Political Education Committee in 2012 and 2014. She also serves on the Congressional Review Committee. Mrs. Brada graduated from the University of Kansas with a double major in Political Science/Public Administration, and Personnel Administration.
Mrs. Brada has dedicated herself to advocacy activities on behalf of physicians and their spouses. She has been a member of the AMAA for over thirty years, and her leadership positions have included: Bylaws Chairman, from 2003-2004; the Legislation Committee Chairman from 2002-2003; and a member of the Legislation Committee from 2001-2002. She has also served on the AMA Council on Legislation from 2002-2003.
Mrs. Brada has been a longtime member and leader of the Kansas Medical Society Alliance, serving as President from 2000-2001, Vice President of Legislation from 2003-2004, and First Vice President, Second Vice President, and Secretary 1988-1999. In 2006, she was awarded the Lela May Young Award, the highest award given by the Kansas Medical Society Alliance.
She was the American Psychiatric Association Alliance President Elect in 2006 and has been President of the APA Alliance from 2007 until present.
Mrs. Brada is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Chancellors Club – an Endowment Association Committee at the University of Kansas – elected 2012 and serving in that position through 2015.
Mrs. Brada, and her husband Donald Brada, MD, a psychiatrist, reside in Lawrence, Kansas. Their sons are Stephen Brada, MD, an AMA member-anesthesiologist, and Donald Brada Jr., an attorney/consultant for mergers and acquisitions.