Dr. Kyle Palmer has been a huge asset in our local medical community, he served on the ACMS board of directors from 2009 to 2015, serving as its president in 2014. During his tenure, Dr. Palmer helped establish and promote a local medical society focused on family-friendly events, fundraising socials, and collegial relationships. He was also involved in the High School Physicals annual screening program over the course of his career. He provided critical service to the board of directors of the Idaho Medical Association as its treasurer from 2012 to 2018.
His professional medical career has been one of selfless service to his community and colleagues. He served in the United States Navy Reserve from 1988 to 1998, achieving the rank of lieutenant commander. He has held many positions in local school athletics and club soccer establishments as a sports medicine specialist. He was a member of the board of directors of the Meridian Education Foundation and its president from 2005 to 2007.
For many years, he owned and operated his own orthopedic practice providing excellent care to patients before moving into semi-retirement in 2018.
Kyle and his wife Jill can often be found playing a huge role in hospitality and friendliness in whatever venue you find them in.
Dr. Palmer was award the 2018 ACMS Physician of the Year Award.