Former dean adds new role at Stowers
Betty M. Drees, M.D., F.A.C.P., School of Medicine dean from 2001 to 2014, has been appointed president of the Graduate School of the Stowers Institute for Medical Research. More >>
Interprofessional education is an important learning tool on the UMKC Health Sciences Campus. Students from medicine, dentistry, nursing and pharmacy to learn together with a focus on team-based patient care. A new video gives an up close look at how the program works. More >>
Health Sciences District to sponsor 2018 Hospital Hill Run
The UMKC Health Sciences District has agreed to serve as presenting sponsor for the 2018 Hospital Hill Run scheduled for June 1 and 2 in downtown Kansas City. More >>
UMKC School of Medicine connects six leading Kansas City hospitals to launch health care consortium on patient safety
The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine is launching a consortium focused on patient safety in collaboration with its affiliated teaching hospitals. The UMKC Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety…
According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 5-million Americans live with Alzheimer’s disease, which is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. At UMKC School of Medicine,…
On the Health Sciences Campus at UMKC, interprofessional education, or IPE, is an important learning tool. It brings together students from dental, medicine, nursing and pharmacy and places them in…
More than 100 people showed up on a warm February afternoon to take part in a golf outing that raised more than $9,000 to support the UMKC School of Medicine’s…
The Kansas City Medical Society recognized Richard Hellman, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.E., a former School of Medicine docent and clinical professor of medicine, with its 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award. It is…
Betty Drees appointed president of the Graduate School of the Stowers Institute for Medical Research
Former School of Medicine Dean Betty M. Drees, M.D., F.A.C.P., has been appointed president of the Graduate School of the Stowers Institute for Medical Research. “We are fortunate to have…
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Interested in becoming a Physician Assistant or learning about UMKC’s Master of Medical Science Physician Assistant program? Register today for this FREE event to meet admissions teams, current PA students and faculty from our program, and others, in a live, online format. The UMKC School of Medicine will be participating in CareerEco’s Physician Assistant Virtual Fair in both spring and summer of 2018.
- Follow your passion: We offer six medical degree programs and 19 specialty areas.
- Pick your speed: Apply to our six-year, combined BA/MD or the traditional four-year MD. (We also offer two-year master programs in anesthesia, bioinformatics, health professions education and physician assistant; and an interdisciplinary PhD.)
- Get hands on: From your first semester, you’ll interact with patients and learn about medicine.
- Engage with docents: Through our docent learning system, be an apprentice to a practicing physician while taking part in small-group teaching, mentoring and peer coaching.
- Join in with others: Participate in one of 36 student organizations that build friendships, experience and connections.
- Learn with peers: Interprofessional
opportunities abound, as our medical, dental, nursing and pharmacy schools all share a single campus.
- Train with six: We partner with six leading hospitals, providing broad, exceptional clinical experiences and exposure to nationally ranked specialties.
- Embrace city life: Our campus is in the heart of Kansas City, offering lots of restaurants, events, sports and culture.