Match 2019: A day of celebration
Match 2019: A day of celebration

Match 2019: A day of celebration

Congratulations to the Class of 2019 on an outstanding Match Day! More >>

Apply by April 1 for a Doctorate in Informatics!
Apply by April 1 for a Doctorate in Informatics!

Apply by April 1 for a Doctorate in Informatics!

UMKC’s Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Biomedical and Health Informatics integrates clinical research and informatics with tailored interdisciplinary studies, offering graduates exciting career prospects in health care and academia. Learn more about the program and how to apply.

Gold Humanism Honor Society
Gold Humanism Honor Society

Gold Humanism Honor Society

The School of Medicine’s Gold Humanism Honor Society recognizes 34 students, residents/fellows and faculty for their exemplary care of patients and their humanistic approach to clinical practice. More >>

Diversity: A program of excellence
Diversity: A program of excellence

Diversity: A program of excellence

Diversity and inclusion are important elements of educating future physicians at the UMKC School of Medicine. INSIGHT Into Diversity, a national diversity-focused publication, has recognized the School of Medicine with a 2018 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award. More >>

Student Leaders
Student Leaders

Student Leaders

Students at the UMKC School of Medicine find crucial support and leadership opportunities through working with the Student National Medical Association. More >>


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Match Day 2019: A day of celebration

Match Day List 2019 Match Day Photo Album The brisk morning wind couldn’t cool the excitement and enthusiasm of Match Day 2019 at the UMKC School of Medicine. Residencies were

Former School of Medicine resident recognizes TMC mentor on Missouri House floor

State Rep. Jon Patterson, M.D., recognized Charles Van Way, M.D., on the floor of the Missouri House. State Rep. Jon Patterson, who completed his general surgery program in 2011 at

Mental health expert addresses social determinants for childhood health

The environment children are brought up in plays a large part in their eventual mental and physical well-being as they get older. Mental health expert Altha J. Stewart, M.D., president

In Memoriam: Dr. Lynn DeMarco

Long-time UMKC School of Medicine faculty member and docent Lynn DeMarco, died on Feb. 15 in Leawood, Kansas. He was 85. Dr. DeMarco joined the School of Medicine and the

Harmony Gala supports scholarships for underrepresented minority students

Music and a festive atmosphere filled Pierson Auditorium in the UMKC Atterbruy Student Success Center  on Saturday night, Feb. 16, when nearly 200 people enjoyed the fifth annual UMKC Health

GHHS students lift patients’ spirits with Valentine’s Day visit

A Valentine’s Day visit from a group of nearly a dozen UMKC School of Medicine students brought smiles, and often tears, to patients at Truman Medical Center on Thursday, Feb.

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Health Sciences Deans’ Seminar Series
Mar 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Health Sciences Deans' Seminar Series


Glucocorticoid steroids, lung development and preterm birth

Timothy J. Cole, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Monash Biomedicine Discover Institute
Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Refreshments served

William T. Sirridge Lectureship
Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

SOM Sirridge Lecture


Accommodation, Regoaling, and Satisficing: Life Lessons from the Neonatal ICU
Brian S. Carter, M.D.
Sirridge Professor of Medical Humanities & Bioethics, and Professor of Pediatrics
UMKC School of Medicine & Children’s Mercy Bioethics Center

Alumni Reunion 2019 – Save the Dates!
Apr 5 @ 8:00 am – Apr 7 @ 5:00 pm
2019 Alumni Reunion

Save the Dates!

Friday, April 5 – Sunday, April 7

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PA Virtual Fair
Apr 9 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

PA Virtual Fair

The UMKC School of Medicine will be participates in CareerEco’s Physician Assistant Virtual Fairs in the Spring and Summer. Dates will be posted as soon as registration opens.

  • Candidates will have the opportunity to connect real-time with 30+ PA schools without the hassle of leaving your home or office
  • You will meet School Representatives online via chat rooms during the event
  • Schools’ chat hours will be posted in advance (a camera is not required for the chat feature)
  • Click HERE to register today!
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
Apr 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Coffee Hour with Wendy Chapman, Ph.D.
Apr 11 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Coffee Hour with Dr. Wendy Chapman

RSVP by April 8, 2019 to

Coffee Hour with Wendy Chapman, Ph.D.

Wendy Chapman, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Biomedical Informatics
University of Utah School of Medicine

Presented by the UMKC School of Medicine Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics and BioNexus KC



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