Spotlight shines on Kansas City Free Eye Clinic
Spotlight shines on Kansas City Free Eye Clinic

Spotlight shines on Kansas City Free Eye Clinic

UMKC School of Medicine volunteers from the Kansas City Free Eye Clinic attended Clinton Global Initiative University to pitch their plans for expanding their service to the refugee community in Kansas City. More

Exploring Health Care Policy
Exploring Health Care Policy

Exploring Health Care Policy

Second-year physician assistant student Kyle McLafferty participated in a three-day workshop in Washington, D.C., as a member of the Physician Assistant Education Association Student Health Policy Fellowship program. More

Research Fellowships on the Rise
Research Fellowships on the Rise

Research Fellowships on the Rise

A growing number of students at the UMKC School of Medicine are taking part in research fellowships from summer programs to year-long fellowships throughout the country. Find out more about student research fellowship opportunities.

Meet Our Students
Meet Our Students

Meet Our Students

Fifth-year medical student Logan Burrow is from a small town, but she came to the UMKC School of Medicine with big dreams. See how she's making her desire to be a doctor become a reality. More

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NEWS

Gummi, Nizamuddin take Kansas City Free Eye Clinic to national stage

Volunteers with the student-operated Kansas City Free Eye Clinic (KCFEC) are working to extend free eye care to the city’s refugee community. The plan took a national stage in October

Celebrating lives saved by TMC lung cancer screening

The UMKC Health Sciences District marked Lung Cancer Awareness Month on Thursday with “Smokin’ Out Lung Cancer,” a midday event that outlined the district’s early lung cancer screening, treatment and

‘Slow Medicine’ aims to foster more thoughtful care

In an age of rapidly advancing technology and conflicting economic forces, it is important to guard against overuse of medical treatments and interventions, according to Pieter Cohen, M.D. He was

Hundreds of Hospital Hill students participate in IPE poverty simulation

More than 400 students from the UMKC School of Medicine, School of Pharmacy, School of Dentistry and School of Nursing and Health Studies have taken part this fall in five

The right dose of research could help children, professor says

The challenge of finding the right dosage of medicines for young patients is complex and requires fresh thinking, J. Steven Leeder, Pharm.D., Ph.D., told the audience for the latest installment

School of Medicine announces new chair of Biomedical and Health Informatics

School of Medicine Dean Steven Kanter, M.D., has announced the appointment of Shui Qing Ye, M.D., Ph.D. as chair of the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics. The appointment will

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EVENTS

Nov
20
Mon
Ophthalmology IG – Research in Ophthalmology with Dr. Komal Desai
Nov 20 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Nov
23
Thu
Thanksgiving Day Holiday – University Holiday – University offices are closed.
Nov 23 – Nov 24 all-day
Nov
27
Mon
SNMA – Health through the Eyes of Culture
Nov 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Nov
29
Wed
Health Sciences Deans’ Seminar Series – John Q. Wang, M.D., Ph.D.
Nov 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Nov
30
Thu
Interpreting PFTS – Pulmonary/CC IG
Nov 30 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Dec
1
Fri
Dr. Christopher Papasian – Retirement Reception
Dec 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm


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