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

‘Smokin’ Out Lung Cancer
‘Smokin’ Out Lung Cancer

‘Smokin’ Out Lung Cancer

The UMKC Health Sciences District marked Lung Cancer Awareness Month with an event celebrating the success of early lung cancer screening, treatment and prevention efforts led by Truman Medical Centers. More

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UMKC health professions students learn together in large simulation

In Kansas City, nearly one in five residents live below the poverty line — a harsh reality shared by many patients UMKC students see on Hospital Hill and beyond. To

Research office announces eight Sarah Morrison Award recipients

The School of Medicine Student Research Program has announced six medical students and two students from the biomedical and health informatics program as recipients of the Fall 2017 Sarah Morrison

SOM announces interim chair of psychiatry

The UMKC School of Medicine has announced that Stephen Jarvis, M.D., will serve as interim academic chair of the UMKC Department of Psychiatry. Jarvis received his medical degree from University

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

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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
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30
Thu
Interpreting PFTS – Pulmonary/CC IG
Nov 30 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
MSAC November 2017 Meeting
Nov 30 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
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Dr. Christopher Papasian – Retirement Reception
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