New issue of Panorama!

New issue of Panorama!

Alumni, such as Gurpreet Padda, M.D., ’88, are stepping outside of their traditional roles to take on a new title: entrepreneur. From developing medical devices and health care software to opening restaurants and other small businesses, alumni and faculty are bridging the gap between science and business. Click here to read this story and to check out the Summer 2014 issue of Panorama.

Medical Student, Star Athlete

Medical Student, Star Athlete

KC Doan, MS 4, center, running with the ball during a UMKC rugby match against Truman State University on April 12 at the Sporting KC practice facility, was instrumental in forming UMKC’s rugby team in 2009 and continues to lead the team as vice president and captain.

Ready, Set, Match

Ready, Set, Match

Congratulations! At Match Day 2014, students cheered as classmates found out where they would start their residency training this summer. Nearly one-third of SOM students will stay in Missouri for their residency. Each year, graduating medical students find out where they were placed for post-graduate residency training during Match Day.
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