AOA Induction
AOA Induction

AOA Induction

The School of Medicine chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society added 24 new members to its roster during its annual banquet at Diastole. More >>

Hospital Hill Run training tips
Hospital Hill Run training tips

Hospital Hill Run training tips

Organizers of the 2018 Hospital Hill Run and presenting sponsor, UMKC Health Sciences District, are providing a series of video training tips to help participants prepare for the Friday and Saturday event on June 1-2 in Kansas City. More >>

Student research in action
Student research in action

Student research in action

UMKC School of Medicine third-year student Yicheng Bao has produced an award-winning study that puts a new focus on autoimmune conditions in adults diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. More >>

Taking it to the Pews
Taking it to the Pews

Taking it to the Pews

A new UMKC School of Medicine video looks at two important research projects addressing health disparities among African Americans. These projects are spreading the gospel of good health … at church. More >>

Match Day!
Match Day!

Match Day!

Congratulations Class of 2018 View the results. More than 110 students at the UMKC School of Medicine celebrated Match Day with family and friends. More >>


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Sojourner Clinic honors volunteers

Hundreds of student volunteers were recognized May 8 at the annual Sojourner Clinic Banquet, which was held at the Diastole Scholars’ Center. Students put in more than 1,500 volunteer hours

Research fellowship yields award-winning results for UMKC medical student Carlee Oakley

UMKC medical student Carlee Oakley is one of only five students nationwide to win a TL1 Top Poster Award for her research. It was presented recently in Washington at a

UMKC bioinformatics degree propels Mir to prominent fellowship

Three years ago, Fahad Faisal Mir, M.D., decided to follow his internal medicine residency at the UMKC School of Medicine and Truman Medical Center with a three-year fellowship in gastroenterology.

School of Medicine unveils new Student Wellness Wing

Note to students entering the UMKC School of Medicine’s new fifth-floor Wellness Wing: Studying is off limits. Niloofar Shahmohammadi is the school’s wellness program coordinator who brought the Wellness Wing

SOM’s Berkley-Patton receives UM-System President’s Award

Interim Chancellor Barbara A. Bichelmeyer recently recognized Jannette Berkley-Patton, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Biomedical and Health informatics, with the University of Missouri System President’s Award on behalf

Med school students, staff receive vice chancellor honor

Two of the School of Medicine’s May graduates, Ravali Gummi and David Sanborn, have been selected as UMKC Vice Chancellor’s Honor Recipients. Staff member Jennifer Tufts, academic advisor in the

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UMKC School of Medicine Commencement Spring 2018
May 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

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Medical School Commencement

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Additional commencement information:

RSVP – For admittance: Please RSVP at the Commencement Website by April 29.  If your guest numbers change after your RSVP,  please contact Brent McCoy.

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If you have additional questions regarding commencement, please contact:

Brent McCoy, Student Affairs Coordinator
Phone: 816-235-1906

Memorial Day Holiday – University Holiday – University offices are closed.
May 28 all-day
Farewell Reception for Dean Steven Kanter
Jun 7 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
Jun 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Independence Day Holiday – University Holiday – University offices are closed.
Jul 4 all-day

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