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 >>

Getting Involved
Getting Involved

Getting Involved

There’s more to medical school than class lectures and clinical rotations. At the School of Medicine, our students can be part of a vast array of extracurricular activities, interest groups, organizations and community service projects. Check here and find the one that's right for you!

Student Scholarship
Student Scholarship

Student Scholarship

A new scholarship at the UMKC School of Medicine recognizes students who go the extra mile to help others through their volunteer efforts. More >>

Surgical Innovations
Surgical Innovations

Surgical Innovations

Inside the Surgical Innovations Laboratory at the UMKC School of Medicine, researchers are taking a new approach to making surgeries safer. More >>

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NEWS

Patel lands speaking spot, promotes social media mentoring at radiology convention

Social media can play a crucial role in mentoring and sponsoring young radiologists, Amy Patel, M.D. ’11, recently told the 2018 convention of  the Radiological Society of North America. Patel was one of only

School of Medicine welcomes new staff

The School of Medicine has recently welcomed two new staff members in the offices of Diversity and Inclusion, and Admissions. Rachel McCommon is coordinator of diversity and strategic initiatives. She

American Heart Association honors Dr. John Spertus with Distinguished Scientist Award

John Spertus, M.D., M.P.H., professor of medicine and Daniel J. Lauer, M.D., Endowed Chair in Metabolism and Vascular Disease Research, received the American Heart Association’s 2018 Distinguished Scientist Award on

Dean Jackson helps address reappearance of polio-like disease

Cases of acute flaccid myelitis, which mainly affects children and can cause lasting paralysis, continue to be reported this fall across the U.S. When two possible cases of the polio-like

Michael Weaver’s health equity efforts, school’s diversity achievements recognized

Dr. Michael Weaver, M.D. ’77, has been recognized by the Black Health Care Coalition of Kansas City for his efforts to narrow the equity gap in health care for African

Sekhon selected to post with AMWA student organization

Subhjit Sekhon, a fifth-year medical student, has been appointed to serve on the National Committee for the American Medical Women’s Association’s Medical Student Division. Serving as the recruitment chair for the medical student division,

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EVENTS

Dec
11
Tue
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
Dec 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Dec
14
Fri
Felix Okah, M.D., M.S. – Retirement Reception
Dec 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Felix Okah, M.D. - Retirement Reception

 

Retirement Reception

Felix Okah, M.D., M.S.
Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Dean of Career Services

Dean’s Holiday Reception
Dec 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Dean's Holiday Reception

 

 

Save the Date

Dean’s Holiday Reception

Open to all School of Medicine faculty, staff and students

Dec
15
Sat
UMKC School of Medicine Mid-year Commencement 2018
Dec 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

• Live Stream •
Medical School 2018 Commencement

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Additional commencement information:

RSVP – No tickets are needed! Please RSVP at the Commencement Website by November 22. If your guest numbers change after your RSVP, that’s ok!

School of Medicine informationplease click here.

If you have additional questions regarding commencement, please contact:

Brent McCoy, Student Affairs Coordinator
Phone: 816-235-1906
Email: mccoybt@umkc.edu

Jan
8
Tue
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
Jan 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jan
9
Wed
SOM Faculty Development Series
Jan 9 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Announcing the 2018-19 School of Medicine Faculty Development Series Save the Dates!!! From 4:30-6 pm in Theater B/C 2018 Sept. 5 “Making Your Work Count Twice” Nov. 7 “Speed Mentoring” 2019 Jan. 9 “Tips On Having Difficult Conversations” March 13 “Focusing On Well-being, Thriving Not Just Surviving” May 8 “Grant Writing”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Announcing the 2018-19 School of Medicine Faculty Development Series
Save the Dates!!! From 4:30-6 pm in Theater B/C
2018
  • Sept. 5  “Making Your Work Count Twice”
  • Nov. 7  “Speed Mentoring”
2019
  • Jan. 9  “Tips On Having Difficult Conversations”
  • March 13  “Focusing On Well-being, Thriving Not Just Surviving”
  • May 8  “Grant Writing”


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