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 >>
Students at the UMKC School of Medicine find crucial support and leadership opportunities through working with the Student National Medical Association. More >>
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!
A new scholarship at the UMKC School of Medicine recognizes students who go the extra mile to help others through their volunteer efforts. More >>
The National Institutes of Health recently awarded School of Medicine researcher Mingui Fu, Ph.D., associate professor of biomedical sciences, a $465,000 grant to conduct a study of sepsis-induced systemic inflammation.…
The School of Medicine recently welcomed two new Education Team Coordinators to the Office of Student Affairs staff. Krisana West will serve as the New ETC for the Gold Unit…
The UMKC Staff Council Outreach Committee will sponsor a “Family Friendly” Harvesters Service Project from 8:30-10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 2. Volunteers ages 10 and older are needed to assist…
The School of Medicine recognized graduate candidates from M.D., Master of Science, and Graduate Certificate degree programs who participated in the UMKC Mid-Year Commencement Ceremony on Dec. 15 at Swinney…
Mental health expert Altha J. Stewart, M.D., president of the American Psychiatric Association, will be the keynote speaker for the Dr. Reaner and Mr. Henry Shannon Lectureship in Minority Health…
School of Medicine faculty members led a local summit on advanced non-small cell lung cancer, discussing novel treatments for patients with lung cancer on Dec. 11. The State of the…
Reading genome function in human cells increases utility of DNA sequence variation
Toni Pastinen, Ph.D.
Director, Childrens Mercy Hospital Center for Pediatric Genomic Medicine (CPGM)
Professor of Genomic Medicine, UMKC School of Medicine
SAVE THE DATE!
– Location and additional details will be posted when available –
Announcing the 2018-19 School of Medicine Faculty Development Series
- Sept. 5 “Making Your Work Count Twice”
- Nov. 7 “Speed Mentoring”
- Jan. 9 “Tips On Having Difficult Conversations”
- March 13 “Focusing On Well-being, Thriving Not Just Surviving”
- May 8 “Grant Writing”
- Follow your passion: We offer six medical degree programs and 19 specialty areas.
- Pick your speed: Apply to our six-year, combined BA/MD or the traditional four-year MD. (We also offer master programs in anesthesia, bioinformatics, health professions education and physician assistant; and an interdisciplinary PhD.)
- Get hands on: From your first semester, you’ll interact with patients and learn about medicine.
- Engage with docents: Through our docent learning system, be an apprentice to a practicing physician while taking part in small-group teaching, mentoring and peer coaching.
- Join in with others: Participate in one of 36 student organizations that build friendships, experience and connections.
- Learn with peers: Interprofessional
opportunities abound, as our medical, dental, nursing and pharmacy schools all share a single campus.
- Train with six: We partner with six leading hospitals, providing broad, exceptional clinical experiences and exposure to nationally ranked specialties.
- Embrace city life: Our campus is in the heart of Kansas City, offering lots of restaurants, events, sports and culture.