Gold Humanism Honor Society
Gold Humanism Honor Society

Gold Humanism Honor Society

The School of Medicine’s Gold Humanism Honor Society recognizes 34 students, residents/fellows and faculty for their exemplary care of patients and their humanistic approach to clinical practice. More >>

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!

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

GHHS students lift patients’ spirits with Valentine’s Day visit

A Valentine’s Day visit from a group of nearly a dozen UMKC School of Medicine students brought smiles, and often tears, to patients at Truman Medical Center on Thursday, Feb.

Sirridge Office taking submissions for next issue of medical humanities magazine

The Sirridge Office of Medical Humanities is currently seeking submissions for a new edition of the medical humanities magazine, The Human Factor. The magazine recognizes the important connection between medicine

Local Wall of Respect coming to UMKC campuses

Fifty-one years ago, a group of Chicago artists created a community mural called the Wall of Respect that revitalized the neighborhood in the city’s South Side. Last year, in the

Research Summit posters, abstracts due March 17

Organizers of the annual UMKC Health Sciences Student Research Summit are encouraging students to submit their abstracts and posters to participate in this year’s event. The 2019 summit will take

Student art show at Diastole planned for March 1

Students from the School of Medicine’s Art and Medicine course will display some of their original artwork during a School of Medicine Art Show on March 1 at Diastole. The

Revered UMKC professor, clinician honored by family

Colleagues who knew Larry Piebenga, MD, speak of him with true regard as both a mentor and role model for medical research, education and patient care.  A legendary ophthalmologist and teacher

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EVENTS

Feb
22
Fri
Dr. Reaner & Mr. Henry Shannon Lectureship in Minority Health
Feb 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Shannon-Lectureship

 

 

Addressing Social Determinants of Health and Health Disparities: Implications for Children’s Mental Health and Well-being

Altha J. Stewart, M.D.

President of the American Psychiatric Association

Feb
23
Sat
Kansas City Dance Marathon – To benefit the Children’s Miracle Network
Feb 23 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Feb
27
Wed
Health Sciences Deans’ Seminar Series
Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Health Sciences Deans' Seminar Series

 

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

Refreshments served.

Mar
1
Fri
School of Medicine Student Art Show
Mar 1 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Students from the School of Medicine’s Art and Medicine course will display some of their original artwork during a School of Medicine Art Show on March 1 at Diastole.

The art show will take place from 5-7 p.m. All School of Medicine faculty, staff and students are invited to attend.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Mar
2
Sat
3rd Annual UMKC IPE Healthcare Reasoning Competition
Mar 2 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

IPE Healthcare Reasoning Competition

Twelve teams compete for 1st and 2nd place prizes.

Team requirements:

  • 4 members (maximum of 6 per team)
  • Maximum of 2 students per program
  • 1 M.D. program student
  • 1 Pharm. D. program student

Programs eligible:

  • Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 Medicine
  • Years 2, 3, and 4 Pharmacy
  • Year 4 Bachelor’s Science Nursing
  • Year 2 Physician Assistant
  • Years 3 and 4 Dentistry
Mar
7
Thu
Marge Weimer – Retirement Reception
Mar 7 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Weimer Retirement

Retirement Reception

Marge Weimer

Education Team Coordinator, Purple Teams and Graduate Programs



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