The St. Louis Friends works to promote the best interests of the UMKC School of Medicine by cooperating with the administration and students, aiding the school and its students financially and otherwise and cultivating social relations among members of the St. Louis Friends, administration faculty, alumni and students.
Examples of support by St. Louis Friends:
- endowed scholarship
- student and faculty grants
- co-sponsorship of annual Year 1 events
- gifts to the medical library
- parking lot security improvements