Take Wing Award

William D Zweig, M.D.

Alumni Reunion

April 23-25, 2015


UMKC Alumni Association


SOM Alumni News Magazine

  • Alumni News

    • Alumnus explores the qualities of mercy in humanities lecture

      Daniel Hall-Flavin, M.D. ’79, says he was struck by the concept of mercy as a young medical student just getting started at the School of Medicine. The notion of compassion toward others continued to develop further throughout his medical school career by following the lead …
    • Center for Health Insights director leads medical wearables challenge

      Mark Hoffman, director of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Center for Health Insights, is a leader in the Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge. Voting ends Saturday, March 28, and requires a short registration on Medstro, a social network for physicians, medical students, researchers and the …
    • School of Medicine celebrates Match Day 2015

      Asha Nookala opened the envelope and read the words she wanted to see. “I got in Mayo!” the UMKC medical student exclaimed before embracing friends and family members. The envelope informed Nookala that she will spend four years training to be an anesthesiologist at the …
    • Children’s Mercy performs its first pediatric heart transplant

      James D. St. Louis, M.D., the Joseph Boon Gregg/Missouri Endowed Chair in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, led the team that performed the first pediatric heart transplant at Children’s Mercy. Hannah Mountz, 15, of Kansas City, Missouri, was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy at age 12, a disease in …