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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

Research office announces winners from 2018 Student Research Summit

Fourth-year medical student Chizitam Ibezim won first prize for his poster presentation at the annual UMKC Health Sciences Student Research Summit on April 18 at the Student Union. Ibezim was

SOM vision researcher receives nearly $2-million for glaucoma research

Karl E. Kador, Ph.D., a researcher at the UMKC Vision Research Center, has received a nearly $2-million grant from the National Eye Institute at the National Institutes of Health. The

Notable research project featured in SOM video series

A new School of Medicine video looks at two important research projects addressing health disparities among African Americans. These projects are spreading the gospel of good health … at church.

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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


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