ANNOUNCEMENTS

BANNERS MARK UMKC HEALTH SCIENCES DISTRICT

April 23 was truly a banner day for the UMKC Health Sciences District as banners started going up on light poles ringing the area bounded by 22nd Street, Gillham Road, 25th Street and Troost.

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Introducing Kansas City's new
Health Sciences District
A cooperative partnership formed by 12 neighboring health care institutions on Hospital Hill.

What is it?

The UMKC Health Sciences District strives to be a premier academic health district, engaging in cutting-edge biomedical research and entrepreneurship, delivering state-of-the-science health care, and educating the next generation of health care professionals.

Health Care Partners

  • University of Missouri-Kansas City and its
    • School of Medicine
    • School of Dentistry
    • School of Nursing and Health Studies
    • School of Pharmacy
  • Truman Medical Centers
    • University Health
  • Children’s Mercy
  • Kansas City, Missouri, Health Department
  • Missouri Department of Mental Health Center for Behavioral Medicine
  • Jackson County Medical Examiner
  • Diastole Scholars’ Center
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City

 

 


 

What is its purpose?

The UMKC Health Sciences District brings together health care partners in the Hospital Hill area. Working as one, they will create new potential for collaboration on research, grants, community outreach and shared wellness for employees, faculty, students and surrounding neighborhoods.

The UMKC Health Sciences District represents a new chapter in advancing health care, outreach and medical education throughout greater Kansas City.

 

 

 



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  • University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Dentistry
  • School of Nursing and Health Studies
  • School of Pharmacy
  • Truman Medical Centers
  • University Health
  • Children’s Mercy
  • Kansas City, Missouri, Health Department
  • Center for Behavioral Medicine
  • Jackson County Medical Examiner
  • Diastole Scholars’ Center
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City

UMKC Health Sciences District Map

 

District Events

Follow our calendar to keep up with events and activities of the UMKC Health Sciences District and its members.

Aug
2
Thu
Grand Rounds @ CMH Auditorium (Adele Hall Campus)
Aug 2 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Adolescent Substance Abuse: A Primary Care Approach to Marijuana and other drugsby William Adelman MD, FAAP, Division Director, Adolescent Medicine, Children’s Mercy Kansas City


 

Grand Rounds is held in the CMH Auditorium (Adele Hall Campus), and is remote broadcast to KU Pediatrics, CMH Kansas, CM Northland, Crown Center, 5520 College, CM West, Children’s Mercy on Broadway, Children’s Mercy East, Operation Breakthrough, Don Chisholm, and now to CM Riverside. Coffee, hot water for tea, and ice water will be available. Please mark your calendars now, and plan to join us as your schedule allows, on Thursday mornings in August, for Grand Rounds from 8 – 9 a.m.

 

Make plans now to attend!

If you miss Grand Rounds, know that many of the sessions are available to view,

(and earn CME credit) for 2 months following the live event.

To learn more, visit Grand Rounds on line at:  https://www.childrensmercy.org/grandrounds/

Aug
9
Thu
Grand Rounds @ CMH Auditorium (Adele Hall Campus)
Aug 9 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Not Everyone is the Same: The Role of Hispanic Ethnicity and Acute Lymphoblastic Lymphomaby Terrie Flatt DO, MA, Hematology / Oncology / Bone Marrow Transplant, Children’s Mercy Kansas City


 

Grand Rounds is held in the CMH Auditorium (Adele Hall Campus), and is remote broadcast to KU Pediatrics, CMH Kansas, CM Northland, Crown Center, 5520 College, CM West, Children’s Mercy on Broadway, Children’s Mercy East, Operation Breakthrough, Don Chisholm, and now to CM Riverside. Coffee, hot water for tea, and ice water will be available. Please mark your calendars now, and plan to join us as your schedule allows, on Thursday mornings in August, for Grand Rounds from 8 – 9 a.m.

 

Make plans now to attend!

If you miss Grand Rounds, know that many of the sessions are available to view,

(and earn CME credit) for 2 months following the live event.

To learn more, visit Grand Rounds on line at:  https://www.childrensmercy.org/grandrounds/

Aug
16
Thu
Grand Rounds @ CMH Auditorium (Adele Hall Campus)
Aug 16 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Improving Pediatric Sepsis Outcomes and Initiativesby Leslie Heuschen MD, Emergency Department and Jay Rilinger MD, Critical Care Medicine, Children’s Mercy Kansas City


 

Grand Rounds is held in the CMH Auditorium (Adele Hall Campus), and is remote broadcast to KU Pediatrics, CMH Kansas, CM Northland, Crown Center, 5520 College, CM West, Children’s Mercy on Broadway, Children’s Mercy East, Operation Breakthrough, Don Chisholm, and now to CM Riverside. Coffee, hot water for tea, and ice water will be available. Please mark your calendars now, and plan to join us as your schedule allows, on Thursday mornings in August, for Grand Rounds from 8 – 9 a.m.

 

Make plans now to attend!

If you miss Grand Rounds, know that many of the sessions are available to view,

(and earn CME credit) for 2 months following the live event.

To learn more, visit Grand Rounds on line at:  https://www.childrensmercy.org/grandrounds/

Aug
23
Thu
Grand Rounds @ CMH Auditorium (Adele Hall Campus)
Aug 23 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Pediatric Liver Transplantation – Is Immunosuppression Withdrawal Feasibleby Philip Rosenthal MD, Professor of Pediatrics and Surgery, Director, Pediatric Hepatology and Liver Transplant Research, University of California San Francisco

This is the Daniel Miller Memorial Grand Rounds


 

Grand Rounds is held in the CMH Auditorium (Adele Hall Campus), and is remote broadcast to KU Pediatrics, CMH Kansas, CM Northland, Crown Center, 5520 College, CM West, Children’s Mercy on Broadway, Children’s Mercy East, Operation Breakthrough, Don Chisholm, and now to CM Riverside. Coffee, hot water for tea, and ice water will be available. Please mark your calendars now, and plan to join us as your schedule allows, on Thursday mornings in August, for Grand Rounds from 8 – 9 a.m.

 

Make plans now to attend!

If you miss Grand Rounds, know that many of the sessions are available to view,

(and earn CME credit) for 2 months following the live event.

To learn more, visit Grand Rounds on line at:  https://www.childrensmercy.org/grandrounds/

Aug
29
Wed
UMKC Health Sciences District Fall Fair @ UMKC Health Sciences Campus
Aug 29 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Come learn about volunteer opportunities with local organizations and pick up information from local businesses that promote health and wellness.

Aug
30
Thu
Grand Rounds @ CMH Auditorium (Adele Hall Campus)
Aug 30 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Antimicrobial Stewardship for the Primary Care Providerby Jennifer Goldman MD, MS, Director Antimicrobial Stewardship, Children’s Mercy Kansas City


 

Grand Rounds is held in the CMH Auditorium (Adele Hall Campus), and is remote broadcast to KU Pediatrics, CMH Kansas, CM Northland, Crown Center, 5520 College, CM West, Children’s Mercy on Broadway, Children’s Mercy East, Operation Breakthrough, Don Chisholm, and now to CM Riverside. Coffee, hot water for tea, and ice water will be available. Please mark your calendars now, and plan to join us as your schedule allows, on Thursday mornings in August, for Grand Rounds from 8 – 9 a.m.

 

Make plans now to attend!

If you miss Grand Rounds, know that many of the sessions are available to view,

(and earn CME credit) for 2 months following the live event.

To learn more, visit Grand Rounds on line at:  https://www.childrensmercy.org/grandrounds/

Oct
19
Fri
SOPHE (Society for Public Health Education) Fall meeting @ Kansas City Health Department
Oct 19 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm


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In the News

The UMKC Health Sciences District, consisting of 12 partner institutions, is committed to sharing news of collective and individual partner efforts to enhance and expand health care research and community outreach throughout Kansas City and the surrounding region.

VIDEO SERIES OFFERS TRAINING TIPS FOR THE 2018 HOSPITAL HILL RUN

Check out a series of Training Tips Tuesday videos to help registered participants prepare for the 2018 Hospital Hill Run.

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BANNERS MARK UMKC HEALTH SCIENCES DISTRICT

A Banner Day

Monday was truly a banner day for the UMKC Health Sciences District as banners started going up on light poles ringing the area bounded by 22nd Street, Gillham Road, 25th Street and Troost.

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Three Cheers!

Triplets

From Good Morning America to the U.K’s Daily Mail to Nairobi News, the births of identical triplets is drawing international attention to the teamwork happening in the UMKC Health Sciences District.

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AMAZING STRIDES: CHILDREN’S MERCY PATIENT WALKS ON LIFE SUPPORT

Uwadia at CMH

16-year-old Zei Uwadia was a healthy teenager until she was admitted to the hospital suffering from shortness of breath on October 29. Her lungs quickly declined and stopped functioning without any explanation, and her condition remains a medical mystery to this day. On Nov. 6, Zei was placed on an Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) machine to keep her alive. Basically, the machine acts as her lungs to deliver oxygen to her blood.

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BETTY DREES APPOINTED PRESIDENT OF THE GRADUATE SCHOOL OF THE STOWERS INSTITUTE FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH

Drees, Betty

Former School of Medicine Dean Betty M. Drees, M.D., F.A.C.P., has been appointed president of the Graduate School of the Stowers Institute for Medical Research.

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HOSPITAL HILL RUN FOUNDATION TO GIVE $25K GRANT TO KANSAS CITY POLICE ATHLETIC LEAGUE TO LAUNCH NEW YOUTH RUNNING CLUB

The Hospital Hill Run Foundation will support Kansas City’s Police Athletic League (PAL) for the second year in a row with a $25,000 grant as part of the 45th Annual Hospital Hill Run event.

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SMALL INSULIN STUDY, HUGE DIABETES CONCERNS

Allen Carter

Photo by Brandon Parigo, Strategic Marketing and Communications

Adjunct and alumnus Alan Carter’s research is rocking the industry.

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UMKC HEALTH SCIENCES DISTRICT TO SERVE AS PRESENTING SPONSOR FOR 2018 HOSPITAL HILL RUN

UMKC School of Medicine Hospital Hill Run 5k at Crown Center

The UMKC Health Sciences District has agreed to serve as presenting sponsor for the 2018 Hospital Hill Run scheduled for June 1 and 2 in downtown Kansas City.

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CELEBRATING PATIENTS SAVED BY LUNG CANCER SCREENING

CELEBRATING PATIENTS SAVED BY LUNG CANCER SCREENING

The UMKC Health Sciences District marked Lung Cancer Awareness Month on Thursday with “Smokin’ Out Lung Cancer,” which outlined Truman Medical Center’s lung cancer screening and prevention efforts.

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KANSAS CITY’S LEADING HEALTH CARE INSTITUTIONS TEAM UP TO CREATE HEALTH DISTRICT

UMKC Health Sciences District launch

With a collaboration unlike any other in the nation, many of Kansas City’s leading health care institutions recently joined forces to form the UMKC Health Sciences District.

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Contact Us

Alison Troutwine
UMKC HSD Coordinator
UMKC School of Medicine
2411 Holmes, M1-110
Kansas City, MO 64108
816-235-1808