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.

 

 

 



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

  • 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

 

UMKC Health Sciences District By the Numbers

Fall 2018

 

Alumni:

21,220

Students:

3,311

Residency and Fellowship Programs:

46

Residents and Fellows:

412

Degree Programs:

19

Employees:

12,814

External funding:

Research Faculty have attracted external funding totaling:
$30,299,512

Outpatient Visits:

458,070

District Events

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

Sep
20
Thu
Grand Rounds – Shared Technology, Competing Logics:  How Healthcare Providers and Law Enforcement Agents Use Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs to Combat Prescription Drug Misuse @ CMH Auditorium (Adele Hall Campus)
Sep 20 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Shared Technology, Competing Logics:  How Healthcare Providers and Law Enforcement Agents Use Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs to Combat Prescription Drug Misuse, by Elizabeth Chiarello PhD, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Saint Louis University


 

Grand Rounds is held in the CMH Auditorium (Adele Hall Campus), and is remote broadcast to KU Pediatrics, as well as 10+ Children’s Mercy locations.  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 the following Thursday mornings in September, 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/

Marjorie S. Sirridge, M.D. / Outstanding Women in Medicine Lectureship @ Theater C
Sep 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

UMKC School of Medicine, Dean’s Lectureship Series

Topic: Tool Kit for Success

Sep
25
Tue
Noon Conference: Cardiology – Mitral Valve Disease, D. Skolnick, M.D. @ Theater B
Sep 25 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
Sep
26
Wed
51st Annual Clinical Advances in Pediatrics Symposium @ Children's Mercy Park
Sep 26 @ 7:00 am – Sep 28 @ 12:30 pm

Please join us for the 51st Annual Clinical Advances in Pediatrics Symposium  – register here or contact caps@cmh.edu for more information

Sep
27
Thu
No Grand Rounds
Sep 27 @ 8:00 am – 8:15 am
Yoga in the UMKC Health Sciences District @ Greenspace / Outdoor Ampitheater
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

UMKC HSD Pop Up Yoga

Join your friends, coworkers and classmates in a gentle, yet effective yoga session generously provided by Fusion Fitness. The class starts at 6pm and is open to all. We ask that you register on the events calendar on this page or email alison.troutwine@tmcmed.org.

Please join us as we ‘ommmmm’ in the UMKC Health Sciences District.

All registrants will be entered in a drawing for a gift basket. By registering for this event, you give permission to UMKC HSD members (i.e. TMC, Children’s Mercy, UMKC School of Medicine)  to contact you via email. Please check this box if you do not wish to receive communication, beyond registration and event details for Pop Up Yoga.

 

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The first 25 registrants are eligible to receive a FREE UMKC Health Sciences District Yoga Mat. All registrants will be entered in a drawing for a gift basket. By registering for this event, you give permission to UMKC HSD members (i.e. TMC, Children’s Mercy, UMKC School of Medicine)  to contact you via email. Please check this box if you do not wish to receive communication, beyond registration and event details for Pop Up Yoga on 6-22-18.

Sep
28
Fri
Heartland Health Equity Conference Proposals Due
Sep 28 all-day

Heartland Health Equity conference proposals for workshops and poster presentations are due. Call for proposals can be found here.

Sep
29
Sat
UMKC Service Day @ UMKC Health Sciences Campus
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Oct
4
Thu
Grand Rounds – Legislation, Laws, and the Impact on Bullying @ CMH Auditorium (Adele Hall Campus)
Oct 4 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Legislation, Laws, and the Impact on Bullying, by Eric Schmitt, Missouri Legislator


 

Grand Rounds is held in the CMH Auditorium (Adele Hall Campus), and is remote broadcast to KU Pediatrics, as well as 10+ Children’s Mercy locations.  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 the following Thursday mornings in September, 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
11
Thu
Grand Rounds – Management of Blunt Liver / Spleen Injury @ CMH Auditorium (Adele Hall Campus)
Oct 11 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Management of Blunt Liver / Spleen Injury, by David Notrica MD, Pediatric Surgeon, Trauma Medical Director, Phoenix Children’s Hospital


 

Grand Rounds is held in the CMH Auditorium (Adele Hall Campus), and is remote broadcast to KU Pediatrics, as well as 10+ Children’s Mercy locations.  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 the following Thursday mornings in September, 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/



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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.

$3.2 million grant will go to mentoring tomorrow’s doctors, dentists and pharmacists

Students in the lab

The U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration has awarded a five-year, $3.2 million grant to the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine to prepare students from educationally and economically disadvantaged backgrounds for health professional careers. The UMKC schools of Dentistry and Pharmacy also are partners on this initiative.

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Health Professions Mentoring Program is Changing Lives

School of Nursing and Health Studies awarded additional funding for KC HealthTracks

In the summer of 2015, 17 students from under-resourced high schools in the Kansas City area took their first steps on a journey toward futures career in healthcare. Now, in 2018, those students are taking another big step as they transition from high school to higher education.

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UMKC Health Sciences District names project manager

The UMKC Health Sciences District has announced the appointment of Alison Troutwine as project manager for the District. She will be working out of Truman Medical Centers.

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Children’s Mercy Names New President and CEO

Children's Mercy Kansas City

Following a 10-month nationwide search, Children’s Mercy Kansas City today announced Paul Kempinski, MS, FACHE, as its next President and Chief Executive Officer, effective November 1.

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Interim Dean Appointed at School of Medicine

Mary Anne Jackson, M.D., has been appointed interim dean of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

Mary Anne Jackson, M.D., has been appointed interim dean of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine.

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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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Contact Us

Alison Troutwine
Project Manager
UMKC Health Sciences District
816-404-2532
alison.troutwine@tmcmed.org