Department of Medical Humanities & Bioethics

News & Events


Marjorie S. Sirridge, M.D. Outstanding Women in Medicine Lectureship

The Sirridge Office of Medical Humanities and Bioethics presents the annual Marjorie S. Sirridge, M.D. Outstanding Women in Medicine Lectureship. The next lecture will held in September  2017.

2017 – Dana Suskind M.D.

William T. Sirridge, M.D. Medical Humanities Lectureship

The Sirridge Office of Medical Humanities and Bioethics presents the annual William T. Sirridge, M.D. Medical  Humanities Lectureship. The next lecture will be held on March 16, 2017.

2017 -Michael Green M.D.

Human Factor Submissions

The Sirridge Office of Medical Humanities and Bioethics and the Medical Humanities Interest Group are accepting submissions for the Human Factor. UMKC Health Science’s students with the best piece of prose, poetry, photography or short story will be published in the 2016-2017 Human Factor. To be considered, students must send a copy of their work to HumanFactor@umkc.edu.

Healing Arts Contest

The Sirridge Office of Medical Humanities and Bioethics will present the 4th Annual Healing Arts Contest. Prizes will be awarded to UMKC medical students with the best pieces of prose and/or poetry, as well as chance for publication in the Human Factor. To be considered for the award, students must send a copy of their work to The Sirridge Office of Medical Humanities and Bioethics, M4-C03, UMKC School of Medicine.

Reach Out and Read

The Department of Medical Humanities and Bioethics is hosting Reach Out and Read 2016.

Roo Boo Dance Marathon for the Children’s Miracle Network Kansas City

The Department of Medical Humanities and Bioethics and the Medical Humanities    Interest Group are hosting UMKC’s third annual Children’s Miracle Network Dance Marathon. Event details to come!