Diversity: A program of excellence
Diversity: A program of excellence

Diversity: A program of excellence

Diversity and inclusion are important elements of educating future physicians at the UMKC School of Medicine. INSIGHT Into Diversity, a national diversity-focused publication, has recognized the School of Medicine with a 2018 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award. More >>

Student Leaders
Student Leaders

Student Leaders

Students at the UMKC School of Medicine find crucial support and leadership opportunities through working with the Student National Medical Association. More >>

Getting Involved
Getting Involved

Getting Involved

There’s more to medical school than class lectures and clinical rotations. At the School of Medicine, our students can be part of a vast array of extracurricular activities, interest groups, organizations and community service projects. Check here and find the one that's right for you!

Student Scholarship
Student Scholarship

Student Scholarship

A new scholarship at the UMKC School of Medicine recognizes students who go the extra mile to help others through their volunteer efforts. More >>

Surgical Innovations
Surgical Innovations

Surgical Innovations

Inside the Surgical Innovations Laboratory at the UMKC School of Medicine, researchers are taking a new approach to making surgeries safer. More >>

Pro Re Nata

P.R.N. (“as circumstances require”) highlights current and upcoming events, trends, awards, and news for faculty/staff, students, residents, including various spotlights of departments, people, and other happenings within the School of Medicine.

P.R.N. began its existence as a printed monthly publication. It has since transitioned to an online publication, providing a forum for more up-to-date information you need to be in the know about the School of Medicine.

NEWS

Dean Jackson helps with reappearance of polio-like disease

Cases of acute flaccid myelitis, which mainly affects children and can cause lasting paralysis, continue to be reported this fall across the U.S. When two possible cases of the polio-like

Michael Weaver’s health equity efforts, school’s diversity achievements recognized

Dr. Michael Weaver, M.D. ’77, has been recognized by the Black Health Care Coalition of Kansas City for his efforts to narrow the equity gap in health care for African

Sekhon selected to post with AMWA student organization

Subhjit Sekhon, a fifth-year medical student, has been appointed to serve on the National Committee for the American Medical Women’s Association’s Medical Student Division. Serving as the recruitment chair for the medical student division,

Student research office announces 12 Sarah Morrison awards

The School of Medicine Student Research Program has awarded 12 Sarah Morrison Student Research Awards for the Fall 2018 cycle. Recipients included nine medical students and three graduate students. Sarah

Sutkin receives NIH grant to develop technology for safer surgeries

Gary Sutkin, M.D., director of the UMKC School of Medicine’s Surgical Innovations Laboratory, has received a three-year, $600,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop simulation technology that

Two students selected for Children’s Mercy neurology research award

Shrushti Mehta and Andrew Williams, fourth-year students at the School of Medicine, have been selected to receive an award from the Children’s Mercy Hospital Philanthropy Fund to support research interests

Bao contributes to published articles relating Type 1 diabetes to autoimmune disease

Third-year medical student Yicheng Bao has co-authored two recent journal articles related to research on a link between Type 1 diabetes and autoimmune disease. He was the first author of

In Memoriam: Shui Qing Ye

Remembering Shui Qing Ye (1954-2018) School of Medicine faculty member and renowned researcher Shui Qing Ye, M.D., Ph.D., died on Oct. 24 following a prolonged illness. A professor in the



EVENTS

Nov
22
Thu
Thanksgiving Day – University Holiday – University offices are closed.
Nov 22 – Nov 23 all-day
Nov
29
Thu
Humanities Salon
Nov 29 @ 6:00 pm
Structured Visions:
The Photographs of Ralston Crawford

(A Salon is a gathering of people for discussion associated with art, literature or philosophy)

Students, Staff, Faculty are all invited to attend free of charge.

RSVP required to Sarah McKee @ hallse@umkc.edu.

Dec
11
Tue
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
Dec 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Dec
14
Fri
Dean’s Holiday Reception
Dec 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Dean's Holiday Reception

 

 

Save the Date

Dean’s Holiday Reception

Open to all School of Medicine faculty, staff and students

Dec
15
Sat
UMKC School of Medicine Mid-year Commencement 2018
Dec 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

• Live Stream •
Medical School 2018 Commencement

Please click here

Additional commencement information:

RSVP – No tickets are needed! Please RSVP at the Commencement Website by November 22. If your guest numbers change after your RSVP, that’s ok!

School of Medicine informationplease click here.

If you have additional questions regarding commencement, please contact:

Brent McCoy, Student Affairs Coordinator
Phone: 816-235-1906
Email: mccoybt@umkc.edu

Jan
8
Tue
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
Jan 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jan
9
Wed
SOM Faculty Development Series
Jan 9 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Announcing the 2018-19 School of Medicine Faculty Development Series Save the Dates!!! From 4:30-6 pm in Theater B/C 2018 Sept. 5 “Making Your Work Count Twice” Nov. 7 “Speed Mentoring” 2019 Jan. 9 “Tips On Having Difficult Conversations” March 13 “Focusing On Well-being, Thriving Not Just Surviving” May 8 “Grant Writing”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Announcing the 2018-19 School of Medicine Faculty Development Series
Save the Dates!!! From 4:30-6 pm in Theater B/C
2018
  • Sept. 5  “Making Your Work Count Twice”
  • Nov. 7  “Speed Mentoring”
2019
  • Jan. 9  “Tips On Having Difficult Conversations”
  • March 13  “Focusing On Well-being, Thriving Not Just Surviving”
  • May 8  “Grant Writing”
Feb
12
Tue
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
Feb 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Feb
22
Fri
Dr. Reaner & Mr. Henry Shannon Lectureship in Minority Health 2019
Feb 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

SAVE THE DATE!

– Location and additional details will be posted when available –

Mar
12
Tue
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
Mar 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


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