Graduation Day!
Graduation Day!

Graduation Day!

The School of Medicine recognized more than 150 graduates at the 2018 Commencement Ceremony at Kansas City's Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. More >>

AOA Induction
AOA Induction

AOA Induction

The School of Medicine chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society added 24 new members to its roster during its annual banquet at Diastole. More >>

Hospital Hill Run training tips
Hospital Hill Run training tips

Hospital Hill Run training tips

Organizers of the 2018 Hospital Hill Run and presenting sponsor, UMKC Health Sciences District, are providing a series of video training tips to help participants prepare for the Friday and Saturday event on June 1-2 in Kansas City. More >>

Student research in action
Student research in action

Student research in action

UMKC School of Medicine third-year student Yicheng Bao has produced an award-winning study that puts a new focus on autoimmune conditions in adults diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. More >>

Taking it to the Pews
Taking it to the Pews

Taking it to the Pews

A new UMKC 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. 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

School of Medicine announces inaugural chair of new Department of Graduate Health Professions in Medicine

The School of Medicine has announced that Julie Banderas, Pharm.D., will serve as the inaugural chair of the new Department of Graduate Health Professions in Medicine. Banderas is particularly qualified

School of Medicine recognizes Class of 2018

In his final commencement address as UMKC School of Medicine Dean, Steven L. Kanter, M.D., applauded the Class of 2018 for its accomplishments and welcomed the graduates to the health

Surgical innovator Mike Hinni wins 2018 Take Wing Award

“For many medical students, usually the specialty picks the person, and not the other way around,” said Michael Hinni, M.D. ’88, the 2018 winner of the E. Grey Dimond, M.D.,

Sojourner Clinic honors volunteers

Hundreds of student volunteers were recognized May 8 at the annual Sojourner Clinic Banquet, which was held at the Diastole Scholars’ Center. Students put in more than 1,500 volunteer hours

Students, residents present abstracts at annual patient safety day event

Students, residents and fellows presented a record number of 35 reserach abstracts related to quality improvement and patient safety during the School of Medicine’s Fifth Annual Vijay Babu Rayudu Quality

Research fellowship yields award-winning results for UMKC medical student Carlee Oakley

UMKC medical student Carlee Oakley is one of only five students nationwide to win a TL1 Top Poster Award for her research. It was presented recently in Washington at a

UMKC bioinformatics degree propels Mir to prominent fellowship

Three years ago, Fahad Faisal Mir, M.D., decided to follow his internal medicine residency at the UMKC School of Medicine and Truman Medical Center with a three-year fellowship in gastroenterology.

School of Medicine unveils new Student Wellness Wing

Note to students entering the UMKC School of Medicine’s new fifth-floor Wellness Wing: Studying is off limits. Niloofar Shahmohammadi is the school’s wellness program coordinator who brought the Wellness Wing



EVENTS

May
28
Mon
Memorial Day Holiday – University Holiday – University offices are closed.
May 28 all-day
Jun
7
Thu
Farewell Reception for Dean Steven Kanter
Jun 7 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Jun
12
Tue
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
Jun 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jul
4
Wed
Independence Day Holiday – University Holiday – University offices are closed.
Jul 4 all-day
Jul
10
Tue
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
Jul 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Aug
5
Sun
White Coat 2018 – M.D. Program Ceremony
Aug 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Aug
14
Tue
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
Aug 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Sep
3
Mon
Labor Day Holiday – University Holiday – University offices are closed.
Sep 3 all-day
Sep
11
Tue
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
Sep 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


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