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!
A new scholarship at the UMKC School of Medicine recognizes students who go the extra mile to help others through their volunteer efforts. More >>
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The Gold Standard
At the UMKC School of Medicine, students find crucial support, friendships and lessons — and then pass them on. 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.
The School of Medicine’s Career Services Office has planned a career fair from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18 at the School of Dentistry cafeteria. The program…
More than 20 new medical schools have opened in the United States in the last 10 years, including a dozen in the past five years alone. And more are on…
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. In this newly…
Third-year medical students at the UMKC School of Medicine entering the more intensive clinical phase of their medical school training marked that passage Aug. 5th with their White Coat Ceremony.…
Sade-joy Dugbo had an idea that a career in health care might be part of her future. After spending the last week of July in the UMKC School of Medicine’s…
The UMKC School of Medicine is serving as a Gold Sponsor of the 2018 Kansas City Marathon, and race organizers are excited to offer a 15 percent discount on race…
Children’s Mercy Kansas City, a primary teaching hospital of the UMKC School of Medicine, announced Paul Kempinski, MS, FACHE, as its next President and Chief Executive Officer, effective November 1.…
Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City Melinda Estes, M.D., president and CEO of Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City, has been selected chair-elect designate of the American Hospital Association…
Marjorie S. Sirridge, M.D. / Outstanding Women in Medicine Lectureship
UMKC School of Medicine, Dean’s Lectureship Series
Topic: Tool Kit for Success
Noon, September 20, 2018
– – – Reception to follow – – –
Stefanie Ellison M.D. (moderator)
Rebecca Pauly M.D.
Brenda Rogers M.D.
Jill Moormeier M.D.
Mary Anne Jackson M.D.
Scott Ellison M.D., Shawnee Mission Medical Center/Providence Medical Center
Order of Events:
- Faculty Promotions
- Diversity Awards Presentation
- Betty M. Drees, M.D., Excellence in Mentoring Awards Presentation
- Christopher Papasian, Ph.D., Excellence in Teaching Award Presentation
- Louise E. Arnold, Ph.D., Excellence in Medical Education Research Award Presentation
All faculty, students and staff are welcome to attend.
Saturday, September 29
9 a.m. – Volunteer Check-In
11:30 a.m. – BBQ Sponsored by Friends of UMKC Medicine
UMKC family assemble! Join faculty, staff, students, alumni and community members for a university-wide day of service.
There’s lots of work to be done. Volunteers are needed to help with landscaping, weeding, planting and general cleaning.
Sign up to volunteer at umkcalumni.com/serviceday.
Ready to help? Meet at 9 a.m. at the Health Sciences campus: 2411 Holmes Road, in the commons between the Health Sciences Building and School of Medicine.
Parking is free for the day. Tasks will be assigned upon arrival.
Get to know Kansas City’s Women in Medicine
A Kansas City-wide networking and educational event hosted by the
UMKC School of Medicine, the KU School of Medicine and Children’s Mercy
Thursday, October 11, 4-7 p.m.
The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St., Kansas City, Mo.
Please RSVP by September 28 firstname.lastname@example.org
Keynote Speaker: Professor Carol Anderson
UMKC’s social justice conference for students, faculty, and staff. This conference provides our community with the tools necessary to engage in meaningful dialogue over challenging topics; to increase advocacy for self and others; to integrate cultural competence, emancipatory pedagogy, and diversity not only into curriculum, but into our everyday lives as civically engaged members of an urban community.