2018 Hospital Hill Run
2018 Hospital Hill Run

2018 Hospital Hill Run

The UMKC Health Sciences District sponsored the 2018 Hospital Hill Run on June 2. More than 2,800 runners overcame weather extremes to participate in one of three races during the Saturday morning event. More >>

School of Medicine welcomes Interim Dean
School of Medicine welcomes Interim Dean

School of Medicine welcomes Interim Dean

Mary Anne Jackson, M.D., begins her new role as Interim Dean of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine.
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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 >>

The Gold Standard
The Gold Standard

The Gold Standard

At the UMKC School of Medicine, students find crucial support, friendships and lessons — and then pass them on. More >>

UMKC welcomes new Chancellor
UMKC welcomes new Chancellor

UMKC welcomes new Chancellor

C. Mauli Agrawal officially begins his new role as Chancellor of the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
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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 Alumni Achievement Award Goes to Wes Stricker

William E. “Wes” Stricker, M.D. ’79, founded and manages Allergy & Asthma Consultants, which has been treating patients in central Missouri for more than 35 years. Additionally, he is the

Stacey Algren, M.D., appointed chair of Council on Evaluation

The School of Medicine has announced that Stacey Algren, M.D., clinical assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, will serve as the chair of the Council on Evaluation. Algren, a 2001

UMKC’s Gold Humanism chapter recognized nationally

The School of Medicine’s chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society was one of three nationwide to win this year’s Distinguished Chapter Award. The med school chapters at Vanderbilt and

SOM researchers recognized for outstanding journal article

Shui Qing Ye, M.D., Ph.D., chair and professor of Biomedical and Health Informatics, and Daniel Heruth, Ph.D., assistant professor of pediatrics, are co-authors of a paper published in Cell and

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. Her appointment will begin July 1. Jackson is a 1978 alum of

School of Medicine announces inaugural chair of 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 Department of Graduate Health Professions in Medicine. Banderas is particularly qualified to

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.,



EVENTS

Jul
25
Wed
PA Virtual Fair
Jul 25 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

PA Virtual FairInterested in becoming a Physician Assistant or learning about UMKC’s Master of Medical Science Physician Assistant program? Register today for this FREE event to meet admissions teams, current PA students and faculty from our program, and others, in a live, online format. The UMKC School of Medicine will be participating in CareerEco’s Physician Assistant Virtual Fair in both spring and summer of 2018.

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
Aug
17
Fri
InDOCtrination
Aug 17 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Aug
29
Wed
Students Lunch on the Lawn and UMKC Health Sciences District Fall Fair
Aug 29 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Welcome to the Fall Semester at UMKC Health Sciences District!

 

All UMKC Health Sciences District students are invited to lunch on the grass between the Health Sciences Building and the School of Medicine.

Come learn about volunteer opportunities with local organizations and pick up information from local businesses that promote health and wellness.

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
Sep
13
Thu
UMKC SOM Annual Faculty Promotion & Awards Reception 2018
Sep 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
SAVE THE DATE!

– Location and additional details will be posted when available –

Sep
20
Thu
Marjorie S. Sirridge, M.D. – Outstanding Women in Medicine Lectureship 2017
Sep 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

SAVE THE DATE!

– Location and additional details will be posted when available –



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