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 >>
Students at the UMKC School of Medicine find crucial support and leadership opportunities through working with the Student National Medical Association. More >>
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 >>
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.
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…
The UMKC School of Medicine on Oct. 22 received an official letter from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education announcing a full, eight-year accreditation. It is the highest level and…
Students from the School of Medicine’s Emergency Medicine Interest Group put their skills to work in an annual simulation contest at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine’s Great Plains Regional…
Richard Schwend, M.D., professor of orthopaedics and pediatrics, was recently honored with the Walter P. Blount Humanitarian Award by the Scoliosis Research Society. The award recognizes outstanding service to patients…
For more than a decade, underrepresented minority students in the Kansas City area eager for careers as physicians, have found encouragement at Critical Mass Gathering a free, day-long program to…
The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine has received a 2018 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication…
When it comes to attending and completing a health professions degree program, students from economically and educationally disadvantaged backgrounds typically succeed at a far lower rate than students from strong…
Thomas Odeny, M.P.H., Ph.D., an internal medicine resident at the UMKC School of Medicine, is also an international researcher focused on innovations to support HIV prevention efforts. He was invited…
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 @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Dean’s Holiday Reception
Open to all School of Medicine faculty, staff and students
• Live Stream •
Medical School 2018 Commencement
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!
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If you have additional questions regarding commencement, please contact:
Brent McCoy, Student Affairs Coordinator
Announcing the 2018-19 School of Medicine Faculty Development Series
- Sept. 5 “Making Your Work Count Twice”
- Nov. 7 “Speed Mentoring”
- Jan. 9 “Tips On Having Difficult Conversations”
- March 13 “Focusing On Well-being, Thriving Not Just Surviving”
- May 8 “Grant Writing”
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