Match 2019: A day of celebration
Match 2019: A day of celebration

Match 2019: A day of celebration

Congratulations to the Class of 2019 on an outstanding Match Day! More >>

Apply by April 1 for a Doctorate in Informatics!
Apply by April 1 for a Doctorate in Informatics!

Apply by April 1 for a Doctorate in Informatics!

UMKC’s Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Biomedical and Health Informatics integrates clinical research and informatics with tailored interdisciplinary studies, offering graduates exciting career prospects in health care and academia. Learn more about the program and how to apply.

Gold Humanism Honor Society
Gold Humanism Honor Society

Gold Humanism Honor Society

The School of Medicine’s Gold Humanism Honor Society recognizes 34 students, residents/fellows and faculty for their exemplary care of patients and their humanistic approach to clinical practice. More >>

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 >>

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

Research Summit posters, abstracts due March 17

Organizers of the annual UMKC Health Sciences Student Research Summit are encouraging students to submit their abstracts and posters to participate in this year’s event. The 2019 summit will take

Student art show at Diastole planned for March 1

Students from the School of Medicine’s Art and Medicine course will display some of their original artwork during a School of Medicine Art Show on March 1 at Diastole. The

Revered UMKC professor, clinician honored by family

Colleagues who knew Larry Piebenga, MD, speak of him with true regard as both a mentor and role model for medical research, education and patient care.  A legendary ophthalmologist and teacher

School of Medicine attracted sisters in Legacy Award winning family

Two sisters who eventually became ophthalmologists were drawn to UMKC by its innovative School of Medicine. Now, the 2019 UMKC Legacy Family Alumni Award recognizes their decades of service to

UMKC Gold Humanism Honor Society welcomes 2019 class

The School of Medicine’s Gold Humanism Honor Society recognized 34 new members during its annual induction ceremony on Jan. 26 at Diastole. This year’s class includes 20 students, 11 residents

School of Medicine welcomes two new staff members

The School of Medicine recently welcomed two new staff members. Kelli Delaney has joined the Office of Research Administration as a new grants support specialist. Cynthia Flanagan is a new

Dr. Robert Riss selected as assistant dean for career advising

The School of Medicine has announced that Robert Riss, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics and pediatric hospitalist at Children’s Mercy Kansas City, will serve as the next assistant dean for

Students invited to submit abstracts for Osler Society poster presentation

Medical students are invited by the Office of Medical Humanities to submit abstracts for a poster presentation on March 26 at the School of Medicine’s Osler Society Spring Event. Abstracts



EVENTS

Mar
27
Wed
Health Sciences Deans’ Seminar Series
Mar 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Health Sciences Deans' Seminar Series

 

Glucocorticoid steroids, lung development and preterm birth

Timothy J. Cole, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Monash Biomedicine Discover Institute
Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Refreshments served

Mar
28
Thu
William T. Sirridge Lectureship
Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

SOM Sirridge Lecture

 

Accommodation, Regoaling, and Satisficing: Life Lessons from the Neonatal ICU
Brian S. Carter, M.D.
Sirridge Professor of Medical Humanities & Bioethics, and Professor of Pediatrics
UMKC School of Medicine & Children’s Mercy Bioethics Center

Apr
5
Fri
Alumni Reunion 2019 – Save the Dates!
Apr 5 @ 8:00 am – Apr 7 @ 5:00 pm
2019 Alumni Reunion

Save the Dates!

Friday, April 5 – Sunday, April 7

 – – – More details to follow – – –

Apr
9
Tue
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
Apr 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Apr
17
Wed
Health Sciences Student Research Summit 2019
Apr 17 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Apr
20
Sat
M.M.S. Physician Assistant White Coat Ceremony
Apr 20 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
May
3
Fri
AOA Lecture 2019
May 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

SAVE THE DATE!

– Location and additional details will be posted when available –

May
8
Wed
SOM Faculty Development Series
May 8 @ 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”
May
10
Fri
Quality Patient Safety Day – 2019
May 10 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
6th Annual Vijay Babu Rayudu Quality & Patient Safety Day
Call for Abstracts for Student, Resident, and Fellow Presentations

Vijay Babu Rayudu Quality & Patient Safety Day - May 10, 2019

The 6th Annual Vijay Babu Rayudu Quality and Patient Safety Day event will be held Friday, May 10, 2018 from Noon to 5:00 p.m. Location TBD.

The UMKC School of Medicine is a leader in preparation of physicians for the future practice of medicine. The annual Vijay Babu Rayudu Quality and Patient Safety Day provides an opportunity for students, residents, and fellows to present their fine work in quality improvement and patient safety to the entire medical school community.

For more information, and to register, click here.

May
14
Tue
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
May 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


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