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 >>

Getting Involved
Getting Involved

Getting Involved

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!

Student Scholarship
Student Scholarship

Student Scholarship

A new scholarship at the UMKC School of Medicine recognizes students who go the extra mile to help others through their volunteer efforts. More >>

Surgical Innovations
Surgical Innovations

Surgical Innovations

Inside the Surgical Innovations Laboratory at the UMKC School of Medicine, researchers are taking a new approach to making surgeries safer. 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

In Memoriam: Shui Qing Ye

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

UMKC School of Medicine receives full, eight-year LCME accreditation

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

SimWars team places second in regional competition during Simulation Week

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

Pediatrics researcher receives humanitarian award

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

Local event promotes success for future underrepresented minority physicians

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

Med school recognized for excellence in diversity, inclusion

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

$3.2-million grant supports new STAHR program for students from disadvantaged backgrounds

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

World-class researcher, internal medicine resident, presents on HIV prevention efforts

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



EVENTS

Nov
22
Thu
Thanksgiving Day – University Holiday – University offices are closed.
Nov 22 – Nov 23 all-day
Nov
29
Thu
Humanities Salon
Nov 29 @ 6:00 pm
Structured Visions:
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 @ hallse@umkc.edu.

Dec
11
Tue
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
Dec 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Dec
14
Fri
Dean’s Holiday Reception
Dec 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Dean's Holiday Reception

 

 

Save the Date

Dean’s Holiday Reception

Open to all School of Medicine faculty, staff and students

Dec
15
Sat
UMKC School of Medicine Mid-year Commencement 2018
Dec 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

• Live Stream •
Medical School 2018 Commencement

Please click here

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!

School of Medicine informationplease click here.

If you have additional questions regarding commencement, please contact:

Brent McCoy, Student Affairs Coordinator
Phone: 816-235-1906
Email: mccoybt@umkc.edu

Jan
8
Tue
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
Jan 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jan
9
Wed
SOM Faculty Development Series
Jan 9 @ 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”
Feb
12
Tue
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
Feb 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Feb
22
Fri
Dr. Reaner & Mr. Henry Shannon Lectureship in Minority Health 2019
Feb 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

SAVE THE DATE!

– Location and additional details will be posted when available –

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


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