Office of Student Affairs

Career Services


Robert (Bobby) Riss, MD
Assistant Dean for Career Services
rriss@cmh.edu
M4-209

Kristen Kleffner, M.Ed.
Manager of Career Counseling
kleffnerk@umkc.edu
M4-205G, 816-235-1811

Kim Kalaiwaa
Senior Office Support Assistant
kalaiwaak@umkc.edu
M4-205F, 816-235-1900


Welcome to the UMKC School of Medicine Career Advising Services.  Our mission is to provide students with comprehensive career services so they may select an appropriate and fulfilling career in medicine. We offer a comprehensive program that begins with the mentorship of students through their unique pathway to choosing their profession to navigating through the complex residency application process.  Please click on the link below to see how we may assist you.

Career Advising Services