New medicine campus opening January 2021
New medicine campus opening January 2021

New medicine campus opening January 2021

Learn about the School of Medicine’s new St. Joseph campus – and its focus on rural medicine. More >>

Physician Burnout
Physician Burnout

Physician Burnout

The well-being of health care professionals has been pushed to the forefront during the COVID-19 pandemic. More >>

Managing COVID-19
Managing COVID-19

Managing COVID-19

Pieter Cohen, M.D., an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School speak on managing acute COVID-19 in the clinic at the School of Medicine's annual William Goodson Jr., Memorial Lecture on Oct. 30. More >>

Collaborating for Community Health
Collaborating for Community Health

Collaborating for Community Health

UMKC Health Equity Institute mini-grants will give collaborative UMKC-community research a boost. More >>

Vision Research
Vision Research

Vision Research

Researchers at the UMKC School of Medicine Vision Research Center report the effective use of microperimetry during routine clinical assessments of multiple sclerosis patients. More >>


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UMKC Trustees honor SOM’s Peter Koulen for distinguished work in research

The UMKC Board of Trustees has selected UMKC School of Medicine’s vision and neuroscience researcher Peter Koulen, Ph.D., as the recipient of the 2020 UMKC Trustee’s Faculty Fellow Award. Dr

Health equity mini-grants aim to jump start collaborative research

Making access to health care more equal is a tough task, and a pandemic only makes the job tougher. To help, the UMKC Health Equity Institute is trying a new

SOM’s Angela Nwankwo serving national leadership role with SNMA

Third-year medical student Angela Nwankwo has been selected to a national leadership position with the Student National Medical. She is serving as co-chair of organization’s national publications committee. She took

School of Medicine announces academic appointments

The UMKC School of Medicine has announced four recent appointments to academic leadership positions: John Borsa, M.D., chair of the Department of Radiology; Adam Algren, M.D., chair of the Department

UMKC vision researchers repurpose technology to identify early symptoms of multiple sclerosis

Technology used in eye exams called microperimetry could prove to be an effective, non-invasive method of identifying early symptoms of multiple sclerosis. An article recently published by researchers at the

In place of KC Marathon, Million Mile Challenge makes every mile count with free and discounted entries for SOM

The Garmin Kansas City Marathon is not alone in canceling its fall event because of the coronavirus, but its organizers are challenging runners and supporters in a new way. UMKC

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Thanksgiving Holiday Begins – University Closed
Nov 26 – Nov 27 all-day
2020 Noback-Burton Lecture
Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Noback-Burton Lectureship

Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020

Do We Still Need Doctors?

John D. Lantos, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics
Glasnapp Family Foundation Endowed Chair in Bioethics
Director, Children’s Mercy Bioethics Center
Children’s Mercy Kansas City

Meeting ID: 965 4875 2079
Passcode: 909534

University Holiday – University Closed
Dec 25 2020 – Jan 1 2021 all-day
Vijay Babu Rayudu Quality & Patient Safety Day 2021 – Save the Date
May 14 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

QPSD Event tile May 14, 2021

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Updates will be posted closer the date.

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