UMKC School of Medicine on the Rise!
UMKC School of Medicine on the Rise!

UMKC School of Medicine on the Rise!

The UMKC School of Medicine climbed several spots and resides among the nation's best medical schools in the latest U.S. News and World Report annual rankings. More >>

SOM Announces New Chair of Pediatrics
SOM Announces New Chair of Pediatrics

SOM Announces New Chair of Pediatrics

Jeanne M. James, M.D., FAAP, MBA, has been named the UMKC School of Medicine's new chair of the Department of Pediatrics. More >>

Match Day 2021
Match Day 2021

Match Day 2021

There’s nothing quite like the excitement of Match Day. More >>

UMKC School of Medicine-St. Joseph Campus
UMKC School of Medicine-St. Joseph Campus

UMKC School of Medicine-St. Joseph Campus

Check out the new UMKC School of Medicine-St. Joseph Campus and see how you can be a part of meeting the health care needs of rural communities throughout Missouri. 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 >>

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NEWS

School of Medicine announces changes in Department of Community and Family Medicine

Change is coming to the UMKC School of Medicine Department of Community and Family Medicine where Michael O’Dell, M.D., chair of the department, has announced his retirement after nearly 40

Sirridge lecturer looks at how visual images bring health care into focus

The many forms of media from movies to photographs and even YouTube videos serve as an opening for analysis and discussion of individual experiences with illness and disability, said Therese

The Race Is On! Hospital Hill Run returns as In-person Event June 5

Get ready to hit the pavement! After adapting to COVID restrictions and holding a virtual race last year, Kansas City’s Hospital Hill Run (HHR) is back as a live, in-person

A hundred momentous destinations

There’s nothing quite like the excitement of Match Day, even when all the action is online. The roughly 100 graduates and graduates-to-be of the UMKC School of Medicine found out

We Are on the Cusp — March 11, 2021

One year after COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, UMKC School of Medicine Dean Mary Anne Jackson, M.D., says we are getting closer to returning to normal. The first reported cases

UMKC School of Medicine Welcomes New Chair of Pediatrics

The UMKC School of Medicine has announced that Jeanne M. James, M.D., FAAP, MBA, has been named the school’s new chair of the Department of Pediatrics. James will also serve

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EVENTS

May
14
Fri
2021 Vijay Babu Rayudu Quality & Patient Safety Day
May 14 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

QPSD Event tile May 14, 2021

The all-virtual 8th Annual Vijay Babu Rayudu Quality & Patient Safety Day event will be held Friday, May 14, 2021 from Noon to 4:30 p.m.  You can join the event by clicking on the link below:

https://umsystem.zoom.us/j/94846524264?pwd=L211aUdsV1YyWXFwaUVxaVprQUI3dz09
Passcode: 864888

May
15
Sat
UMKC School of Medicine Spring Commencement 2021
May 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

2021 Spring Commencement Ceremonies

Kauffman Stadium

The University of Missouri-Kansas City is pleased to announce that in-person ceremonies honoring its 2020 and 2021 graduates will be hosted on Saturday, May 15, and Sunday, May 16, at Kauffman Stadium.

Saturday, May 15

Ceremony 1 – 10:00am

  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Conservatory
  • School of Education

Ceremony 2 – 2:00pm

  • School of Biological and Chemical Sciences
  • School of Dentistry
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Nursing and Health Studies
  • School of Pharmacy

Sunday, May 16

Ceremony 3- 10:00am

  • Henry W. Bloch School of Management
  • School of Computing and Engineering
  • School of Law

Ceremony 4 – 2:00pm

  • Ceremony to celebrate our 2020 May and December graduates
May
16
Sun
Celebrate 2020 May and December graduates
May 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

2021 Spring Commencement Ceremonies

Kauffman Stadium

The University of Missouri-Kansas City is pleased to announce that in-person ceremonies honoring its 2020 and 2021 graduates will be hosted on Saturday, May 15, and Sunday, May 16, at Kauffman Stadium.

Saturday, May 15

Ceremony 1 – 10:00am

  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Conservatory
  • School of Education

Ceremony 2 – 2:00pm

  • School of Biological and Chemical Sciences
  • School of Dentistry
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Nursing and Health Studies
  • School of Pharmacy

Sunday, May 16

Ceremony 3- 10:00am

  • Henry W. Bloch School of Management
  • School of Computing and Engineering
  • School of Law

Ceremony 4 – 2:00pm

  • Ceremony to celebrate our 2020 May and December graduates
May
17
Mon
Health Sciences Student Research Summit 2021 – Online!
May 17 @ 8:00 am – May 19 @ 6:00 pm

The Health Sciences Student Research

will be held ONLINE!

Students: May 17th, 18th and 19th 2021, 8:00-6:00
Open for Judges: 5 days – May 17th-21st

There are two options to present your research.

(1) A standard poster – the PowerPoint poster template
(2) A 7 minute recorded verbal PowerPoint presentation. Here are the Verbal Powerpoint template and PowerPoint instructions

Registration deadline:  May 11th via Redcap
Posters/PowerPoint deadline: May 13th via Box

Upload your Posters/Powerpoint  by May 13th in Box at: https://umkc.app.box.com/upload-widget/view/tqpxkzuoyj5vey306ip7ccz35o1bvwsx/110809235224

Save the poster or Powerpoint file in this format: LastNameFirstName.

For more information go to the Health Sciences Student Research Summit website.

Download the event flyer



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