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New name reflects Truman Medical Center's partnership as a primary teaching hospital for UMKC School of medicine. More >>

Celebrating 50 Years
Celebrating 50 Years

Celebrating 50 Years

This year, the UMKC School of Medicine celebrates its 50th anniversary. Beginning with our special 50th anniversary logo, the School of Medicine will present features and events throughout the year to commemorate half a century of excellence in medical education. More >>

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 >>

Building a Healthy KC East Side
Building a Healthy KC East Side

Building a Healthy KC East Side

UMKC project awarded $5 million in CARES Act funding to fight COVID in Kansas City's east-side neighborhoods. More >>

Teaching Students Where They're Needed Most
Teaching Students Where They're Needed Most

Teaching Students Where They're Needed Most

The UMKC School of Medicine-St. Joseph went from drawing board to reality in just two years — and from Higher Learning Commission approval to students in classrooms in just two months. More >>

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They Dared to Dream Big

UMKC School of Medicine’s visionaries (As we celebrate the UMKC School of Medicine’s golden anniversary, we are sharing stories from our history and alumni throughout the first 50 years.) Sometimes

SOM researcher receives NIH grant to study treatment for chronic lung disease

UMKC School of Medicine researcher Paula Monaghan Nichols, Ph.D., has received a $867,000 National Institutes of Health grant to look into a treatment that minimizes neurological side effects for a

School of Medicine students recognized as Dean of Students Honor Recipients

Five sixth-year School of Medicine students have been recognized as fall semester Dean of Students Honor Recipients for their scholastic performance, community leadership and service. Because of the ongoing pandemic,

Dr. Beth Rosemergey chosen as new chair of Community and Family Medicine

The UMKC School of Medicine and University Health have announced the appointment of Beth Rosemergey, D.O., as the new chair of the Department of Community and Family Medicine. Her appointment

Noback-Burton lecturer discusses physician challenges during COVID pandemic

The challenges of being a physician during the time of COVID-19 are nothing new to medical professionals said Kevin Churchwell, M.D., president and chief executive officer of Boston Children’s Hospital.

SOM researcher receives NIH grant to study treatment for chronic lung disease

UMKC School of Medicine researcher Paula Monaghan Nichols, Ph.D., has received a $867,000 National Institutes of Health grant to look into a treatment that minimizes neurological side effects for a

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