Gold Humanism Honor Society
The School of Medicine’s Gold Humanism Honor Society recognizes 34 students, residents/fellows and faculty for their exemplary care of patients and their humanistic approach to clinical practice. More >>
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 >>
Students at the UMKC School of Medicine find crucial support and leadership opportunities through working with the Student National Medical Association. More >>
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!
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Addressing Social Determinants of Health and Health Disparities: Implications for Children’s Mental Health and Well-being
Altha J. Stewart, M.D.
President of the American Psychiatric Association
Reading genome function in human cells increases utility of DNA sequence variation
Toni Pastinen, Ph.D.
Director, Childrens Mercy Hospital Center for Pediatric Genomic Medicine (CPGM)
Professor of Genomic Medicine, UMKC School of Medicine
Students from the School of Medicine’s Art and Medicine course will display some of their original artwork during a School of Medicine Art Show on March 1 at Diastole.
The art show will take place from 5-7 p.m. All School of Medicine faculty, staff and students are invited to attend.
Light refreshments will be provided.
Twelve teams compete for 1st and 2nd place prizes.
- 4 members (maximum of 6 per team)
- Maximum of 2 students per program
- 1 M.D. program student
- 1 Pharm. D. program student
- Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 Medicine
- Years 2, 3, and 4 Pharmacy
- Year 4 Bachelor’s Science Nursing
- Year 2 Physician Assistant
- Years 3 and 4 Dentistry
- Follow your passion: We offer six medical degree programs and 19 specialty areas.
- Pick your speed: Apply to our six-year, combined BA/MD or the traditional four-year MD. (We also offer master programs in anesthesia, bioinformatics, health professions education and physician assistant; and an interdisciplinary PhD.)
- Get hands on: From your first semester, you’ll interact with patients and learn about medicine.
- Engage with docents: Through our docent learning system, be an apprentice to a practicing physician while taking part in small-group teaching, mentoring and peer coaching.
- Join in with others: Participate in one of 36 student organizations that build friendships, experience and connections.
- Learn with peers: Interprofessional
opportunities abound, as our medical, dental, nursing and pharmacy schools all share a single campus.
- Train with six: We partner with six leading hospitals, providing broad, exceptional clinical experiences and exposure to nationally ranked specialties.
- Embrace city life: Our campus is in the heart of Kansas City, offering lots of restaurants, events, sports and culture.