Reaching the Community
Reaching the Community

Reaching the Community

School of Medicine researcher Kim Smolderen, Ph.D., is leading a project to raise community awareness of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and the cardiovascular risks associated with it in one of the city’s most underserved neighborhoods. More >>

Summer Scholars
Summer Scholars

Summer Scholars

A new STAHR Summer Scholars program for college students provides experiences to support student academic progression and retention in health professions programs. More >>

Student Leaders
Student Leaders

Student Leaders

Students at the UMKC School of Medicine find crucial support and leadership opportunities through working with the Student National Medical Association. More >>

Diversity: A program of excellence
Diversity: A program of excellence

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 >>

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NEWS

New Summer Scholars program opens the door of opportunity in health professions to college undergrads

Two years ago, Karlin Byrd was a Kansas City high school student exploring her options in the health care professions through the UMKC School of Medicine’s Summer Scholars program. Now,

Grant-funded project will help Kansas City community take charge of it own vascular health

A few years ago, Kansas City received the federal CHOICE grant to revitalize one of the city’s most underserved neighborhoods. Now, an effort by UMKC School of Medicine researcher Kim

Health Sciences District co-sponsors 46th annual Hospital Hill Run

More than 3,500 runners converged on Kansas City’s Crown Center to compete in the 46th annual Hospital Hill Run on June 1. The UMKC Health Sciences District served as one

School of Medicine celebrates graduating class of 2019

More than 130 UMKC School of Medicine celebrated receiving their doctor of medicine and graduate degrees at the 2019 commencement ceremony on May 20 at Kansas City’ Kauffman Center for

Physician quality and outcomes expert Arif Kamal receives 2019 Take Wing Award

For Arif Kamal, M.D., ’05, physician quality and outcomes officer for the Duke Cancer Institute in Durham, North Carolina, research is as much about solving a problem as it is

Dr. Sam Page encourages patient advocacy at 2019 Quality Patient Safety Day event

Physicians carry the responsibility of serving as a patient advocate as well as a care giver, Sam Page, M.D., FASA, told students and faculty at the UMKC School of Medicine

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EVENTS

Jul
4
Thu
Independence Day Holiday – University Closed
Jul 4 all-day
Jul
9
Tue
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
Jul 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jul
24
Wed
PA Virtual Fair
Jul 24 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

PA Virtual Fair - July 24, 2019

The UMKC School of Medicine will be participating in CareerEco’s Physician Assistant Virtual Fairs in the Spring and Summer.

  • Candidates will have the opportunity to connect real-time with 30+ PA schools without the hassle of leaving your home or office
  • You will meet School Representatives online via chat rooms during the event
  • Schools’ chat hours will be posted in advance (a camera is not required for the chat feature)
  • Click HERE to register today!
Aug
10
Sat
2019 M.D. Program White Coat Ceremony
Aug 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Aug
13
Tue
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
Aug 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Aug
16
Fri
InDOCtrination Ceremony
Aug 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am


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