University Health
University Health

University Health

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.

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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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

UMKC alum works to promote breast cancer awareness, diversify field

Dr. Amy Patel leads KC area Breast Care Center while mentoring students Growing up in Chillicothe, Missouri, a town of fewer than 10,000 people, Amy Patel didn’t see many physicians

SOAP Notes

SOAP Notes For October 2021 The School of Medicine Council on Curriculum has selected its new student ambassadors. Ambassadors represent the Health Sciences District and the St. Joseph campus to

UMKC physician assistant student focuses on treating the underserved

Kevin Du, a first-year physician assistant student at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, has experienced patients at their worst while working in the emergency room at University

Longtime emergency medicine physician addresses burnout in annual McNabney Lectureship

Doctoring is hard work, said Robert Muelleman, M.D., quoting long-time emergency medicine physician W. Kendall McNabney, M.D. Muelleman, who spent 36 years in clinical and administrative roles as an emergency

UMKC School of Medicine: 50 years of excellence in medical education

Fifty years ago, the University of Missouri-Kansas City launched a bold experiment in educating the medical leaders of the future. After years of planning, more than $8.8 million in federal

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EVENTS

Dec
6
Mon
Becoming a Physician in the Time of Covid: A Few Thoughts
Dec 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Noback-Burton Lecture Dec. 6, 2021

Noback- Burton Lecture

Kevin B. Churchwell, M.D.
President/CEO
Boston Children’s Hospital

Becoming a Physician in the Time of Covid: A Few Thoughts

Zoom link: go.umkc.edu/noback-burton

Meeting ID: 996 3594 6164
Passcode: 998311

Dec
19
Sun
Mid-Year Commencement Save the Date
Dec 19 @ 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Look for more details in the coming weeks at the UMKC Commencement page.



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