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Healthier. Together.

Kansas City’s new UMKC Health Sciences District launches a new website to spotlight the pioneering partnership of 10 neighboring health care institutions on Hospital Hill.



SOM students place second, third in Missouri ACP research competition

Hunter Faris, MS 5, and Ravali Gummi, MS 6, received two of the top student research awards from the Missouri Chapter of the American College of Physicians. The UMKC students earned the honor during the association’s 2017 meetings in Osage Beach, Missouri. …



UMKC physician assistant student taking part in health policy fellowship

Kyle McLafferty kept one eye on his classwork and another on the legislative process during the latest legislative session in Jefferson City, Missouri. The second-year physician assistant student got a first-hand view of the process on a national level when he visited Washington, D.C., as a member of this year’s Physician Assistant Education Association Student Health Policy Fellowship. …



Meet our students

Fifth-year medical student Logan Burrow is from a small town, but she came to the UMKC School of Medicine with big dreams. See how she’s making her desire to be a doctor become a reality. …



Stanford explores physicians’ role in countering intimate partner violence

Domestic violence deeply touched the life of Carol Stanford, M.D. ’79, when one of her colleagues was murdered. In a Sept. 28 lecture at the UMKC School of Medicine, Stanford explored what physicians can do about the problem of intimate partner violence. …



UMKC researchers to present late-breaking studies at cardiovascular symposium

Research studies by UMKC School of Medicine faculty researchers at the Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute have been selected for presentation at the world’s largest educational meeting for interventional cardiovascular medicine. …



News Clips

UMKC School of Medicine faculty, students, alumni and staff recently appeared in the news.

In Pediatric Specialties, Telemedicine Is a Care Management Tool — Emily J. Fox, M.D., assistant professor of pediatrics, talks about a telemedicine platform run by Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. mHealthIntelligence – Oct. 3, 2017

UMKC medical, engineering students collaborate to reduce surgical error UMKC’s medical and engineering researchers united in hopes of reducing surgical error. University News – Sept. 27, 2017


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