When: Sunday, April 23, 2023 / 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: (click address below for directions)
UMKC Student Union
Multipurpose Room 401
5100 Cherry St.
Kansas City, Missouri
Theater A or Livestream: med.umkc.edu/TakeWing
The E. Grey Dimond, M.D., Take Wing Award is the School of Medicine’s annual honor given to a graduate who has demonstrated excellence in his or her chosen field and exceeded the expectations of peers in the practice of medicine, academic medicine or research. Personal achievements and community or public service are also considered for the award, which is presented during graduation week.
The Take Wing winner receives an engraved Take Wing statue and round-trip paid transportation and expenses to Kansas City to accept the award. The winner also presents the E. Grey Dimond, M.D., Take Wing Lecture and makes a brief speech to that year’s graduating class during commencement ceremonies.
May 12, 2023 – UMKC School of Medicine Hooding Ceremony
Time/Location: – 4:00PM – 6:00PM
Swinney Recreation Center
5030 Holmes St, Kansas City, MO 64110
(for directions, please Click Here)
May 13, 2023 – UMKC Spring Commencement Ceremony
Time/Location: – 5:00PM – 7:00PM
1407 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64106
(for schedule, registration, and more information, please Click Here)