School of Medicine Celebrates a Champion of Medical Education
School of Medicine Celebrates a Champion of Medical Education

School of Medicine Celebrates a Champion of Medical Education

Students and faculty remember Harry S. Jonas, M.D., the second dean of the UMKC School of Medicine. More >>

Our Healthy Kansas City Eastside
Our Healthy Kansas City Eastside

Our Healthy Kansas City Eastside

Jackson County legislature approves $5 million to continue community health initiatives through Our Healthy Eastside Kansas City. More >>

$100 Million Project Planned for Health Sciences District
$100 Million Project Planned for Health Sciences District

$100 Million Project Planned for Health Sciences District

New multi-story building will expand classrooms and teaching clinics, spur research and development. More >>

Excellence in Diversity
Excellence in Diversity

Excellence in Diversity

INSIGHT into Diversity recognizes the UMKC School of Medicine with its Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award for the second time in four years. More >>

UMKC School of Medicine Ranks Among the Nation's Best
UMKC School of Medicine Ranks Among the Nation's Best

UMKC School of Medicine Ranks Among the Nation's Best

The UMKC School of Medicine is the highest-ranked medical school in Missouri for Primary Care in the 2023 graduate school rankings by U.S. News & World Report. More >>

Pro Re Nata

P.R.N. (“as circumstances require”) highlights current and upcoming events, trends, awards, and news for faculty/staff, students, residents, including various spotlights of departments, people, and other happenings within the School of Medicine.

P.R.N. began its existence as a printed monthly publication. It has since transitioned to an online publication, providing a forum for more up-to-date information you need to be in the know about the School of Medicine.

NEWS

Hall Family Foundation Awards $15 Million to UMKC for Healthcare Innovation and Delivery Building

The University of Missouri-Kansas City announced a $15 million gift from the Hall Family Foundation, which will help fund an innovative new medical and dentistry building in the UMKC Health

UMKC Celebrates a Champion of Medical Education

Harry S. Jonas, M.D. (1926-2022), the second dean of the UMKC School of Medicine, helped establish the school’s unique six-year B.A./M.D. program and successfully defended the model against significant challenges.

School of Medicine Grads Selected as Student Honor Recipients

Two graduating School of Medicine students were honored as Dean of Students Honor Recipients for the 2022 fall semester. Francesca Moisson, who will graduate with her M.D. degree this month,

Med Students Organize a Big Gift from Santa

Santa drives a Lamborghini. That was the case on Dec. 11 when a couple of UMKC School of Medicine students who also happen to be car enthusiasts organized Operation Santa’s

UMKC Researcher Receives $2.2 Million NIH Grant to Explore Expanded COVID-19 Testing

Jannette Berkley-Patton, Ph.D., director of the UMKC Health Equity Institute and a professor in the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics at the School of Medicine, has received a nearly

The High Priest of Sound

Paul Rudy has always been fascinated with sound. He’s ridden the sound waves to many impressive achievements as a composer, performer, Guggenheim Fellow, Fulbright Fellow, artist and sound healer. He’s

Our Healthy Kansas City Eastside receives $5 million for community health initiative

The Jackson County Legislature approved $5 million to continue community health initiatives through Our Healthy Eastside Kansas City, based on the success of the coalition’s impact on COVID-19 and community

Alumni join School of Medicine’s anesthesiologist assistant program faculty

Three UMKC School of Medicine’s Master of Science in Anesthesia program alumni have been selected for faculty leadership roles. They all have served as preceptors for many years and bring



EVENTS

Feb
24
Fri
Shannon Endowed Lectureship in Minority Health
Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Tyler K. Smith, MD, MPH, FAAP
Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Mentorship, coaching, sponsorship, and connectors in academic medicine for UIM health professionals
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

Location: Theater A, UMKC School of Medicine

Zoom Meeting ID: 980 9887 0214 or go.umkc.edu/shannonlecture
Passcode: 763179



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