Women in Medicine Month
Women in Medicine Month

Women in Medicine Month

The School of Medicine sponsored the annual Sirridge Lecture with alumna Dana Suskind, M.D., director of the Thirty Million Word initiative, during Women in Medicine Month. More >>

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 >>

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 >>

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

UMKC researcher part of $1.5-million NIH grant-funded project on novel tissue-preservation technique

Surgeons world-wide currently perform more than 240,000 corneal transplants a year to address a wide range of eye diseases. Researchers and physicians, however, estimate as many as 10 million patients

Meet the school’s new alumni president

Ralph Wuebker, M.D. ’94, is the new president of the School of Medicine’s Alumni Association, a post he will hold for the next two years. He was elected Oct. 16

A School of Medicine original takes alumni and engagement post

David John, M.D. ’77, has been appointed associate dean of alumni and community engagement. He continues in his role as assistant professor of medicine and Gold One docent. John is

Health for all remains an elusive goal

Community leaders discuss UMKC efforts to close gaps Health equity is a broad concept that encompasses differences in disease and mortality rates, and in access to healthcare services, among different

School of Medicine a leader in medical education learning communities

When it opened nearly 50 years ago, the UMKC School of Medicine was something of a pioneer in medical education with learning communities made up of docent teams and peer-mentorship

School of Medicine recognizes faculty for achievements and service

The School of Medicine recognized faculty members who have recently received promotions and tenure and presented special awards for faculty achievements during a reception on Oct. 15 at Diastole. This

SOM grad Adam Algren, M.D., appointed interim chair of Department of Emergency Medicine

Adam Algren, M.D., a 2001 graduate of the UMKC School of Medicine, has been appointed as interim department and academic chair for Department of Emergency Medicine. An associate professor of

American Academy of Pediatrics to honor SOM’s Dr. Mary Anne Jackson

The American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Infectious Diseases Executive Committee has chosen to recognize UMKC School of Medicine Interim Dean Mary Anne Jackson, M.D., with the 2019 Award for



EVENTS

Nov
28
Thu
Thanksgiving Day Holiday – University Closed
Nov 28 – Nov 29 all-day
Dec
10
Tue
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Dec
25
Wed
University Holiday – University Closed
Dec 25 2019 – Jan 1 2020 all-day
Jan
14
Tue
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
Jan 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Feb
11
Tue
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
Feb 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Mar
10
Tue
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
Mar 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Apr
14
Tue
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
Apr 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
May
8
Fri
Faculty Development Activity
May 8 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

QIPS Faculty Development Activity 2020

 


For all GME Program Directors and Faculty interested in QI

8:30-9:45 AM
Ted-QI Talks from Hospital Affiliates on Transitions of Care Activities

10-11:30 AM
Faculty Development Workshop: Title TBD

 

 

Vijay Babu Rayudu Quality & Patient Safety Day
May 8 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

SOM Quality & Patient Safety Day Save the Date

 


Seventh Annual
Vijay Babu Rayudu Quality & Patient Safety Day

Keynote Speaker:
Courtney L. Scaife, M.D.
Chief, Section of Surgical Oncology
University of Utah

May
12
Tue
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
May 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


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