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 >>

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.


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

Humanities office plans art show to display creative talents at School of Medicine

The UMKC School of Medicine’s Sirridge Office of Humanities and Bioethics is planning an event for students, staff and faulty to show off their creative sides. Participants in the Beyond Human

Hitting the Pavement

UMKC and School of Medicine supporting KC Marathon UMKC and the School of Medicine are proud sponsors of the Oct. 16 Garmin KC Marathon – the largest race event in

Office of Research Administration welcomes new staff members

The School of Medicine Office of Research Administration has added two new grant support specialists, Norma E. Aguirre and Madison Denson, to its staff. Norma E. Aguirre joined the School


2021 William Goodson, Jr., M.D. Memorial Lectureship
Nov 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Goodaon Lecture2021 William Goodson, Jr., M.D. Memorial Lectureship

“Rural GME – Why, Where, and How”
Roger W. Bush, M.D., MACP
Attending Physician, Neighborcare Health, Seattle, WA
Director, American Board of Internal Medicine
Director, American Board of Family Medicine

Friday, November 5, 2021 / Noon – 1 p.m. / Theater A  / Meeting ID: 991 0190 9754 / Passcode: 824821

Beyond the Human Factor
Nov 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
The Sirridge Office of Humanities and Bioethics is hosting an event to showcase artwork, photography, and poetry of UMKC students, staff, and faculty. 

If you would like to share your artwork, photography, or sign up for the poetry reading for this event please contact 

Sarah McKee
If you would like to view the latest Human Factor magazine please click here
You do not have to have been published in the Human Factor magazine to share your talents.
* subject to change with resrictions due to the Pandemic
(masks required)
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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