School of Medicine Welcomes Class of 2028
School of Medicine Welcomes Class of 2028

School of Medicine Welcomes Class of 2028

The UMKC School of Medicine Class of 2028 participated in the annual InDOCtrination Ceremony, beginning a journey to becoming physicians. 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 >>

Remembering Dr. Reaner Shannon
Remembering Dr. Reaner Shannon

Remembering Dr. Reaner Shannon

Reaner Shannon, Ph.D. (M.A. ’78, Ph.D. ’83), part of the UMKC School of Medicine for 34 years, died July 13 at the age of 85. 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 >>

UMKC School of Medicine Celebrates 50 Years
UMKC School of Medicine Celebrates 50 Years

UMKC School of Medicine Celebrates 50 Years

The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine celebrates its rich 50-year history as a leader in innovative health care education and delivery in the urban core of Kansas City, and its future potential. More >>

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NEWS

Health Sciences campus welcomes new alumni relations director

Amelia Howard, a member of the academic support staff for UMKC athletics since 2008, has joined the UMKC Health Sciences Campus as alumni relations director serving the schools of medicine,

Journey begins for UMKC School of Medicine Class of 2028

Samuel Kim, a second-year medical student at the UMKC School of Medicine, spoke from experience when offering words of advice to the incoming Class of 2028 Friday morning during the

Student National Medical Association welcomes UMKC student to BOD

Fifth-year medical student Josephine Nwankwo has joined the Student National Medical Association Board of Directors (SNMA) as academic affairs co-chair. She was elected to the role this spring during the

SOM’s Nwankwo receives AMA Foundation scholarship

Christy Nwankwo, a sixth year medical student at the UMKC School of Medicine, has received a 2022 American Medical Association Foundation Underrepresented in Medicine Physicians of Tomorrow Scholarship. Nwankwo has been

White Coat Ceremony marks next step for UMKC med students

Medical students at the UMKC School of Medicine’s campuses in Kansas City and St. Joseph participated in the annual White Coat Ceremony on August 6 and 7, an annual rite

UMKC students take the lead with community health fair

Jada Ohene-Agyei didn’t know what to expect when she led a team of nearly 70 student and faculty volunteers from UMKC’s health sciences schools this summer in a one-day community

Celebrating Reaner Shannon

Reaner Shannon, Ph.D. (M.A. ’78, Ph.D. ’83), part of the UMKC School of Medicine for 34 years, died July 13 at the age of 85. Shannon began her career at

$100 Million Project Planned for Health Sciences District

The University of Missouri-Kansas City is poised to begin work on a new interprofessional health sciences building in the UMKC Health Sciences District, housing expanded medical school teaching facilities and