Take Wing Award 2024
Take Wing Award 2024

Take Wing Award 2024

Catherine Spong (B.A. ’85/M.D. ’91) is the 2024 recipient of the E. Grey Dimond, M.D., Take Wing Award. More >>

Match Day 2024
Match Day 2024

Match Day 2024

The Class of 2024 discovered where they would be continuing their medical journey. Learn 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 >>

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 >>

Quality and Patient Safety
Quality and Patient Safety

Quality and Patient Safety

School of Medicine's spotlights its commitment to patient care with annual Vijay Babu Rayudu Quality and Patient Safety day event. 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

Catherine Spong (B.A. ’85/M.D. ’91) honored with 2024 E. Grey Dimond, M.D., Take Wing Award

Students, faculty and staff gathered at the School of Medicine Friday, May 10, for the annual E. Grey Dimond, M.D., Take Wing Award lecture given by this year’s recipient, Catherine Spong

Monumental Match Day for UMKC Medical Students

Excited cheers poured out of the UMKC Student Union on Friday, where more than 100 medical students tore open envelopes to discover where they would spend the next few years

UMKC School of Medicine Recognized for Excellence in Diversity for Second Year in a Row

The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine has received the 2023 Health Professionals Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. In a letter to

UMKC Alumnus Named Dean of School of Medicine

Alumnus Alexander Norbash, M.D., M.S., FACR, has been named the new dean of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. He will begin March 11. Norbash will be coming

UMKC Recognizes Outstanding Alumni

The University of Missouri-Kansas City Class of 2024 Alumni Achievement Award recipients include a national ABC News anchor, a nonprofit founder and Kansas City trailblazers. Each year, UMKC recognizes a

UMKC School of Medicine Receives National Award for Community Engagement

The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine has received the prestigious Spencer Foreman Award for Outstanding Community Engagement from the Association of American Medical Colleges. The award highlights the

Passion for Art History Led William Ritter, M.D., (M.A. ’18), to Become an Award-Winning Teacher

William Ritter, M.D., (M.A. ’18), looks at a painting or a sculpture of the human body by Michelangelo or Leonardo Da Vinci and sees more than a famous work of art.

Supporting a Healthy Community

Our Healthy Jackson County is bringing health care to the people. The Gregg/Klice Community Center in Kansas City was buzzing on a recent Saturday afternoon with a DJ, free food,