We have a Match!
We have a Match!

We have a Match!

Congratulations to the UMKC School of Medicine Class of 2020 for an outstanding Match. Get the complete 2020 Match Day Results here

Working to Improve Diabetes Prevention
Working to Improve Diabetes Prevention

Working to Improve Diabetes Prevention

School of Medicine professor and researcher Jannette Berkley-Patton has received a $3.3 million National Institutes of Health grant to help improve diabetes prevention outcomes with African Americans. More >>

Human Factor
Human Factor

Human Factor

The 2020 issue of the UMKC School of Medicine publication, Human Factor, is available online. Human Factor celebrates the connection between art, humanities and the practice of medicine. More >>

Dean Mary Anne Jackson
Dean Mary Anne Jackson

Dean Mary Anne Jackson

Mary Anne Jackson, M.D., has been announced as the ninth dean of the UMKC School. More >>

UMKC Medicine Magazine
UMKC Medicine Magazine

UMKC Medicine Magazine

The latest edition of UMKC Medicine is now available online. Check out the current issue that explores how the UMKC School of Medicine is meeting the challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic, while embracing our mission to educate outstanding future physicians and other health care team members. 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.


For UMKC medical student and entrepreneur Fahad Qureshi, health care connects it all

Driven. Creative. Optimistic. Curious. Determined. Smart. Happy. These are common traits found in successful entrepreneurs. All of them are found in Fahad Qureshi. A third-year medical student at UMKC, Qureshi

Mayor appoints faculty, alumni to Kansas City Health Commission

Three members of the UMKC community with expertise in emergency medicine and public health have been appointed by Mayor Quinton Lucas to the Kansas City Health Commission. Erica Carney, M.D.,

UMKC announces Dr. Mary Anne Jackson as School of Medicine dean

Mary Anne Jackson, M.D., has been announced as the next dean of the UMKC School of Medicine, effective May 1, 2020. Having served as interim dean since July 2018, she

UMKC anesthesiologist assistant program making an impact across Missouri and the United States

  Twelve years ago, when the UMKC School of Medicine opened its Master of Science in Anesthesia program, Missouri had fewer than 10 licensed anesthesiologist assistants. Today, there are 181

Alumni Expertise on COVID-19

UMKC grads use experience to combat the coronavirus UMKC Roos are lending their expertise across the country to help ease the pressure of the COVID-19 pandemic. These are just a

Clinical training without the clinic

A School of Medicine program switched its in-person patient contact modules to a telemedicine format. And the director of the School of Nursing and Health Studies’ simulation lab brought two

SOM’s Fahad Qureshi one of three to advance to pitch competition finals

UMKC students will compete at UM System Entrepreneurship Quest Student Accelerator Pitch Competition The UMKC teams secured their spots in the March 25 competition. First place went to Genalytic. Second

Dr. Tyler Smith appointed Associate Dean of Diversity

The School of Medicine has announced Tyler Smith, M.D., M.P.H.,  assistant professor of pediatrics, as the new Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion beginning April 6, 2020. She is


Vijay Babu Rayudu Quality & Patient Safety Day – Virtual Event
May 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm


Seventh Annual
Vijay Babu Rayudu Quality & Patient Safety Day – Virtual Event

Download the 2020 Agenda (PDF)
Additional information can be found here.

If you’d like to attend, please contact Sari Cantrell at sbcantrell@cmh.edu to request the Zoom link.

Independence Day Holiday – University Closed
Jul 3 all-day
Labor Day Holiday – University Closed
Sep 7 all-day
Thanksgiving Holiday Begins – University Closed
Nov 26 – Nov 27 all-day
University Holiday – University Closed
Dec 25 2020 – Jan 1 2021 all-day

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