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.

NEWS

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

SOAP Notes

SOAP Notes for September 2021 Amy Patel, M.D., assistant professor of radiology, has been nominated for a second year in a row as a semifinalist for a Minnies award as “Most

School of Medicine announces two new GME program directors

The School of Medicine and the Office of Graduate Medical Education have announced the appointment of two new program directors for the school’s Orthopaedic Surgery Residency program and the Maternal-Fetal

School of Medicine welcomes new Years 1-2 Education Team Coordinator

Carline Bruton has joined the School of Medicine’s Office of Student Affairs as an Education Team Coordinator in the Years 1 & 2 Office. She will be part of the

New program supports School of Medicine’s Latinx students

A new organization at the UMKC School of Medicine is designed to support and encourage Latinx students to help them succeed in medical school and as physicians. Raquel McCommon, coordinator

Remembering 9/11

UMKC Medicine Alum recalls his time at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, D.C. In the aftermath of September 11, 2001, Tyson Becker (M.D. ‘01) was one of many UMKC alumni

InDOCtrination ceremony welcomes first-year students to School of Medicine

The UMKC School of Medicine recognized a new class of 103 first-year medical students during the school’s annual InDOCtrination ceremony on Aug. 20 at the UMKC White Recital Hall. The

School of Medicine begins new tradition of White Coat Ceremony on two campuses

UMKC School of Medicine recognized students at the school’s two campuses in a rite of passage that marks the next step along their journey to becoming physicians. An inaugural class