Producing leaders in health care


Since 1971, the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine has been preparing and producing tomorrow’s health care’s leaders.

Each year, we celebrate as our graduates join the ranks of those that came before them, beginning their careers in a variety of health care and related industries. Across this country, our graduates have established themselves as leaders in patient care, research, education, organized medicine, the military, industry and government.

Among the leadership positions held by UMKC School of Medicine graduates:

  • Chief of the Division of Cardiology at the Mayo Clinic
  • Deputy Director of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
  • Founder of Massachusetts General’s In-Vitro Fertilization Unit
  • Chairman of Radiology at Boston Medical Center
  • Surgeon General of the United States Air Force

The UMKC model of medical education is known for producing skilled and caring clinicians, with many serving in myriad leadership roles.