Kara Shaw has joined the Office of Medical Education & Research as an administrative assistant.
Shaw has a master’s degree in social work from the University of Kansas. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri and said she is happy to be part of the University of Missouri system again.
Shaw will provide administrative support to the department, including proctoring the CBSE & Subject/Clerkship exams.
A self-proclaimed “administrative process geek,” Shaw has more than 10 years of varied administrative support experience in the corporate world. She said that even her previous field she has always been fascinated by administrative and macro processes.
“I enjoy making a system really work for the people involved,” Shaw said. “I’m thrilled to be part of the UMKC School of Medicine team.”