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 Effective Radiology Educator” by, a comprehensive community internet site for radiologists and related professionals in the medical imaging industry. The Minnies are‘s campaign to recognize the best and brightest in medical imaging. More than 200 candidates in 14 categories ranging from Most Influential Radiology Researcher to Best Educational Mobile App are part of this year’s campaign. Winners will be selected by an expert panel with the final winners announced in October.

The School of Medicine has recognized students with its 2021 Community Service Awards for Most Service Hours. Top award recipients include:
Most Service Hours: Sophie Berstein
Runner up Most Service Hours: Raneem Issawi
Most Covid-19 Vaccination/Testing Hours: Michelle Wu and Michael Brancato
Runner Up Most Covid-19 Vaccination/Testing Hours: Jacob Honey
Most UMKC Service Hours: Benjamin Kazdan
Thirty-two students were also recognized as Community Engagement Champions with 100 or more hours, seven students as Community Engagement Navigators with from 75 to 99 service hours, and 11 students as Community Engagement Stewards with 50 to 74 service hours.

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