National Doctors Day
National Doctors Day

National Doctors Day

Today is National Doctors Day, celebrating the men and women dedicated to the medical profession and the care of the communities around them. Read the President's Proclamation and give a shout out to your doctor on National Doctors Day.

Interprofessional Competition
Interprofessional Competition

Interprofessional Competition

Interprofessional education at UMKC's health sciences schools included an interprofessional competition among students at the latest Interprofessional Education and Collaboration event at the School of Medicine. More

Match Day 2017
Match Day 2017

Match Day 2017

Congratulations to the UMKC School of Medicine Class of 2017 on an outstanding Match Day.

Medical Mission
Medical Mission

Medical Mission

Follow School of Medicine student Kayla Briggs as she joins a medical mission team in the Dominican Republic. More

Summer Scholars
Summer Scholars

Summer Scholars

With classes from basic sciences to clinical rotations, the School of Medicine's Summer Scholars Program offers high school students an opportunity to learn more about careers in health care. Check out the Summer Scholars program and apply today for one of three Summer Scholars sessions. Applications are due April 14.

PA Virtual Fair April 19-20, 2017
PA Virtual Fair
April 19-20, 2017

PA Virtual Fair
April 19-20, 2017

Register now to attend the FREE Physician Assistant Virtual Fair and connect real-time with 25+ accredited PA programs nationwide, including ours at the UMKC School of Medicine.
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Med student First Aid
Med student First Aid

Med student First Aid

Vaishnavi Vaidyanathan spent nearly six months working as a contributing author to the 2017 edition of the USMLE Step 1 study guide, First Aid. More >>

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  • NEWS

    • School of Medicine announces key administrative appointments

      School of Medicine Dean Steven Kanter is pleased to announce several key appointments, as the school continues to align itself for the future. The new appointments include: Paul Cuddy, Pharm.D. MBA, Vice Dean; Nurry Pirani, M.D., Associate Dean for Curriculum; Stefanie Ellison, M.D., Associate Dean …
    • Students turn interprofessional education into a competition

      Interprofessional education at UMKC’s health sciences schools has spawned an interprofessional competition. Nearly 50 students from the schools of dentistry, medicine, nursing and pharmacy worked together as members of nine interprofessional teams putting their combined skills to the test in the first Interprofessional Education and …
    • Med student Briggs joins surgical team on Dominican Republic mission

      Kayla Briggs, a sixth-year student at UMKC School of Medicine, is part of an 11-person group that left on March 18 for the Dominican Republic on an eight-day medical mission trip. The team consists of physicians, nurses, paramedics, an interpreter and Briggs. “We can all …
    • Match Day a time for joy, celebration at UMKC School of Medicine

      Jasleen Ghuman opened the white envelope in her hands, took a quick peek at the single page message inside, and exploded with screams of joy. Ten years ago, Ghuman came to the United States from India with her mother and siblings. Her dream was to …