Congratulations to the 2016 graduates of UMKC School of Medicine!
Congratulations to the 2016 graduates of UMKC School of Medicine!

Congratulations to the 2016 graduates of UMKC School of Medicine!

Graduation day at the UMKC School of Medicine was even bigger this year. More>>

Quality and Patient Safety Day
Quality and Patient Safety Day

Quality and Patient Safety Day

Physician and former NASA astronaut James Bagain, M.D., P.E., spoke on patient safety at the UMKC School of Medicine during the annual Vijay Babu Rayudu Quality and Patient Safety Day program. More >>

Alumni Award
Alumni Award

Alumni Award

Alumni Achievement Award winner Karen Remley, M.D. ’80, MBA, M.P.H., discussed the importance of immunization during a local panel discussion on global health. More >>

Student Research Day
Student Research Day

Student Research Day

Students researchers at the School of Medicine presented 34 posters during the annual Health Sciences Student Research Summit at the UMKC Student Union. More >>

Schedule your visit to the School of Medicine
Schedule your visit to the School of Medicine

Schedule your visit to the School of Medicine

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  • NEWS

    • Physician assistants joining med school commencement celebration

      Graduation day at the UMKC School of Medicine is getting even bigger this year. Fourteen members of the inaugural class of the Master of Medical Science Physician Assistant program will join the commencement ceremony at 3 p.m. on May 23 at Kansas City’s Municipal Auditorium …
    • Expert in gynecologic oncology to receive 2016 Take Wing award

      A career in obstetrics and gynecology did not particularly resonate with Jason Wright, M.D. ’99, as he was starting his clinical clerkships at the UMKC School of Medicine. Then he got to his Ob/Gyn rotation. “It was a complete surprise to me. I really enjoyed …
    • Former NASA physician/astronaut discusses protocols for patient safety

      James P. Bagian, M.D., P.E., a physician who developed a program to protect patients from hospital-based harm and a former NASA astronaut who flew two space shuttle missions, presented the keynote address on May 13 at the third annual Vijay Babu Rayudu Quality and Patient …
    • UMKC student researchers find health hazards associated with marijuana use

      For generations, marijuana has been the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States. It is considered to have so few adverse effects that Colorado, Oregon and Washington have legalized marijuana, and more states are considering decriminalization. However, results of a study by two …