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Hospital CMO Divya Shroff honored with 2017 Take Wing Award

When word reached Divya Shroff, M.D., ’00, F.H.M., that she had been selected as winner of the 2017 UMKC School of Medicine E. Grey Dimond, M.D., Take Wing Award, tears

Noback-Burton lecturer says humanities advance practice of healing art

Several trends in health care make the practice of compassionate medicine more difficult, but integrating the humanities into medical education can help produce more-caring physicians, Arno Kumagai, M.D., said at

British Medical Association says Waldman book on pain diagnosis among best of 2016

A unique textbook by Steven Waldman, M.D. ’77, has won a British Medical Association Book Award for 2016. The book, the third edition of Physical Diagnosis of Pain: An Atlas

Alumnus chosen as president-elect of American Academy of Family Physicians

Michael Munger, M.D. ’83, FAAFP, who has practiced family medicine in the Kansas City area for more than 30 years, is the president-elect of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

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EVENTS

Aug
6
Sun
White Coat 2017 – M.D. Program Ceremony
Aug 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

**Please note:  Guests must have a ticket in order to enter the ceremony.  Those without tickets are welcome to watch the live-stream of the ceremony in Pierson Auditorium and then remain there for the reception immediately following.

Aug
8
Tue
UMKC SOM Wellness – 2nd Tuesdays
Aug 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Aug
11
Fri
B.A./M.D. Campus Visit Day
Aug 11 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm

Registration is closed.

The Campus Visit Day begins on the UMKC Volker Campus with an overview of UMKC and the BA/MD program and includes a tour of the Volker Campus. Students and families will then travel to the Hospital Hill Campus to interact with School of Medicine students and staff, and participate in hands-on activities related to medicine. Most activities will include parent participation, but bringing young children is not advised. Check-in starts at 7:30 a.m., and the visit day concludes at 12:30 pm.

Aug
18
Fri
InDOCtrination Ceremony 2017
Aug 18 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Sep
4
Mon
Labor Day Holiday – University Holiday – University offices are closed.
Sep 4 all-day


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