2018 Hospital Hill Run
2018 Hospital Hill Run

2018 Hospital Hill Run

The UMKC Health Sciences District sponsored the 2018 Hospital Hill Run on June 2. More than 2,800 runners overcame weather extremes to participate in one of three races during the Saturday morning event. More >>

Interim Dean Appointed
Interim Dean Appointed

Interim Dean Appointed

Mary Anne Jackson, M.D., has been appointed interim dean of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Her appointment will begin July 1.
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Graduation Day!
Graduation Day!

Graduation Day!

The School of Medicine recognized more than 150 graduates at the 2018 Commencement Ceremony at Kansas City's Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. More >>

The Gold Standard
The Gold Standard

The Gold Standard

At the UMKC School of Medicine, students find crucial support, friendships and lessons — and then pass them on. More >>

UMKC welcomes new Chancellor
UMKC welcomes new Chancellor

UMKC welcomes new Chancellor

C. Mauli Agrawal officially begins his new role as Chancellor of the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
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Pro Re Nata

P.R.N. (“as circumstances require”) highlights current and upcoming events, trends, awards, and news for faculty/staff, students, residents, including various spotlights of departments, people, and other happenings within the School of Medicine.

P.R.N. began its existence as a printed monthly publication. It has since transitioned to an online publication, providing a forum for more up-to-date information you need to be in the know about the School of Medicine.

NEWS

School of Medicine seeks nominations for annual awards

The School of Medicine is accepting nominations until August 1 for three upcoming faculty, staff and student awards. These will recognize achievments in the areas of diversity and health equity,

Reception planned for retiring Education Team Coordinator Mary Pirotte

Senior Education Team Coordinator Mary Pirotte, a longtime staff member of the Office of Student Affairs, will retire from the School of Medicine at the end of June. Pirotte has

Going to the mat: Free yoga class Thursday

To celebrate International Yoga Day, the UMKC Health Sciences District will be offering a free class from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 21. The class will be taught by

Missouri medical association awards scholarships to UMKC students

The Missouri State Medical Association recently awarded scholarships to 10 students at the UMKC School of Medicine for the 2018-19 school year. This year’s School of Medicine recipients are Keaton

Hospital Hill overcomes weather for another successful run

From extreme heat on Friday to high winds and a menacing storm front early Saturday, the weather caused big worries just before the 2018 Hospital Hill Run, sponsored by the

Sarah Morrison research award recipients announced

The School of Medicine Student Research Program has awarded 11 Sarah Morrison Student Research Awards for the Spring 2018 cycle. Recipients included 10 medical students and one graduate student. Sarah

School of Medicine Alumni Achievement Award Goes to Wes Stricker

William E. “Wes” Stricker, M.D. ’79, founded and manages Allergy & Asthma Consultants, which has been treating patients in central Missouri for more than 35 years. Additionally, he is the

Stacey Algren, M.D., appointed chair of Council on Evaluation

The School of Medicine has announced that Stacey Algren, M.D., clinical assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, will serve as the chair of the Council on Evaluation. Algren, a 2001



EVENTS

Jun
28
Thu
Retirement Reception: Mary Pirotte, Senior Education Team Coordinator – Blue Unit
Jun 28 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Congratulations

Mary Pirotte, Senior Education Team Coordinator, Blue Unit
– Retiring after 29 years at the School of Medicine –

RECEPTION:
Thursday, June 28 / 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Bioinformatics Conference Room M5-103

Jul
4
Wed
Independence Day Holiday – University Holiday – University offices are closed.
Jul 4 all-day
Jul
10
Tue
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
Jul 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jul
25
Wed
PA Virtual Fair
Jul 25 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

PA Virtual FairInterested in becoming a Physician Assistant or learning about UMKC’s Master of Medical Science Physician Assistant program? Register today for this FREE event to meet admissions teams, current PA students and faculty from our program, and others, in a live, online format. The UMKC School of Medicine will be participating in CareerEco’s Physician Assistant Virtual Fair in both spring and summer of 2018.

Aug
5
Sun
White Coat 2018 – M.D. Program Ceremony
Aug 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Aug
14
Tue
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
Aug 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Aug
29
Wed
Students Lunch on the Lawn and UMKC Health Sciences District Fall Fair
Aug 29 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Welcome to the Fall Semester at UMKC Health Sciences District!

 

All UMKC Health Sciences District students are invited to lunch on the grass between the Health Sciences Building and the School of Medicine.

Come learn about volunteer opportunities with local organizations and pick up information from local businesses that promote health and wellness.

Sep
3
Mon
Labor Day Holiday – University Holiday – University offices are closed.
Sep 3 all-day
Sep
11
Tue
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
Sep 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Sep
13
Thu
UMKC SOM Annual Faculty Promotion & Awards Reception 2018
Sep 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
SAVE THE DATE!

– Location and additional details will be posted when available –



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