Student research in action
Student research in action

Student research in action

UMKC School of Medicine third-year student Yicheng Bao has produced an award-winning study that puts a new focus on autoimmune conditions in adults diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. More >>

Taking it to the Pews
Taking it to the Pews

Taking it to the Pews

A new UMKC School of Medicine video looks at two important research projects addressing health disparities among African Americans. These projects are spreading the gospel of good health … at church. More >>

A student's story
A student's story

A student's story

Meet UMKC School of Medicine fifth-year medical student Hunter Faris, who says medical school is challenging and UMKC offers many appealing qualities and unique opportunities. More >>

Match Day!
Match Day!

Match Day!

Congratulations Class of 2018 View the results. More than 110 students at the UMKC School of Medicine celebrated Match Day with family and friends. More >>

Testing for Alzheimer's
Testing for Alzheimer's

Testing for Alzheimer's

UMKC School of Medicine researcher Peter Koulen, Ph.D., has developed an innovative way to diagnose the early stages of the disease – with an eye exam. More

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

Banners mark UMKC Health Sciences District

Monday was truly a banner day for the UMKC Health Sciences District as banners started going up on light poles ringing the area bounded by 22nd Street, Gillham Road, 25th

Med students fill UMKC Health Sciences Student Research Summit

Sahaja Atluri, a third-year medical student at the UMKC School of Medicine, was just 11 years old when she saw her grandfather die of lung cancer. It was then that

Physician Assistant program celebrates White Coat Ceremony; welcomes association president

As they prepare to begin the next stage of training, 20 physician assistant students at the UMKC School of Medicine participated in the program’s fourth White Coat Ceremony on April

Yicheng Bao’s award-winning diabetes study puts new focus on autoimmune conditions

Yicheng Bao, a third-year medical student at the UMKC School of Medicine, conducted a research study that shows adults diagnosed with type 1 diabetes are at greater risk of developing

Notable research project featured in SOM video series

A new School of Medicine video looks at two important research projects addressing health disparities among African Americans. These projects are spreading the gospel of good health … at church.

Dr. Go appointed to special purpose exam oversight committee

The Federation of State Medical Boards and National Board of Medical Examiners have appointed Steven Go, M.D., professor of emergency medicine, to serve on a newly formed Special Purpose Examination

School of Medicine IPE team wins regional competition

A team students from the UMKC School of Medicine showed its mettle in winning an interprofessional education reasoning competition at Creighton University on March 24 in Omaha, Nebraska. Fourth-year students

School of Medicine hosts IPE competition

The UMKC Interprofessional Education program conducted its second health sciences schools IPE competition on April 7 at the School of Medicine. Four teams of students from the schools of medicine,



EVENTS

Apr
27
Fri
Noback-Burton Lectureship: Dr. Jeremy Greene
Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
May
3
Thu
Graduation Reception – SOM Graduate Programs
May 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
MSAC General Meeting
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Medical School Advisory Council

General Meeting
6:00 p.m. – Theater C

Attendance is mandatory for the President and Treasurer of each Student Organization

Questions? email CTQ44@mail.umkc.edu

May
4
Fri
AOA Lecture – Steve Miller, M.D. ’83
May 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
May
8
Tue
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
May 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
May
11
Fri
Quality Patient Safety Day – 2018
May 11 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
5th Annual Vijay Babu Rayudu Quality & Patient Safety Day
Call for Abstracts for Student, Resident, and Fellow Presentations

The 5th Annual Vijay Babu Rayudu Quality and Patient Safety Day event will be held Friday, May 11, 2018 from Noon to 5:00 p.m. in Theater C and the UMKC School of Medicine lobby.

The UMKC School of Medicine is a leader in preparation of physicians for the future practice of medicine. The annual Vijay Babu Rayudu Quality and Patient Safety Day provides an opportunity for students, residents, and fellows to present their fine work in quality improvement and patient safety to the entire medical school community.

For more information, and to register, click here.

May
21
Mon
E. Grey Dimond, M.D., Take Wing Award Lecture 2018
May 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
UMKC School of Medicine Commencement Spring 2018
May 21 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

• Live Stream •
Medical School Commencement

Please click here

Additional commencement information:

RSVP – No tickets are needed! Please RSVP at the Commencement Website by April 29. If your guest numbers change after your RSVP, that’s ok!

School of Medicine informationplease click here.

If you have additional questions regarding commencement, please contact:

Brent McCoy, Student Affairs Coordinator
Phone: 816-235-1906
Email: mccoybt@umkc.edu

May
28
Mon
Memorial Day Holiday – University Holiday – University offices are closed.
May 28 all-day


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