Health Sciences District to sponsor 2018 Hospital Hill Run
Health Sciences District to sponsor 2018 Hospital Hill Run

Health Sciences District to sponsor 2018 Hospital Hill Run

The UMKC Health Sciences District has agreed to serve as presenting sponsor for the 2018 Hospital Hill Run scheduled for June 1 and 2 in downtown Kansas City. More >>

Meet UMKC's new chancellor
Meet UMKC's new chancellor

Meet UMKC's new chancellor

C. Mauli Agrawal, interim provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Texas at San Antonio, has been appointed chancellor of the University of Missouri-Kansas City. More

Gold Humanism Honor Society
Gold Humanism Honor Society

Gold Humanism Honor Society

The School of Medicine chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society celebrated its 15th class of honorees into the medical organization recognizing excellence in clinical care, leadership, compassion and dedication to service. More >>

He Wrote the Book on That
He Wrote the Book on That

He Wrote the Book on That

School of Medicine associate dean and alumnus Steven Waldman, M.D., has published 29 medical textbooks on pain management that are filling vital practice and educational needs. More >>

Unlocking Genetics
Unlocking Genetics

Unlocking Genetics

School of Medicine researcher Shui Qing Ye, M.D., Ph.D., is uncovering diagnostic biomarkers and new therapeutic targets for complex human diseases. 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

LaGrece joins SOM as new media center manager

Sarah LaGrece has been selected as the new manager of the School of Medicine’s Medical Education Media Center. She will also serve as a senior operations technician at the Clinical

Eight School of Medicine students get 2018 awards from Women’s Council Graduate Assistance Fund

Eight School of Medicine students, double the number from last year, will receive awards from the 2018 UMKC Women’s Council Graduate Assistance Fund. Across UMKC, 67 women received support gifts

Compassionate care will get an extra boost during Patient Solidarity Week

Really listening to patients and providing empathetic, compassionate care have always been a big part of the UMKC School of Medicine’s physician education. Next week those elements will get an

UMKC Health Sciences District to serve as presenting sponsor for 2018 Hospital Hill Run

The UMKC Health Sciences District has agreed to serve as presenting sponsor for the 2018 Hospital Hill Run scheduled for June 1 and 2 in downtown Kansas City. Hospital Hill

Introducing UMKC’s new chancellor, C. Mauli Agrawal

University of Missouri System President Mun Choi announced that C. Mauli Agrawal, interim provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Texas at San Antonio, has been

Dr. Salzman discusses how flu season is affecting Kansas City and the U.S.

School of Medicine docent Gary Salzman, M.D., chief and program director of respiratory and critical care medicine at Truman Medical Center, discussed the flu epidemic that has hit the United

School of Medicine welcomes 2018 Gold Humanism Honor Society members

The School of Medicine’s Gold Humanism Honor Society welcomed the 2018 class of inductees during its annual induction ceremony on Jan. 20 at Diastole. It is the 15th consecutive year

He Wrote the Book on That

Waldman’s wealth of textbooks fills needs in practice, education “HE WROTE THE BOOK ON THAT” usually is a figure of speech. But when it comes to diagnosing, treating and managing

School of Medicine appoints new William T. and Marjorie Sirridge Professor in Medical Humanities

The UMKC School of Medicine has announced that Brian Carter, M.D., will serve as the next William T. and Marjorie Sirridge Professor in Medical Humanities. Carter joined the School of

SOM announces new Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion

School of Medicine Dean Steven Kanter, M.D., is pleased to announce that E. Nathan Thomas, previously the chief diversity officer for the University of Kansas, has joined the School of

Three from SOM take part in mid-year commencement

Three students from the School of Medicine received their degrees and participated in the UMKC Mid-Year Commencement Ceremony on Dec. 16 at Swinney Recreation Center. Apurva Bhatt and Claire Smith

Exchange program brings Peking University medical students to UMKC

Two medical students, a man and a woman, are asked why they wanted to study medicine.   “Because doctors can save lives and help heal wounds,” he replies. For her, being

New event introduces third-year students to medical research

On Dec. 5, more than 100 third-year medical students presented research findings at the UMKC School of Medicine as part of their coursework in medical neuroscience. Students, in teams of

Surgical Innovations Lab puts patient safety at the forefront

At the UMKC School of Medicine’s Surgical Innovations Laboratory, Gary Sutkin, M.D., professor of surgery and associate dean for women’s health, is taking a different approach to research. As director

Baghdikian selected as Vice Chancellor’s Honor Recipient

Sixth-year medical student Caroline Baghdikian has been selected as a UMKC Vice Chancellor’s Honor Recipient for the 2017 fall semester. The vice chancellor for student affairs and enrollment management takes

UMKC health professions students learn together in large simulation

In Kansas City, nearly one in five residents live below the poverty line — a harsh reality shared by many patients UMKC students see on Hospital Hill and beyond. To

Research office announces eight Sarah Morrison Award recipients

The School of Medicine Student Research Program has announced six medical students and two students from the biomedical and health informatics program as recipients of the Fall 2017 Sarah Morrison

SOM announces interim chair of psychiatry

The UMKC School of Medicine has announced that Stephen Jarvis, M.D., will serve as interim academic chair of the UMKC Department of Psychiatry. Jarvis received his medical degree from University

Gummi, Nizamuddin take Kansas City Free Eye Clinic to national stage

Volunteers with the student-operated Kansas City Free Eye Clinic (KCFEC) are working to extend free eye care to the city’s refugee community. The plan took a national stage in October

Celebrating lives saved by TMC lung cancer screening

The UMKC Health Sciences District marked Lung Cancer Awareness Month on Thursday with “Smokin’ Out Lung Cancer,” a midday event that outlined the district’s early lung cancer screening, treatment and

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EVENTS

Feb
22
Thu
CMH Grand Rounds Lecture Series – Dr. James W. Collins, Jr.
Feb 22 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Feb
23
Fri
Dr. Reaner & Mr. Henry Shannon Lectureship in Minority Health 2018
Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Feb
25
Sun
Swinging for Sojourner Golf Tournament
Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

For additional information  and registration, please click here

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Mar
2
Fri
Snowball 2018
Mar 2 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Mar
13
Tue
Graduation Fair 2018
Mar 13 @ 10:00 am – Mar 14 @ 5:00 pm
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
Mar 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Mar
16
Fri
MATCH Day 2018
Mar 16 @ 10:45 am – 12:00 pm

*In the event of inclement weather please watch your email for an event location update or report to the School of Medicine lobby.

LIVE STREAM: MS6 students who would like for a family member or friend to watch the MATCH Day Ceremony may email them the link below.  Live feed will be available in real time only. Staff and faculty who cannot attend the event should also feel free to utilize the link. The stream will be available starting at 10:45AM.

http://med.umkc.edu/MatchDay

GUEST PARKING: Free parking will be available 10:30am to 1:00pm the day of the event. Guests must park in levels 4-7 of the UMKC parking garage.

Campus Map: http://www.umkc.edu/maps/documents/hospital_maps/Hospital_Hill_5-18-16-flattened.pdf

Family and friends can also follow the excitement by using the #UMKCMatch2018 hashtag and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) hashtag #Match2018 on social media.

Mar
22
Thu
William T. Sirridge, M.D., Medical Humanities Lectureship 2018
Mar 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

–Save the Date–

 

“How to Conduct a Good Death”

— Dr. Gary A. Salzman, M.D. —

 

Apr
6
Fri
Christopher Y. Thomas, M.D. Lectureship 2018
Apr 6 @ 7:45 am – 9:00 am


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