New edition of Panorama
New edition of Panorama

New edition of Panorama

Fall/winter issue of the magazine for alumni and friends features emergency medicine research, student scholarships and Dean Emerita Betty Drees, M.D.

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Residency ranked among region's best
Residency ranked among region's best

Residency ranked among region's best

The Community and Family Medicine Residency Program is recognized as one of the top residency training programs in the Midwest. More >>

Serving the community
Serving the community

Serving the community

Located in the urban core of Kansas City, Mo., the School of Medicine is committed to serving our neighbors and citizens through community outreach. Students volunteer through community programs to provide physicals, health screenings and other services to the community. Each Sunday, School of Medicine students and faculty host the Sojourner Clinic at Grand Avenue United Methodist Temple. The free clinic provides outpatient care to the homeless and underprivileged population of downtown Kansas City.

Kanter takes reins as dean
Kanter takes reins as dean

Kanter takes reins as dean

Steven L. Kanter, M.D., began his new role as the ninth dean of the UMKC School of Medicine on Oct. 1. In addition to his position as dean, he is a full professor with tenure in the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics and a professor of medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine. more >>

Docents teach fundamentals of medicine
Docents teach fundamentals of medicine

Docents teach fundamentals of medicine

From their first semester of medical school, students work with physician mentors, called docents, as part of their medical education. Hands on learning and clinical experience are integrated throughout all years of the program. During the first two years, this docent experience begins by helping teach students the fundamentals of medicine. Students experience a progressive increase of clinical responsibilities during the last four years.

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      Louis W. Sullivan, M.D., who served as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under President George H. W. Bush, will be the keynote speaker for the 2015 Dr. Reaner and Mr. Henry Shannon Lecture in Minority Health on Feb. 27 at …
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