Shannon Lectureship to feature U.S. Health and Human Services leader
Shannon Lectureship to feature U.S. Health and Human Services leader

Shannon Lectureship to feature U.S. Health and Human Services leader

J. Nadine Gracia, M.D., M.S.C.E., Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health and the Director of the Office of Minority Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will present the 2016 Dr. Reaner and Mr. Henry Shannon Lectureship in Minority Health on Feb. 26 at the School of Medicine. More >>

Heart Health in Rural Missouri
Heart Health in Rural Missouri

Heart Health in Rural Missouri

February is American Heart Month. UMKC School of Medicine efforts to fight cardiovascular disease include a project in rural Missouri, where a research team is looking at a strategy for helping patients recognize and address their risk of stroke and heart disease. More >>

Gold Humanism Honor Society inducts class of 2016
Gold Humanism Honor Society inducts class of 2016

Gold Humanism Honor Society inducts class of 2016

A class of more than 20 students, residents and faculty were inducted into the School of Medicine chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society during a special ceremony on Jan. 23. More >>

Dean's Visiting Professor
Dean's Visiting Professor

Dean's Visiting Professor

John F. Mahoney, M.D., M.S., associate dean for medical education at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, was the first speaker in a new Dean's Visiting Professor lecture program. More >>

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    • School of Medicine researcher published in New England Journal of Medicine

      Daniel F. Pauly, M.D., Ph.D., professor of medicine, biomedical and health informatics, and chief of cardiology, is co-author of a research article published in the Jan. 21 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. The article examined peripartum cardiomyopathy — deterioration of heart function for women in …
    • Wofford to serve on national council for physician assistant programs

      Annie Wofford, admissions coordinator for School of Medicine graduate programs, was recently selected to serve on the national Physician Assistant Education Association’s Recruitment and Admissions Council. The group provides oversight of the association’s central application service. It also serves as an admissions resource for PA …
    • UMKC hosts meeting of Missouri medical students

      UMKC School of Medicine hosted for the first time the Missouri 1st Year Medical Student Conference, an annual meeting of students who attend the six medical schools in Missouri. The conference took place Saturday, Jan. 16, and attracted nearly 100 students from the state’s allopathic …
    • Gold Humanism Honor Society welcomes 2016 class

      The School of Medicine chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society welcomed the 2016 class of students, residents and faculty members on Jan. 23 during its annual induction ceremony at Diastole. This is the 13th consecutive year that the UMKC chapter has recognized senior medical …