Med student First Aid
Med student First Aid

Med student First Aid

Vaishnavi Vaidyanathan spent nearly six months working as a contributing author to the 2017 edition of the USMLE Step 1 study guide, First Aid. More >>

Cracking the code
Cracking the code

Cracking the code

UMKC School of Medicine alumni and faculty are working to identify environmental health hazards and find better ways to prevent and treat the array of ailments caused by them. More >>

Realizing her dream
Realizing her dream

Realizing her dream

Life experiences exposed Logan Burrow to medicine. With the aid of scholarships, the fourth-year medical student at the UMKC School of Medicine is on course to achieve her dream of becoming a doctor. More >>

Akash Jani - a student's story
Akash Jani - a student's story

Akash Jani - a student's story

Akash Jani, a third-year medical student, came to the UMKC School of Medicine to learn the skills necessary to help 'make the pain go away.' More >>

From classroom to museum
From classroom to museum

From classroom to museum

A visit to Kansas City's Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art encourages UMKC School of Medicine students to develop a deeper way of thinking by exploring works of art. More >>

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    • His goal? Connecting alumni to UMKC

      Fred Schlichting, who spent 18 seasons with the UMKC men’s soccer team as assistant and then associate coach, has joined the School of Medicine as director of advancement. In his coaching role, he was responsible for coordinating soccer recruiting, events and day-to-day administrative operations — skills …
    • Curcuru uses national post to spread knowledge about anesthesiology

      A fifth-year student in the UMKC School of Medicine’s B.A./M.D. program, Caitlin Curcuru, is using her post as national student secretary of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) to spread knowledge about the field. “I discovered a passion for anesthesiology early on,” said Curcuru, who …
    • First Aid for med students

      UMKC’s Vaishnavi Vaidyanathan provides a helping hand for Step 1 exam Medical students across the country can thank Vaishnavi Vaidyanathan for helping them pass their U.S. Medical Licensing Exam. Vaidyanathan, a fifth-year medical student at the UMKC School of Medicine, is a contributing author to …
    • Research office opens online submissions for Student Research Summit

      School of Medicine students planning to participate in the annual Health Sciences Research Summit on April 26 at the UMKC Student Union can now submit their abstracts through an online portal. Abstracts and posters must be submitted to the School of Medicine’s Office of Research …