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Taking it to the Pews
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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…
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.…
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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.
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