Diversity: A program of excellence
Diversity: A program of excellence

Diversity: A program of excellence

Diversity and inclusion are important elements of educating future physicians at the UMKC School of Medicine. INSIGHT Into Diversity, a national diversity-focused publication, has recognized the School of Medicine with a 2018 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award. More >>

Student Leaders
Student Leaders

Student Leaders

Students at the UMKC School of Medicine find crucial support and leadership opportunities through working with the Student National Medical Association. More >>

Getting Involved
Getting Involved

Getting Involved

There’s more to medical school than class lectures and clinical rotations. At the School of Medicine, our students can be part of a vast array of extracurricular activities, interest groups, organizations and community service projects. Check here and find the one that's right for you!

Student Scholarship
Student Scholarship

Student Scholarship

A new scholarship at the UMKC School of Medicine recognizes students who go the extra mile to help others through their volunteer efforts. More >>

Surgical Innovations
Surgical Innovations

Surgical Innovations

Inside the Surgical Innovations Laboratory at the UMKC School of Medicine, researchers are taking a new approach to making surgeries safer. 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

Noted mental health expert to present 2019 Shannon Lectureship in Minority Health

Mental health expert Altha J. Stewart, M.D., president of the American Psychiatric Association, will be the keynote speaker for the Dr. Reaner and Mr. Henry Shannon Lectureship in Minority Health

Med school faculty lead local summit on lung cancer

School of Medicine faculty members led a local summit on advanced non-small cell lung cancer, discussing novel treatments for patients with lung cancer on Dec. 11. The State of the

Class-wide exercise builds research skills

One mark of a good experiment is that its results can be replicated. By that standard, a required research project for third-year School of Medicine students appears to be a

Patel lands speaking spot, promotes social media mentoring at radiology convention

Social media can play a crucial role in mentoring and sponsoring young radiologists, Amy Patel, M.D. ’11, recently told the 2018 convention of  the Radiological Society of North America. Patel was one of only

School of Medicine welcomes new staff

The School of Medicine has recently welcomed two new staff members in the offices of Diversity and Inclusion, and Admissions. Rachel McCommon is coordinator of diversity and strategic initiatives. She

American Heart Association honors Dr. John Spertus with Distinguished Scientist Award

John Spertus, M.D., M.P.H., professor of medicine and Daniel J. Lauer, M.D., Endowed Chair in Metabolism and Vascular Disease Research, received the American Heart Association’s 2018 Distinguished Scientist Award on

Dean Jackson helps address reappearance of polio-like disease

Cases of acute flaccid myelitis, which mainly affects children and can cause lasting paralysis, continue to be reported this fall across the U.S. When two possible cases of the polio-like

Michael Weaver’s health equity efforts, school’s diversity achievements recognized

Dr. Michael Weaver, M.D. ’77, has been recognized by the Black Health Care Coalition of Kansas City for his efforts to narrow the equity gap in health care for African



EVENTS

Jan
8
Tue
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
Jan 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jan
9
Wed
SOM Faculty Development Series
Jan 9 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Announcing the 2018-19 School of Medicine Faculty Development Series Save the Dates!!! From 4:30-6 pm in Theater B/C 2018 Sept. 5 “Making Your Work Count Twice” Nov. 7 “Speed Mentoring” 2019 Jan. 9 “Tips On Having Difficult Conversations” March 13 “Focusing On Well-being, Thriving Not Just Surviving” May 8 “Grant Writing”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Announcing the 2018-19 School of Medicine Faculty Development Series
Save the Dates!!! From 4:30-6 pm in Theater B/C
2018
  • Sept. 5  “Making Your Work Count Twice”
  • Nov. 7  “Speed Mentoring”
2019
  • Jan. 9  “Tips On Having Difficult Conversations”
  • March 13  “Focusing On Well-being, Thriving Not Just Surviving”
  • May 8  “Grant Writing”
Feb
12
Tue
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
Feb 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Feb
22
Fri
Dr. Reaner & Mr. Henry Shannon Lectureship in Minority Health 2019
Feb 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

SAVE THE DATE!

– Location and additional details will be posted when available –

Mar
12
Tue
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
Mar 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Mar
13
Wed
SOM Faculty Development Series
Mar 13 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Announcing the 2018-19 School of Medicine Faculty Development Series Save the Dates!!! From 4:30-6 pm in Theater B/C 2018 Sept. 5 “Making Your Work Count Twice” Nov. 7 “Speed Mentoring” 2019 Jan. 9 “Tips On Having Difficult Conversations” March 13 “Focusing On Well-being, Thriving Not Just Surviving” May 8 “Grant Writing”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Announcing the 2018-19 School of Medicine Faculty Development Series
Save the Dates!!! From 4:30-6 pm in Theater B/C
2018
  • Sept. 5  “Making Your Work Count Twice”
  • Nov. 7  “Speed Mentoring”
2019
  • Jan. 9  “Tips On Having Difficult Conversations”
  • March 13  “Focusing On Well-being, Thriving Not Just Surviving”
  • May 8  “Grant Writing”
Mar
22
Fri
William T. Sirridge, M.D., Medical Humanities Lectureship 2019
Mar 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

SAVE THE DATE!

– Location and additional details will be posted when available –

Apr
5
Fri
Alumni Reunion 2019 – Save the Dates!
Apr 5 @ 8:00 am – Apr 7 @ 5:00 pm
2019 Alumni Reunion

Save the Dates!

Friday, April 5 – Sunday, April 7

 – – – More details to follow – – –

Apr
9
Tue
UMKC SOM Wellness – Tea & Cookie Tuesdays
Apr 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
May
3
Fri
AOA Lecture 2019
May 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

SAVE THE DATE!

– Location and additional details will be posted when available –



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