Students at the UMKC School of Medicine find crucial support and leadership opportunities through working with the Student National Medical Association. More >>
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!
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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.
Throughout her career as a physician and academic leader, Marjorie Sirridge, M.D., became a trailblazer, setting a standard of success for women that is seen today at the UMKC School…
Taylor Carter, Amaka Ofodu and Eryn Wanyonyi all expected medical school to be tough, and they knew they wouldn’t have lots of classmates who also were African American. So they…
Professional health care is increasingly a team activity. The University of Missouri-Kansas City health sciences schools are making learning a team activity as well. Each year, students from the schools…
A full schedule is nothing new for Mary Anne Jackson, M.D. ’78. Between seeing pediatric patients at Children’s Mercy, teaching at the UMKC School of Medicine and serving on national…
Medical school can present unique personal challenges. A new student assistance program is available to all UMKC School of Medicine students to help work through such issues. Through a partnership…
School of Medicine Interim Dean Mary Anne Jackson, M.D., has appointed Mark Nichols, Ph.D., interim chair of the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics effective August 1, 2018. In this…
A new blue and gold kiosk on the sidewalk between the School of Medicine and the Health Sciences Building will provide up-to-date information on university and city services. The kiosk…
Throughout the UMKC Student Union auditorium, parents stood with cellphones and tablets to capture the moment a group of 109 students marched in to kick off the UMKC School of…
Order of Events:
- Faculty Promotions
- Diversity Awards Presentation
- Betty M. Drees, M.D., Excellence in Mentoring Awards Presentation
- Christopher Papasian, Ph.D., Excellence in Teaching Award Presentation
- Louise E. Arnold, Ph.D., Excellence in Medical Education Research Award Presentation
All faculty, students and staff are welcome to attend.
Saturday, September 29
9 a.m. – Volunteer Check-In
11:30 a.m. – BBQ Sponsored by Friends of UMKC Medicine
UMKC family assemble! Join faculty, staff, students, alumni and community members for a university-wide day of service.
There’s lots of work to be done. Volunteers are needed to help with landscaping, weeding, planting and general cleaning.
Sign up to volunteer at umkcalumni.com/serviceday.
Ready to help? Meet at 9 a.m. at the Health Sciences campus: 2411 Holmes Road, in the commons between the Health Sciences Building and School of Medicine.
Parking is free for the day. Tasks will be assigned upon arrival.
Get to know Kansas City’s Women in Medicine
A Kansas City-wide networking and educational event hosted by the
UMKC School of Medicine, the KU School of Medicine and Children’s Mercy
Thursday, October 11, 4-7 p.m.
The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St., Kansas City, Mo.
Please RSVP by September 28 email@example.com
Keynote Speaker: Professor Carol Anderson
UMKC’s social justice conference for students, faculty, and staff. This conference provides our community with the tools necessary to engage in meaningful dialogue over challenging topics; to increase advocacy for self and others; to integrate cultural competence, emancipatory pedagogy, and diversity not only into curriculum, but into our everyday lives as civically engaged members of an urban community.