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 >>

Reaching the community
Reaching the community

Reaching the community

Student members of the Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association (APAMSA) conducted two health fairs that offered free health screenings for underserved populations of Kansas City. More >>

Why UMKC?

Our Six-Year BA/MD

Our Docent System

Our Programs

  • NEWS

    • 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 …
    • British Medical Association says Waldman book on pain diagnosis among best of 2016

      A unique textbook by Steven Waldman, M.D. ’77, has won a British Medical Association Book Award for 2016. The book, the third edition of Physical Diagnosis of Pain: An Atlas of Signs and Symptoms, was the winner in one of 20 award categories for the …
    • Weidling chosen for public health scholars program

      Robert Weidling, a fifth year medical student at the School of Medicine, has been selected to participate in a scholars program that prepares public health professionals to meet population health challenges at the community and national levels. The Paul Ambrose Scholars Program helps students develop …