APAMSA Health Fair
APAMSA Health Fair

APAMSA Health Fair

Nearly 200 people benefitted from free health screenings at an annual health fair sponsored by the School of Medicine's Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association. More >>

Reach Out and Read
Reach Out and Read

Reach Out and Read

The School of Medicine's Medical Humanities Interest Group collected nearly 1,000 children's books as part of a Reach Out and Read Kansas City book drive to encourage parents and caregivers to read to young children. More >>

Why Can't We?
Why Can't We?

Why Can't We?

Former UMKC School of Medicine surgery residents team up on groundbreaking elbow transplant. More >>

More Than A Teacher
More Than A Teacher

More Than A Teacher

UMKC School of Medicine alumni bring a unique perspective to their roles as docent physicians. More >>

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    • Med students offer education on heart health at Camp Cardiac

      Day camp at the UMKC School of Medicine is more than fun and games. Following a one-hour crash course on normal heart physiology, a group of local high school students are testing their newly gained knowledge in a rousing game of Jeopardy. That’s followed by …
    • Med school grad leading the charge as environmental health advocate

      When Mark Mitchell, M.D., ’81, saw young children struggling with the effects of asthma, he set out to make a difference. For much of the past 15 years, Mitchell has been active in educating communities, primarily low-income area, on the effects of the environment on …
    • School of Medicine announces Department of Surgery appointments

      The UMKC School of Medicine has announced recent appointments in the Department of Surgery. Dr. Glenn Talboy, a long-time member of our faculty, will serve as the next Chair of the Department of Surgery (beginning in mid-August) and as Program Director for the surgery residency (effective …
    • Services announced for Dr. Mark Friedell

      Mark Lowry Friedell, M.D., F.A.C.S., died late Sunday, July 10. Dr. Friedell came to the UMKC School of Medicine in 2012, where he had served as professor and chair of the Department of Surgery. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Beloit College and his medical …