Campaign for UMKC
Campaign for UMKC

Campaign for UMKC

The School of Medicine joined in celebrating the announcement that UMKC's seven-year fundraising campaign topped its goal by raising more than $302 million. More >>

Purple Unit settling into new home
Purple Unit settling into new home

Purple Unit settling into new home

Students and docents on the Purple Unit have a new place to call home following renovations at Saint Luke's Hospital. More >>

Faculty Celebration
Faculty Celebration

Faculty Celebration

The School of Medicine recently honored a large number of faculty for their outstanding achievement during a celebration of faculty promotions, tenure and special awards. More >>

Getting Involved
Getting Involved

Getting Involved

There’s more to medical school than class lectures and clinical rotations. At the School of Medicine, students can find a wide array of extracurricular activities to join in as well. More >>

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  • NEWS

    • Everyday Ob/Gyn practices face complex ethical issues

      Physicians in obstetrics and gynecology continually face complex, evolving ethical questions, and they need thoughtful processes and diverse support to make their best decisions. That was the message of Susan M. Mou, M.D., an associate professor in the School of Medicine’s Department of Obstetrics and …
    • Purple Unit settles into new home at Saint Luke’s

      Students on the Purple docent unit at Saint Luke’s Hospital have a new place to call home. School of Medicine Dean Steven Kanter, M.D., and Saint Luke’s Hospital CEO Jani Johnson, RN, MSN, shared the honor of the official ribbon cutting on Monday, Sept. 12, …
    • School of Medicine faculty recognized for outstanding achievements

      School of Medicine Dean Steven Kanter, M.D., applauded faculty who recently received promotions and tenure during a reception on Sept. 8, saying it is their hard work and efforts that make the medical school what it is today. He said that serving as a faculty …
    • UMKC Vision researchers receive National Eye Institute funding for novel glaucoma therapy

      Researchers at the UMKC School of Medicine Vision Research Center have received nearly $1 million in funding to develop a novel drug that would protect the vision of glaucoma patients. The five-year, $970,325 project funded by the National Eye Institute at the National Institutes of …