University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Medicine Reviews
The University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Medicine is a 4-year MD-granting program. They only admit about 20 students per year because many of their students are enrolled in a 6-year BS/MD program. UKMC has an innovative docent system that allows for students to learn in small groups with a mentor and eventually do docent rotations. Many students regard the docent teams as their favorite part of UKMC. Students are also provided early clinical interaction. Students help with outpatient care half a day every week for three and a half years.
The mission of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine is to improve the health and well-being of individuals and populations through innovative educational programs in medicine and biomedical science, cutting-edge biomedical research, and leadership in academic medicine. The School strives to implement this mission with the highest professional and ethical standards, in a culture of diversity and inclusiveness, and in an environment that enables each individual to develop to his or her full potential.
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UMKC School of Medicine aims to be the anchoring institution for a leading academic health center.
Campus: Kansas City
Cost of Living Index:
- Annual High Temp: 66°F
- Annual Low Temp: 47.4°F
- Av. Annual Rainfall: 39.06 inch
- Av. Annual Snowfall: 12 inch
*US average index is 100
Overall School Ratings
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- USMLE Step 1 Prep
- Elective Rotations
- Professor Support and Mentorship
- Administration Responsiveness
- Class Camaraderie
- Research Opportunity
- Residency Match Support
- Diverse and Inclusive Environment
- Values Balance and Wellness
- Community Service Opportunity
- Location and Activities in Area
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