Anatomy lab renovation, Alumni Weekend, new School of Medicine dean and more...

KUMC Alumni Highlights

September 2019
When the Health Education Building opened in 2017, KU Medical Center ushered in a new era of excellence. KUMC's facilities serve as a shining example for other schools across the country, with one exception...

You might be surprised to hear that the anatomy lab has barely changed since 1975.

Watch this new video to join Executive Vice Chancellor Robert D. Simari, MD'86, on a virtual walk from the HEB to Orr-Major. We invite you to consider this special opportunity to support KUMC students with a gift to the anatomy lab renovation project. Make a gift today.

Alumni Reunion Weekend is just around the corner on October 4-5, 2019. Have you made plans to join the celebration?

View the schedule, and be sure to register by Sept. 27 at

Campus News & Updates

On August 26, KU Medical Center welcomed a new executive dean for the School of Medicine. Dean Akinlolu Ojo is looking forward to getting to know KUMC alumni and friends during the Alumni Weekend festivities next month! Read more about the new executive dean.
Plans are now underway for a $3.4 million expansion of the Salina Health Education Center, which serves as the home for the Salina campuses of both the KU School of Medicine and KU School of Nursing. Read more about the expansion.

Alumni & Student Spotlight

Jamie Franklin, BSN'19, was on vacation with her family in Mexico when she helped save the life of a drowning victim. Read Jamie's story.
Veronica Amey-Perrin, MD'09, R'13, is returning to Kansas to serve as medical director for Horizons Mental Health Center in Hutchinson. Read more.
Rehabilitation Science alumnus and NASA Ambassador Jason-Flor Sisante, PhD'17, was interviewed on BBC TV about the Apollo 11 mission to the moon. Watch a clip.
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