Reunions & Events

  • Homecoming 2014 | Beneath the Cottonwood

    Sept. 18-20 on the KCUMB Campus | Click here to register

    Homecoming 2013 photo

    Reduced room rates are available September 17-20 at Hotel Sorella for $189 per night.

    Book your room by Sept. 5 to receive this special rate.

    Reserve your room by calling 1-866-842-0100 and mentioning KCUMB, or reserve online and enter code 1409Kansas.

     

    #KCUMBHC

    Share your excitement and Homecoming plans on Facebook and Twitter using the official Homecoming Hashtag.

  • Thursday, Sept. 18

     

    7-8 a.m.

    CME Registration and Breakfast**
    Lobby of Academic Center

    8 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.

    CME**
    Academic Center

    5:30 p.m.

    KCUMB Alumni Association Annual Meeting of the Members

    Friday, Sept. 19

     

    7-8 a.m.

    CME Breakfast**
    Lobby of Academic Center 

    7:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

    CME**
    Academic Center

    11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m.   

    Picnic Lunch
    Picnic Tent Behind SEP 

    1-2:30 p.m.

    William Legg, D.O. Lecture
    Academic Center 

    2:30-2:45

    Transition Break to go back to Academic Center 

    Time TBD

    Tours of Campus*
    Campus Master Plan Display 
    Academic Center Lobby   

    6-7:30 p.m.

    Homecoming Reception
    Event Space at Polsinelli

    900 W. 48th Place, Suite 900, Kansas City, Mo. 64112

    Time TBD

    Reunion Dinner (coordinated by KCUMB upon request only)
    Locations around Plaza

    Saturday, Sept. 20

     

    7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

    CME**
    Academic Center 

     

    * Campus tour times are tentative
    ** All CME times are tentative

    The following classes will hold reunions during Homecoming 2014:

    Note: If you are interested in becoming a class chair, please contact Patrick Allen, Director of Alumni Relations & Annual Fund, 816-654-7287, pallen@kcumb.edu   

    Class

     

    Class Chair

     
       

    Class

     

    Class Chair

     

    1954

     

    Paul Dybedal, D.O.

     

    1984

     

    Brian Robb, D.O.

    1959

     

    Phillip Accardo, D.O.

     

    1989

     

    Interested in being a class chair?
    Contact Patrick Allen.

    1964

     

    Eugene Oliveri, D.O.
    James Lively, D.O.
    Richard Polk, D.O.
    David Suffian, D.O.

     

    1994

     

    Tim Mitchell, D.O.

    1969

     

    Stephen Radinsky, D.O.
    Eugene Taub, D.O.

     

    1999

     

    Mari Poulose, D.O.

    1974

     

    Victor Angel, D.O.

     

    2004

     

    Talene Churukian, D.O.

    1979

     

    Darell Heiselman, D.O.
    James Stoneking, D.O.

     

    2009

     

    John T. Ewing, D.O.
    Jodie Barr, D.O.

     

    Thursday, Sept. 18
    Friday, Sept. 19
    Saturday, Sept. 20

    Thursday, Sept. 18 (Total: 8.5 hours)

    Location abbreviations:
    AC = Academic Center (Formerly Weaver Auditorium) KCCC = Kesselheim Center for Clinical Competence
      SEP = Strickland Educational Pavilion  TBA = To Be Announced

     


     

    Shuttle Service from Hotel Sorella to KCUMB, 6:30 a.m.

    Registration and Breakfast and Exhibits, 7-8 a.m.  / AC Lobby

    Dubin


    Welcome from the Dean and Provost 
    Presenter: Bruce Dubin, D.O., J.D., FCLM, FACOI, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Provost and Dean of College of Osteopathic Medicine, KCUMB
    Time/Location: 7:50-8 a.m. / AC 100


    Disaster Medicine

     
    Smith George  


    Disaster Management: Lessons Learned in West, Texas and Planning for Tomorrow

    Presenter: George Smith, D.O., Medical Director, West Emergency Medical Services, Medical Director, West Rest Haven, Family Physician, West, Texas
    Time/Location: 8-9 a.m. / AC 100

    Dubin  


    Disaster Medicine

    Presenter: Bruce Dubin, D.O., J.D., FCLM, FACOI, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Provost and Dean of College of Osteopathic Medicine, KCUMB
    Time/Location: 9-10 a.m. / AC 100

    Marc Hahn  


    Welcome from the President and Chief Executive Officer

    Presenter: Marc Hahn, D.O. President & CEO, Professor, Surgery KCUMB
    Time/Location: 10-10:15 a.m. / AC 100


    Break 10:15-10:30 a.m.

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    New Oral Anticoagulants for VTE, Afib and ACS

    Presenter: Schoen Kruse, Ph.D., Assistant Dean/Associate Professor, Pharmacology/Microbiology, KCUMB
    Time/Location: 10:30-11:30 a.m. / AC 100

    New Clinical Updates

    Lunch will be served during the 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. CME session  

    Hubbard  


    Novel Therapies for Common Malignancies
      (Lunch Served)
    Presenter: Kevin Hubbard, D.O. FACOI, Professor, Chair, Internal Medicine, KCUMB
    Time/Location: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. / AC 100

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    Hepatitis C: The Growing Epidemic

    Presenter: Scott Lewey, D.O., FACG, FASGE, AGAF, FACOI, FACP, FAAP, FACOP, CPE, Adjunct Clinical Professor of Medicine, Rocky Vista University, Parker, Col.; Clinical Professor of Medicine, KCUMB; Medical Director, Adult Gastroenterology Program, Castle Rock Adventist Hospital, Castle Rock, Col.; Peak Gastroenterology, Colorado Springs, Col.
    Time/Location: 1-2 p.m. / AC 100

    Johnston  


    New JNC8 Hypertension Guidelines

    Presenter: Gary Michael Johnston, D.O., MACOI, Vice Dean of the College of Medicine, Professor, Internal Medicine, KCUMB
    Time/Location: 2-3 p.m. / AC 100

     
    Break 3-3:15 p.m.
     

    Kirila  


    Chronic Kidney Disease Controversy

    Presenter: Carol Kirila, D.O., FACOI, Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, KCUMB
    Time/Location: 3:15-4:15 p.m. / AC 100

    Rosell  


    "Please Turn Off My Pacemaker": The Case of Mr. P.

    Presenter: Tarris Rosell, Ph.D., D.Min., Interim Chair, Department of Bioethics, KCUMB, Rosemary Flanigan, Chair, The Center for Practical Bioethics, Kansas City, Mo.
    Time/Location: 4:15-5:15 p.m. / AC 100

    Shuttle Service from KCUMB to Hotel Sorella Ends / Last Bus Leaves KCUMB, 6 p.m.  

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    Friday, Sept. 19 (Total: 8 hours)

    Shuttle Service from Hotel Sorella to KCUMB Begins, 6:30 a.m.

    Registration and Breakfast, 7-8 a.m.  / AC Lobby

    Workshop Demonstration

     
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    Emergency Surgery through Cut-Suit Simulator Demonstration

    Presenter: Anthony LaPorta, M.D., FACS, Colonel (Retired), U.S. Army, Professor of Surgery, Rocky Vista University School of Medicine, Monument, Colo.
    Time/Location: 7:30-10 a.m. / Classroom A, Annex

    Break, 10-10:15 a.m.

    Concurrent Sessions (Sessions Repeated Two Times)

     
    Cox  


    Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment

    Presenter: William Cox, D.O., FACOFP, Associate Professor, Chair, Family and Community Medicine, KCUMB
    Session 1 Time/Location: 10:15-11 a.m. / SEP 250
    Session 2 Time/Location: 11-11:45 a.m. / SEP 250

    Karius  


    Human Patient Simulator Workshop

    Presenter: Diane Karius, Ph.D., NAOME, Associate Professor, Chair, Family and Community Medicine, KCUMB
    Session 1 Time/Location: 10:15-11 a.m. / KCCC
    Session 2 Time/Location: 11-11:45 a.m. / KCCC  

    All Campus Picnic Lunch Provided, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Parking Lot Tent Outside SEP

    McClain, R


    The William Legg, D.O., FAOASM, Distinguished Lecture on Sports Medicine

    Presenter: Rance McClain, D.O., FACOFP, FAOASM, Associate Professor, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, KCUMB
    Time/Location: 1-2:30 p.m. / AC 100

    Break, 2:30-2:45 p.m.  

    Practice Management

     
    Marsh


    Social Media for Physicians
    Presenter: Elizabeth Marsh, Web Editor, University Relations, KCUMB
    Time/Location: 2:45-3:45 p.m. / AC 100

    Dryden


    Physician Impairment

    Presenter: Jeffrey Dryden, D.O., FACOI, CPE, Medical Director Hospital Medicine, Ozarks Medical Center, West Plains, Mo.
    Time/Location: 3:45-4:45 p.m. / AC 100

    Shuttle Service from KCUMB to Hotel Sorella Ends / Last Bus Leaves KCUMB, 6 p.m.

     

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    Saturday, Sept. 20 (Total: 8.5 hours)

    Shuttle Service from Hotel Sorella to KCUMB Begins, 6:30 a.m.

    Registration and Breakfast, 7-8 a.m.  / AC Lobby

    Practice Management

     

     Fitterling


    Medical Informatics and Electronic Medical Records

    Presenter: Lori Fitterling, M.L.S., Reference Librarian, Instructor-Digital Services, KCUMB
    Time/Location: 7:30-9 a.m. / AC 100

    Fountain  


    EMR Roundtable Discussions and Open Forum Discussion: Learning From Each Other

    Presenter: Julie Fountain, LMS Administrator, Instructional Trainer, Information Technology, KCUMB
    Time/Location: 9-10 a.m. / AC 100

    Break, 10-10:15 a.m.

    Talley  


    Participatory Medical Practices: Increase Patient Adherence and Improve Patient Health Outcomes

    Presenter: Jan Talley, M.S., Ph.D., Research Analyst, Assistant Professor, Research and Sponsored Programs, KCUMB
    Time/Location: 10:15-11 a.m. / AC 100

    Lunch will be served during the 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Gaps in Children and Adolescent Psychiatric Services session 

    OBGYN and Children's Issues

     
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    Gaps in Children and Adolescent Psychiatric Services
    (Lunch Served)
    Presenter: TBA
    Time/Location: 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. / AC 100  

    McClain  


    Thinking About Autism in Primary Care

    Presenter: Elizabeth McClain, Ph.D., Ed.S., M.P.H., Assistant Dean of Clinical Education, Assistant Professor, Family and Community Medicine, KCUMB
    Time/Location: 12:30-1:30 p.m. / AC 100

    VanGarsse  


    Adolescent and Childhood Obesity and Allergies

    Presenter: Anne VanGarsse, M.D. Associate Professor, Pediatrics, KCUMB
    Time/Location: 1:30-2:30 p.m. / AC 100

    Break, 2:30-2:45 p.m. 

    Moulton


    OBGYN

    Presenter: Tony Moulton, D.O., Assistant Professor, Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology, KCUMB
    Time/Location: 2:45-4 p.m. / AC 100

    Desai  


    Adventures in Global Medicine

    Presenter: Gautam J. Desai, D.O., FACOFP, Professor, Family and Community Medicine, KCUMB
    Time/Location: 4-5 p.m. / AC 100  

    Shuttle Service from KCUMB to Hotel Sorella Ends / Last Bus Leaves KCUMB, 5:30 p.m.   

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