Western Missouri Friends is an organization of parents from the Greater Kansas City Area and includes any other parent, regardless of location, interested in participating in his or her student’s education.
The organization is in charge of several activities including the Year 1 reception that welcomes prospective students, co-sponsors with the St. Louis Friends the parents’ orientation and picnic, endows a scholarship, as well as the Harry S. Jonas M.D. Ambassador’s Award, sponsors an annual meeting for all members and parents, and brainstorms new ideas and new activities.
Western Missouri Friends also facilitates the interaction between parents, their student, and the medical school. By working together, you can rest assured that the next six years of your future M.D.’s life will be both challenging as well as rewarding.