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Photo essay: M1 Day

The incoming class of the KU School of Medicine started their medical school journey with M-1 Community Service Day.

Medical Students volunteering

This annual event allows students to get to know one another while giving back to the local communities where they will be living and learning for the next four years.

The Class of 2023 students in Kansas City volunteered at a number of sites around Wyandotte County, including Shepard's Center, Young Women on the Move, Community Housing of Wyandotte County, Inc. (CHWC), Urbanworks,LLC and Cultivate KC. M-1 students at the School of Medicine‒Wichita completed community service projects at Wichita Habitat for Humanity, the Kansas Food Bank, The Salvation Army-Wichita/Sedgwick County and the MLC/Medical Loan Closet.

A KU Medical Center student painting a door frame.
Three students volunteering their time outside with shovels
A group of students posing with their yard equipment
Students digging up weeds
The back of a KU student's shirt which reads: One Campus. One Community.
Two students atop a ladder painting trim around the front of a house
A volunteer checks in on kids painting during a community event
Two volunteers hammering nails into a wall

KU School of Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
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Kansas City, KS 66160