KCU News

Sixty KCU Students Become Members of Gold Humanism Honor Society

Oct 16, 2020

Kansas City University (KCU) continued its commitment to fostering the human element of medicine by installing 60 new osteopathic medical students from the Class of 2021 into the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020.

Message from the President: Keep Up the Good Fight Against COVID-19!

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Oct 8, 2020
  Dear KCU Community, As our country’s battle with the pandemic wages on, I want to thank all the members of our KCU family for continuing to...

KCU Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Oct 6, 2020

During National Hispanic Heritage Month, KCU's Medical Spanish Club and Student Government Association collaborate to recognize the contributions and influence that Hispanic Americans have made to American society. KCU students share how their heritage has influenced their call to medicine and what it means to advocate for the Latinx community.

Message from the President: Remembering 9/11

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Sep 11, 2020

Today, we offer a solemn remembrance of the worst terrorist attack ever waged on U.S. soil. We reflect upon the 2,977 lives lost and upon so many other victims who continue to suffer 19 years later as a result of this horrific day in our country’s history. 

Kansas City University Student receives national award for work in public health

Aug 12, 2020

Kansas City University is pleased to announce that second-year medical student Joe Li, of Brooklyn, New York, has received the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Award.

KCU achieves 100 percent residency placement for Class of 2020

Jul 17, 2020

For the second year in a row, Kansas City University (KCU) College of Osteopathic Medicine announces 100 percent placement rate in residency programs for the Class of 2020.

Be a patriot and wear a mask

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Jul 4, 2020
Dr. Hahn wrote a timely op-ed piece for the Joplin Globe, republished here.  As a veteran and a former U.S. Army physician, Independence Day is important...

KCU Research Symposium Celebrates Student Science

Jun 3, 2020

This year, the COVID-19 pandemic changed the delivery of the Research Symposium event, but it did not change the enthusiasm and passion for its faculty and students’ medical research.

Pandemic expert and Pro Football Hall of Famer bookend KCU Virtual Graduation Ceremony

May 14, 2020

Class of 2020 Celebrated with Virtual Commencement Ceremony

On Saturday, May 9, the format of the Class of 2020’s commencement was driven by a pandemic. Despite obstacles presented by COVID-19, KCU’s first virtual ceremony took place on its regularly scheduled graduation time.

Pandemic expert to speak at KCU graduation ceremony

May 7, 2020
Ali Khan, MD, MPH, dean of the College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center will deliver the keynote address at the virtual commencement...

Dr. Bruce Williams Named Associate Dean for Clinical Education

May 4, 2020
Kansas City University recently announced the appointment of Bruce Williams, DO, FACOFP, associate dean for Clinical Education in the KCU College of...

Dr. Kristine Stevens Appointed as Vice Provost

May 1, 2020
KCU recently announced the appointment of Kristine A. Stevens, EdD, as vice provost for Enrollment and Student Services. She has been serving in an interim...