Medical Education

KCU holds first hard hat tour for College of Dental Medicine

Oct 6, 2022

Donors received a first look at the new Kansas City University (KCU) College of Dental Medicine located on the Joplin campus during a hard hat tour on October 6, 2022.

Kansas City University signs new early acceptance partnership with MSSU

By Felicia Vaught Sep 15, 2022

Kansas City University (KCU) took another step forward in advancing health care in the Joplin community by continuing a program dedicated to insuring bright minds remain in Joplin to practice medicine and dentistry. 

KCU students study the effects of deep breathing

Aug 3, 2022

In dangerous situations, blood pressure rises and heart rates increase as adrenaline and cortisol flood the bloodstream.

KCU-COM celebrates student doctors with dual white coat ceremonies

Jul 31, 2022

The white coating ceremony is an important rite of passage for KCU medical students. When faculty place white coats on students, they are sending them on a path to maintain the code of ethics and responsibility that come with being an osteopathic physician.

KCU teaches future health professionals to thrive rather than merely survive

Jun 12, 2022
In a world where health professionals struggle with mental exhaustion and burnout, this fall KCU will introduce a new program to help its students and future...

Learning by listening to lived experience

Jun 7, 2022
Redlining. Stigma. Systemic racism. How do these three terms relate to becoming a physician? For Benjamin Grin, MD, assistant professor of Primary Care,...

Inaugural Class of KCU Clinical Psychology Students Receive Doctoral Degrees

May 9, 2022
Kansas City University (KCU) celebrated its first 10 students to receive a doctorate of clinical psychology degree during Commencement Exercises May 7, 2022....

Kansas City University Celebrates Commencement for Largest Class in History and Inaugural Class of Clinical Psychologists

May 6, 2022
(Kansas City, Mo. – May 8, 2022) Kansas City University (KCU), the 8th largest medical school in the nation, celebrated commencement ceremonies on its...

An Unlikely Path Brings KCU Graduate to a DO Degree

May 2, 2022
From barely completing high school, to commencement at Kansas City University, Joe Li’s journey to becoming a doctor is a lesson in resilience and...

KCU-Joplin College of Dental Medicine Receives $3 Million from Joplin Regional Medical School Alliance

Apr 28, 2022
(Joplin, Mo. – April 28, 2022) Kansas City University (KCU) College of Dental Medicine (CDM) located in Joplin, Missouri, received a generous $3 million...

KCU celebrates Match Day and residency placements nationwide

Apr 15, 2022
(Kansas City, MO) - Fourth-year medical students from the Kansas City University (KCU) College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) gathered in person and...

KCU Announces Endowed Professorship for Medical Simulation

Mar 23, 2022
Kansas City University (KCU) announced on March 25, 2022, the establishment of the J. Mike Stanton, DO, FAOCA Endowed Professorship in Medical Simulation, the...