Students

In the eye of the storm

By Haley Reardon Nov 9, 2022

Utah native and third-year osteopathic medical student doctor Winston Sorhaitz and his family relocated to Fort Myers, Florida, in the summer of 2022 for his clinical clerkship rotations. Little did they know they would find themselves in the eye of Hurricane Ian, a catastrophic Category 4 storm that killed more than 100 people and left a path of destruction in its wake.

AACOM announces 2022 Arnstein Minority Student Scholarship recipients

Oct 24, 2022

Kansas City University COM 2026 student, Alexis Marquez, will receive the 2022 Arnstein Minority Student Scholarship. 

Family legacy continues at KCU

By Kris Nichols Oct 14, 2022

In 1952 Norbert Conrad graduated from the Kansas City College of Osteopathy and Surgery as a doctor of osteopathic medicine. Fast forward 70 years, his alma mater, now known as Kansas City University (KCU), has a very different learning environment, yet the same values remain.

KCU Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Oct 9, 2022

During National Hispanic Heritage Month, KCU is honored to recognize the contributions and influence that Hispanic Americans have made to American society. Join us this week as KCU students share how their heritage has influenced their call to medicine and what it means to advocate for the Latinx community.

Osteopera dedicated to teach through music

By Felicia Vaught Sep 23, 2022

A group of Kansas City University students are using their talents to teach through the power of music.

KCU student shares garden club experience

Aug 11, 2022

Plucking and smushing invasive bugs. Pulling out weeds. Feasting on fresh cantaloupe, snipped right from the vine. These are cherished Wednesday afternoon experience, from my first semester at KCU-COM.

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...

KCU College of Dental Medicine Application Portal Opens

May 31, 2022
With construction nearly 70 percent complete and initial accreditation by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA), steady progress continues toward...

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...