Students

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...

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 celebrates Match Day and residency placements nationwide

Apr 15, 2022

Fourth-year medical students from the Kansas City University (KCU) College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) gathered in person and virtually to recognize their achievements for the annual Match Day on March 18.

KCU Day of Giving Creates Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Scholarship

Apr 4, 2022
In the midst of a busy examination week on both the Kansas City and Joplin campuses, Kansas City University students, faculty, and staff paused for a moment...

After two-year hiatus, KCU medical mission returns to Guatemala for global health outreach

Mar 2, 2022

For the first time since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, a team of 40 third- and fourth-year medical students led by Gautam Desai, DO, professor and chair of Primary Care for KCU College of Osteopathic Medicine continued a 20-plus-year tradition of traveling to Guatemala to deliver care to more than 1000 patients.

Five osteopathic student doctors earn American Osteopathic Foundation Scholarships

Jan 24, 2022

The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) offers a variety of educational scholarships to recognize academic excellence among osteopathic medical students across the country.