KCU Global Health combines clinical skills and compassion

By Elizabeth Alex Apr 19, 2023

When KCU student doctors entered a makeshift clinic in the aldeas of Guatemala, they were greeted with a standing ovation. In this community comprised of all ages from newborn babies to elderly abuelas, access to medical care is something to applaud.

KCU’s 2023 Research Symposium wraps up with several student award winners

By Haley Reardon Apr 18, 2023

The four-day event offered students a platform to showcase their research endeavors and distinguish themselves with a more competitive edge when it comes to residency placement.

KCU-CDM hosts Second Look Day for incoming students

By Haley Reardon Mar 29, 2023

Joyful! That’s the word KCU College of Dental Medicine (CDM) Founding Dean Linda Niessen, DMD, MPH, MPP, used to describe the energy on campus during Second Look Day held Friday, March 24. 

Student Doctor Millie Shah wins Sterling Welch, DO, Scholars Grant

By Haley Reardon Mar 28, 2023

Millie Shah, a second-year student attending KCU’s Joplin campus, received the American Osteopathic Foundation’s Sterling Welch, DO, Scholars Grant in recognition of her outstanding academic achievement and leadership among her peers.

KCU medical students earn residency placements in Primary Care and other critical specialties on record match

Mar 24, 2023

Kansas City University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine medical students are once again leading the region in primary care, with 218 student doctors placing in specialties including internal medicine, pediatrics and family medicine during the National Resident Matching Program’s (NRMP) Match Day 2023.

KCU student doctor honored with COVID-19 Hero Award

By Haley Reardon Mar 9, 2023

A native of Byblos, Lebanon, first-year Student Doctor Jad Imad has vivid memories of brutal terrorist attacks and wars. Living through war, witnessing the suffering around him and seeing the impact that rescue workers had on the people of Lebanon inspired his decision at a young age to study medicine.

Turkish KCU student reflects on earthquake disaster

By Haley Reardon Mar 1, 2023

When a devastating earthquake struck parts of Turkey and Syria in February, third-year Student Doctor Elif Diricanli wanted, no, needed to help. But how?

From friendship to marriage, two KCU grads look back on dating while in med school

By Felicia Vaught Feb 14, 2023

From long study hours to fast-paced clinicals, many medical students enter their higher education journey with an expectation of what is going to happen. However, sometimes Cupid has his own plans for unsuspecting individuals. 

KCU challenges PCOM: Tackling hunger during the Super Bowl

By Breton Silvis Feb 8, 2023

KCU President and CEO Marc B. Hahn, DO, has issued a big game challenge to Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine President and CEO Jay S. Feldstein, DO. Join the challenge by making a donation here. 

The roar of the crowd: A woman's journey from the NFL to medical school

By Felicia Vaught Feb 6, 2023

The sound of a roaring crowd in the football stadium faded into the background for former NFL cheerleader Hennelie Hawes when the call to help others through medicine became much louder. 

Together in Tenacity

By Haley Reardon Jan 17, 2023

For Hannah Newland, OMS III, and her daughter, Ady, life's challenges are simply stepping stones along their journey to a better tomorrow.

On mission in Kenya: Through the eyes of two students

By Elizabeth Alex Jan 13, 2023

"I tell them about this newfound love for the country of Kenya. I tell them how incredibly beautiful the country is, how vibrant and deeply rooted, the different cultures and communities are. I tell them how welcome I felt while there, and how beautiful the people were," said KCU-COM student doctor Chisom Okuagu.