Medical Education

KCU Class of 2018 Ranks Highest in the Nation on Osteopathic Medical Licensing Exam

Aug 22, 2017
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences osteopathic medical students from the Class of 2018 have ranked number one in the nation for first-attempt...

KCU Receives $1M Commitment from J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation for New Medical Education Center

Aug 18, 2017
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) will receive $1 million from the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation toward a $7.5 million capital...

KCU Alum Returns to His Alma Mater Along With His Fellow Residents to Practice Their Surgical Skills

Jun 22, 2017
A recent visit to Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) gave Chris Surek, DO, the opportunity to practice surgical skills, teach fellow...

The Art (And Science) Of Observation

By Danna Titus Apr 1, 2017

Schoen Kruse, PhD, steers students on a journey of introspection and self-evaluation.

Lessons Learned From Kenya Medical Mission Trip

By Elizabeth Alex Apr 1, 2017

How three weeks in Kenya changes the lives of patients and shapes the futures of student doctors. 

Centered on Innovation

By Lisa Cambridge Apr 1, 2017

KCU's center for medical and surgical simulation moves closer to reality - both physical and virtual. 

KCU Medical Students Practice the Art of Observation

Mar 8, 2017
Visitors to Kansas City's Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art recently saw KCU anatomy fellows taking in the artwork during a field trip intended to help them become...

HCA Midwest Health and Kansas City University announce a clinical rotation collaboration to help educate medical students

Jan 11, 2017
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU), the largest medical school in Missouri, announces a partnership with HCA Midwest Health, Kansas...

KCU Receives Reaccreditation from ACCME for Four Years

Dec 6, 2016
When an individual chooses a career in medicine, he or she not only commits to a lifetime of caring for patients, but years of continuous education as...

KCU Student Doctor Receives Award for Outstanding Research

Aug 29, 2016

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) student Nicolina Smith, was selected from among 143 entrants to receive the American Association of Clinical Anatomists' (AACA) Sandy C. Marks Jr. Student Poster Presentation Award for outstanding research and study, and clarity of presentation. Under the tutelage and guidance of Drs. Anthony Olinger and Larry Segars, KCU Division of Clinical Anatomy, and Dr. Travis Kauffman, UMKC Department of Radiology, Smith presented findings from…

Paula Gregory, DO, Assumes Helm as Dean of KCU-Joplin Campus

Jun 2, 2016

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) today welcomes Paula M. Gregory, DO, as dean of its new College of Osteopathic Medicine in Joplin, Missouri.

KCU Celebrates Largest Graduating Class During Centennial Commencement Ceremony

May 11, 2016

KCU held its centennial commencement ceremony for the class of 2016 at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri on May 7. KCU celebrated its 100th year of graduating physicians, as well as its 11th year of graduating scientists. The University’s centennial year marks KCU’s largest class in history with 343 graduates.