Research Symposium

March 20, 2019

Research Symposium

March 20, 2019

Introducing Our Keynote Speaker

KCU Alumnus Joseph McGuirk, DO

Dr. Joseph McGuirk (COM '90) 

KCU's own Dr. Joseph McGuirk (COM '90) returns to the Kansas City campus for this year's Research Symposium as the keynote speaker. Dr. McGuirk is the Medical Director of Blood and Marrow Transplant at the University of Kansas Cancer Center and a Professor of Medicine at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Please read our alumni spotlight on Dr. McGuirk from the KCU Magazine.

Submission Information and Guidelines

Current COM and COB students, faculty at KCU, and KCU-GME residents can submit an abstract for presentation. Students, faculty, and residents may only submit one first author abstract. If your research was not completed while enrolled at KCU, you can submit an abstract and present, but you will not be eligible to compete for awards. Poster abstract submissions for proposed research and completed empirical studies will be considered for presentation. Only completed empirical research project abstracts will be considered for oral presentations.

To submit an abstract for review, the following information will be requested:

  • Submitter name, email, campus, degree program, role and subject area 

  • Presentation type (poster or oral presentation)

  • Additional authors

  • Conflicts of interest

  • Abstract Title

  • Abstract (250 word maximum)

The link to the abstract submission form can be found below and will be available from December 10, 2018 through Feb. 1, 2019.

Presenters will be notified by email if their abstract has been accepted by February 8, 2019.