Medical Education

Telemedicine Is On the Brink of Becoming "As Common As The Telephone" Predicts MAOPS President

Jan 14, 2019

The future of telemedicine is rapidly changing, according to David Tannehill, DO, and president of Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS).

KCU-Joplin Launches Innovative Clinical Experience Program

Sep 19, 2018
The Community Clinic of Southwest Missouri is bustling with activity on a Thursday evening. Pairs of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences Joplin...

STOPS Training is a Great Start for Military Honors Track Student

Aug 10, 2018
KCU Student Doctor Paige Owens-Kurtz shares her experience with strategic operations training as part of the Military Honors Track. Just north of San Diego in...

Kansas City University Welcomes COM Class of 2022

Jul 30, 2018

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) students officially entered the college of medicine class of 2018 with a white coating ceremony July 28, 2018 at Kauffmann Center for the Performing Arts. 

KCU-Joplin Welcomes Second Class with White Coat Ceremony

Jul 22, 2018

The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) Joplin welcomed its second class of student doctors during a white coat ceremony, held at the Joplin High School Performing Arts Center on Sunday, July 22, 2018. 

Medical Student Goes on Mission Trip with His Family of Physicians

Jun 29, 2018
Medicine combined with a passion for helping others runs in Jordan Bray’s family. Bray just finished his first year of medical school at Kansas City...

KCU Continuing Feasibility Study for College of Dental Medicine in Four Corners Region

Jun 13, 2018
Kansas City University (KCU) announced today it is continuing a comprehensive feasibility study regarding the creation of a College of Dental Medicine to serve...

KCU Breaks Ground on New Center for Medical Education Innovation

Jun 3, 2018

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU), one of the top 10 educators of physicians in the U.S., broke ground on a new state-of-the-art Center for Medical Education Innovation (CMEI) June 4, 2018, at 9 a.m. on the campus of KCU.

Douglas Bittel, PhD, Joins KCU

May 23, 2018
Douglas Bittel, PhD, has joined Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) as an associate professor to help launch a master’s of science...

AOA President visits Campus to Discuss the Future of Osteopathic Medicine

Apr 19, 2018
When asked about the future of osteopathic medicine, Mark Baker, DO, is quick to respond. “Our future is very bright,” Baker said.  Baker is...

Drugs and Alcohol Nearly Claimed His Life. Then, This Pro Athlete Met a DO

Feb 23, 2018

“He pulled up a chair and started talking to me about Vance, about my life, my family,” Johnson recalls. “Not one time did he talk to me about sports.” 

How My Masters of Biomedical Sciences Prepared Me for Medical School

Jan 30, 2018

There are many roads to medical school. There’s the direct route, straight from undergraduate education, but that’s not ideal for everyone. Some students benefit from life experiences or additional education first.