Medical Education

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.

KCU Celebrates Groundbreaking for New Medical School in Joplin Missouri

Mar 30, 2016

Leaders from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) joined partners and friends from the Joplin community to break ground on its second College of Osteopathic Medicine in Joplin, Missouri. The groundbreaking took place during a ceremony at Mercy Hospital Joplin’s former location, which was donated to serve as the campus of the new medical school.

KCU Class of 2016 Achieves 100 Percent Residency Match

Mar 29, 2016
KCU is proud to announce 100 percent of its class of 2016 students matched with a residency program of their choice by 9:30 p.m. on March 18, also known as Match Day.

KCU Deans Named National Academy of Osteopathic Medical Educators Fellows

Mar 11, 2016

KCU's Schoen W. Kruse, PhD, and John Graneto, DO, were inducted into the 2016 National Academy of Osteopathic Medical Educators (NAOME) Fellows by the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Kruse is assistant dean for academic affairs at KCU; Dr. Graneto is an associate dean.

KCU Names Paula Gregory, DO, Dean of Joplin Campus

Mar 7, 2016

Paula M. Gregory, DO, will join the university as dean of its new college of osteopathic medicine in Joplin, Mo., effective June 1, 2016. The campus will enroll its first class of 150 students in the fall of 2017.

KCU Receives Nearly $40 Million from Joplin Community to Build New Medical School in Rural Missouri

Feb 24, 2016

The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) is closing in on $40 million in donations toward the planned development of a second College of Osteopathic Medicine in Joplin, Missouri. The Joplin Regional Medical School Alliance (JRMSA), a not-for-profit foundation formed through an alliance of medical and community leaders, has raised $29.6 million toward its $30 million pledge to KCU for the project.

KCU and Missouri Southern State University Partner to Provide "Advanced Medical Acceptance Program”

Dec 18, 2015

KCU and Missouri Southern State University Partner to Provide “Advanced Medical Acceptance Program.”