President's Communications

Inside KCU - December 2022

Dec 14, 2022

As 2022 comes to an end, we reflect on an amazing year. 

Inside KCU - November 2022

Nov 20, 2022

Thanksgiving is a time to count our blessings. I am grateful for all of you who share your talent, your time and your gifts to make KCU a welcoming and engaging health sciences university for our students and the communities we serve. 

Inside KCU - October 2022

Oct 26, 2022

As we enter fall, both of our campuses are busy with wide-ranging and far-reaching activities. Score 1 for Health offers an opportunity for our student doctors to practice their clinical skills by providing health screenings for children in grades K-5. 

Inside KCU - July 2022

Jul 14, 2022

Dear KCU Community, I want to welcome new and returning students to our campuses as we begin this new academic year! With orientation activities in full swing this week for our College of Osteopathic Medicine Class of 2026, it’s been great to see students back in Joplin and Kansas City.

Inside KCU - June 2022

Jun 24, 2022

At KCU, we are proud of the many ways our campus communities embrace inclusion. A new and recent effort to expand the reach of our physician training curriculum includes the often-ignored topics such as caring for LGBTQIA+ patients, patients with HIV or substance use disorders and poverty which lead to poor access of care. KCU graduates will be uniquely prepared to improve the well-being of the communities we serve.

Inside KCU - May 2022

May 20, 2022

As we approach the summer months, Kansas City University wraps up the 2021-2022 academic year with celebration, gratitude and remembrances. Read about all of the activity!

Inside KCU - April 2022

Apr 14, 2022

With the spring season upon us and returning from a restful spring break our campuses are abuzz. Over the last two weeks we held an open house for our Center for Medical Education Innovation, the construction of our College of Dental Medicine and Oral Health Center project has accelerated, the annual MO-KAN Osteopathic Conference was held on our campus for the first time, we hosted KC’s Nexus Informatics Conference, and we participated in a groundbreaking by the KC Parks Department for a redesigned intersection that will ultimately expand our campus westward.

Inside KCU - February 2022

Feb 16, 2022

Almost 100 years ago, Dr. Carter G. Woodson, known as the “father of Black history,” created the first week-long celebration of African American achievement and accomplishment in 1926.

Inside KCU - December 2021

Dec 12, 2021

As we prepare to celebrate the winter holidays with family and friends, what a great way for KCU to close out the year: as the 9th most impactful medical school in primary care in the country! I thank each and every one of you — our faculty, staff, students and alumni — for all you do for our university and to further our mission of “improving the well-being of the communities we serve.”

Inside KCU - November 2021

Nov 11, 2021

Following 18 months dominated by the need for ongoing COVID-19 updates and the temporary suspension of my regular monthly newsletter, I’m pleased to return with a fresh, new look and updated format for this communication.

Message from the President: Welcome to the New Academic Year!

Jul 15, 2021
Dear KCU Community, Welcome to the new academic year! With orientation activities in full swing this week for our College of Osteopathic Medicine Class of...

Osteopathic Medicine: The Whole-Person and Community-Based Focus for Medical Care

By Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA, President and CEO Mar 26, 2021

In the United States, colleges of osteopathic medicine have long trained medical students through a philosophy of holistic patient care and a strong commitment to service.