Top 2022 KCU Stories
Kansas City University names Sharon Gustowski, DO, MPH Kansas City campus dean - College of Osteopathic Medicine
Kansas City University (KCU) welcomed Sharon Gustowski, DO, MPH as Kansas City campus dean - College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM).
KCU holds first hard hat tour for College of Dental Medicine
Donors received a first look at the new Kansas City University (KCU) College of Dental Medicine located on the Joplin campus during a hard hat tour on October 6, 2022.
KCU-COM celebrates student doctors with dual white coat ceremonies
The white coating ceremony is an important rite of passage for KCU medical students. When faculty place white coats on students, they are sending them on a path to maintain the code of ethics and responsibility that come with being an osteopathic physician.
Learning by listening to lived experience
Redlining. Stigma. Systemic racism. How do these three terms relate to becoming a physician? For Benjamin Grin, MD, assistant professor of Primary Care, knowing the definition of those terms and how they impact the underserved can make all the difference; for the health of patients and for the skills of future doctors.
KCU celebrates Match Day and residency placements nationwide
Fourth-year medical students from the Kansas City University (KCU) College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) gathered in person and virtually to recognize their achievements for the annual Match Day on March 18.
After two-year hiatus, KCU medical mission returns to Guatemala for global health outreach
For the first time since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, a team of 40 third- and fourth-year medical students led by Gautam Desai, DO, professor and chair of Primary Care for KCU College of Osteopathic Medicine continued a 20-plus-year tradition of traveling to Guatemala to deliver care to more than 1000 patients.
Kansas City University one step closer to impacting the oral health of the region
Kansas City University’s (KCU) College of Dental Medicine (CDM) located on their campus in Joplin, Missouri, announced today it has received initial accreditation status from the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA).
Five osteopathic student doctors earn American Osteopathic Foundation Scholarships
The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) offers a variety of educational scholarships to recognize academic excellence among osteopathic medical students across the country.