• Osteopathic Medicine Week - MC
    About Osteopathic Medicine

    History, facts and resources

  • Did you know?

    • In 2013, KCUMB distributed iPads to all students and faculty. 
    • KCUMB is the only private medical school to reduce tuition for the 2013-2014 academic year, as part of an effort to help students control debt.
    • During the past academic year, KCUMB students performed more than 4,000 hours of community service through organized activity.  
     
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Alumni Impact

  • Improving the well-being of the communities we serve

    Alumni Maps - NationalKCUMB is the second-largest provider of physicians in Missouri and Kansas, with 70 percent of alumni practicing in primary care specialties and 40 percent in rural areas in the regions.

    National Statistics | Graduate Practice Locations Total: 6,563
    According to data from the National Center for the Analysis of Healthcare Data (NCAHD): 

    • 38 percent of KCUMB's College of Osteopathic Medicine alumni practice in a primary care HPSA (Health Professional Shortage Areas).
    • 14 percent practice in Missouri.
    • 72 percent practice in primary care specialty.
    • 33 percent practice in a rural area.
    • 26 percent practice in a medically under-served area/medically under-served population.

    Data Source: NCAHD's Enhanced State Licensure Data (2012); Rural designation is OMB's county/census tract; MUA/MUP and PC HPSA came from HRSA (2/2013)

    RRegional Impactegional Statistics | Graduate Practice Locations Total: 1,943 
    According to data from the National Center for the Analysis of Healthcare Data: 

    • 30 percent of KCUMB's College of Osteopathic Medicine alumni practice in the following regions: Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas, Illinois and Oklahoma.
    • 52 percent practice in a primary care HPSA (Health Professional Shortage Areas).
    • 72 percent practice in primary care specialty.
    • 25 percent practice in a rural area.
    • 23 percent practice in a medically under-served area/medically under-served population.

    Data Source: NCAHD's Enhanced State Licensure Data (2012); Rural designation is OMB's county/census tract; MUA/MUP and PC HPSA came from HRSA (2/2013)

    Missouri ImpactMissouri Statistics | Graduates of Missouri Medical Schools
    Map represents KCUMB-COM Alumni (total: 949) and all other Missouri medical colleges combined (total: 3,877).
     
    According to data from the National Center for the Analysis of Healthcare Data:

    • 63 percent of all D.O.s practice a primary care specialty.
    • 28 percent of all M.D.s practice a primary are specialty.
    • 40 percent of all in-state D.O.s graduated from KCUMB's College of Osteopathic Medicine.
    • 72 percent of all KCUMB-COM alumni practice a primary care specialty.
    • 41 percent of all D.O.s practice in a rural area (represents 84% of D.O.s reporting medical school).

    Data Source: NCAHD's Enhanced State Licensure Data (2012); Rural designation is OMB's county/census track; HRSA's Medically Underserved (2/2013)

    Did you know? Osteopathic physicians (D.O.s) have treated U.S. presidents and Olympic athletes, contributed to the fight against AIDS and the civil rights movement, and often serve on national health-care panels. Here are just a few noteworthy and f