Medical Education

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.

Students Study Art to Improve Observation Skills

Dec 19, 2017
Biology, chemistry, anatomy…. and art? These are a just few of the courses medical students are studying at KCU, and that includes a course in art....

October Marks the 125th Anniversary of the First Osteopathic Medical School

Oct 3, 2017
“On October 3, 1892, the first class assembled in a small house that served as a classroom. The American School of Osteopathy had a home.” The line...

The Making of KCU-Joplin

Sep 14, 2017
See how KCU-Joplin became a reality and the growing impact KCU's second campus is having on the communities it serves.

Score 1 for Health Receives Rave Reviews from Students of SVN

Sep 1, 2017

Students of SVN experienced life at KCU with health screenings and fun STEM activities.

KCU Class of 2018 Ranks Highest in the Nation on Osteopathic Medical Licensing Exam

Aug 22, 2017
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences osteopathic medical students from the Class of 2018 have ranked number one in the nation for first-attempt...

KCU Receives $1M Commitment from J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation for New Medical Education Center

Aug 18, 2017
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) will receive $1 million from the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation toward a $7.5 million capital...

KCU Alum Returns to His Alma Mater Along With His Fellow Residents to Practice Their Surgical Skills

Jun 22, 2017
A recent visit to Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) gave Chris Surek, DO, the opportunity to practice surgical skills, teach fellow...

The Art (And Science) Of Observation

By Danna Titus Apr 1, 2017

Schoen Kruse, PhD, steers students on a journey of introspection and self-evaluation.