Students

Science is Cool at Annual Research Symposium

Mar 23, 2018
“If you don’t think this is cool, then you may be dead.” The light-hearted comment came from Kansas City University of Medicine and...

KCU Student Ian Kloehn: 20/20 Inspiration

Feb 6, 2018
You would never know Ian Kloehn has a physical impairment by looking at him. That’s just the way he likes it. “I wait to tell people after they get...

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.

Why We Need to Save PSLF

By Katie Kaeppler Jan 17, 2018
Congress recently released a bill called the PROSPER Act (the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, Prosperity through Educational Reform Act) that would update...

“It Was Easily the Most Terrifying 38 Minutes of My Life”

Jan 16, 2018

KCU medical student doing clerkship in Hawaii describes what happened following false report of ballistic missile threat.

Social Medicine: How to Help Without Harming

By Amanda Waller, DO Candidate 2018 Oct 13, 2017
I spent a month this summer learning alongside 10 Haitian medical students and 10 international medical students (six of whom were osteopathic students) and...

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.

Hurricane Harvey Affects KCU Medical Students in Texas

Aug 30, 2017

KCU Student Maaheen Ahmed described being “stranded” by Harvey.

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 Biosciences Student Joins MRI Global Research on Zika

Aug 3, 2017
Zika. Just a couple of years ago, few people would have recognized the word. Today, the Zika virus is not only known, but feared, after following an outbreak...

KCU Holds White Coating Ceremony in Kansas City

Aug 1, 2017
KCU welcomed 281 students to the medical school class of 2021 in an official White Coating Ceremony on July 29, 2017, at Kauffman Center for the Performing...

White Coating Ceremony Marks the Beginning of Medical School Career for Joplin’s Inaugural Class

Jul 26, 2017
Students in the inaugural class of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) in Joplin received their white coats in a ceremony on Monday, July...