Preceptors & Adjunct Faculty

KCU Clinical Education is committed to providing medical students with high-quality clinical experiences. Throughout the University's history, strong and valued partnerships have been established with highly regarded physicians, hospitals and clinic systems all across the nation.

Faculty Appointment Application

KCU is committed to recognizing and rewarding preceptors with an appropriate and meaningful faculty rank. In accordance with the University’s mission, the Rank and Promotion Committee guidelines have been specifically constructed to provide preceptors a method of obtaining academic appointment. It is our obligation not only to document the qualifications and skills of our adjunct clinical faculty, but also to provide the educational support and development essential to the delivery of a quality curriculum. For consideration of an academic appointment, complete and return an Adjunct Clinical Faculty Appointment Application:

Faculty Appointment Application 

Once the application and supporting documentation are received, information is reviewed by the Department Chair, Associate Dean for Clinical Education and evaluated by the Rank and Promotion Committee for recommendation to the Vice President, Dean and Provost of the College of Osteopathic Medicine. The Provost communicates the final decision to the applicant. Preceptor's awarded Adjunct Clinical Faculty Appointment enjoy the following benefits:

  • Registration discount of 25 percent for all KCU-sponsored CME activities 
  • Subscription to Clinical Key
  • Certificate of Appointment 

We hope you take advantage of this opportunity at KCU and thank you for taking the lead in educating our students. Your contributions do not go unrecognized. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at 816-654-7330 or via email at Thank you for considering an appointment to our Adjunct Clinical Faculty. It is our intent to recognize you for putting forth the time and effort necessary to provide our students with high-quality clinical experiences. We want to do everything we can to assist you.