About Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Welcome to Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences! You are joining a special academic community, where students, faculty, and staff are committed every day to ensuring that the quality of education is exceptional, and that we teach and learn together in an environment that is fueled by core values and academic excellence.
Our mission speaks of who we are, as a community and of what we believe, founded in six dimensions critical to personal and professional development:
* Faith and Positivity
We are known for innovation and excellence in education, as well as faculty and staff who are exemplary in teaching, research, and service to the community. Our commitment is to graduate the finest physicians and biosciences researchers and to create a continuum of education which will last throughout your lives and careers.
We welcome you to the University, and to this community. It is our hope that your time of education here will be challenging, rewarding, and personally meaningful.
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, a private, not-for-profit institution of higher education founded in 1916, is a key urban partner in the Greater Kansas City community. We are committed to excellence in the education of highly qualified students in osteopathic medicine and the life sciences.
We are a community of students and teachers; scientists and scholars; physicians and health care professionals; administrators and staff, with a common conviction that ability is gained through knowledge; integrity is learned by example; and compassion and empathy are first received and then given.
We are united in our commitment to:
* Developing and sustaining the highest quality educational programs for the preparation of physicians, ethicists and scientists who are leaders in meeting the needs of an ever changing society
* Maintaining a culture which embodies the principles and philosophy of our heritage, exemplifying humane, holistic and compassionate care
* Contributing to the advancement of knowledge through research and scholarly activities
* Developing the potential of students and faculty by sustaining a learning environment, which emphasizes educational and personal values and a striving toward excellence
Fundamental to our mission is the preservation and renewal of human life.
* Faith and Positivity