About the University of Kansas Medical Center web site

The University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) web site (kumc.edu) is intended for use by prospective and current students, visitors, faculty, and staff of the university. For more information regarding patient care and consumer health information, please see the University of Kansas Hospital web site.

KUMC is not able to provide medical consultations via the Internet. It is strongly recommended that people speak directly with a medical care professional if they have questions about their or another person's health.

Management & Operation of the KUMC Web Site
Web design and management is responsible for the planning, policy, and technical implementation of the web site. The web team, managed by Karen Chinn, works closely with the communications group and the director of communications, CJ Janovy, who manages communications and media relations for the university.

Copyright or Intellectual Property Violation Issues
Please report any potential copyright issue to:

Michael Harmelink
Associate Vice Chancellor for Information Resources
Chief Information Officer/Associate Vice Chancellor
University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, Kansas 66160
(913) 588-4900
[Agent designation under Digital Millennium Copyright Act is at http://www.copyright.gov/onlinesp/agents/u/ukmc.pdf ]

Creating or Updating Content on the Web Site
Several units of Information Resources provide services to assist faculty and staff in developing and presenting resources on kumc.edu:

  • Teaching and Learning Technologies (ext. 87107) provides assistance to faculty developing educational materials to be presented through the KUMC web site. Teaching and Learning Technologies can also provide assistance in converting educational materials in other formats (both printed and digital) into web resources.
  • Web Design and Managment (ext. 87362) provides assistance to faculty and staff in developing and presenting web-based resources; training and consulting in the use of WWW development tools; custom services including programming, forms development, database development, and other technical services. Web design and management is also responsible for the organization of information and the web site's graphical look-and-feel. Please report issues with the web site to Jayhawk Tech Clinic (IT Help Desk) x87995.

Hosting Sites on kumc.edu
The University of Kansas Medical Center will, under certain conditions, accept sponsorship of web resources from both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. Additionally, the University may choose to host web resources for selected not-for-profit, charitable entities with missions related to public information in the areas of disease and disease management, fitness and wellness, public health, and other related areas. Please see Relationships with the greater community for further information.

Archives of Original Designs
The original kumc.edu design was introduced in May of 1995. An archive of previous designs is available for viewing in the Archives.

Last modified: Jun 15, 2014
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