Clinical Faculty Who Currently Do Not Perform Research

All Clinical faculty are required to complete time-critical steps below before they can see patients or complete the payroll process.

Four to six months before your first day

Medical Staff Credentialing

  • The burden of proof and credentialing application is your responsibility. Contact your department administrator or Medical Staff Affairs, 913-588-1200, for your credentialing packet as soon as possible. Processing time for a faculty member or private physician who already has a permanent license from other states should expect is about 45-60 days and up to as long as four months at a hospital setting. Converting your training license from a residency or fellowship program to permanent - allow six months for Missouri and three to four months for Kansas.
  • Application fees can range from $150 to $1,500.

University of Kansas Hospital Medical Staff Orientation

  • Contact Director of Medical Staff Affairs, 913-588-1200, to schedule your personal orientation.

University of Kansas Physicians Inc. (UKP) Orientation

  • Contact Ruth Pullins, Chief Human Resources Officer, 913-588-2512 or

Four weeks before your first day

Get your password

  • Shortly after your offer letter is received by your department administrator, someone in your department will provide you with your KUMC network username and password and a list of training you must complete.You can then log in to myKUMC to complete the required CHALK training modules.

Compliance Trainingf

  • Six required compliance training modules are explained on the KUMC New Employee Orientation website (for all state of Kansas employees).*
  • Complete the University of Kansas Physicians Inc. (UKP) Compliance Training. For instructions, call 913-588-6629.*

*These steps also can be completed within 30 days after your start date.

Scrubs and Operating Room Privileges for Surgeons

  • Request a scrub bar code access and an O.R. locker assignment from the administrative assistant to Director of PeriOperative Services, Operating Room, University of Kansas Hospital, 913-588-82106. (This step may be completed by the surgeon, the surgeon's department service coordinator or the surgeon's onboarding ambassador.

One to three weeks before your first day 

University of Kansas HR Online Orientation

  • Review and complete the KUMC New Employee Orientation website  (state of Kansas employees) for any required paperwork that may be completed before your first day of work and to assist with expediting the payroll process.

Your first Monday of employment

Attend the New Employee Meet and Greet

  • You will be scheduled by your department to attend the meeting from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., where you will complete insurance and retirement paperwork and learn about pay cycles, parking and other information. Review the KUMC New Employee Orientation website for documents you will need to bring with you.

I.D. Badges & Professional Portraits

  • KUMC employee I.D. badge (for all state of Kansas employees) will be issued by the Employment Office. Your department must assign security access to restricted areas as well as after-hour access to campus buildings, via notification to University Police. Without this assignment from your hiring department, appropriate access credentials to restricted areas cannot be applied to your badge. Highly restricted areas include all research areas.
  • Hospital I.D. Badge (for clinical faculty): Call 913-588-8259 on or before the first day you plan to work in the hospital to obtain your Hospital I.D badge for access to patient care and controlled areas in the Hospital and ER.
  • Professional portrait (for clinical faculty): Contact Photo Services, 913-588-7217, for an appointment. Professional portrait is used on the consumer Find a Doctor website and clinical department website.

Plan Ahead: Your First Month

Plan Ahead: Your First Year

At any time you are welcome to contact me or the staff of the KU School of Medicine Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development office. Your success is important to us, both for your own job satisfaction as well as your role in the success of our institution.

Dianne Durham, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development
Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
School of Medicine
3030D Murphy
University of Kansas Medical Center

Last modified: Dec 18, 2013
Campus dining locations

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• Bell Cafeteria: Menu
• Elements 4 Life: Menu
Both are near the main elevators on the ground floor of the hospital

• Cambridge Cafe: Menu
On level 1 of the Center for Advanced Heart Care 

• Courtyard Cafe: Menu
In the basement of the Orr-Major building

• Java City: Menu
On the ground floor of the Medical Office Building 

• Physicians Dining Room: Contact Judy Smedra for access.