KUMC Police Department held its annual awards and police memorial ceremony in conjunction with National Police Week. View photos.
Parking rate changes and policy updates
KUMC parking rate increases and new Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) parking policy will take effect on July 1. Rate increases apply to all KUMC parking garages and surface lots as well as visitor and ADA parking. The increases will help KUMC with parking maintenance as well as parking upgrades. Read more.
Stuff that might interest you
Short-term disability: Open enrollment for the new short-term disability benefit begins May 15 and ends June 15. Short-term disability offers income protection if you become sick or disabled and unable to work. During this initial enrollment period, all benefits-eligible KUMC employees are guaranteed coverage regardless of your health. Read more.
KUMC in the news
Fox 4 highlighted John Ferraro, Ph.D., professor and chair, hearing and speech, to promote the Hearing Health Foundation's "Take the Pledge for Hearing Health" campaign. School of Health Profession student Casey Gorrell is also featured. Watch video.
May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, and each week in May, we'll feature a related trivia question.
If you have a news item you would like included in KUMed Central, submit the information by Wednesday for the following Monday's issue. You can also email Carrie Brown, internal communications manager. Your feedback is also welcome. Missed last week's issue? Click here for the May 6 issue.
May 13: KC Car Free Challenge begins. Those who commute to work via bicycle, bus or carpool can be part of the KUMC team. Read more.
BRAG IT UP!
Ryan Spaulding, Ph.D., has been named Interim Associate Vice Chancellor of the Institute for Community Engagement.