KU Medical Center Tours
High school students can tour the KU Medical Center campus in Kansas City, Kan. for a first-hand look at a modern academic health center.
Tours include visits to several different departments at KU Medical Center, such as:
- Hoglund Brain Imaging Center - The Hoglund Brain Imaging Center conducts research with state-of-the-art brain imaging technology, including one of three magnetoencepholography (MEG) devices in the nation, which forms images of fetal brains in the womb.
- Pathology Lab - Students can see how pathologists at KU Medical Center help diagnose disease in patients by looking at organs from the human body.
- A.R. Dykes Library - Dykes Library is a hub for information and collaboration for students and faculty.
- Physical Therapy and Rehab - Students will learn how physical therapists at KU Medical Center use therapy techniques to treat people with medical problems that limit their abilities to perform activities in their daily lives.
Departments visited will be subject to date and time of the tour.
To Schedule a Tour
Guidelines for scheduling tours:
- Tours must be scheduled at least 3 weeks in advance.
- Tour groups must be 30 students or less.
- Tours require a minimum of one chaperone for every 10-15 students attending.
- Students must be between 13-19 years.
- Tour presentations are dependent upon department availability.
- Tour times are 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.
- All tours will begin at the KU Medical Center Bookstore on the ground floor of Orr-Major.
- Classes must arrive on time and ready to tour.
Please click here to book a tour of the KU Medical Center campus.
Feb 24, 2014