Kansas Connections is an online newsletter filled with news and information about health care in rural Kansas. Articles keep readers up-to-date on what others are doing to strengthen health care in their communities, and showcase benefits of life in a rural area. Articles are posted on an ongoing basis. See the most recent stories below, or jump to the archive page to view past stories.
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- Calling all photographers: Enter Rural Kansas Photo Contest
Sep 02, 2020 -- The beauty of Kansas and the people who make it special are showcased in a special photo contest sponsored by Rural Health Education and Services at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Now, for its 15th anniversary, the Rural Kansas Photography Contest is seeking entries in celebration of this milestone.
- How med students who graduated early helped Kansas hospitals cope with COVID-19
Jun 04, 2020 -- KU School of Medicinegraduates received their medical degrees early so they could provide care in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the weeks between early graduation and their residencies, some helped tired doctors and nurses in Liberal, Kansas, any way they could.
- Provider Spotlight: Chris Graber, M.D., Salina, Kansas
Aug 01, 2019 -- Passions take main stage in Salina physician’s life
- We're on a Mission
Jul 16, 2019 -- New program aims to create pipeline for those eager to care for the underserved.
- Serving rural Kansas from an urban center
Oct 30, 2018 -- Cancer center provides top treatments in underserved areas
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