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About Kansas Locum Tenens

Kansas Locum Tenens

Kansas Locum Tenens (KLT) services help address the shortage of physicians in rural and underserved areas by connecting providers with rural and underserved Kansas health care employers that need temporary medical coverage.

Resident physicians, fellows, and faculty from all campuses and programs at the University of Kansas School of Medicine are eligible to provide Primary Care (family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, and medicine-pediatrics) temporary coverage through the KLT program. KLT services are available to rural and urban underserved health care employers all across Kansas. 

KLT provides:

  • Primary care coverage for a physician who needs time off for personal or professional reasons, or when an organization is short-staffed.
  • The means to strengthen and expand the rural components of residency and fellowship programs and the perspectives of the academic faculty.
  • Supplemental income for a KU resident or fellow by earning competitive, fair market pay for service while still in training.
  • A great recruitment and retention tool for rural health care organizations. 
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Learn how to participate in KLT as a Resident Physician/Fellow
or Organization in an eligible community.

Last modified: May 21, 2019

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For more information contact Jennifer Worford at 316-293-2649 or

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Meet Jennifer

Jennifer Worford

Jennifer Worford
Coordinator of Temporary Coverage
Kansas Locum Tenens