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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 Kansas health care employers that need temporary medical coverage.

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. 

KLT Eligible Counties

Full- and part-time faculty, resident physicians, and fellows from all campuses and programs at the University of Kansas School of Medicine are eligible to provide KLT services for Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Medicine-Pediatrics. KLT services are available to rural health care employers all across Kansas except in Douglas, Johnson, Sedgwick, Shawnee, and Wyandotte counties.

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Learn how to participate in KLT as a Resident Physician
or Organization in an eligible community.

Last modified: Jan 18, 2019

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