Marshall County

Updated August 2014

Enhancing Student Education

  • 8 students from Marshall County are currently studying at KU Medical Center.
  • 2 Marshall County physicians serve as volunteer KU Medical Center faculty, providing medical students with hands-on training in rural and underserved communities as part of the Rural Preceptorship Program.
  • Marshall County is part of the Eastern Medical Education Network with Robert Haskins, MD, a resident of Pittsburg, serving as the Medical Education Director. The medical education director helps coordinate the School of Medicine's efforts to mentor, train and place physicians throughout Kansas.

Strengthening the Health Care Workforce

  • 19 KU Medical Center graduates live and/or practice in Marshall County.
  • 3 Marshall County physicians received funding through the Kansas Bridging Plan, a loan-forgiveness program offered since 1991 to primary care medical residents who agree to practice in rural Kansas.
  • 1 health care professional from Marshall County participated in KU Medical Center continuing education courses and conferences in Fiscal Year 2014.

Advancing Health Care Access

  • 6 Marshall County residents saw KU Medical Center health care providers via telemedicine, an interactive video technology that connects providers and patients when distance separates the two, in FY14. These services are provided through the University of Kansas Center for Telemedicine and Telehealth.

Serving Communities

  • Marshall County is served by the East office of KU Medical Center's Area Health Education Centers (AHECs) in Pittsburg, which serves the state through student education initiatives, professional education for health care providers, health screenings, clinics and public presentations on health topics.

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Last modified: Aug 22, 2014
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