Morris County

Updated January 2013

Morris 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.

Enhancing Student Education

  • 6 students from Morris County are currently studying at KU Medical Center.
  • Morris 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

  • 15 KU Medical Center graduates live and/or practice in Morris County.
  • 7 health care professionals from Morris County participated in KU Medical Center continuing education courses and conferences in 2012.

Advancing Health Care Access

  • 6 Morris 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 2012. These services are provided through the University of Kansas Center for Telemedicine and Telehealth.
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Last modified: Feb 27, 2014
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