Rawlins County

Updated December 2015

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

Enhancing Student Education

  • 2 students from Rawlins County are currently studying at KU Medical Center.
  • Rawlins County is part of the Northwest Medical Education Network with Michael Machen, M.D., a resident of Quinter, 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

  • 6 KU Medical Center alumni live and/or practice in Rawlins County.
  • 2 health care providers have been placed in Rawlins County since 2004 through the Kansas Recruitment and Retention Center, which provides placement assistance to rural health organizations and seeks to enhance the quality and quantity of health care professionals in rural Kansas.
  • 13 enrollments in KU Medical Center continuing education/professional development courses and conferences by Rawlins County health care professionals in Fiscal Year 2015. Continuing education programming is offered by KU Medical Center's Continuing Education and Professional Development and KU AHECs.

Advancing Health Care Access

  • A handful of Rawlins County residents took part in Midwest Cancer Alliance cancer prevention outreach screenings in FY15.

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For more information, contact outreach@kumc.edu
Last modified: Feb 22, 2016
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