University Info Overview

The University of Kansas Medical Center serves Kansas through excellence in education, research, patient care and community engagement.

Community Engagement

KU Medical Center works with communities in every Kansas county to improve the health of Kansans. KU Medical Center also supports similar initiatives that improve the health of our region and our world.

These activities include:

  • Student educational opportunities to enhance appreciation for and understanding of rural and underserved health care for students in the health professions and Kansas students from kindergarten through college.
  • Strengthening the health care workforce through continuing education, health professional recruitment for employers in rural communities, and temporary physician practice coverage.
  • Community-based research to find solutions to the critical health issues, such as cancer, tobacco use and obesity, that cost Kansas thousands of lives and millions of dollars each year.
  • Increasing access to health care for rural and vulnerable populations through clinical services and health fairs across the state.
Last modified: Mar 18, 2013
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