Primary Care Workshop

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About the Program

This one-day workshop prepares select Kansas students to shadow physicians, observe doctor-patient communications, learn about the roles other health-care professionals play, participate in community health programs, and write patient case summaries.

Selected students will participate in breakout sessions to learn sterile techniques, the fundamentals of taking a medical history, and professionalism and patient confidentiality.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants for this program must be permanent Kansas residents or students at a Kansas college or university who have attained sophomore standing as of the date of the workshop.
  • Applicants who are permanent Kansas residents are not required to be enrolled in a Kansas college or university in order to participate in this program.
  • Applicants must have a minimum 3.25 cumulative grade point average.

Application Process

The application to the Primary Care Workshop includes completion of the application form, receipt of a current transcript/s for all college work completed, and a one-page personal statement.

Applications for the fall, winter and summer Primary Care Workshops can be obtained from your premedical adviser at Kansas colleges and universities, from the KU-SOM Office of Premedical Programs, or by downloading the application materials (PDF).

Applications for the Primary Care Workshop must be received no later than the date listed below.

Workshop Location

Workshop Date

Application Deadline

University of Kansas School of Medicine - Salina  September 23, 2017 September 8, 2017
University of Kansas School of Medicine - Kansas City January 27, 2018

January 12, 2018

University of Kansas School of Medicine - Wichita  May 30, 2018

May 16, 2018

Selection Process

Students will be accepted into the Primary Care Workshop upon fulfillment of requirements and first-come, first-serve basis. Up to 30 students will be able to participate in each workshop.

Last modified: Aug 01, 2017