Residents receive clinical training at the the following hospitals:
The University of Kansas Hospital is the major educational institution for the University of Kansas School of Medicine and is a 623-bed tertiary care medical center with a full complement of supporting clinical departments and ancillary services. It is a Level I Trauma Center, NCI-designated Cancer Center, PCMH-designated Ambulatory Practice, and is home to the only regional burn center.
Graduate Medical Education training programs are offered in all clinical departments at the medical center. Each year approximately 400 physicians are in graduate training with over 100 in the Department of Medicine. The University of Kansas Hospital participates in the National Residency Match Program.
Clinical experience here is the cornerstone of our residency training program because of the opportunities for residents to learn under the mentorship of both clinical investigators and medical educators, while caring for a patient population that includes tertiary referrals from physicians throughout the region, as well as local, culturally diverse primary care population. You will spend on average 50-70 percent of your three years of residency at The University of Kansas Hospital.
The Kansas City Veterans Affairs Medical Center (KCVA) is a 157-bed tertiary care hospital located approximately six miles east of KU Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo. The hospital is fully equipped with Interventional Radiology, subspecialty surgery services and nearly all medical subspecialities available in consultation. Staff physicians and consultants of the Department of Internal Medicine at the KCVA are University of Kansas faculty members. The core conferences are televised from KU Medical Center to KCVA.
You will spend about 30-40 percent of your three years of residency at KCVA.
The Dwight D. Eisenhower Veterans Affairs Medical Center includes a 38-bed general medicine and surgical hospital, a 40-bed nursing home, and a 202-bed domiciliary. It is 33 miles northeast of KU Medical Center. All of the teaching staff are on the faculty of the Department of Internal Medicine. The core conferences are televised from KU Medical Center to Leavenworth VA.
You will spend one or two months during your three years of residency at the Leavenworth VA.