Program Description Overview

Our program seeks to educate residents to be outstanding practitioners, lifelong learners, critical thinkers and patient advocates. We provide a well-rounded core curriculum that meets the requirements of the ACGME while being diversified and flexible enough to allow every resident the education which best suits his or her career goals. Learn more about:


Our residents receive their clinical training time at three affiliated hospitals:

University of Kansas Hospital

• The University of Kansas Hospital (KUMED): 50 to 70 percent 

• Kansas City Veterans Affairs Medical Center (KCVAMC):  30 to 40 percent

• Dwight D. Eisenhower Veterans Affairs Medical Center (DDEVAMC) in Leavenworth: One to two months

All residents also have opportunities and are strongly encouraged to carry out research projects with KU Medical Center clinical and basic science researchers.

Last modified: Apr 05, 2013
Why KU?

"Daily at KU, we treat very complicated patients with the close supervision of highly intelligent staff, so I feel confident in my ability to handle such patients in the future."

— Jennifer Fink, M.D.,
Chief resident

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