The University of Kansas Medical Center is the major educational institution for the University of Kansas School of Medicine. KU Medical Center is a 389-bed tertiary care medical center with a full complement of supporting clinical departments and ancillary services. It is a Level I Trauma Center and is home to the only regional burn center. In 1999 it received JCAHO Accreditation with Commendation.
Both daily patient census and market share have increased steadily in the past several years. As a participant in the National Residency Match Program (NRMP), Graduate Medical Education training programs are offered in all clinical departments at the Medical Center. Each year more than 400 physicians are in graduate training with 14 in the Department of Neurology.
In addition to KUMC, residents in the Department of Neurology are provided clinical training at the Kansas City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, the Dwight D. Eisenhower Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Leavenworth, Kansas, and Children's Mercy Hospital..
The Kansas City Veterans Affairs Medical Center is a large tertiary care hospital located approximately six miles east of KUMC in Kansas City, Missouri. The hospital provides state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment facilities as well as modern Medical, Coronary, and Surgical intensive care units. Staff physicians and consultants of the Department of Neurology at the KCVAMC are University of Kansas faculty members.
Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics is a freestanding, state of the art children's hospital located five miles east of KUMC in Kansas City, Missouri. In addition to the children and families from six states who are regularly served by the hospital, CMH also sees children from across the United States and from around the world. CMH includes approximately 300 inpatient beds.
The Dwight D. Eisenhower Veterans Affairs Medical Center includes a 221-bed general medicine and surgical hospital, a 174-bed nursing home, and 178-bed domiciliary. It is located within easy driving distance from the KU Medical Center in Leavenworth, Kansas. In addition to Neurology residents, house staff from the Departments of Internal Medicine, Surgery, Rehabilitation Medicine, Psychiatry, and Family Medicine rotate at the DDEVAMC.