Rural Medicine by the Numbers

Kansas wheat field
Photo by Michael Kennedy, M.D.

5 Kansas physicians throughout the state serving as medical education directors, helping to coordinate efforts to mentor, train and place medical students and physicians in Kansas practice.

13 Communities across Kansas — none larger than Hutchinson — where third-year medical students receive hands-on training from volunteer physicians.

40 Medical school graduates in 2012 who entered residencies in family medicine.

52 First- and second-year medical students at the expanded campuses in Wichita and Salina.

91 of 105 Counties in Kansas served by a physician who trained at KU.

174 Active physicians across Kansas who teach fourth-year medical students during the students' month-long rural preceptorships.

3,780 Patients seen in 2011 by KU Medical Center doctors via telemedicine, a technology that connects patient and provider when distance separates the two.

Last modified: Nov 15, 2012
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Michael Kennedy, M.D.

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