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Benjamin Skoch, DO

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Assistant Professor, Palliative Medicine
bskoch@kumc.edu

Professional Background

Dr. Ben Skoch is an Assistant Professor of Palliative Medicine at the University of Kansas Medical Center, and has served in this role since completion of his fellowship in 2018.

Dr. Skoch received his Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, MO in 2014. He completed his residency in Family Medicine at Research Medical Center also in Kansas City, MO in 2017.

Professional interests include education of medical students, residents and fellows through bedside instruction and didactic learning. Dr. Skoch also enjoys lecturing to various professional societies locally and regionally.

Education and Training
  • BS, Biology, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO
  • DO, Osteopathic Medicine, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Kansas City, MO
  • MBA, Healthcare Leadership, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO
  • Residency, Family Medicine, Research Medical Center, Kansas City, MO
  • Clinical Fellowship, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
Licensure, Accreditations & Certifications
  • Kansas License, Kansas State Board of Healing Arts
  • Missouri License, Missouri Board of Registration for the Healing Arts
Professional Affiliations
  • Kansas City Society of Palliative Medicine, Treasurer, 2020 - Present

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