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Guidelines for Media

We are dedicated to helping members of the media get the information they need from KU Medical Center. Contact us first for any assignment that involves KU Medical Center or if you are seeking an expert to discuss research or education in medicine, nursing and healthcare-related fields.

For media inquiries, including expert interviews, email Kay Hawes, associate director of news and media relations, at or call 913-617-8698.

Media access to campus and classrooms

  • While our sidewalks are public property, members of the media must be accompanied by a member of the media relations team of the relevant organization, either KU Medical Center or The University of Kansas Health System, to access buildings.
  • Additional permissions may be necessary to access locations that include clinical trials or patient care.
  • During the COVID-19 pandemic, there are additional requirements to be considered, and many interviews may be done outside, by phone, or on Zoom.
  • Please contact us at for more details.

Film, video and photography permission requirements

  • Prior permission must be obtained to use KU Medical Center's property or images in commercial or other non-university film, video or photography projects.
  • Do you need a photo of our campus? Please contact us for assistance.

Find an expert

Want to speak with an expert? Email or call us and we will connect you to the right researcher or educator. Use this Meet Our Experts search engine to find a scholar at KU Medical Center. Contact us at or 913-617-8698 to request an interview with one of our experts.

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