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Area Health Education Center

The KU Medical Center Area Health Education Center enhances the quality and accessibility of health care services in Kansas through partnerships with communities, health care professionals and organizations, educational institutions and other interested individuals and agencies.

Our services include:

  • Promotion of careers in the health care field;
  • Continuing education programming for physician, nurses and allied health professionals;
  • Community education and health screenings;
  • Facilitating health research in the same communities confronting those issues; and
  • Development and implementation of clinical opportunities for students in the health professions' programs.
AHEC Night at the Lab
Continuing Education and Professional Development

The University of Kansas Medical Center Continuing Education & Professional Development is Kansas’ leading provider of nationally accredited educational programs directly related to the top practice concerns of physicians. With more than a century of pioneering leadership in continuing medical education, our focus remains on progressing medical knowledge to improve practice performance, patient outcomes and interprofessional health care delivery.

Continuing Education and Professional Development
Rural Health Education and Services

Rural Health Education and Services partners with health care providers, rural and underserved employers, and state stakeholders to advance Kansas' health care workforce through recruitment, retention, education and research to ensure that every Kansan has access to quality health care.

RHES coordinates a variety of programs and initiatives across the State to help improve health care in Kansas communities including:

  • Kansas Recruitment and Retention Center
  • Kansas Bridging Plan
  • Kansas Locum Tenens
  • Kansas Medical Resource
  • Kansas Career Opportunities
Rural Health
KU Center for Telemedicine & Telehealth

The purpose of the University of Kansas Center for Telemedicine & Telehealth is to provide the citizens of Kansas the best available health care while providing Kansas' health professionals the best available health information and education. With more than 20 years of experience in telemedicine and telehealth, we continue to meet these goals in the most professional, timely and convenient manner possible.

Outreach Aircraft Program

The Outreach Aircraft Program provides transportation for KU Medical Center providers and faculty to various locations statewide for education, research and service activities. Activities may include community-engaged research projects, health professional community education, rural student education purposes, planning meetings, and other related functions. These trips ensure that KUMC can meet the health care needs of local communities and the state in an efficient, cost-effective manner. 

Outreach Aircraft

Last modified: Jul 26, 2018