Global Health Patient Care
KU Medical Center is committed to improving the health of citizens worldwide — from right here in Kansas to South America to Africa. Dozens of students, faculty and staff volunteer for mission trips each year, while others work to improve health outcomes for immigrants and refugees who now call Kansas "home."
- Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery annual mission trips to Antigua, Guatemala
- KU Medical Center has a long history of working with the Medical Missions Foundation. Each year, doctors, nurses, audiologists, medical students and other health professionals from KU Medical Center and area hospitals travel to villages around the world to provide care.
- Partnerships with the Mexican consulate on initiatives in Kansas City and southwest Kansas
Patient care news
- Students working to bring electronic health records to Ghana
- Health Professions alumna, faculty member is bringing better health care to West Africa
- KU Medical Center is helping refugees use yoga and other coping mechanisms to reduce stress
- These KU Medical Center professors refuse to let language be a barrier to care
- KU nursing faculty and students help Uganda birth attendants deliver more healthy babies