Infectious diseases fellows train at highly ranked, state-of-the-art hospitals and care facilities under the direction and leadership of our exceptional faculty.
Major training sites include the University of Kansas Medical Center, Research Medical Center and the Kansas City Veterans Administration Medical Center. Inpatient training takes place at all three facilities, and outpatient training experiences are at University of Kansas Hospital and the Kansas City Veterans Administration Medical Center.
The University of Kansas Hospital is a >900-bed academic tertiary care referral center for the Kansas City metropolitan area, western Missouri, Kansas and beyond with more than 27,000 inpatient admissions and nearly 300,000 ambulatory visits annually. It includes an advanced ambulatory care building expanded upon in 2019. as well as a state-of-the-art interprofessional health education building. KU Hospital and clinics feature a robust electronic medical record system -- including electronic prescribing -- for both inpatient and office use. For the past 13 years, The University of Kansas Hospital has ranked on the U.S. News and World Report Best Hospitals lists.
Kansas City VA Medical Center is part of VA Integrated Service Network 15 (VISN 15). It opened in 1952 and currently has 157 beds. It serves as a referral center for specialty care for veterans in Kansas, western and southern Missouri and northern Arkansas with 24-hour emergency care, intensive care, inpatient dialysis, a cardiac cath unit and a substance abuse residential rehab unit.
Research Medical Center, located in Kansas City, MO, is one of 10 HCA Midwest Health System hospitals in Kansas City and the surrounding area. A Level I trauma center founded more than 120 years ago by German physicians, it now has 590 inpatient beds and a wide array of patient services. It was recently given a $100 million renovation, including all-private inpatient rooms, expanded centers for cancer and women's care, and an enlarged emergency department.