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Prospective Student Programs

Preparing for a career in medicine? Learn important insights through programming offered by the KU School of Medicine.

The University of Kansas School of Medicine offers information, events and programming that prepare you for a career in medicine and the application process to medical school.

Here's a handy checklist of things you can do before finishing your bachelor's degree to make the transition to medical school more seamless.

  1. Visit our campus. See for yourself the place you might be calling home for the next four years. Schedule a campus visit through the Office of Admissions.
  2. Ask questions. Some of the most common questions can be answered in our Premed Prospective Students FAQs, but contact the Office of Admissions for other inquiries.
  3. Consider the Health Careers Pathway Program (HCPP). This six-week summer experience at KU Medical Center is designed to prepare college students for careers in the health professions.
  4. Sign up for the Preadmissions Program. This five-week summer program for college juniors and seniors helps you prepare to take the Medical College Application Test (MCAT) and apply to medical school.
  5. Discover unique events and organizations on the University of Kansas Medical Center campus to become even better acquainted with us.

Administrative Offices

Look to these offices for even more information on the University of Kansas Medical Center.

The Graduate Medical Education office oversees residency and fellowship programs at KU Medical Center.

The Office of Medical Education manages, coordinates and evaluates the medical school curriculum.

The Office of Rural Medical Education coordinates education opportunities in rural settings for students in each year of medical school.

The Office of Student Affairs assists KU School of Medicine students in their personal, academic and professional development.

KU School of Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
School of Medicine
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160