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A National Leader In Primary Care

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in the nation in percentage of graduates who go to rural areas*


in the nation in percentage of graduates who go to Health Personnel Shortage Areas (HPSA)*


in the nation in producing primary care physicians*

All About Us

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currently enrolled students


full-time faculty and 74 part-time


volunteer faculty

1973 Founding

expanded to a four-year curriculum in 2011

Kansas Needs More Doctors

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39th of 50

states in number of physicians per capita

60 Percent

of primary care physicians in Kansas are over age 45, half of those are over 50**

90 of 105

counties are designed as medically underserved

Our Docs Become Your Docs

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72 of 105

Kansas counties have KU School of Medicine-Wichita graduates

1,047 Residents

have graduated from our Department of Family & Community Medicine


percent of the doctors in Sedgwick County are graduates of KU School of Medicine-Wichita or its residency programs

* George Washington University/Robert Graham Center, 2012.
** American Association of Medical Colleges, 2013
† Kansas Department of Health and Environment, 2014
Last modified: Dec 04, 2018