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KU psychologists leaving a century of experience behind them
Feb 16, 2018 -- When Drs. Lyle Baade, Don Morgan and Glenn Veenstra leave KU School of Medicine-Wichita this year, the trio of psychologists will take with them 106 years of combined experience at the school.
New Wichita center focuses on reducing infant mortality
Jul 24, 2017 -- Drawing on lessons gained through work on safe sleep practices and other maternal and infant health issues, a new center based at KU School of Medicine-Wichita plans to take aim at another challenging, multifaceted health issue: infant mortality.
KU School of Medicine-Wichita answers call for psychiatrists in Kansas
Jul 21, 2017 -- With the demand for psychiatrists at an all-time high, the role of KU School of Medicine-Wichita in producing them has never been more important.
CLARION project lets students make a case for collaboration
Jun 07, 2017 -- Put a medical student, a social worker, a nurse and a speech pathologist to work on a problem and what do you get? A well-rounded solution that applies a range of skills to a medical issue complicated by a mixture of social and systemic factors.
Making health IT work for, not against, family docs
Jun 06, 2017 -- As a young doctor, Steven Waldren, M.D., envisioned himself devoting about 70 percent of his time to practicing family medicine and the rest to his awakening interest in medical information technology. Instead, the latter field turned into his full-time career as it exploded in importance for the medical community in general.
Medical school course emphasizes importance of quality improvement in real world medicine
Jun 05, 2017 -- To fourth-year medical students, antsy to move on to residency, the Population Health in Practice class initially sounded a bit dry compared to clinical training. But once they begin, students quickly realize the value of the class.
Collaborative Practice Agreements gain popularity along path to team-based health care
May 04, 2017 -- In clinics, classrooms and pharmacies, the Wichita branches of the KU Schools of Medicine and Pharmacy are teaching physicians, pharmacists, medical students and residents about the work each does, all with the goal of improving patient care. The collaboration often occurs with the help of community partner Health ICT, a program funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that endeavors to prevent heart disease, stroke, diabetes and obesity.
Early experiences inspired KU donor Rosalie Henry
May 04, 2017 -- Growing up in rural western Kansas, Rosalie Henry experienced first-hand what a lack of medical care can mean. Those experiences played a role in Henry choosing a career in health care as well as her decision to endow a professorship in rural health at KU School of Medicine-Wichita.
KU Medical School ranks number 2 nationally in percentage of family medicine residents
Mar 09, 2017 -- Jayhawks - the University of Kansas variety, that is - are used to high national rankings. The latest No. 2 ranking comes not for the school's basketball team, but for the medical school for the percentage of students it is sending into the crucial specialty of family medicine.
'Implementation scientist' will help put new clinical guidelines into practice
Mar 08, 2017 -- For the first time, an AAP clinical guidelines committee will include an “implementation scientist,” and Dr. Brian Pate, chair of the Pediatrics Department at KU School of Medicine-Wichita, has been chosen to play that inaugural role on one addressing infantile hemangiomas, the purplish, vascular abnormality that looks like a birthmark.
Last modified: Dec 04, 2015