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  • KU School of Medicine ranks among the nation’s leaders
    May 01, 2018 -- The KU School of Medicine, which includes campuses in Kansas City, Salina and Wichita, fares among the nation's finest in the areas of primary care (95th percentile), producing doctors who are working in rural settings 10 to 15 years after graduation (96th percentile) and family medicine physicians (98th percentile) as determined by the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC).
  • In annual rite of passage, graduating medical students learn on Match Day where they will be spending their residencies
    Mar 16, 2018 -- In annual rite of passage, graduating medical students nationwide learn on Match Day where they will be spending their residencies
  • 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.
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