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State medical societies collaborate to impact healthcare disparitiesSep 17, 2018
-- Seven state medical societies announced the creation of the Health Equity Network for Change (HENC) which is focused on improving the health status of medically underserved populations. Tracie Collins, M.D., MPH, MHCDS, representing the Kansas Medical Society, is board certified in General Internal Medicine and Vascular Medicine, practicing at the Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center in Wichita, Kan., and serves as Chair of Preventive Medicine & Public Health, University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita.
Business PeopleSep 16, 2018
-- The Hutchinson Clinic has welcomed a new Internal Medicine physician, Dr. Sara Patry. Dr. Patry studied at the KU School of Medicine in Wichita.
Sedgwick County suicide rate hits record highSep 12, 2018
-- County commissioners heard a report from the county's suicide prevention coalition. Dr. Nicole Klaus with the KU School of Medicine said there were increases among older adults and young people ages 15 to 24.
Suicide death rate in Sedgwick County reaches record level in 2017 Sep 12, 2018
-- Nicole Klaus, Ph.D., ABPP, associate professor at KU School of Medicine-Wichita, also serves as Sedgwick County Suicide Prevention Coalition spokeswoman and reported 96 people in Sedgwick County took their lives last year. That’s the highest suicide rate on record since tracking began in 2001.
Sedgwick County renews federal grant for homeless housing programSep 05, 2018
-- Sedgwick County commissioners renewed a federal grant Wednesday for a housing program that helps homeless people. Comcare, Miracles, Inc. and the KU School of Medicine-Wichita provide referrals, treatment and case management for the Shelter Plus Care Housing Program.
'ACE’ training for tomorrow’s doctorsAug 29, 2018
-- Educators at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita and at the KU medical school locations in Kansas City and Salina expect incoming medical students to “ACE” their studies.
Aug 25, 2018