See how the KU School of Medicine-Wichita is making headlines across the state and beyond.
KU med school dean not clear on need for DO schoolMay 23, 2018
-- "If we need more doctors, I don't understand why we don't go at that issue with the school that we already have in Wichita," says Garold Minns, dean of the KU School of Medicine-Wichita.
In rush to act on opioids, don’t overlook those in painMay 11, 2018
-- Opioids are all over the news these days. Insurers and regulators are discussing limits on prescriptions, and politicians are pointing fingers. Though action is needed to curb the misuse of opioids and help those struggling with addictions, we also need to respect and care for people in real pain. And to realize that one-size-fits-all solutions can do harm.
'Short Story Dispensers' Coming To WichitaMay 08, 2018
-- The Wichita Public Library is one of four public libraries nationwide that will soon be offering machines that print short stories on demand and free of charge. One dispenser will be placed in a waiting room for a pediatric clinic at the KU School of Medicine; another will be in a waiting room at the Dole VA Medical Center.
VIP Wichita Magazine Profile: University of Kansas School of Medicine-WichitaMay 03, 2018
-- More than half the practicing doctors in Sedgwick County are graduates of KUSM-Wichita or its residency programs, according to school officials. But KUSM-Wichita doesn’t only educate doctors; it impacts the community in other ways, too, with its medical professionals and partnerships with other universities.
Brian Pate named to 2018 Leadership Kansas classMay 01, 2018
-- Brian Pate, Chair of the KU School of Medicine-Wichita Department of Pediatrics, has been named as one of the 40 new members of the 2018 Leadership Kansas class, in an annoucement by the Kansas Chamber.
Suicides reaching 'epidemic' levels in Wichita areaApr 27, 2018
-- There’s an epidemic unfolding in the Wichita area, local officials say, but many people are reluctant to talk about it. There were 96 suicides in Sedgwick County last year, the highest number since the Sedgwick County Suicide Prevention Coalition began tracking the numbers in 2001, said Nicole Klaus, a psychologist and associate professor at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita.