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Medical Student Electives

Elective rotations and sub-internships in orthopaedic surgery are available for 4th-year allopathic and osteopathic medical students. Students from the University of Kansas School of Medicine may enroll in an orthopaedic rotation per the usual process. Other allopathic and osteopathic students must meet certain requirements listed below.

Allopathic Students

Allopathic students must be credentialed through KUSM-W Academic and Student Affairs. They will need to meet all health record requirements and background checks that are required for KU students. Visiting medical students also must read and sign a Statement of Responsibility and Protected Health Information Confidentiality and Security Agreement. More information and applications for rotations may be obtained through KUSM-W Academic and Student Affairs at 316-293-2603.

Osteopathic Students

Osteopathic students requesting a rotation in orthopaedics are credentialed through the Via Christi Medical Education office at 316-858-3562, which coordinates orthopaedic rotations with the Wesley Medical Center Medical Education office. An AOA Medical Student Affiliation Agreement between your Osteopathic School and our major teaching hospitals (Via Christi and Wesley) must be fully executed and on file before a rotation may be offered. Students requesting rotations must complete an Application for Visiting Medical Student Rotation. Via Christi Medical Education office must receive and verify 1) the student's signed Statement of Responsibility and Protected Health Information Confidentiality and Security Agreement, 2) proof of malpractice insurance coverage, 3) health record verification and 4) a letter from the visiting student's medical school, with an attestation that there was no adverse information found in the medial student's background check. 

Visiting Medical Students

For more information, go to our Visiting Medical Students page.

Last modified: Oct 23, 2018
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Department of Orthopaedics

Via Christi Health
929 N. St. Francis
Room 4076
Wichita, KS 67214

Phone: 316-268-5988
Fax: 316-291-7799

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