The University of Kansas Health System, located in Kansas City, KS, is part of the premier academic health system providing a full range of care for the region and the state of Kansas. It includes The University of Kansas Physicians, the largest multispecialty physician group in the region. In addition to its main location in Kansas City, the health system includes hospitals and clinics in Great Bend, Hays, Larned and Topeka. Services range from routine primary care to multispecialty care for complex conditions.
The health system provides the region’s only nationally verified burn center and the most experienced, nationally verified Level I Trauma Center, as well as a leading transplant program in liver, pancreas, kidney, heart, and blood and marrow. The cancer program is part of The University of Kansas Cancer Center, one of 71 National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers. The health system’s Kansas City hospital has received Magnet nursing designation three times in a row for the highest level of care. The hospital has also ranked for more than a decade on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals lists, currently ranking in six medical and surgical specialties. The health system receives no state or local appropriations, instead relying on operating revenue, bonding authority and philanthropy. For more information, visit kansashealthsystem.com.
The health system is affiliated with the University of Kansas Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions, and their leading-edge research projects. The only medical school in Kansas, the University of Kansas Schools of Medicine has 22 residency programs, and 36 fellowship programs. In addition to its commitment to educating the physician workforce of tomorrow, the school is an emerging leader in biomedical research and the health of the public.