University of Kansas Medical Center
The University of Kansas Medical Center is a multifaceted medical institution located in the heart of the Kansas City metropolitan area, Kansas. The center’s basic functions include research, education, patient care, and community service involving multiple constituencies at state and national levels. It covers 50 acres with 35 buildings and 2,700 employees.
The center, an integral and unique component of the University of Kansas and the Kansas Board of Regents system, offers educational programs through its School of Medicine, located in Kansas City and Wichita, the School of Nursing, the School of Allied Health, the University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, and a Graduate School.
The Kansas University Hospital, which opened in 1979, is the central point of patient care activities. The facility, which contains more than 400 staffed beds, offers more than 200 medical specialties at one location. It is the only hospital in the region that offers the combination PET, IMRT, and ACIS technology for diagnosis and treatment of cancer, the region's only burn center, the area's only nationally accredited Level I Trauma Center, and one of the nation's leading centers for polycystic kidney disease. It also provides opportunities for clinical experience and residency positions for the students.
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