The University of Kansas School of Medicine- Wichita campus is a traditional four year medical school and supports residency programs in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, and Family Medicine. Our division provides clinical care and education in a strong partnership between our school and Wesley Medical Center.
Wesley Children’s hospital, adjacent to Wesley Medical Center, is an impressive regional referral center with 31 Pediatric inpatient beds. Additional excellent resources include a 15-bed PICU covered by BC/BE pediatric critical care physicians, a 50-bed NICU covered by BE/BC neonatologists and a centralized pediatric sedation unit. Wichita has a growing and wide variety of pediatric subspecialists including anesthesia, cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, infectious disease, oncology, orthopedics, radiology, and surgery. The inpatient health care team is completed by a superb pediatric nursing staff, centralized pediatric sedation, pediatric pharmacists, dedicated pediatric respiratory therapists, allied health therapists, social work, nutrition, and child life. This opportunity blends community feel and size with the robust pediatric resources of traditional university-based academic opportunities. Wesley was recently named among The Joint Commission’s new list of Top Performers on Key Quality Measures®
The city regularly makes the popular “top city” lists as a smaller metro area with many of the things families are seeking, combined with lower than average cost of living. Most recent: Wichita named to CNN Money's top 10 most affordable real estate markets. Forbes ranks Wichita 11th best city in which to raise a family.
The metro population is 360,000, but the city is the medical hub for 1.5 million--2/3s of the state of Kansas and parts of contiguous states Wichita is home to 70 of the U.S. general aviation industry, with corporations like Boeing, Hawker-Beechcraft and Cessna. Other major headquarters in Wichita include Koch Industries, Coleman This unique combination of Medical, Aviation and International Business makes Wichita home to an unusually diverse group of internationally born/educated post-graduate degreed professionals
For more information and to apply, go to http://jobs.kumc.edu/postings/13899.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience.
Located just east of downtown Wichita, The University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita (KUSM-W) offers faculty, staff, students and residents an attractive campus where education, research, and patient care are a regular part of campus life.
As part of The University of Kansas system, KUSM-W is a premier community-oriented medical school. Its mission is to educate students, residents, and p...hysicians through scholarship, patient care, service, and research to improve the health of Kansans.
The medical school has more than 100 full and part-time faculty members, 120 staff, and 800 volunteer faculty physicians who assist students as they complete their medical education. In addition, the school sponsors 13 residency programs and oversees more than 250 residents. The school works with two private hospital systems and a Department of Veterans Affairs hospital.
The KU School of Medicine-Wichita Advantage
A premier center for community-oriented medical education and research
Highly competitive pay and benefits for staff and faculty
Positive work environment with supportive leadership
Significant academic support from a dedicated staff
Highly successful relationships with local hospitals
Reputation for excellence in teaching
Innovative curriculum for medical students
Centrally located in the heart of the Wichita community
Newly renovated offices and attractive grounds
Recognized as a leader in community-based medical education
Established in 1971, accredited in 1974 and graduated first class in 1975
Clinical campus of the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City, Kansas.
Nearly 120 third and fourth-year medical students complete their clinical training in Wichita
Over 250 residents in 13 different residency programs
Master of Public Health Program ranked in top 5 of MPH programs in U.S.
More about The KU School of Medicine-Wichita
As a campus of The University of Kansas Medical Center (Kansas City, KS) KUSM-W is a leader in the education of medical students, residents and physicians. In partnership with Kansas communities, faculty and staff work to improve the health of Kansans through scholarship, patient care, service and research.
The school offers instruction in seven major departments, including family and community medicine, internal medicine, preventive medicine and public health, obstetrics/gynecology, pediatrics, psychiatry and behavioral sciences, and surgery. Programs in anesthesiology, pathology and radiology are also offered.
Described as a “medical school without walls,” the school graduates more than 50 physicians annually, more than half of whom stay to practice in Kansas.
Affiliated hospitals in Wichita are the Via Christi Regional Medical Center, Wesley Medical Center, and the Robert J. Dole Department of Veterans Affairs Medical and Regional Office Center.
The Wichita Community
Wichita is a metropolitan area with a population of nearly 345,000 and is considered to be the center for finance, culture, health care and media in Kansas. Known for its high quality of life, low cost of living, and easy commutes, the city of Wichita offers something for everyone.
Coined “the air capital of the world,” Wichita is a leader in aerospace technology with major manufacturers headquartered in the city. The city boasts an active cultural environment with an acclaimed symphony, opera, music theater, museums and a new, world-class science center. A robust learning climate makes Wichita’s public and parochial school systems strong; numerous universities, colleges and technical/vocational schools educate thousands of students per year.