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3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
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The KU School of Medicine Program — Kansas City sponsors 22 residency programs and 17 fellowship programs. They operate under the control of the KU School of Medicine with the primary training facility being the adjacent University of Kansas Hospital, a modern tertiary hospital with all medical programs and a major organ transplant facility for the region. These programs are integrated with the Veterans Administration Health Care System in eastern Kansas (Kansas City VA, Topeka VA, and Leavenworth VA). Including the University of Kansas Hospital, the program provides residency and fellowship training in all primary care and several subspecialties for the regional VA Hospitals. Members of the medical staff at the Veterans Administration Hospitals hold faculty appointments at the KU School of Medicine in the training of residents.

ANES 11 Resident in Anesthesiology (0). A three-year program is offered with extensive experience in all areas of anesthesiology preparing candidates for examination by the American Board of Anesthesiology. FLD

DIAG 28 Resident in Diagnostic Radiology (0). A four-year program in diagnostic radiology preparing candidates for examination by the American Board of Radiology. There are daily clinical experiences and teaching conferences in general diagnostic radiology, including special procedures, ultrasound, neuroradiology, vascular radiology, and nuclear radiology. Appropriate teaching experiences are incorporated into the clinical radiation therapy program. FLD

FAPR 12 Resident in Family Practice (0). The three-year residency program is fully approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. The residency program is designed to give a broad-based clinical education to physicians wishing to pursue a professional career as family physician, and to meet the requirements of the American Board of Family Practice. FLD

GYNO 17 Resident in Obstetrics and Gynecology (0). Consists of four-year program designed to prepare candidates for examination by American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Continued program in research and residency available. FLD

MDHO 23 Hematology Clinical Oncology (0). A three year program in which the individual spends 3 month rotations between Hematology and Clinical Oncology for the first two years. The third year is individualized and consists primarily of research time. Upon completion a certificate is issued. LEC

MDPS 21 Medicine—Psychiatry Resident (0). A five year program with coordinated training involving experience in Internal Medicine and Psychiatry. The program is designed to provide a broad background in General Psychiatry and Internal Medicine. It is designed to permit individuals to be candidates for examination by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. A total of 30 months is spent in each specialty, alternating every 6 months with ongoing continuity experience. Upon completion, a certificate is issued. FLD

MED 1 Intern in Medicine (0). A twelve-month program upon completion of which the individual is issued a certificate of completion of internship in medicine. FLD

MED 10 Resident in Internal Medicine (0). Three-year program preparing candidates for examination by the American Board of Internal Medicine. FLD

MED 14 Resident in Dermatology (0). Three-year program preparing candidates for examination by the American Board of Dermatology. FLD

MED 35 Fellow With M.D. Degree (0). Fellowships from one to three years are available to candidates who have completed the internship and at least one year of residency in internal medicine. Fellowship training is available in the specialty areas of cardiology, hematology, clinical pharmacology, gastroenterology, geriatrics endocrinology, pulmonary disease, infectious disease, oncology, nephrology, and allergy clinical immunology and rheumatology. Arrangements for fellowships may be made through the departmental chair.

CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE. Fellowships from one to three years in the subspecialty field of cardiovascular disease are available to candidates who have completed internship and at least two years of residency in internal medicine. This fellowship is designed to provide training in the care of patients with a wide range of cardiovascular illness. Individuals will also acquire expertise in both noninvasive and invasive cardiovascular techniques. Clinical and basic science research projects are strongly encouraged.

ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM. A two-year program emphasizing all phases of endocrinology and diabetes, designed to prepare the individual for subspecialty board certification. Open to physicians who are Board eligible/certified in Internal Medicine.

GASTROENTEROLOGY. The fellowship program in gastroenterology consists of two to three years of clinical training with time allotted for clinical research. A core curriculum of factual information in gastroenterology is covered during the fellowship. Clinical training consists of inpatient and outpatient consultation with appropriate use of diagnostic procedures including endoscopy, biopsies and manometry. Therapeutic endoscopy is an option related to the skill and experience obtained during the fellowship.

INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Fellowships of two or three years are available for candidates who have completed their internship and residency requirements for certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine. The clinical and research training program prepares applicants for subspecialty licensing in Infectious Diseases.

MEDICAL ONCOLOGY. Offers two types of programs: 1) a combined three-year program with Hematology, or 2) straight medical oncology program with clinical and research opportunities in all tumor types except leukemia.

NEPHROLOGY. Two year fellowship for training in nephrology and hypertension available for physicians who have completed internship and residency training in internal medicine. Arrangements for fellowships may be made through the Nephrology Fellowship Program Director.

PULMONARY AND CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE. A three-year program in which the individual spends a total of two years in Pulmonary Medicine and one year in Critical Care Medicine in an integrated curriculum. Research exposure occurs during the third year. Upon completion a certificate is issued.

RHEUMATOLOGY. Two-year program of training in musculoskeletal/immunologic diseases leading to certification in Rheumatology. FLD

NEUR 16 Resident in Neurology (0). Three-year program in neurology preparing candidates for examination by American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. FLD

OPTH 18 Resident in Ophthalmology (0). Four-year program preparing candidates for examination by the American Board of Ophthalmology. FLD

OTOR 20 Resident in Otolaryngology (0). Program preparing candidates for examination by American Board of Otolaryngology, four years in otorhinolaryngology, and one year in general surgery. FLD

PAON 21 Resident in Pathology (0). Four- to six-year program, approved by the American Board of Pathology, preparing candidates for careers in all branches of pathology. Resident fellowships (traineeships) in pathology and research areas above are available. Also offered are combined educational and research training programs in pathology, biochemistry, physiology, or other basic science disciplines. LEC

PED 22 Resident in Pediatrics (0). Three-year program preparing candidates for examination by American Board of Pediatrics. FLD

PED 38 Fellow in Pediatrics (0). Postdoctoral fellowship training is available in almost all specialty areas of pediatrics, including allergy, neurology, clinical pharmacology, and ambulatory pediatric care. FLD

PED 39 Fellow in Allergy-Immunology (0). Two-year program of training in adult and pediatric allergic diseases leading to certification by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology. LEC

PYCH 27 Resident in Psychiatry (0). Fully approved, four-year program, training and preparing candidates for the practice of general psychiatry and for the certification examination of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. FLD

PYCH 30 Resident in Child Psychiatry (0). Two-year subspecialty program preparing candidates for the practice of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and for the Child and Adolescent certification examination given by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. This residency is taken in conjunction with three years of the General Psychiatry Residency Program. LEC

PYCH 32 Intern in Clinical Psychology (0). This course involves supervised clinical experiences and instruction intended for doctoral level clinical psychology trainees whose program requires completion of a clinical internship. It is a twelve month course upon completion of which the student is issued a certificate of completion of Intern in Clinical Psychology. CLN

RADO 10 Resident in Radiation Oncology (0). The residency program is a three- and four-year program preparing the candidate for the examination by the American Board of Radiology in therapeutic radiology. The four-year program accepts the candidate after the completion of medical school. LEC

REHB 25 Resident in Rehabilitation Medicine (0). Four-year program of training in the principles and practices of physical medicine and rehabilitation as a specific medical discipline. Program includes: formal instruction in the basic principles of rehabilitation medicine, graduated responsibility for total patient care in inpatient and outpatient services, training and experience in electromyography, clinical contacts with patients on other services including outpatient care, teaching assignments, basic science training, and research. Research opportunities available in electromyography, biomechanics and newer applications of biomechanical engineering in the field of physical disability. Provisions made for short-term training courses at other centers. Affiliation with Veterans Administration Hospitals, community agencies, and State Vocational Rehabilitation Administration. Approved by Council in Medical Education of American Medical Association and by American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Eligible to apply for permission to take Part I of American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation examination at conclusion of training period. FLD

SURG 13 Resident in General Surgery (0). Five-year program preparing candidates for examination by the American Board of Surgery. FLD

SURG 15 Resident in Neurologic Surgery (0). Five-year program, after completion of one year of general surgery, preparing candidates for examination by the American Board of Neurologic Surgery. FLD

SURG 19 Resident in Orthopedic Surgery (0). Four-year program, after completion of one year of general surgery, preparing candidates for examination by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. FLD

SURG 26 Resident in Plastic Surgery (0). Two-year program, after completion of three to five years of general surgery, preparing candidates for examination by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. FLD

SURG 31 Resident in Urologic Surgery (0). Three-year program, after completion of two years of general surgery, preparing candidates for examination by the American Board of Urologic Surgery. FLD