The fight against the novel coronavirus and COVID-19 has called on all of us to adapt to new ways of working and learning. Our schools of Health Professions, Medicine and Nursing have taken tremendous steps to ensure continuity in our educational programs and research efforts.
For information about patient care, please visit The University of Kansas Health System.
Beginning April 27, 2022, masks are optional on KU Medical Center campuses in Kansas City, Salina and Wichita, except in specifically identified areas. Masks remain required in:
- health system clinics,
- non-health system clinics,
- the student counseling center
- the student health center,
- clinical research spaces and
- research spaces with human subjects.
The University of Kansas Health System continues to require masks for all individuals in all clinical and non-clinical spaces within health system facilities.
The KU Medical Center Educational Experience program's research experiences and clinical shadowing experiences have been reinstated. For eligibility requirements and application information, visit the program KEE Program website.
KU Medical Center COVID-19 Headlines
- Long COVID examined in national study as first trial participants enroll at KU Medical Center
- KU alumnus Barney Graham named Federal Employee of Year for vaccine research
- Research at KU Medical Center explores effects of obesity on health and COVID-19
- Professor pivots from Kenya to Kansas (and back again) to serve global health needs in pandemic