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Internships and Fellowships

We support internship and fellowship opportunities to medical students at all levels of training.

Cancer Rehabilitation Medicine Fellowship

A distinctive opportunity for graduates of a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency to be trained as an expert in cancer care. Participants must have completed or be in their final year of training in an ACGME-accredited physical medicine and rehabilitation residency program.

Department of Ophthalmology Medical Student Opportunities

Opportunities to work with and learn from clinicians and researchers who are at the forefront of groundbreaking work being accomplished ophthalmology. This is open to internal and external medical students.

Extended Rural Clerkship

Allows up to four students to complete a portion of their third-year clerkships at a rural location, like Pittsburg, Kansas. This is open to third-year medical students.

First Year Medical Student Opportunities

Includes fellowships, internships and training programs for first year medical students. 

Masonic Cancer Alliance Summer Internship

Allows up to three students to complete a summer internship implementing evidence-based community education programs across Kansas and western Missouri. The intern is selected in March, the internship begins in mid-May and ends in July. This is open to undergraduate and graduate students.

Musculoskeletal Interventional Spine Fellowship

Provides training in the advanced diagnosis and comprehensive management of acute and chronic musculoskeletal spine disease. The participant must have completed or be in their final year of training in an ACGME-accredited physical medicine and rehabilitation residency program.

Pre-Matriculation Program

A six-week, intensive, invitation-only academic program designed to provide entering KU Medical  Center School of Medicine medical students from underrepresented and/or disadvantaged backgrounds with an opportunity to familiarize themselves with the first-year curriculum. 

Frontiers - Research Training Programs

Frontiers offers a variety of research training programs, including the KL2 Scholars Program, TL1 Training Program and various summer programs. Underrepresented minorities and those from disadvantaged backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. This is open to pre-and postdoctoral students.

Research, Fellowship and Externship Opportunities

KU Medical Center's Office of Student Affairs lists research opportunities, unique elective opportunities, fellowships, M1 summer electives and other M1 summer opportunities.

Summer Training Option for Rural Medicine (STORM)

Offered to students between their first and second years of medical school. Students learn clinical medicine with a community physician in primary care. 

Community Engagement

University of Kansas Medical Center
Institute for Community Engagement

Mailstop 3013
3901 Rainbow Boulevard

Kansas City, KS 66160
913-588-5258
outreach@kumc.edu