The Greater Wichita region is home to 18 acute care facilities and hundreds of specialty medical practices.
Whether someone needs a simple MRI or a pediatric urologist, the Wichita medical community has you covered.
Wichita's healthcare sector ranges from healthcare systems like Wesley Medical Center, an HCA facility, and Ascension Health, to specialty hospitals and clinics and everything in between.
HCA Wesley Children's Hospital
The University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita's mission is to educate students, residents, and physicians through patient care, service, research, and scholarly activities to improve the health of Kansans. KU School of Medicine opened the Wichita Campus in 1971 to provide hands-on clinical training to medical students in their third and fourth years. In 2011, it expanded to a full, four-year campus. Once medical students graduate as doctors, they go on to residency training. KU School of Medicine-Wichita sponsors 13 residency and fellowship training programs in partnership with Wesley Medical Center and Ascension Via Christi.
Kansas Health Science Center, opening 2022
The Kansas Health Science Center (KHSC) - Kansas College of Osteopathic Medicine campus will be a best-in-class, 116,000-square-foot osteopathic medical school. The facility, opening in 2022, will be equipped with the latest advancements in medical technology and aims to provide training for new primary care physicians for the region.
Being both the regional hub for medical services as well as home to numerous institutions for medical education, Wichita is the go-to destination for those working in the medical field while stimulating immense social and economic development in the region.
- The Greater Wichita region is home to 18 acute care facilities and hundreds of specialty medical practices.
- Healthcare is the second largest sector for regional employment, annually employing over 27,000 highly skilled medical professionals.