Children’s Mercy Hospital
Children’s Mercy Hospital provides the highest level of pediatric care and services in the region. More than 40 pediatric subspecialties and 500 pediatric physicians provide clinical services, research and teaching efforts in various aspects of pediatrics. Yearly, this facility admits more than 14,924 children and performs more than 165,000 imaging studies. Under the supervision of 22 UMKC faculty members, residents gain experience in general pediatric radiology and subspecialties including neuroradiology, cardiac, fetal, interventional and nuclear medicine. The 314-bed hospital operates the only level I pediatric trauma center in the region and has one of the busiest neonatal/pediatric transport programs in the United States. It is nationally recognized for cardiac surgery, minimally invasive surgery, asthma/allergy/immunology, clinical pharmacology, nephrology and neonatology. CMH has been ranked as one of the 10 best children’s hospitals in America by Child Magazine.
Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City
Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City is a 629-bed tertiary care referral center serving a six-state region. Residents are assigned to core rotations in the main radiology department and the out-patient imaging center where they work with 15 subspecialists. In addition, this site is where residents gain exposure to mammography and advanced interventional radiology procedures including neurointerventional. Saint Luke’s is known for the Mid America Heart Institute, Women’s Imaging Center, and Neuroscience Institute. They also offer a wide array of specialized services in neuroscience, nephrology, dialysis, high-risk maternal and infant care, organ transplantation, a Level I trauma center, a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, regional arthritis center, comprehensive cancer program and a wealth of other programs requiring imaging and radiological consultation. Saint Luke’s admits approximately 20,000 patients annually and performs more than 200,000 imaging studies per year. Saint Luke’s has 466 physicians on staff.
Truman Medical Center Hospital Hill
Truman Medical Center (TMC) Hospital Hill provides a broad array of acute and outpatient services to a diverse patient population. The medical center is known for excellence in emergency and level I trauma services, and also is recognized for programs in asthma; diabetes; emergency medicine; obstetrics and high risk obstetrics; ophthalmology, and women’s health. At this site, residents work with 10 faculty gaining experience in general radiology, MSK MRI, neuroradiology, body imaging and exposure to common interventional procedures. On an annual basis, the 308-bed medical center admits more than 11,500 patients, provides more than 206,000 outpatient visits and performs approximately 111,000 radiology examinations. TMC has 329 physicians on staff, and is physically connected to Children’s Mercy Hospital & the UMKC School of Medicine, which includes a complete Health Science Library, research facilities & conference sites.
Kansas City Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
The Kansas City Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center is a 157 bed facility where radiology residents focus on the geriatric population. Residents work with 10 UMKC faculty members with subspecialty training in Body Imaging/fluoroscopy, Angiography and Interventional imaging, The KCVA is a major Midwest medical center for basic and clinical research in all fields of study. Radiology is a dynamic, completely digital department performing more than 85,000 exams per year utilizing all imaging modalities. Residents participate in daily noon webconferences broadcast to the KCVA conference room. The mission of the KC VAMC is to provide high quality, comprehensive primary and tertiary healthcare to veterans in our service area; and to provide education and training to healthcare professionals and to perform research that benefits veterans.