Health & Lifestyle


First Graduates of Kansas Rural Medical School Head to Work

October 9, 2019

In 2011, the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Salina opened in a one-building campus in the heart of wheat country. The aim: to help produce just a few skilled and dedicated physicians...


From Disadvantage to Diversity Advantage

August 1, 2018

Medical knowledge and skill obviously are musts for future or up and coming physicians. But so, too, is a capacity for compassion and an ability to connect with patients who may have markedly...


Celebrating Dr. Mary Edwards Walker – First Female Surgeon in the US

March 7, 2018

March is National Women’s History Month and we here at WOLFPACC are in awe of the women who have made historic strides in medicine. Among them: Dr. Mary Edwards Walker, recorded as the first...


Get Published! Four Top Medical Journals for Students, Physicians in Training

February 21, 2018

Getting published in a medical journal lends a physician a boost in exposure and credibility. But there's no need to wait until you've graduated and are practicing to begin building recognition...


New Research Shows Art Studies Improve Medical Students' Observation Skills

October 13, 2017

Over the past decade, medical school programs increasingly have incorporated art studies into their course offerings – an innovative move that has garnered much anecdotal success. Now,...