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The University of Kansas Medical Center is the region’s premier academic medical center. Here the institution trains future healthcare leaders and conducts renowned research through the KU Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and various Health Professions. Connected to KU Med you will find the University of Kansas Hospital where patients are provided with second-to-none medical care by compassionate and world-class professionals.
Located directly across the street from the KU Med Center is the Holiday Inn Express, which features 83 rooms, excellent service and complimentary hot breakfast.
If you find yourself hungry in the area you’ve got more than a few options to choose from. Grab a quick bite to eat from Five Guys Burgers & Fries, or create a pizza masterpiece at Topp’d Pizza. If you’re a fan of the local favorites, Vietnam Café is a popular spot for tasty Pho and spring rolls, and the nationally sought after barbecue joint, Joe’s Kansas City, is just a short drive east.
KU Med Center also houses the Clendening History of Medicine Museum. Visitors of the museum can explore the late 19th and early 20th century medicine, along with a growing collection dedicated to Civil War, Ancient World medicine, and more through fascinating documents and artifacts.
If you’re looking to pick up a souvenir that can only be found in Kansas City, KS, then your first stop must be SAV-Art. Handmade jewelry from local artists, quirky décor and paintings of iconic Kansas City scenes are all found in this quaint and colorful art gallery and gift shop.