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Medical students, residents and fellows

Medical Student Programs

Via Christi Hospitals in Wichita offer both Allopathic and Osteopathic Medical Students, a chance to work with some of the finest teaching professionals in the region. We offer core studies for 3rd year students and Sub-Internship and elective clerkships for 4th year students.

Medical Residency Programs

All residency programs in Wichita are sponsored by KU School of Medicine- Wichita, and administered by the Wichita Center for Graduate Medical Education.  WCGME is a consortium made up of KU School of Medicine-Wichita, Via Christi Hospitals, Inc. and Wesley Medical Center. Please click on the individual program name to find out more about the specific residency programs offered here at Via Christi Hospitals Wichita. 

Graduate Medical Education

  • Kay Glasner, RN, Director of Medical Education
  • Sarah Braet, GME Programs Coordinator, 316-858-3531
  • Kelli Weber, Office Coordinator, 316-858-3540

Anesthesia

  • James Walker, MD, Program Director
  • Marilyn Blanchat, Program Coordinator
    929 N St. Francis Rm 8074
    Wichita, KS 67214
    316-268-6147
    anesthe1@kumc.edu

Family Medicine at Via Christi Hospitals

  • Mark Stovak, MD, Program Director
  • Marcia Beasley, Program Coordinator
    707 N Emporia
    Wichita, KS 67214 
    316-858-3579
    marcia.beasley@viachristi.org

Internal Medicine

  • Andrea Flessner, Senior Residency Coordinator
    1010 N Kansas
    Wichita, KS 67214
    316-293-2650
    aflessner@kumc.edu

Orthopedics

  • Michael Heggeness, MD, Program Director
  • Juanita Ridgeway, Program Coordinator
    929 N. St. Francis
    Wichita, KS 67214
    316-268-5988
    jridgewa@kumc.edu

Psychiatry

  • Inna D'Empaire, MD, Program Director
  • Mike Parmley, Program Coordinator
    1010 N. Kansas
    Wichita, KS 67214
    316-293-2680
    mparmley@kumc.edu

Surgery

  • Jacqueline S. Osland, MD, Program Director
  • Dawn Fountain, Program Coordinator
    929 N. St. Francis
    Wichita, KS 67214
    316-268-5990
    dawn.fountain@viachristi.org

Osteopathic Medical Students 

Fellowship Programs

The Sports Medicine Fellowship Program at Via Christi offers an outstanding one-year post-residency fellowship.

The International Family Medicine Fellowship provides physicians who volunteer their time serving in underdeveloped regions of the world, the special training they need to deal with the types of cases they will see.