Saint Luke’s Hospital Medical Education

Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City is the flagship hospital of Saint Luke’s Health System, the only faith-based, locally-owned, not-for-profit health system in the region. Saint Luke’s network of more than 1,300 physicians provides care in 65 medical specialties for patients in 67 counties across Missouri and Kansas.

Saint Luke’s Hospital has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the elite hospitals in the nation and is home to renowned institutes including Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute, Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute, and Saint Luke’s Cancer Institute. 

We’re excited for you to join our Saint Luke’s family. Resources and onboarding information can be found below.
Questions? Contact Fernie Bahena, Graduate Medical Education Student Coordinator, at


Surgery Clerkship
During the surgery rotation, students will learn the general principles of surgery by helping care for patients in the operating room, inpatient, and clinic. Log in to learn more about the Surgery Clerkship.


  • Anesthesiology
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular ICU
  • Emergency Medicine 
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Internal Medicine Sub-Internship
  • Infectious Disease
  • Nephrology
  • Neuro ICU
  • Neurology
  • Pain Management (Clinic Only)
  • Pulmonary Critical Care
  • Radiology - Diagnostic
  • Radiology - Interventional
  • Radiology - Neuro
  • Rheumatology
  • Maternal Fetal Medicine
  • Gynecological Oncology
  • Urologic Gynecology
  • Surgery - Cardiothoracic
  • Surgery - ENT
  • Surgery - Neuro
  • Surgery - Ortho
  • Surgery - Transplant
  • Surgery - Trauma ICU

Onboarding Instructions

ID badges

  • If you are currently rotating at Saint Luke’s, access will transfer over to your existing badge.
  • If this is your first rotation at Saint Luke’s Hospital, please stop by the Medical Education Office before your rotation begins. Take the red or blue elevators to the 5th floor in the main hospital. The Medical Education Office is just across from the Margaret E. Shouse Health Sciences Library.

Helpful Resources

Hospital Location 
Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City
4401 Wornall Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64111

Health and safety protocols

To ensure the health and safety of our patients, staff, and students, all students will be required to:

  • Check their temperature daily. If you have a fever of 100 degrees Fahrenheit or above and/or symptoms of COVID-19, report symptoms to supervising faculty.
  • Abstain from entering rooms of known COVID-19 positive patients or PUIs.
  • Undergo fit testing if on a rotation that requires participation in higher risk procedures.
  • Wear PPE as directed by Saint Luke's Health System at the time of clinical rotation.
  • Do not come to the hospital if you are feeling ill. Please notify your coordinator by email or phone. Please do not do this in person.

Block schedule: 2022-2023


  • Block 1: May 31 – June 26, 2022
  • Block 2: June 27 – July 24, 2022
  • Block 3: July 25 – August 21, 2022
  • Block 4: August 22 – September 18, 2022
  • Block 5: September 19 – October 16, 2022
  • Block 6: October 17 – November 13, 2022
  • Block 7: November 14 – December 11, 2022
  • Block 8: December 12, 2022 – January 8, 2023


  • Block 9: January 9 – February 5, 2023
  • Block 10: February 6 – March 5, 2023
  • Block 11: March 6 – April 2, 2023
  • Block 12: April 3 – April 30, 2023
  • Block 13: May 1 – May 28, 2023

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the latest time that I can cancel or change the date of my elective/clerkship rotation?

Cancellations or date modifications should be made as far in advance as possible. Most of our programs have a deadline of two months. Cancellations that occur after the deadline may result in a cancellation fee.

How long are clinical rotations at Saint Luke’s?

Unless you’re in Surgery Clerkship or OB-GYN clerkship, all rotations are four weeks. Please see Block Schedule for specific start and end dates.

Do you provide housing for clerkships?

Housing, health insurance, and liability insurance are all the responsibility of the student.

Where can I get my TB test?

City of Kansas City Health Department
2400 Troost Ave
Kansas City, MO 64108

Skin Test: $25
Blood Test: $100
Expenses are paid out-of-pocket