Frequently Asked Questions

Who will be teaching classes—UK Lexington Campus or Regional Campus Faculty?
Basic science and clinical faculty teaching classes at the Bowling Green and Morehead campuses will hold academic appointments through the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. These faculty will provide lectures and laboratory sessions and conduct clinical case presentations, small group learning sessions, and various flipped classroom interactive sessions. Clinical faculty of UK College of Medicine based on-site will serve as attendings and preceptors in providing clinical instruction.

How will they receive their Lectures? Live Stream vs in-person?
Basic science and clinical faculty in Lexington will present lectures which will be live streamed to the Bowling Green and Morehead campuses. In addition, taped replays of lectures will be accessible to all UK College of Medicine students at all campuses online.

What are the class sizes?
Lexington: 126, Bowling Green: 30, Morehead: 10.

Will the expansion impact the one-on-one teaching methods with attendings at the Regional Campuses?
With smaller class sizes, students attending the regional campuses at Bowling Green and Morehead can expect small group and one-to-one interaction with their on-site faculty.

Will the application process be different?
Students applying to any UK College of Medicine Campus will desiginate their campus choice on the secondary application.  Interviews will take place at the selected campus, and admissions offers will be for a seat at that campus.  Prospective applicants are encouraged to attend open houses and take advantage of opportunites to learn about the different campus options prior to submitting their application. More information on the application processes for the University of Kentucky College of Medicine campuses is available on this website under "How to Apply."

What is the interview process?
Students applying to the  University of Kentucky College of Medicine will be screened for interview using the same academic criteria and personal qualities across all campus sites. 

Are there separate admissions committees?
Regional Interview Advisory Committees will collate information on candidates they interview. The final selection decision for admission to the three campuses of UK College of Medicine will be made by the Admissions Committee in Lexington.

Is the curriculum the same at all sites?
The Kentucky Integrated Curriculum, which combines instruction and learning of the basic and clinical sciences, will be presented in Lexington and Bowling Green. RPLP students complete their first two years of medical school in Lexington. The same required and elective clinical clerkships will be taught in Lexington, Bowling Green, and Morehead.

Is the degree from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine?
The MD degree from all three College of Medicine campuses will be conferred by the University of Kentucky.