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UK Named One of "Top Hospitals with Great Oncology Programs" by Becker's Hospital Review

The University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital is one of the nation’s “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs” in Becker’s Hospital Review magazine's recently released...

Tags - Markey Cancer Center, Ranking

Posted - Aug 26Read More

This Year’s White Coat Ceremony Has Extra Meaning for UK Physician

White coat ceremonies are held at medical schools across the country and are always meaningful for faculty and staff. New medical students begin their commitment to educating and caring for their fellow...

Tags - Medical Education, Student Affairs, White Coat Ceremony

Posted - Jul 29Read More

Class of 2020 White Coat Ceremony

The UK College of Medicine will host the Class of 2020 White Coat Ceremony on Friday, July 29, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. at the Otis A. Singletary Center for the Arts located at 405 Rose Street. Save the date and join...

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Posted - Jul 7Read More

UK Graduate Confronts Diabetes in Appalachia

Growing up in Hazard, Kentucky, Brittany Martin was familiar with diabetes. Many of her older relatives had been diagnosed with the chronic condition, and her younger family members were starting to develop it...

Tags - Diabetes, Rural Health

Posted - Jul 7Read More

From AHEC Health Career Campers to Wildcats

Established in 2005, the Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Pipeline Program works to further the interest of students in health professions. One of the goals of AHEC is to increase the number of health care...

Tags - AHEC, Students, Medical Education

Posted - Jun 17Read More

UK Opens the Door of Possibility for Minority High School Students Interested in Health Care

Most high school students are exposed to history, biology and algebra classes, but a fortunate group of students from Lexington's Bryan Station High School (BSHS) had the unique opportunity during the past...

Tags - Diversity, Student Affairs

Posted - May 24Read More

UK College of Medicine Graduates Leave Legacy of Service with Wellness Garden

Although they will be graduating Saturday, during the University of Kentucky’s College of Medicine Commencement Ceremonies, Lauren Falvo and Marissa Luoma have worked to leave behind a legacy of service and a...

Tags - Students, OME, Undergraduate Medical Education

Posted - May 13Read More

College of Medicine Student Working to Address Role Physicians Can Play in Criminal Justice Reform

There are many professions we see as central to the criminal justice system; police officers, lawyers and judges are some of the jobs that come to mind. When we think about the people playing an integral part...

Tags - Medical Education, Student Affairs, Students

Posted - May 10Read More

How Medical Students Learn in Swaziland

The Community Faculty Program at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine hosted its 22nd Annual Community Faculty Conference for community faculty, campus faculty colleagues, administration,...

Tags - Medical Education, Students

Posted - Apr 15Read More

Match Day Results Change the Lives of UK Medical Students

For medical students, there is one day a year that means as much, and might be as stressful, as all the exams and studying. After four years of medical school, and numerous interviews, medical students find...

Tags - Match Day, Student Affairs

Posted - Mar 25Read More

UK College of Medicine Hosts Annual Sue Fosson Spring Humanities Festival

Students, staff, faculty and friends are invited to attend the Sue Fosson Spring Humanities Festival: A Celebration of the Arts. The event will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., March 23 in the University of...

Tags - Medical Education, Humanities, Student Affairs

Posted - Mar 21Read More

Class of 2016 Graduation Ceremony

The College of Medicine will host the Class of 2016 Graduation Ceremony on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Singletary Center for the Arts located at 405 Rose Street. Join us on...

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Posted - Mar 1Read More

Medical Students Awarded by ACP

Multiple UK College of Medicine students received awards at the American College of Physicians (ACP) Kentucky Chapter’s Annual Scientific Meeting. Students were awarded during the research poster competition...

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Posted - Feb 10Read More

UK Salvation Army Clinic Offers Hands-on Experience

For many in Lexington, the UK Salvation Army Clinic is their only access to healthcare, but for UK students, UKSAC offers an opportunity to learn about the medical field in a hands-on environment. According to...

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Posted - Feb 10Read More

UK Study Calls for Closer Examination of Transitional Care Management Program Effectiveness

Reducing excessive medical costs associated with high hospital readmission rates is a pillar of health care reform. From 2007 to 2011, as many as 19 percent of patients in the United States returned to...

Tags - Research

Posted - Jan 17Read More

New Dean of the UK College of Medicine

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 4, 2016) — University of Kentucky Provost Tim Tracy and Executive Vice President for Health Affairs Dr. Michael Karpf announced Monday that Dr. Robert DiPaola, director of the Rutgers...

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Posted - Jan 4Read More