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New Internal Medicine Chair Dr. Conwell Has Heart for his Patients, his Trainees, and Appalachia

Darwin Conwell, MD, MSc, FACG, (pictured left) recently joined the University of Kentucky College of Medicine as a professor and the Jack M. Gill Endowed Chair in Internal Medicine. A southern Ohio native with...

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Posted - May 23Read More

UK Helped Dr. Cecil Find His True Calling - Otolaryngology

For more than two decades, Michael Cecil, MD ’00, R ’05, has served the Lexington, Ky., community as a physician committed to advancing the health and well-being of the Commonwealth.Dr. Cecil is an eastern...

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Posted - May 13Read More

Jonathan Davies Will Fulfill Long-Awaited Dream at Graduation

While completing his undergraduate degree at the University of Kentucky, Jonathan Davies, MS, found himself at a crossroads. He had stretched himself too thin with involvement in organizations and programs,...

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Posted - May 5Read More

Dr. Hall and Dr. Xenos Elected to the University Senate

The UK College of Medicine is excited to announce that Sarah Hall, MD, PhD, and Eleftherios Xenos, MD, PhD, have been elected to represent the college on the University Senate.The University Senate is the...

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Posted - May 5Read More

‘Everybody’s Voice is Heard’: Committee Established to Engage College of Medicine on Diversity Issues

In 2020, high-profile murders of Black civilians by police garnered national attention, shining a light on the growing need for social change. Learners at the UK College of Medicine collaborated to compose a...

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Posted - May 2Read More

Rob Brooks Continues Medical Training at UK to Become Well-Rounded Rural Physician

Rob Brooks is from Bedford, Ky., a town of fewer than 600 people in Trimble County. He grew up knowing that rural areas like his hometown are typically underserved in regards to health care, so he planned to...

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Posted - Apr 25Read More

Dr. Marks, Dr. Clay Elected to College of Medicine Committees

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is excited to announce the appointment of faculty members Sarah Marks, MD, MA, and Jordan Clay, MD, to serve on its committees. The electeds have been endorsed by...

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Posted - Apr 25Read More

Dr. Sorge, Dr. Yadon Selected as 2022 Fellows for BHEC Academic Leadership Academy

The UK College of Medicine Office of Faculty Affairs and Development is pleased to announce that Caryn Sorge, MD, and Rachèle Yadon, MD, have been selected as fellows for the 2022 Bluegrass Higher Education...

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Posted - Apr 15Read More

As ER Doctor, Josh Karsner Will Care for Kentuckians in Most Urgent Time of Need

A Frankfort, Ky., native, Josh Karsner originally planned to attend the UK College of Medicine’s main campus in Lexington. Near the start of medical school, he learned about the college’s new regional campus...

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Posted - Apr 15Read More

Emmanuel Dike-Udensi Prepared to Be ‘Socially Conscious, Culturally Humble’ Doctor

When Emmanuel Dike-Udensi was a first-year student, his peers in third and fourth year would always give him the same warning – that medical school goes by quickly. But Emmanuel was skeptical.“I didn’t believe...

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Posted - Apr 8Read More

College of Medicine Staff Spotlight: Kent Lewis

Kent Lewis, MDiv, plays a vital role at the UK College of Medicine-Bowling Green Campus as the student affairs officer, helping ensure holistic student success from matriculation to graduation. As a staff...

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Posted - Apr 8Read More

4 Years in, UK College of Medicine Makes Impact in Bowling Green Community

Bowling Green native Caitlyn Galloway always felt right at home in a small town, but that posed a challenge when she made plans to apply for medical school. She wanted to stay close to home, but in her third...

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Posted - Apr 8Read More

Through UK Online Program, Health Professionals Learn the Importance of Nutrition in Patient Care

Graduates say the online certificate program is “1,000-percent worth doing.”Cathryn Benson, APRN, has worked 13 years in health care, most recently in hospital medicine and anesthesia. She wanted to learn how...

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Posted - Mar 28Read More

Four Years in, UK College of Medicine Makes Impact in Bowling Green Community

Bowling Green, Ky., native Caitlyn Galloway always felt right at home in a small town, but that posed a challenge when she made plans to apply for medical school. She wanted to stay close to home, but in her...

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UK College of Medicine Celebrates Match Day, Including First Ceremony at Bowling Green Campus

Match Day is always a special event for the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. This year, the college added to the excitement by celebrating an incredible milestone in its mission of training more...

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Posted - Mar 18Read More

This Year, March Means More to Former UK Basketball Player

As a former college basketball player, March has always been exciting for Rachel Potter. This year, as she prepares to graduate from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, the month holds even more...

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Posted - Mar 16Read More