Image Record-Breaking Match Day The College of Medicine celebrated this milestone with more than 180 students at four campuses Read the Recap Image First Generation Spotlight 'I know the pathway to medicine may seem petrifying...keep going.' Meet Darayon Image Environmental Determinants UK College of Medicine faculty lead study to understand effects of climate on human health About the Study Previous Next Apply to the College At the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, we take pride in educating future physicians and scientists. Apply Now Our Research Our seven basic science departments, 18 clinical departments, and multiple centers are addressing critical questions in biomedicine. Learn More Medical Student Education We advance medicine by training the next generation of physicians for Kentucky and beyond. Explore Programs Acting Dean's Welcome The University of Kentucky College of Medicine and its affiliated hospital were established over 60 years ago with the founding mission of training medical students to be physicians for the people of our Commonwealth. I came to UK in 1988 to enter an internal medicine and pediatrics residency, and during the 33 years I have been here, the college’s commitment hasn’t faltered. Indeed, it has greatly strengthened with the establishment of regional medical campuses in Morehead, Bowling Green, and Northern Kentucky, greatly increasing our ability to train more physicians for our state and making the dream of becoming a physician a reality for many more students, and especially those from Kentucky. Read More Image UK Medicine UK Medicine is the University of Kentucky College of Medicine's biannual publication telling stories of our work toward a healthier Kentucky through education, clinical care, and research — and the extraordinary people who make this mission possible.We invite you to read our most recent issue, where you can learn about important updates and developments and meet some of the individuals in the College of Medicine community who embody our mission. Read the Magazine 10,500 10,500 alumni who practice in all 50 states and 26 countries 1,117 Full and part-time basic science and clinical faculty $199.5M Over $199.5 million in total research funding awarded to the college in fiscal year 2022 Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion The work of educating and training highly qualified physicians and researchers to serve Kentucky and the nation cannot be done without considering the ways in which our identities impact how we navigate our hallways, classrooms, laboratories, clinical settings, and the world around us. Read More Recent News MAR 27, 2023 Dr. Thaddeus Salmon on how Bell Scholar program supported, expanded his training in addiction care MAR 27, 2023 Dr. Holly Danneman named associate dean of Northern Kentucky Campus MAR 27, 2023 'Behind the Blue': Surgical oncologist Emily Marcinkowski on women in health care MAR 23, 2023 UK College of Medicine alum cares for underserved populations in Southern California View All News "I fell in love with Lexington and the community I had created for myself at the University of Kentucky; it only seemed right that I stay to continue my medical education at the place and in the state I call home." Image Tayla New-Oglesby Third-year medical student from western Kentucky. Upcoming Events 12 Apr Career and Professional Development Session, "Academic Faculty Compensation Plan Overview" 10 May Career and Professional Development Session, "Promotion/Tenure Dossier Preparation" 13 May Medical Class of 2023 Graduation 24 May Career and Professional Development Session "Substance Use Disorders: Quick Wins for Every Specialty" View More Events Image Learn about our collaborative and transdisciplinary approach to research Alliance Research Initiative Image We are addressing Kentucky's physician shortage across four campuses Campus Locations and Partners For clinical and patient services, visit ukhealthcare.uky.edu.