From left to right: Dr. Rachel Wilson, Lisa Williams, Renee Gallagher, and LeAnn Barber
September 21, 2023

Burnout is a problem in any profession, but it is rampant in health care. This national problem has been evident recently as the COVID-19 pandemic pushed many learners, practitioners, faculty, and staff to the limit.

Appalachian Research Day: Come sit on the porch EST. 2015
August 21, 2023

UK CERH Releases Video Highlights and Photo Gallery of Appalachian Research Day: Come Sit on the Porch

UK HealthCare's mobile care unit in Hazard, KY
August 2, 2023

“It seems like it happened yesterday and forever ago at the same time,” said Key Douthitt, MD, medical director for UK HealthCare’s North Fork Valley Clinic in Hazard, Ky.

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July 28, 2023

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is excited to announce that faculty, staff, learners, and trainees will have free access to a leading online resource for medical Spanish proficiency.

Headshot of Dr. Na'Tasha Evans
July 14, 2023

Na’Tasha Evans, PhD, MEd, is a researcher, published author, champion for female empowerment, and our new vice dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Learn more about her goals, her past work, and more in the following Q&A.

Matthew Coleman
June 26, 2023

Matthew Coleman has been named director of the Kentucky Office of Rural Health (KORH) at the University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CERH), effective July 1, 2023. 

Dr. in white coat conducting a telehealth session.
June 22, 2023

The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CERH) will host the 2023 Kentucky Rural Telehealth Summit Thursday, Sept. 28. The one-day event will be held in person at Embassy Suites on Newtown Pike in Lexington.

Dr. Na'Tasha Evans
May 30, 2023

Following an extensive national search and interviews with highly qualified individuals, the College of Medicine is excited to welcome Na’Tasha Evans, PhD, MEd, as the new vice dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and associate professor in the department of behavioral science.

Katie Ward, Charles Price, and Kassidy Price
April 21, 2023

Close friends Charles Price, Kassidy Price, and Katie Ward have leaned on one another throughout their medical training. When they graduate this spring and embark on their next journey, residency, it will be the first time they live in different towns in more than eight years.

CERH Team Photo
March 31, 2023

The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (CERH) will launch ELEVATE CHWs, a new program to increase the number of community health workers (CHW) in Kentucky by providing training for new community health workers and offering upskill training for existing ones.

Ernie Scott
March 18, 2023

It is with the deepest sadness that the Kentucky Office of Rural Health (KORH) must share that KORH Director Ernie Scott unexpectedly passed away Sunday, March 12, 2023, at his home in Partridge, Ky.

Alliance research initiative - researchers collaborating
March 2, 2023

Nearly three years ago, the University of Kentucky College of Medicine launched the Alliance Research Initiative to promote collaboration and mentorship through interdisciplinary research teams. With members spanning across UK departments and colleges, these teams were established to address Kentucky’s most urgent health needs.

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February 24, 2023

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is pleased to announce the faculty, staff, and learners who were winners of the annual Mission, Vision, Pillar, and Enabler Awards.

Shelley Stiltner
February 10, 2023
Shelley Stiltner is a first-generation college student and fourth-year medical student currently enrolled in the UK College of Medicine Rural Physician Leadership Program. She explains why a college education was so important to her, and how it will lead her to success in her future career as a physician.

Q: Why was going to college important to you?

Gurpreet Dhaliwal
February 2, 2023

The UK College of Medicine is excited to welcome Gurpreet Dhaliwal, MD, as the visiting professor delivering this year’s Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Humanities Lecture. 

Kathryn M. Cardarelli, PhD, and Marc T. Kiviniemi, PhD
January 18, 2023

University of Kentucky College of Public Health (CPH) researchers, in collaboration with investigators from the UK College of Medicine, the UK College of Communication and Information and the Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH), are leading a five-year, $3.7 million project t

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January 12, 2023

The University of Kentucky’s ninth annual Healthy Hearts for Women Symposium will bring in nationally recognized experts to raise awareness about the dangers of heart disease and educate attendees on prevention techniques.

The June Buchanan Medical Clinic in Hindman, Kentucky
December 5, 2022

After closing for four months due to damage from the historic Eastern Kentucky floods this past summer, UK HealthCare’s June Buchanan Medical Clinic in Hindman, Kentucky, officially reopens to the community today.

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November 29, 2022

Our College of Medicine community,

Honoring Indigenous Peoples' Month
November 22, 2022

During Indigenous Peoples’ Month, the UK College of Medicine is highlighting historical figures who paved the way for an equitable future in medicine.