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.
The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is proud to recognize its fourth-year students who learned their pivotal next step in training – residency – during
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.
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.
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.
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 University of Kentucky College of Medicine’s Salvation Army Clinic is a student-run, free clinic that serves as a learning environment for medical, pharmacy, and social work students while providing acute onsite health care for uninsured patients at the Salvation Army of Central Kentucky.
Our College of Medicine community,
During Indigenous Peoples’ Month, the UK College of Medicine is highlighting historical figures who paved the way for an equitable future in medicine.
For the second consecutive year, the University of Kentucky College of Medicine has received the 2022 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.
To enable the University of Kentucky College of Medicine to succeed in its mission for a healthier Kentucky, leadership must prioritize the wellness and well-being of faculty, staff, and learners. Lisa Williams, MSSA, is serving in the college’s new leadership position, associate dean for wellness and well-being, to help us excel in this goal.
These residents were selected to participate in a seven-month leadership development course as they embark on their chief resident year and look forward to their future careers.
As an emergency physician, Christopher Doty, MD, knows firsthand about the stress the COVID-19 pandemic has inflicted on health care providers. As the chair of the College of Medicine Wellness Committee, he also knows that the increased stress extends beyond the emergency department and the clinic.
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 in Bowling Green that would offer the same curriculum but smaller class sizes, as well as a chance to pave the way for future physicians-in-training in western Kentucky.
Long after the first time slipping into their symbolic white coats at the beginning of training and the just before the pomp and circumstance of graduation, medical students experience one major rite of passage: Match Day.
Whether it was pediatric neurology, pediatric surgery, or pediatric emergency medicine, Lily Weddle, MD, found a recurring theme in the clinical rotations she enjoyed most during medical school – they allowed her to help children. It became obvious to her that for residency, pediatrics was her ultimate specialty.
Christopher Doty, MD, is a professor of emergency medicine at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. He also chairs the college’s wellness committee, helping find solutions for wellness concerns of faculty, staff, and learners.
The utility of emergency medical services in the healthcare delivery spectrum is undisputable, as speedy access to medical intervention increases survival for desperately sick people. However, factors such as a shrinking supply of primary care doctors have increased the burdens on emergency rooms and the EMS personnel tasked with responding to 911 calls.
The week of October 24, 2021 was a very busy one for UKEM PGY2 Jessica Murphy. In addition to rounding out her community emergency medicine rotation month, she attended the 2021 American College of Emergency Medicine (ACEP) Scientific Assembly in Boston, MA.
February 25, 2022 is the UK College of Medicine Thank A Resident Day. Students, faculty, and staff take the opportunity to thank residents and fellows for the tireless work they do to help patients and peers alike. Leading up to February 25th, UK College of Medicine highlighted several learners, including our own Dr. Lily Weddle, UK Pediatric EM Fellow.