Weekly family medicine didactic conferences are held on Wednesday afternoons. Residents are provided protected time away from rotations to attend. 


  • Grand rounds are led by faculty within the UK College of Medicine Department of Family and Community Medicine. Guest speakers from other specialties and disciplines offer their expertise on various topics of relevance to family medicine. Topics recently covered include addiction treatment, population health, and well-child care.
  • Morbidity and mortality reports, hospital service reviews and acting internship presentations provide critical reviews of cases from the inpatient service. Journal club and article reviews are held monthly and currently facilitated by Associate Program Director Sarah Marks, MD and faculty volunteers. 
  • The resident lecture series includes lectures and workshops focused on the core content of family medicine including behavioral health, maternity care and women's health, pediatrics, MSK, geriatrics, patient safety, and practice management. 
  • The board review series are interactive sessions led by a departmental faculty using recent questions, updated guidelines, and research to prepare for the boards held in April. Each series is based on a body system including cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, respiratory, renal, and integumentary. 
  • Dedicated monthly time for resident meetings with the chief residents and program directors.