Through early support of promising investigators in fields ranging from lung cancer to Alzheimer's disease to pediatric heart disease, the University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) has seen great return on their investment in recent years in the area of biomedical imaging at UK. The growth through investment ratio in this area has been great, with the return in federally-funded grants greatly multiplying the initial investment by the CCTS in the investigators' work.
Whether he's teaching medical students in the classroom or developing innovative ways for other instructors to teach anatomy, University of Kentucky College of Medicine Assistant Professor Samuel Franklin strives for excellence.
Watch the video below to discover what motivates Franklin and why he loves watching his students succeed.
Four students from the University of Kentucky have been selected as recipients of Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarships. The UK recipients are among 1,900 U.S. citizens who will travel abroad for the 2013-2014 academic year through the prestigious program. In addition, one of UK's four winners, medical student Juliana Odetunde, received one of only five prestigious Fulbright-Fogarty awards, which promote the expansion of research in public health and clinical research in resource-limited settings.
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The undergraduate curriculum for the College of Medicine promotes excellence in the foundational scientific and clinical principles supporting the delivery of compassionate, cutting-edge, preventive and therapeutic clinical care. The College prides itself on continually reviewing its curriculum with revisions and additions that represent best practices in modern medicine, correlated with principles of professionalism and cultural competence. The curriculum provides the nowledge base, attitudes and skills necessary for students to become outstanding physicians in the 21st century.