Fourth-year students helped third-years through ECM course
November 10, 2022

Fourth-year Gabriella-Salome Armstrong is in the final stretch of medical school. She felt it was essential to help the next class of students while advice was fresh on her mind and offer a realistic perspective to help them navigate the journey, “especially going into the clinical years.”

HOOPS division leadership: Dr. Dan Davenport and Devauna Adkins
November 4, 2022

For more than three decades, Daniel Davenport, PhD, MBA, has established himself as a clinical data keeper in the UK College of Medicine Department of Surgery. Faculty and trainees understand that, “if you need surgical data, go see Dan,” he jokes.

Hanna Carr
November 4, 2022

Versailles, Ky., native Hanna Carr was inspired to join the military after seeing how much her grandparents and other family members benefited from the experience – from the lifelong connections they built and the discipline they developed to the value of serving a bigger purpose.

Acting Dean Griffith presenting award to Dr. Zwischenberger
October 25, 2022

The UK College of Medicine is excited to announce that Joseph (Jay) B. Zwischenberger, MD ‘77, professor of surgery, pediatrics, interventional radiology, and bioengineering, has been named recipient of the prestigious William R. Willard Dean’s Recognition Award. He was honored at the 2022 College of Medicine Awards Convocation.

Dr. Beth Garvy giving an award
October 20, 2022

The following individuals were honored at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine Awards Convocation on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022.

For a full photo gallery from the event, click here.

Student smiling looking out windown
October 13, 2022

National Latinx Heritage Month is observed Sept. 15 – Oct. 15. In the following Q&A, Mariana Arce, a third-year medical student at our Lexington Campus, shares about her identity as a Latina and how it has helped shape her goals as a future physician. 

Katherine Copely
October 7, 2022
Katherine Copely, MD, chief resident in diagnostic radiology at the UK College of Medicine, shares what it’s like to train in her specialty, and what advice she has for future residents.


university student with headphones sitting in Adirondack chair and looking at computer screen
September 30, 2022

As a new semester is underway at the University of Kentucky, and we welcome our largest ever incoming freshman class, Student Success is working to increase student access to mental health services. 

Dr. Michael Rankin
September 28, 2022
Michael D. Rankin, MD ‘80, has generously committed $22 million to advance the mission of the UK College of Medicine and expand the college’s top-notch educational opportunities through support of a new health education building and the funding of medical student scholarships.

Madison Campbell, MD
September 23, 2022

Madison Campbell, MD, was part of the UK College of Medicine-Bowling Green Campus's inaugural graduating class. She is now a first-year resident in obstetrics and gynecology at Med Center Health, a regional health system that partnered with the college to establish its regional campus.

Golden Apple Award recipients
September 19, 2022

In recognition of its strong commitment to student achievement, the University of Kentucky STEM Through Authentic Research and Training (START) program was honored with the Fayette County Public Schools (FCPS) Golden Apple Award.

Meet the ADDs Spotlight on Dr. Emily Marcinkowski, who specializes in oncological surgery..
September 6, 2022

Emily Marcinkowski, MD, is an assistant professor in the department of surgery. If you are a medical student and would like to connect with this ADD, you can reach her by email here.

Meet the ADDs Spotlight on Dr. Michael Kuduk, who specializes in pediatrics.
September 6, 2022

Michael Kuduk MD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics. If you are a medical student and would like to connect with this ADD, you can reach him by email here. 

September 2, 2022

The UK College of Medicine and the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion will host a series of events for its annual Pride Week celebration. Details for those events can be found below.

HIV Stigma Panel

Wednesday, Sept. 28
Noon-1 p.m. ET

Click here for the Zoom link.

August 29, 2022

To learn more about how you can help those impacted by flooding in eastern Kentucky, click here.

Dr. Rebecca Todd
August 22, 2022

In recognition of her growing responsibilities and oversight of a maturing program, Rebecca Todd, MD, has been promoted from assistant to associate dean for the Rural Physician Leadership Program (RPLP).

rural physician leadership program
August 17, 2022

Ten years ago, the UK College of Medicine recruited four of its second-year medical students for an educational experiment. With a goal of preparing more physicians to practice in the rural areas of the Commonwealth and beyond, the college asked these students to immerse themselves in small-town Kentucky, learning rural medicine onsite at a rural medical campus in Morehead.

Holly Danneman
August 12, 2022

After welcoming its fourth class of medical students during this summer’s white coat ceremony, the UK College of Medicine-Northern Kentucky Campus is well positioned to help alleviate the state’s physician shortage.

Joe Gatton and Melissa Wilkeson
August 12, 2022

Before medical students treat patients in real-life situations, they need practice. Students gain that necessary experience through simulated patient interactions in the UK College of Medicine’s standardized patient (SP) program.

Ariel Porter
August 5, 2022

The UK College of Medicine-Northern Kentucky Campus celebrated a giant milestone this summer as it welcomed a fourth class of medical students during its white coat ceremony. The excitement will continue because this also means the campus’s inaugural class will graduate this spring.