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on important news, announcements, events, and programs
as they relate to your medical education.

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Becoming A Doctor And The Opioid Epidemic: A Survey of Medical Students About Opioid Use Disorder and Approaches to Treatment


Dear Medical Students at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine,

You are invited to participate in an academic research study called “Becoming A Doctor and The Opioid Epidemic.” It is a survey about opioid use disorder and various approaches and interventions to treatment. If you are 18 or older and currently enrolled in an MD program in the 2021 – 22 academic year, you are eligible to participate. 

About this Survey: 

  • Participation is voluntary and completely confidential.
  • The survey takes approximately 15 minutes to complete.
  • The first 300 respondents will receive a $5 Starbucks gift card for participating and additional respondents (301+) would be entered to win one of four $25 Amazon gift cards. All respondents will be entered to receive one of two $50 Amazon gift cards. 
  • This study has been approved by the Institutional Review Board at the University of Nevada, Reno (#1796550-2)


Follow this link to complete the survey: https://unr.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1AFp00fNU4PIhNA

Or copy and paste the URL below into your internet browser: https://unr.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1AFp00fNU4PIhNA


The survey is best taken on a laptop or desktop computer (not a cellphone) and should take approximately 15 minutes to complete. 

Thank you for your help.  I appreciate you taking the time to complete this survey. 


Laura Johnson
PhD Candidate
School of Public Health
University of Nevada, Reno



Volunteers Needed: Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

It is highly likely that Kentucky Children's Hospital will be opening a pediatric vaccination clinic as early as sometime this week (Nov. 1). If you are interested in volunteering, see addtional details below:

First floor
245 Fountain Court, Lexington KY, 40509

Hours of Operation for Pediatric Slots
Monday-Friday: 1:00pm-7:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-5:00pm

Questions? Contact: 

RedCap Link to Volunteer:

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