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Orthopaedic Trauma Research Fellowship Offers Second Chance for Medical Students

With July 1 upon us, many new interns — recent medical school graduates — will be starting residency programs at the University of Kentucky. These residents have been waiting since Match Day in March when...

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'A Time for Action': College of Medicine Part of Unified Event for Social Justice

The University of Kentucky’s six health colleges and UK HealthCare hosted a unified event on Friday afternoon to recognize racism as a public health crisis and show commitment to social justice. Faculty, staff...

Tags - Diversity

Posted - Jun 15Read More

A 'Thank You' to our Academic and Research Technology Team

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced all of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine’s faculty and staff to adjust, and a major component of the adjustment has been ensuring the college’s medical education...

Tags - Medical Education

Posted - Jun 5Read More

UK MedPride: Promoting Inclusivity, Addressing Needs of LGBTQ+ Community at College of Medicine

When Blake Herald began his journey at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, he sensed there was something missing, something that would ensure a more inclusive environment for him and his fellow...

Tags - Student Affairs, Diversity

Posted - May 28Read More

Class of 2020 Feature: Leo Yenwongfai Pursues Childhood Dream

Leonard (Leo) Yenwongfai was just 5 years old when he officially solidified his plans to become a doctor. It was after a conversation he had with a physician who was taking care of a family member at the time...

Tags - Pathology, class of 2020

Posted - Apr 20Read More

Researcher Studies Negative Effects of High-Fat Diet, Fructose

It’s widely known that when it comes to diet, fast food isn’t the healthiest choice. Expanding on this knowledge, a recent study by a researcher at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine found that the...

Tags - Gastroenterology, Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences

Posted - Apr 13Read More

UK 'Great Teachers' Excel As Educators — Listeners and Mentors, Too

What makes a good teacher a great one? University of Kentucky students were eager to share their opinions about the best teacher in their lives, nominating them for one of the most esteemed awards on campus....

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Posted - Mar 5Read More

Dr. Eseosa Ighodaro Leading the Way in the College of Medicine's MD/PhD Program

As a young student who was proficient in science, Dr. Eseosa Ighodaro, always saw herself pursuing a career in medicine. But it wasn’t until applying to medical school that she discovered there was another...

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Posted - Feb 24Read More

Dr. Stoops Elected President of National Group Dedicated to Addressing Drug Abuse

William W. Stoops, PhD, professor within the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, has been elected as president of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD), the longest standing group in the U....

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Posted - Feb 12Read More

College of Medicine grad triumphs through tragedy to inspire next generation

As the oldest girl of nine children, Jazmyne Barney always knew she served an important role in her family. She was the “mom of the sibling group,” as she calls it, and because of this, she felt she had the...

Tags - Toxicology and Cancer Biology, Graduate Medical Education, Commencement ceremony

Posted - Dec 20Read More

College of Medicine professor appointed to Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education's Faculty Advisory Network

Luke H. Bradley, PhD, Chellgren Endowed Professor in the department of neuroscience, was recently selected by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education as a member of its newly-established Faculty...

Tags - Neuroscience, Research, Biochemistry

Posted - Dec 3Read More

College of Medicine Names New Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion

Stephanie White, MD, MS, has recently been named the University of Kentucky College of Medicine’s new associate dean for diversity and inclusion. Beginning Jan. 7, 2020, Dr. White will assume leadership of the...

Tags - Diversity, Pediatrics, Strategic Plan

Posted - Nov 19Read More

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Marks Official Opening for the UK College of Medicine-Bowling Green Campus

A ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday marked the official opening of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine-Bowling Green Campus. The celebration of the new home for faculty, staff and the inaugural...

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Posted - Oct 12Read More

UK College of Medicine recognized as member of ACGME Patient Safety Collaborative

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) selected the University of Kentucky College of Medicine as one of nine Pathway Leaders. These Pathway Leaders will serve as the inaugural...

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Posted - Oct 19Read More

UK Otolaryngology Residents Win National Academic Quiz Bowl

Medical residents from the University of Kentucky Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery recently won the 2017 American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) Academic Quiz...

Tags - Residents, Head and Neck Surgery

Posted - Sep 18Read More

U.S. News & World Report Ranks UK Chandler Hospital Best in the State, UK HealthCare Specialty Services Nationally Ranked

UK HealthCare’s University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital remains the No. 1 hospital in Kentucky and the Bluegrass Region, according to the U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals Rankings...

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Posted - Aug 8Read More