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Alumni Spotlight: UK Helped Dr. Cecil Find His True Calling - Otolaryngology

For more than two decades, Michael Cecil, MD ’00, R ’05, has served the Lexington, Ky., community as a physician committed to advancing the health and well-being of the Commonwealth.Dr. Cecil is an eastern...

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Posted - May 13Read More

Jonathan Davies Will Fulfill Long-Awaited Dream at Graduation

While completing his undergraduate degree at the University of Kentucky, Jonathan Davies, MS, found himself at a crossroads. He had stretched himself too thin with involvement in organizations and programs,...

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Posted - May 5Read More

Gyn-Oncology Fellow Dr. Hutchcraft’s Research Recognized on National Stage

Megan Hutchcraft, MD, a gynecological oncology fellow at the UK College of Medicine and UK Markey Cancer Center, was recently recognized by the premier organization for professionals in gynecologic cancer care...

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Posted - May 5Read More

Dr. Hall and Dr. Xenos Elected to the University Senate

The UK College of Medicine is excited to announce that Sarah Hall, MD, PhD, and Eleftherios Xenos, MD, PhD, have been elected to represent the college on the University Senate.The University Senate is the...

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Posted - May 5Read More

‘Everybody’s Voice is Heard’: Committee Established to Engage College of Medicine on Diversity Issues

In 2020, high-profile murders of Black civilians by police garnered national attention, shining a light on the growing need for social change. Learners at the UK College of Medicine collaborated to compose a...

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Posted - May 2Read More

Rob Brooks Continues Medical Training at UK to Become Well-Rounded Rural Physician

Rob Brooks is from Bedford, Ky., a town of fewer than 600 people in Trimble County. He grew up knowing that rural areas like his hometown are typically underserved in regards to health care, so he planned to...

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Posted - Apr 25Read More

Dr. Marks, Dr. Clay Elected to College of Medicine Committees

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is excited to announce the appointment of faculty members Sarah Marks, MD, MA, and Jordan Clay, MD, to serve on its committees. The electeds have been endorsed by...

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Posted - Apr 25Read More

Dr. Sorge, Dr. Yadon Selected as 2022 Fellows for BHEC Academic Leadership Academy

The UK College of Medicine Office of Faculty Affairs and Development is pleased to announce that Caryn Sorge, MD, and Rachèle Yadon, MD, have been selected as fellows for the 2022 Bluegrass Higher Education...

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Posted - Apr 15Read More

As ER Doctor, Josh Karsner Will Care for Kentuckians in Most Urgent Time of Need

A Frankfort, Ky., native, Josh Karsner originally planned to attend the UK College of Medicine’s main campus in Lexington. Near the start of medical school, he learned about the college’s new regional campus...

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Posted - Apr 15Read More

Congratulations to the Inaugural Winners of the College of Medicine MVPE Awards

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is pleased to announce the faculty, staff, and learner winners of the inaugural Mission, Vision, Pillar, and Enabler Awards.These awards are new for the college...

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Posted - Apr 8Read More

Through UK Online Program, Health Professionals Learn the Importance of Nutrition in Patient Care

Graduates say the online certificate program is “1,000-percent worth doing.”Cathryn Benson, APRN, has worked 13 years in health care, most recently in hospital medicine and anesthesia. She wanted to learn how...

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Posted - Mar 28Read More

Four Years in, UK College of Medicine Makes Impact in Bowling Green Community

Bowling Green, Ky., native Caitlyn Galloway always felt right at home in a small town, but that posed a challenge when she made plans to apply for medical school. She wanted to stay close to home, but in her...

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Posted - Mar 25Read More

UK College of Medicine Celebrates Match Day, Including First Ceremony at Bowling Green Campus

Match Day is always a special event for the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. This year, the college added to the excitement by celebrating an incredible milestone in its mission of training more...

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Posted - Mar 18Read More

This Year, March Means More to Former UK Basketball Player

As a former college basketball player, March has always been exciting for Rachel Potter. This year, as she prepares to graduate from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, the month holds even more...

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Posted - Mar 16Read More

March Madness Q&A with Dr. Mair, Physician for UK Men's Basketball

Scott Mair, MD, is a professor of orthopaedic surgery at the UK College of Medicine. He is also one of the physicians who cares for players on the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team. In the spirit of...

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Posted - Mar 16Read More

Nutrition Plays 'Integral Role' in How Dr. Ofei Cares for Patients

Sylvia Ofei, MD, MPH, is an assistant professor of pediatrics and a gastroenterologist in the division of gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition. She also serves as the medical director for patient...

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Posted - Mar 8Read More