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Dr. Deborah Erickson Named Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

The Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU), the premier specialty society for female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery, recently announced Deborah Erickson...

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MAKING THE ROUNDS: Father's battle with cancer shaped this surgical oncologist's patient care philosophy

UK HealthCareThis week, we sat down with Dr. Michael Cavnar of the UK Markey Cancer Center to talk about why he decided to become a doctor, his patient care philosophy and more. Dr. Cavnar came to UK...

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UKnow: Pediatric Plastic Surgeon Applies Global Experience to Kentucky Patients

By Hilary BrownLink to original UKnow article.For plastic surgery resident Dr. Ashley Boustany, spending a week in a hospital in Ecuador working with surgeons and dentist on cleft lips and palates was the best...

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Posted - Nov 21Read More

UKnow: Partnership to Use Data-Driven Approach to Curb the Opioid Crisis

Link to article on UKnowBy Olivia Ramirez A new partnership between the University of Kentucky College of Public Health, the Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center (KIPRC), UK College of Pharmacy, the...

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Posted - Nov 14Read More

Dr. Joseph Kim featured in latest Making the Rounds video with UK HealthCare

Dr. Joseph Kim, chief of surgical oncology, is the latest provider to be featured on MAKING THE ROUNDS, an interview series produced by UK HealthCare for the Health Matters blog.CLICK HERE FOR THE MAKING THE...

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Posted - Nov 2Read More

2018 Richard Schwartz Memorial Lecture and Surgical Symposium welcomes largest audience yet.

CLICK HERE FOR VIDEOS OF THE 2018 SCHWARTZ SYMPOSIUM LECTURESCLICK HERE FOR A PHOTO PAGE OF THE 2018 RICHARD SCHWARTZ MEMORIAL LECTURE AND SURGICAL SYMPOSIUMThe fifth annual Richard M. Schwartz Memorial...

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UK hosts resident surgical skills competition with the University of Louisville

The General Surgery residency programs at the University of Kentucky and University of Louisville competed in a resident skills competition during the annual meeting of the Kentucky Chapter of the American...

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Posted - Nov 1Read More

UKnow: Joint Pediatric Heart Care Program Celebrates 100 Surgical Cases

Link to the UKnow article.By Hilary Brown It's been over three years since UK HealthCare's Kentucky Children's Hospital and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center entered into an ambitious partnership ...

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New Simulation Center Will Help Improve Medical Education

UK HealthCare has opened the doors to a new, state-of-the-art simulation facility. The approximately 7,000 square feet space, located on the second floor of University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital, will house...

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Posted - Oct 19Read More

Ward honored as finalist for 2018 UK Outstanding Staff Award

Jamie Ward, Undergraduate Medical Education Coordinator for the Department of Surgery, was honored as one of the top five finalists in the 2018 University of Kentucky Outstanding Staff Awards (OSA) on Tuesday...

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Posted - Oct 17Read More

Fifth annual Schwartz Memorial Lecture features Michael Edwards, MD from University of Cincinnati

Click here for more informationThe fifth annual Richard W. Schwartz Memorial Lecture and Surgical Symposium will welcome Dr. Michael Edwards, chair of the University of Cincinnati’s Department of Surgery, as...

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Posted - Oct 17Read More

Medtronic sponsors wet lab for Cardiothoracic Surgery faculty and residents

The UK Cardiothoracic Surgery residency ran a wet lab to work with the latest surgical technology in the Center for Advanced Training and Simulation (CATS) lab last September. The wet lab was run by Sean...

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Posted - Oct 17Read More

Department of Surgery Chair Search

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine invites applications for the position of chair of the Department of Surgery. The College of Medicine seeks a visionary chair with demonstrated leadership...

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Posted - Oct 1Read More

UKnow: UK HealthCare Enters into Joint Venture for Lexington Surgery Center to Expand, Enhance Outpatient Services

By Kristi Willett(Aug. 24, 2018)  ̶  The executive committee of University of Kentucky Board of Trustees on Aug. 23 approved a plan for UK HealthCare to expand outpatient care throughout the Bluegrass and...

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Posted - Sep 10Read More

UKnow: Kentucky State Loan Repayment Program Now Accepting Applications from Health Care Providers for 2018-2019

By Michael McGillThe Kentucky State Loan Repayment Program (KSLRP) is now accepting applications for 2018-2019.The KSLRP is a loan repayment assistance program that helps to recruit and retain health care...

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UKnow: Markey names Dr. Joseph Kim the new chief of Surgical Oncology

By Allison PerryThe University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center has named a new chief of surgical oncology. Dr. Joseph Kim is board certified in surgical oncology and specializes in the treatment of...

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Posted - Sep 4Read More