The UK Academic Medical Center continues to be a leader today. Our faculty are committed to innovative biomedical and clinical research that will provide new knowledge about the prevention, treatment and eradication of disease.
Clinical Service and UK HealthCare
UK HealthCare – the clinical enterprise of the University of Kentucky – encompasses UK Chandler Hospital, Kentucky Children’s Hospital, UK Good Samaritan Hospital, Markey Cancer Center, Gill Heart Institute, Kentucky Neuroscience Institute, Kentucky Clinics, and the clinical activities of all six health sciences colleges. For more information about UK HealthCare, visit ukhealthcare.uky.edu.
UK HealthCare offers:
In 2013, the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center is designated as the 68th National Cancer Institute cancer center in the country.
UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital was ranked the No. 1 hospital in Kentucky, according to the 2012-13 Best Hospitals rankings published July 17, 2012, by U.S. News & World Report.
The orthopaedics program at UK Chandler Hospital was also recognized, ranked among the top 50 hospitals nationwide for orthopaedic care. UK Chandler Hospital was listed as “high-performing” in 10 specialty areas.
In May 2011, UK opened the new 1.2 million-square-foot Pavilion A at UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital.
In 2010 a new UK Chandler Emergency Department opened. In addition to state-of-the-art pediatric and adult emergent care, it holds the only Level I trauma center serving pediatric and adult patients of Central and Eastern Kentucky.
The College of Medicine is accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education of the Association of American Medical Colleges and the American Medical Association.