The UK Health Plan Urgent Care Clinic, an onsite clinic for UK employees who participate in one of the UK health plans (HMO, PPO, EPO and RHP) opened Jan. 6, 2014, on the first floor of the University Health Service Building next to Employee Health. Hours are Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Same-day appointments are available by calling 323-SICK (7425). The clinic is also open to dependents of UK Health Plan members over age 18. Visit clinic site »
Leading the way for every patient, every time
July 25, 2014
UKudos to Angie Mikel
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Designed to keep UK clinicians informed of strategic initiatives and help them get to know one another better, the April 2014 issue of OnCall includes ICD-10 implementation, physician communication, NCI designation for the Markey Cancer Center, gynecologic oncology services, translational science, CT surgery capabilities and more. Read OnCall »
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The UK Arts in HealthCare program selected 33 pieces of art submitted by employee artists for two exhibits located on the UK medical campus. The exhibits, which are located in Pavilion H of the UK Chandler Hospital and the Good Samaritan Hospital cafeteria, are now on display.
Dr. Mikel Smith, the Alberto Mazzoleni Professor of Cardiology and the director of echocardiography at the Gill Heart Institute, has been given the American Society of Echocardiography's 2014 Richard Popp Excellence in Teaching Award.
Dr. Diane Snow, University of Kentucky Endowed Chair of Neuroscience, recently began her term as president-elect of the National Neurotrauma Society.
Tetsuhiro Yasuma, postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the UK College of Medicine, has been selected to receive the 2014 Fight for Sight Postdoctoral Award from Fight for Sight, a non-profit organization that promotes eye research by providing pilot funding to promising new researchers.
For University of Kentucky radiation oncologist Dr. Jonathan Feddock, the Ironman competition is about more than achieving a personal goal – Feddock, an accomplished triathlete, is using his athletic talents at next month's Louisville Ironman to help provide better care for the cancer patients he treats.
Clinical Ops | Hosted by Ann Smith
June 13, 2014
National Nursing Assistants Week Spotlight Carissa Felt, NCT
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