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 »
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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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Dr. Ruhel Boparai, resident in the University of Kentucky's Department of Psychiatry, is a contributing author on one of the chapters in "Treatment of Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Targeting Neurobiological Mechanisms."
The University of Kentucky College of Medicine's "Sonokittens" are the first-ever world champions in ultrasound skills.
A Cat's Tale Storybook festival will walk children through classic stories at the UK Arboretum on Friday and Saturday.
On Friday, Oct. 24, UK HealthCare will host a special symposium to mark a major anniversary: 50 years of transplantation. The UK Transplant Center is celebrating its five decades of transplant innovation, expertise and patient-centered compassionate care at UK with presentations by some of the top transplant specialist in the country.
If you're a parent of a young child, the next time you and your child sit down to read a simple book like Goodnight Moon,or Pat the Bunny, consider the value you are adding to your child's life.
The American Association of Women Dentists at UK raises money every year to cover the cost of dental care for women victimized by domestic violence.
Jarrett Spriggs was moved to make some dramatic lifestyle changes after a rare cardiovascular emergency brought him to UK Chandler Hospital in May. In December, the hospital will open a new cardiovascular unit featuring interactive technologies to help patients along the road to recovery and improved heart health.
The musical program will be presented at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18.
James Norton, associate dean for educational engagement in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, has received the Kentucky Rural Health Association's 2014 Dan Martin Award.
For Dr. Don Frazier, director of the Outreach Center for Science and Health Career Opportunities, his truck filled with skeletons, body parts, and medical equipment wasn't part of a Halloween scare -- the mobile classroom was part of his mission to educate young Kentucky students about what he calls "an extraordinary machine" -- the human body.
The UK College of Dentistry welcomed the Class of 2018 into the dental profession during their annual White Coat Ceremony in September.
Stephanie Brock is a graduate of the UK College of Health Sciences Physician Assistant Studies Program is recognized as an outstanding alum during National PA Week, Oct. 6 - 12.
The blog is written by Janie Heath, Warwick Professor and dean of the University of Kentucky College of Nursing.
The University of Kentucky has been approved to lead a $14.9 million project from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to identify the most effective approaches for patient care transitions as they move between hospitals, nursing homes and their own homes.
Summer has faded and falling leaves cover your lawn. So why are you still coughing and sneezing?
A colorful exhibit by Korean painter Chung Hwan Park was recently donated to the UK Arts in HealthCare program.
The UK HealthCare Gill Heart Institute's Cardiac Rehabilitation Program has received recertification from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR).
A UK HealthCare pediatric team led by Dr. James Liau performed the first of three surgeries to correct a Guatelmalan child's severe facial cleft.
The Sanders-Brown Center on Aging will hold its fourth annual Markesbery Symposium on Aging and Dementia on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 21-22.
Get your flu shot but consider what other immunizations you may also need.
Compassion is still a very important part of a physician's practice. And there is perhaps no clearer example of a physician's need for compassion than in the treatment of headaches.
The Kentucky Regional Extension Center, based at the University of Kentucky, recently honored eight health care provider organizations for leading the charge to transform primary care in Kentucky.
Every Friday this fall, the TGIF Fall Performance Series presented by the UK Arts in HealthCare will bring live lunch hour music to the UK Chandler Hospital.
Dr. Hatim Omar, chief of the Department of Adolescent Medicine at UK, has worked with school district officials in two rural Kentucky counties to improve health outcomes for teens.
Statistics show that most young, competitive athletes will experience an injury on the playing field. Parents and coaches have the ability to reduce the risk of injury by encouraging prevention and upholding standards of fair play.
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