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A passion for rural medicine: UK College of Medicine develops programs aimed at keeping graduates in state.

A passion for rural medicine: UK College of Medicine develops programs aimed at keeping graduates in state.

  For new physicians and current medical residents Dr. Eric Fleming and Dr. Tess Smallwood, practicing medicine anywhere other than in a rural community has never been a consideration. Recruiting more medical school students who share this sentiment and passion for rural medicine is a goal at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine with

From Marshall County to the Mayo Clinic: one medical student’s journey

As the first person in his family to attend college, 26-year-old University of Kentucky medical student Clayton Spiceland has set the bar pretty high. This Saturday, Spiceland — and 124 of his classmates — will be “hooded” during the University of Kentucky College of Medicine’s graduation ceremony. Spiceland’s next stop? The Mayo Clinic in Rochester,

New fellowship addresses need for more sports medicine experts

Dr. Tyler Browning has become the first Fellow in a new primary care sports medicine fellowship program in Northern Kentucky. The program is a joint partnership between Commonwealth Orthopaedic Centers, St. Elizabeth Sports Medicine and the St. Elizabeth Family Practice Center. The Fellowship is an ACGME (Accrediting Council for Graduate Medical Education) accredited one-year fellowship

When one degree is no longer good enough

Local universities meet student demand for more dual degrees options. by Chelsea Nichols As the landscape of healthcare continues to change, it’s not enough to be skilled in one discipline. That’s where a dual degree comes in handy. The dual degree is an attractive option for students looking to differentiate themselves from the competition or

The 2012 MediStar Awards

Celebrating the region’s best-of-the best and 20 years of Medical News.  On May 22, 2012 the Hyatt Regency Louisville filled with more than 500 healthcare professionals and executives to celebrate the 6th annual MediStar Awards. Since 2007 IGE Media, publisher of Medical News and Medical News For You, have recognized excellence in the business of

National Psoriasis Foundation awards record amount in Translational Research Grants $1.2 million given to study psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis

Six scientists on the forefront of psoriatic disease research received Translational Research Grants, totaling $1.2 million, from the National Psoriasis Foundation for projects focused on moving scientific discoveries generated during laboratory or clinical research into projects that clearly benefit patients. Each researcher received a two-year, $200,000 Translational Research Grant to further their study of psoriasis—the