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Healthcare Fellows enrollment now open

Healthcare Fellows enrollment now open

By David Buschman The Healthcare Fellows is the region’s only healthcare focused professional development experience that spotlights innovation and thought leadership, located in Louisville’s vast healthcare ecosystem. Since its inception in 2005, the Health Enterprises Network’s Healthcare Fellows program has provided growth and development opportunities for 321 healthcare professionals. Each year 18-24 professionals are selected

National leaders, UK launch HEALing communities study

By Jay Blanton Flanked by national leaders in the fight to reduce deaths from opioid use – including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar – the University of Kentucky officially launched the HEALing (Helping End Addiction Long-term) Communities Study – Kentucky. In April, UK – partnering with

Kentucky Office of Rural Health awarded cardiac arrest grant

By Michael McGill The Kentucky Office of Rural Health (KORH) has been awarded a three-year, $750,000 grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Federal Office of Rural Health Policy to improve out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest survival rates among residents of rural counties served by the state’s 27 designated critical access hospitals. The University of Kentucky Center

Dean Dorton launches Women’s Initiative Committee

Recognizing the importance of recruiting, developing and retaining talented women in the accounting, business consulting and technology industries, Dean Dorton, launched an internal Women’s Initiative Committee last fall. During its initial year the Committee has made significant impacts across the firm. The Women’s Initiative Committee’s mission is to promote a firm culture that provides women

Supporters name Bluegrass Care Navigators therapy dogs

Three puppies in training to become the first animal-assisted therapy dogs at Bluegrass Care Navigators now have names, thanks to hundreds of suggestions submitted from supporters around the commonwealth. The names are: Sampson, a male yellow Labrador, whose name means “service” and “sun.” Rosemary, a female yellow Labrador, whose name means “remembrance.” Grace, a female

UK College of Medicine-Northern Kentucky campus opens

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine joined partners St. Elizabeth Healthcare and Northern Kentucky University last month for a ribbon cutting ceremony that officially marked the opening of its new Northern Kentucky Campus. The new site welcomed an inaugural class of 35 medical students during a white coat ceremony in August. This will be