University of Kentucky

History

The Emergency Medicine residency at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine was established in 1996. Dr. Roger Humphries, one of the residents in the first EM residency class at UK, serves as the department Chairman. The department of emergency medicine is a full department in the College of Medicine and is well positioned as leaders within the hospital. The Department of Emergency Medicine is comprised of a team of dedicated physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals committed to serving the populations of central and eastern Kentucky.

Leadership

  • Department Chair: Roger L. Humphries, MD
  • Program Director: Christopher Doty, MD
  • Associate/Assistant Program Director: Sameer Desai
  • Research Director: Sameer Desai

Training Locations

Primary Hospital

University of Kentucky Medical Center

Secondary Hospital

Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center

Curriculum

PGY1

  • Emergency Med - 7 months
  • Surgicial Intensivist - 1 month
  • Trauma Surgery - 1 month
  • Ob/GYN- 1 month
  • Ortho- 1 month
  • Anesthesia - 1 month
  • EMS - .5 month

PGY2

  • EM UK - 7 months
  • EM Ephraim McDowell - 1 month
  • US - 1 month
  • Trauma Surgery - 1 month
  • PICU- 1 month
  • MICU- 1 month

PGY3

  • EM UK - 9 months
  • EM/Elective -1.5 months
  • EM/Academic .5 month

Electives

Fellowships

Contact Information

Residency Coordinator: Brenda Johnson Email: bjo233@uky.edu Phone: +1 859 323 5083 Fax: +1 859 323 8056

External Links

http://www.wildcatem.com

See Also

Authors:

Yos Yachivev