About Us

The Department of Internal Medicine is the largest in the College of Medicine and at the University of Kentucky, with approximately 300 faculty, 88 residents, 40 fellows, 100 advanced practice providers (APRNs and PAs), and over 320 staff members. While the department is currently actively searching for a Department Chair, the department is being led by professor and acting chair, Dr. Rick R. McClure, as well as professor and vice chair for research, Dr. Peter E. Morris; and is supported by an administrative leadership team of seven.
The fifteen divisions within the department include:

  • Allergy and Immunology
  • Biomedical Informatics
  • Cancer Biostatistics
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Digestive Health and Nutrition
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • General Internal Medicine
  • Hematology and Blood & Marrow Transplant
  • Hospital Medicine
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Medical Oncology
  • Nephrology, Bone and Mineral Metabolism 
  • Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine 
  • Rheumatology 
  • Women’s Health