Nowhere is there more need. Nowhere is there more opportunity.
Kentucky is in the top 10 states for opioid overdose deaths, has the second-highest percentage of smokers by state, and has seen accelerating binge alcohol use in recent years. At the same time, the University of Kentucky is leading efforts to expand access to substance use disorder treatment in the Commonwealth.
The addiction medicine track at UK provides a unique challenge for residents interested in serving people who use drugs. From day one in the track, you will be asked to be both a leader and a learner in this field. The needs of the communities we serve demand it. But through robust mentoring, immersive curricula, and exceptional clinical experiences, the track will provide you with the skills and tools to meet this challenge.
If you’re interested in learning more, contact,
Devin Oller, MD