Mentoring and Curricula

Mentoring and Curricula

The addiction medicine track at the University of Kentucky delivers superb longitudinal mentoring, regardless of your career plans.

You may see yourself splitting your time between hospitalist work and service on an addiction consult team, delivering medications for opioid disorder in the primary care setting or completing an addiction medicine fellowship — our job is to prepare you to lead in your chosen field.

UK has renowned researchers, clinicians, and educators working in addiction medicine. You will work with the track director to identify the stable of mentors you need to succeed. 

Our Curriculum

The field of addiction medicine changes rapidly, with new bench research, clinical studies, laws, and patient voices informing and impacting care. This track provides several curricula to meet the educational needs of our residents.

Rapid Review Roundtable

Quarterly rapid lit review sessions covering three to four recent papers, led by content experts and co-residents 

Conducted during ambulatory blocks

Residents present one paper twice per year.

Addiction Research Toolbox

Seminar series on research and QI methods in addiction medicine 

Capstone research or quality improvement project​

Opportunities for travel and conference support to present project