Training Sites

University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center

UK Healthcare consists of Chandler Medical Center, Good Samaritan Hospital, Kentucky Childrens Hospital, Pavillion A, and several hospital based outpatient clinics. The University of Kentucky Hospital is a 945-bed hospital, which holds a position of leadership as a statewide, regional, and national referral center. It has most recently been recognized as one of the top academic medical centers in the United States. This comprehensive health care center has admissions annually from all 120 counties in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The UK Hospital offers comprehensive services in pediatrics, including sophisticated neonatal intensive care and pediatric intensive care, transplantation (bone marrow, heart, lung and heart/lung, liver, renal and corneal); and obstetrics and gynecology, including high-risk obstetrics. Other services include trauma, surgical, cancer, geriatric, cardiac, and burn specialties, magnetic resonance imaging, reproductive medicine, psychiatry, and various other medical specialties. Extensive consultative, outpatient, and electrodiagnostic services are offered as part of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency training program.


Kentucky Children's Hospital

The University of Kentucky Children's Hospital was established in 1997 and is associated with 132 beds, a 44-bed in-patient center with an outpatient area, a 50-bed Level III neonatal nursery, and a 12-bed state-of-the art pediatric intensive care unit.


Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital

A 212-bed free standing rehabilitation hospital located two miles from and formally affiliated with the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. Specialty inpatient programs include Amputee, Traumatic Brain Injury, Neuromuscular, Orthopedic, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, and Pulmonary for patients of all ages. Cardinal Hill is fully accredited by the Commission of the Accreditation of Rehabilitation and delivers the latest in research, teaching, and technology services. A wide range of day programs and outpatient services are also available.


Shriners Hospital for Children

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This pediatric orthopedic facility, located three miles from University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, serves a five state region with extensive inpatient and outpatient services.  Outpatient services include management of cerebral palsy, myelodysplasia, scoliosis, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, congenital and traumatic amputations, and a variety of childhood musculoskeletal disorders.


Veterans Affairs Medical Center

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The Veterans Affairs Medical Center is a modern tertiary care facility adjacent to the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center where extensive outpatient clinics, therapies, inpatient consultations, and electrodiagnostic services are provided. This approximately 150-bed hospital serves veterans from Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, and Tennessee and actively supports research in a wide variety of specialties.