Hazard Location Opportunities

Faculty Position - Family Medicine – Hazard, Kentucky
The University of Kentucky is seeking Family Medicine faculty. The Department of Family and Community Medicine has a 4/4/4 rural family medicine residency program in Hazard, Kentucky.
Hazard is located in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains of Eastern Kentucky.  Our faculty teaches residents in outpatient and inpatient settings and serves as a rotation site for third and fourth year medical students from four different medical schools.   Faculty physicians who practice non-surgical obstetrics oversee residents’ deliveries of continuity patients. The local hospital, Appalachian Regional Healthcare is a regional hospital and is the site for our inpatient service consisting of 358 acute-care beds.  Our faculty and residents also provide services at the Eastern Kentucky Veterans Center, a 110 bed long-term care facility for veterans.  

These activities, plus departmental leadership in Rural and Community Health, a practice-based research network, and departmental leadership in the UK College of Medicine afford opportunities for faculty to participate in a variety of innovative programs. Appointment will be clinical track at rank commensurate with experience.

We offer competitive compensation based on rank and experience and an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental, and life insurance; disability; malpractice; retirement plan; education; paid time off; and more.

Interested candidates should respond with a letter of interest and CV to:

Roberto Cardarelli, DO, MHA, MPH
Professor and Interim Chairman
c/o Rachel Kikendall
Department of Family and Community Medicine
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
2195 Harrodsburg Rd, STE 125
Lexington KY 40504-3504


See for yourself what makes UK one great place to work! If offered this position, you will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and undergo a background check as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources.

The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from minorities and women.