Medical Student Education

Thanks for your interest in our Medical Student Education programs. We are committed to excellence in medical education through core and elective experiences in Family & Community Medicine.  We aim to make our curriculum relevant for students in all career paths including primary care, public health and other specialties. In alignment with our department's mission of community impact, we have a variety of electives that explore the role of health determinants and healthcare delivery systems in creating wellness for individuals in context of their communities. These electives will allow you to work closesly with both research and clinical faculty who have a varied scope of practice. Our goal is for you to understand the scope and role of our profession in individual patient care and as part of public health networks. I look forward to working with you.

Maria Gabriela Castro, MD
Associate Professor and Director of Medical Student Education
Department of Family & Community Medicine
Director, UKCOM Global Health Track & DFCM Global Health Track

Medical Student Education Division
UK Department of Family and Community Medicine
2195 Harrodsburg Road, Suite 125
Lexington, KY  40504-3504