KYCOM Mission — Keeping the Promise

A 2010 analysis of KYCOM graduate practice data by the National Center for the Analysis of Healthcare found the following:
  • 62 % practice in Appalachia
  • 32 % practice in KY
  • 44 % practice in Underserved Areas
  • 38 % practice in Rural Areas
  • 41 % within 120 miles of KYCOM
Nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report survey
  • in rural medicine,
  • in percent of graduates entering primary care specialties,
  • and as one of most affordable private U.S. medical schools
National student leadership awards
  • Lauren Fetsko, Class of 2015, elected to the 2014-2015 Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA) National Board of Trustees at the fall SOMA convention. She will serve as a Region II Trustee beginning in April of 2014. Specifically, Student Doctor Fetsko will be responsible for monitoring the progress of the SOMA chapters within the area, as well assisting in establishing new chapters. She previously served on the SOMA National Board as International Health Programs Director.
National alumni leadership awards
  • Sonbol Shahid-Salles, DO, MPH, Class of 2010, elected Intern/Resident member of the American Osteopathic Association's (AOA) Board of Trustees during the AOA's 2013 meeting of the House of Delegates.


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