Why Lexington, Kentucky?
Some of the best physicians, researchers and clinicians in the world come to Lexington to learn, practice, and make a difference. Thousands of medical professionals call Central Kentucky home, united in their mission of creating a healthier community and a healthier world. Our medical facilities, specialists, and educational opportunities make this a great place to hold a medical meeting or event.
What Makes Us Unique
The Medical Landscape in Lexington
Lexington is home to Baptist Health, CHI Saint Joseph Hospital, Shriners Hospital for Children, Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital, University of Kentucky HealthCare and more.
UK HealthCare’s Albert B. Chandler Hospital remains the Number 1 hospital in Kentucky and the Bluegrass Region, according to U.S. News and World Report Rankings.
Encompassing all UK hospitals and clinics, UK HealthCare has over 80 specialized clinics, 140+ outreach programs, and a team of 9,000 physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and health care workers.
The University of Kentucky is home to six health science colleges: Dentistry, Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Public Health, and the #6 Pharmacy program in the country.
Many health-affiliated associations call Lexington home, from the Academy of Communication in Healthcare and Child Neurology Foundation to the Nursing Organizations Alliance.
“#6 Best Pharmacy School in the U.S. (University of Kentucky)”
- U.S. News & World Report – 2020
“#9 among the Friendliest Cities in the U.S.”
- Conde Nast Traveler 2020
Lexington is home to some pretty smart folks. Get in touch to see how one of our local experts in Medicine can help make your meeting a big hit.
Administrative Director, UK Markey Cancer Center Affiliate Network
Area of Focus - Health Education and Oncology
Regina Drury Endowed Chair in Pediatric Research/ President Elect, University of Kentucky/Pan American Society of Pigment Cell Research
Area of Focus - Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Cancer Predisposition Syndromes, Melanoma and Melanocyte
Senior Manager, Marketing Development UK Markey Cancer Center; Chair, Public Affairs and Marketing Network of National Cancer Centers, UK Healthcare
Area of Focus - Medical Marketing, Event Planning, Science, Research
Associate Director of Administration, University of Kentucky - Markey Cancer
Area of Focus - Health Care Research Administration, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Management, Strategic Planning
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