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UK HealthCare

About UK HealthCare

UK HealthCare, the University’s advanced academic medical center and clinical care network, is uniquely equipped to provide advanced subspecialty care to the people of Kentucky.  UK HealthCare Hospital System operates two hospital units under one Joint Commission Accreditation and two licenses in addition to ambulatory services.  The major service units include Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital and the Kentucky Clinic.

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For UK HealthCare's 2025 Strategic Plan, click here.

Awards and Recognitions

UK HealthCare’s performance in the 2022-23 Best Hospital rankings:

For the seventh consecutive year, the University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital at UK HealthCare has been named the No. 1 hospital in Kentucky and recognized in the Bluegrass Region by the Best Hospital rankings and ratings from U.S. News & World Report.

For the sixth consecutive year, the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center ranked in the U.S. News Top 50 national ranking for cancer care.


UK HealthCare Hospital System’s operating information for the five most recent fiscal years is summarized as follows:

UKHC charts

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About UK's Research

Grant and contract awards to the University of Kentucky (UK) totaled $479.3 million for FY23. 

Federal agencies awarded UK $252.6M, 52.7% of UK’s total awards. 

  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants totaled $145.6 million
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) grants totaled $23.2 million

State agencies awarded UK $137.3 million and Industry awarded UK $28.1 million.

Based on FY21 research expenditures totaling $429.2 million, UK ranks:

  • 64th among 648 public and private universities
  • 43rd among 418 public institutions

These rankings were released in December 2022. The National Science Foundation (NSF), through the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES), publishes the Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) Survey each year ranking the top universities according to what they spend on research. The HERD survey is considered to be the primary source of information on R&D expenditures within academia.

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Grant and Contract Awards


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