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Mailing Address

301 Peterson Service Building

Lexington, KY 40506-0005

Phone: (859) 257-4758

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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 2021-22 Best Hospital rankings:


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

Certain Operating Information

Payer Mix

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About UK's Research

The University of Kentucky (UK) received $468 million in competitive research awards in fiscal year 2021. This is an increase of $38.8 million from FY20 (9% increase).

Federal agencies totaled $281.2M, 60.1% of UK’s total awards in FY21. 

  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants totaled $176.4 million
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) grants totaled $26.6 million

State agencies awarded UK $108 million and Industry awarded UK $28.6 million.

Based on FY19 research expenditures totaling $410.6 million, UK ranks:

  • 63rd among 624 public and private universities
  • 42nd among 394 public institutions

These rankings were released in January 2021. 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

Research Chart

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