Medical Director & Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Family and Community Medicine

Reporting directly to the Department Chair, the Medical Director in Family and Community Medicine will be responsible for providing leadership and service in the development, as well as implementation, and monitoring of systems and protocols to ensure quality, safety and efficiency of ambulatory care at our main Family Medicine Center in Lexington.

The Medical Director will also ensure that goals and priorities of the University and the UK Medical Center are maintained and in alignment. Providers in this clinic include 20 faculty physicians, 20 resident physicians, two Sports Medicine fellows, eight Advanced Practice Providers and two Occupational Health/ Travel Health physicians. This Family Medicine Center had approximately 50,000 patient visits last year, and we are recognized by the NCQA as a Level III Patient-Centered Medical Home.

This position includes direct patient care and teaching responsibilities in the clinic and in our two university hospitals. Related didactic teaching and participation in scholarly work are also expected and supported. This individual will serve on applicable Departmental, College of Medicine, and/or Medical Center committees as negotiated with the department chair.

Please include updated CV and cover letter along with application. Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Job Title
Medical Director & Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Family and Community Medicine

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

MD, DO or equivalent

Required Related Experience

A minimum of 2 years of clinical administration experience with direct oversight of providers, clinical care services, and/or quality improvement initiatives.

Demonstrated ability in patient care and clinical administration.

Required License/ Registration/Certification

American Board Eligible or Board certified in Family Medicine or combined Medicine/Pediatrics.

Able to obtain and hold an unrestricted license to practice medicine in the state of Kentucky.


Ability to relate to internal and external constituencies of UK Healthcare and the Medical Center.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Open Untill Filled

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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  1. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents


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