KYCOM associate dean advocates for rural health

Dana C. Shaffer, D.O., FACOFP dist., associate dean of osteopathic graduate medical education at the University of Pikeville-Kentucky Co... Read more

Undergraduate and medical students conduct research

Shaelyn Eversole’s interest in medical research is personal and dates back more than a decade. Read more

May honored for service to KYCOM

Walter E. May has been named this year’s John A. Strosnider, D.O., Memorial Lecturer.Read more

‘White Coat of Compassion’

The University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) formally welcomed the Class of 2020 during a traditional Wh... Read more


Since its inception in 1997, more than 1,000 physicians have graduated from the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM), with 70 percent serving in primary care.

KYCOM has earned high marks in rural medicine, ranking 11th among all medical schools in the nation, both D.O. and M.D., in the U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of best medical schools for 2017. KYCOM was the highest ranked D.O. medical school in rural medicine.

Ranked 15th in family medicine and fourth in the percentage of graduates who enter primary care residencies, KYCOM is third among the 10 most affordable private medical schools in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report.

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