Education has always played vital role in the history and growth of Baptist Health. From high school students to health professionals and physicians, Baptist Health offers a wide range of learning opportunities.
Established in December of 1971, the Family Medicine Residency Program was the first of its kind in the state of Kentucky. The three-year training program is designed for physicians who have already received their medical degree and wish to pursue a specialty in family practice. Learn more about the Family Medicine Residency Program.
The Kentucky West Area Health Education Center in Madisonville places health occupation students from the University of Louisville and the University of Kentucky into training rotations in rural hospitals, health departments, clinics and private offices across its 12-county area in western Kentucky. Learn more about the West Area Health Education Center at Baptist Health.
The University of Louisville Off Campus Teaching Center offers medical students from the University of Louisville the opportunity to complete the last two years of medical school in a rural community. Learn more about the University of Louisville School of Medicine Trover Campus.
Baptist Health also teams with Murray State University to offer the only program in Kentucky for Nurse Anesthesia Training. After completing the program, graduates hold a masters of science degree from MSU and receive their certification as Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists. Learn more about the Baptist Health/Murray State University Program of Anesthesia.
The Kentucky Delta Rural Project is a federally funded community health program administered by Baptist Health in Madisonville, KY. KDRP principle activities include a school wellness initiative for elementary schools throughout its twenty-county service area in Western Kentucky, community health education and promotion, and prescription assistance support for low income persons. Learn more about the Kentucky Delta Rural Project.