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Department of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health

Preventive Medicine - Public Health Residency Program

Director: Angela Dearinger MD, MPH
Associate Director: F. Douglas Scutchfield, MD
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Application Process

Applications are accepted from any physician who has completed an ACGME accredited clinical training year (PGY1) that has provided at least six months of direct patient contact. The standard Residency Program Application form should be used. The application should also accompany the following:

  • Electronic Residency Application Service
  • One page personal statement
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Medical school transcript
  • Copy of Medical School Diploma
  • Dean's letter from medical school (optional)
  • Certificate of completion of PGY1 clinical year (and subsequent years, if applicable)
  • Copy of board certification (where applicable)
  • Copy of current licensure and DEA certificate (if applicable)
  • Copy of USMLE, FLEX, or other nationally recognized assessment examination results
  • Upon request, three letters of recommendation, one of which will be from the Program Director at the end of preliminary (clinical) year, and will include the following:

Inquiries should be directed to Deana Bellis. Authors of letters of recommendation should mail them directly to the Program Coordinator at the following address:

Deana Bellis
Preventive Medicine Residency Program Coordinator
College of Public Health
111 Washington Avenue, Suite 220
Lexington, KY 40536-0003
Phone: 859-218-2100
Fax: 859-257-9862