In September, UK HealthCare welcomed Dr. Mark F. Newman as its new executive vice president for health affairs. An Owensboro, Ky., native, Newman comes to UK from Duke University Medical Center, where he had a distinguished career in medicine, working in anesthesiology and healthcare management.
In his new role, Newman will be responsible for UK HealthCare, the clinical enterprise of the University of Kentucky, and will also work with the provost to guide the UK College of Medicine.
Newman sat down with us to discuss his approach to taking on this new role, how his Kentucky roots helped guide him in life, his thoughts on what UK HealthCare means to the Commonwealth and more.
Listen to the podcast below!