Amy Herman: The Art of Perception

Amy Herman: The Art of Perception

Amy E. Herman designed, developed and conducts all sessions of The Art of Perception (http://aop.artfulperception.com/courses/about) using the analysis of works of art to improve perception and communication skills.



Gill Heart Institute Physician Receives National Excellence in Teaching Award

Gill Heart Institute Physician Receives National Excellence in Teaching Award

Dr. Mikel Smith, the Alberto Mazzoleni Professor of Cardiology and the director of echocardiography at the Gill Heart Institute, has been given the American Society of Echocardiography's 2014 Richard Popp Excellence in Teaching Award.

The award recognizes an outstanding teacher who epitomizes the ideal qualities of a mentor and role model.

Gill Heart Institute: Jonathan Sackner-Bernstein, MD - “CD34+ Bone Marrow Stem Cells: Nature’s Blueprint for Interventional Cardiology”

Gill Heart Institute Receives AHA Achievement Award

Gill Heart Institute Receives AHA Achievement Award

UK HealthCare's Gill Heart Institute is the first in Kentucky to receive the Get With The Guidelines–Resuscitation Silver Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. The recognition signifies that it has reached an aggressive goal in using guidelines-based care to improve patient outcomes from in-hospital cardiac arrest.

Gill Heart Institute Receives Donation from "Mission Monday" Program

Gill Heart Institute Receives Donation from "Mission Monday" Program

UK HealthCare's Gill Heart Institute received a donation this week from new Lexington business Altar'd State as part of the boutique's "Mission Monday" initiative.

Dr. Susan Smyth, chief of cardiovascular medicine at the Gill Heart Institute, and Justin Campbell, administrator of the Gill Heart Institute, received the gift Wednesday from storeowner Jennie Benningfield.

New Frontiers in Percutaneous Cardiovascular Therapies

New Frontiers in Percutaneous Cardiovascular Therapies

Dr. John Gurley will discuss his Inside-Out Access Catheter System (his invention), a novel approach for gaining central venous access via a guidewire inserted in the femoral vein, navigating it upward through the body and exiting at the jugular, or subclavian vein. This is in addition to other innovations and emergent cardiac care currently being employed in the cath lab. The topics include:



UK Basketball Great Dan Issel Honored on 2013 Commemorative Maker’s Mark Bottle

UK Basketball Great Dan Issel Honored on 2013 Commemorative Maker’s Mark Bottle

Keeneland and Maker’s Mark have announced that the 17th edition of its signature charitable bottle series will honor UK basketball great and James Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer Dan Issel. Proceeds from the bottle sales will benefit the Gill Heart Institute at UK HealthCare.