Research has shown African-American women have disproportionately higher rates of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors compared to their white counterparts. Low-income African American women are at an even higher risk for poor CVD outcomes because of social and economic barriers that make it difficult to attain a heart-healthy lifestyle.
The clinical leadership and management program (CLM) at the UK College of Health Sciences strives to provide graduates with the expertise to meet the health needs of Kentucky and beyond as future health care administrators.
Do you have a desire to work at the intersection of business and healthcare, with an emphasis on providing high quality leadership to healthcare organizations? Our Bachelor of Health Sciences degree in Clinical Leadership and Management (CLM) will help you become a competent, effective leader working to enact change in health care management and beyond.
The Clinical Leadership and Management (CLM) program at the UK College of Health Sciences (CHS) is helping to prepare students who may become our next health policy leaders. Current CLM major Courtney Hagn received a chance to put her knowledge to the test during an internship in Washington, DC courtesy of WilDCats at the Capitol.
Jahsleighe Rochell always wanted to attend a school like the University of Kentucky. As a clinical leadership and management major (CLM) with a pre-med interest, she’s using her time at the UK College of Health Sciences to achieve her goal of making health care accessible in low-income areas.
What’s the first image that comes to mind when you think of the medical profession? Doctor? Nurse? Surgeon? While these careers might serve as the face of health care, there are countless others behind the scenes of hospitals and clinics—health care managers, administrators, and more—who are responsible for bringing in the analytical and business skills that keep our health care system functioning.
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You were a Student Ambassador for a year at the college; do you miss it? If so, what parts?