Residency Faculty

The UK PA Academic Residency in Critical Care is housed in the Department of Physician Assistant Studies in the College of Health Sciences (CHS).  Post Graduate residency faculty from CHS includes:

Chair of Department of Physician Assistant Studies
Virginia Valentin, DrPH, PA-C

Chief of UKPAS Transition to Practice and Advanced Training Programs
Sibu Saha, MD, MBA; Professor of Surgery and Bioengineering, Frank C. Spencer, MD Endowed Chair in Surgery

Program Director Post Graduate Education
David Fahringer, MSPH, PA-C Emeritus
College of Health Sciences
Department of Physician Assistant Studies
CTW 205
900 S. Limestone Street
Lexington, KY 40536-0200
Office Phone: 859-218-0586

Administrative Assistant
Houston Thomas, B.A. Com., Th.

This residency program is supported by Baptist-Lexington medical staff and administration under the leadership of:

Vice President, Clinical Support, Baptist Health
Evan Long, MHSA, FACHE
Director Surgical Services
Kathleen Blair
Assistant Clinical Director
Tom Garrison, PA-C
PA Surgery Residency Clinical Site Coordinator
Elizabeth Hench, PA-C
Michael Kirk, MD
General Surgeon
Matthew Shane MD