Kentucky - Eastern

Lynn Daugherty
Tel: (502) 852-2759

With the breathtaking beauty of the Appalachian Mountains in Kentucky as a backdrop, you’ll find grand adventure in Kentucky Appalachians. Hike the renowned Red River Gorge and experience Broke Leg Falls, a 60ft. natural waterfall.

Fish, boat, hike, or follow some of the finest horse trails. Tour a cave or play world-class golf remarkably scenic mountain courses. 

Appalachian arts, history, crafts, music and culture are celebrated in festivals, museums, arts centers and historic sites. Learn about Appalachian region’s contribution to the music of America, taste the local cuisine and shop for unique gifts and Appalachian handmade arts.

The drama of nature’s untamed splendor offers adventure and excitement in Kentucky’s Daniel Boone Country. Whether your brand of fun is high impact adventure or a relaxed retreat, we can show you how to make the most of your visit in Kentucky’s grand outdoors. 

Stay in the lodge or a cabin at Cumberland Falls State Park, Kentucky and thrill to the thundering beauty of the “Niagara of the South.” Backpack into the mountains on one of our overnight camping trails and enjoy prime Daniel Boone National Forest camping, take a kayak ride on the Cumberland River below the falls, explore the Big South Fork and Cumberland Rivers by canoe or view the falls from a scenic overlook.

Learn the ropes on rock climbing walls or take a "real deal" rock climbing course at Torrent Falls. Wheel your way along the ATV trails of the Black Mountain Off-road Adventure Park or enjoy a relaxed scenic drive along mountain by-ways. The Cumberland Gap, the Daniel Boone National Forest and the Red River Gorge and Natural Bridge are awe-inspiring works of nature.

Enjoy country music, comedy and live entertainment at the “Grand Ole Opry of Kentucky” in Renfro Valley and don’t miss the center’s next door neighbor the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Discover original arts and crafts created by Kentucky artists.

Only One Kentucky—Eastern Kentucky

Eastern Kentucky has many positions available at various times which may include the following disciplines and specialties:Kentucky is recruiting primary care physicians and providers for a wide variety of practice and job types across the Commonwealth.. Family Medicine.. Internal Medicine.. Pediatrics.. Medicine & Pediatrics.. Psychiatry.. AdultPsychiatry.. Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.. Obstetrics & Gynecology.. Pulmonology.. Critical Care.. Hospitalist.. Urology.. Internal Medicine Hospitalist.. Family Medicine Hospitalist.. Internal Medicine & Pediatric Hospitalist.. Cardiology.. Interventional Cardiology.. Invasive Cardiology.. Non-invasive Cardiology.. Neurology.. Hematology.. Oncology.. Endocrinology.. Emergency Medicine.. Family Medicine for Emergency.. Internal Medicine for Emergency .. Otolaryngology.. Geriatrics.. Gastroenterology.. General Surgery.. Vascular Surgery.. Cardiothoracic Surgery.. Trauma Surgery.. Orthopaedics.. Bariatric Surgery.. Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.. Dermatology.. Palliative Care.. Orthopedics with Sports.. Rheumatology.. Infectious Disease.. Opthalmology.. Neonatology.. Occupational Medicine.. Family Nurse Practitioners.. Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner.. Nurse Practitioner for ER.. Physician Assistant

Opportunities and jobs are being updated daily—please check back often for Kentucky health provider jobs!

Kentucky communities can apply to various J1 visa programs to secure waivers for physicians committing to practice in underserved areas. Most needs are for primary care but specialists are also eligible. Register on 3RNet and submit your CV to a Kentucky 3RNet member to learn of openings. If you have further questions on waiver application and process, you may contact:

J1 Contact Information

Medina Tipton
Kentucky Cabinet for Health Services
Department for Public Health
275 East Main Street
Frankfort, KY 40621-0001
Phone: 502-564-8966 X 4012

Lynn Daugherty
Office of Community Engagement
University of Louisville School of Medicine
500 S. Preston Street, Suite 225A
Louisville, KY, 40202
Phone: (502) 852-2759


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