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A Great Place to Live, Work and Raise a Family

Owensboro is Kentucky’s fourth-largest city with a population of 60,000, with a county population of 100,000. Louisville and Nashville are among its closest neighbors.

Owensboro’s particular flavor is best experienced in its bourbon, barbeque and bluegrass music.

Nestled on a scenic bend of the Ohio River, Owensboro has a low crime rate, affordable housing and a cost of living well below the national average.

“Who wouldn’t want to be in Owensboro? This is a great city with a great population of people with a family environment. We're very proud of the offerings that we have here.”

Greg Strahan, Owensboro Health President and CEO

The city’s newly revitalized downtown features the award-winning Smothers Park Riverfront, including playground, spray-park, riverwalk and fountains – a favorite location for live outdoor entertainment and family fun.

Owensboro is the best city in Kentucky for sporting opportunities, According to Sports Illustrated, and it’s the home of more than 20 annual festivals, including the world-famous International Bar-B-Q Festival and the ROMP bluegrass music festival.

With its family-friendly culture, excellent schools and plenty of cultural, recreational and entertainment activities, Owensboro is one of the nation’s best places to live, work and raise a family.

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About Owensboro Health

Owensboro Health Regional Hospital

Owensboro Health is a nonprofit health system with a mission to heal the sick and to improve the health of the communities it serves in Kentucky and Indiana. The system includes Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, nationally recognized for design, architecture and engineering; Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital; the Owensboro Health Medical Group comprised of over 200 providers at more than 20 locations; three outpatient Healthplex facilities, a certified medical fitness facility, the Healthpark; a surgical weight loss center and program, and the Mitchell Memorial Cancer Center.

On average each year, we have 16,000 inpatient admissions, deliver 2,000 babies and provide the region’s only Level III NICU. Owensboro Health physicians perform nearly 24,000 surgical procedures, including nearly 200 open-heart surgeries. Our physicians and staff have 70,000 Emergency Department visits, more than a million outpatient visits annually. Visit our home page for more information.

About the University of Louisville

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The University of Louisville School of Medicine in Louisville, Kentucky, opened as the Louisville Medical Institute in 1837. It is one of the oldest medical schools in North America and the 9th oldest in the United States.

The School of Medicine has built a reputation as a community of scholars who are dedicated to helping the next generation of physicians translate new discoveries and leading-edge knowledge into excellent, compassionate care that enhances and preserves quality of life. The School of Medicine is home to a state-of-the-art facility where pioneering research faculty lead the way with innovative medical research. Notable alumni include Samuel D. Gross, the patriarch of America’s trauma surgeons, and Abraham Flexner, whose work reshaped medical education in the United States.

The Graduate Medical Education Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

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