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Enterprise Learning supports UK HealthCare faculty and staff in their learning and development. We also focus on organizational development to further the organization’s strategic goals and priorities.

From orientation and onboarding, to professional development, team building, and leadership development, our team is here to support the health care professionals of today and tomorrow. Our services are aimed at facilitating the growth of both our people and the overall organization.

The Learning Center, located on the lower level of the Waller Healthcare Annex (located at 115 Waller Avenue), is comprised of classroom space, computer labs, and a leadership library of resources.  For questions, contact us directly at (859) 257-9226.


Onboarding is defined as the process of introducing and acclimating newly hired employees to UK HealthCare. 

UKHC New Employee Orientation

All new UK HealthCare employees must attend UK HealthCare New Employee Orientation (UKHC NEO). All regular employees must also attend UK New Employee Orientation (UK NEO).

UKHC New Provider Orientation

UKHC NPO is an exciting opportunity to meet other new providers (physicians and APPs) and learn about UK HealthCare’s culture and policies and procedures.

Professional Development

The Professional Growth Pathway (PGP) is a self-paced, learning curriculum created specifically for any employee interested in increasing their effectiveness and strengthening their skill set in both individual and team performance.

Leadership Development

Enterprise Learning has adopted a best-practice model in leadership development—Assess, Challenge, Support.

Team Building

Team building is the process of helping a group of people evolve into a cohesive unit enabling them to work together more effectively.

Web-based Training

If you are part of UKHC, you may request a new or revised Web-based Training.

UKHC Enterprise Learning Organizational Development Team

Contact Us (859) 257-9226
Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Becky Dysart
Interim Director of Enterprise Learning, Director of Training and Development
(859) 257-9188

Mark Schneider 
Instructional Systems Designer 
(859) 323-2764 

Amanda Schagane
Senior Organizational Development Specialist
(859) 323-2599

Jason Chadwell
Organizational Development Specialist
(859) 562-2454
Alyssa Clift
Administrative Support
(859) 257-9226

​Maps and Directions

Location: Waller Health Care Annex 1, Lower Level (LL) - 115 Waller Avenue, Lexington, KY 40503 (map)

Enterprise Learning is located on the lower level of the Waller Health Care Annex Building. The space includes four classrooms (A-D), computer labs and offices for Enterprise Learning Staff and IT Education staff

Reserving Rooms and Use of Space in Enterprise Learning

Rooms within The Learning Center have been provided for the education and development of UKHealthCare staff and faculty. It is the intent of Enterprise Learning to make these available as much as possible.

Users of the space are expected to follow all guidelines posted within the center related to security, equipment usage, room clean-up and food usage. It is also expected that anyone who has reserved a room for educational activities will cancel the reservation if the program is cancelled or moved to another area. Failure to follow these guidelines may result in denial of further requests for room usage.

Call 257-9226 to request any room.

Upon requesting a room, the requesting person will be asked to supply the following information:

  • Name of person requesting
  • Name of department requesting
  • Phone number
  • Name and purpose of program
  • Dates requested
  • Time requested
  • Number of people attending

Rooms cannot be booked more than a month in advance

Number of rooms being reserved will be based on the number of people confirmed attending

If there is a need for instructors or students to access the center before or after normal business hours, the instructor must make arrangements to pick up the key to the center. It is possible for someone other than the instructor to pick up the key, but the instructor is the person who will be held accountable to the policy.

All equipment that belongs to The Learning Center must be left within the classroom or other designated location within the center at the conclusion of the class/course. The projector must be turned off.

If any of the equipment is not operating correctly, the personnel of the center should be notified or a note placed on the piece of equipment with an explanation of what is not working.
Before leaving the center, all trash is to be placed into appropriate waste receptacles.

The room should be arranged to its original configuration.Our education rooms are A-D.  Each room holds up to 30 people depending on the room setup. Rooms may also be scheduled in combination with one another, depending on pre-scheduled events.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I find information about myUK?

Documentation about myUK, including how to register for a class, enrolling and completing WBTs and more can be found in our myUK Information section.

When and where is UK HealthCare New Employee Orientation?

UK HealthCare New Employee Orientation occurs bi-weekly on Mondays (except for weeks with major holidays occurring on Mondays in which case it is pushed to the following week). It is held virtually through Zoom. Links for the virtual Orientation will be emailed to the participants prior to Orientation. For additional detailed information, check out the Orientation section of our web page.

What classes do you offer?

We offer a variety of classes. We typically offer Leadership Development, Diversity Education, Professional Development, and Work-Life classes. Enterprise Learning also works in partnership with HR Training & Development.  More training classes are available through HR T&D.

Do you have A/V equipment available?

All of our training rooms are equipped with projection and Zoom capabilities. Please let us know if you need assistance setting up.

How far in advance can I book a room?

Our rooms are available to be booked no earlier than a month in advance. For example, in December you may book rooms for January but not for February or beyond. Please see our facilities section for more detailed information.

How often are New Leader Academy sessions offered?

The program is offered quarterly.  It is a 3 and a half day program and participants attend all three and a half days simultaneously. We encourage new leaders to complete the program at the next available offering beyond your start date.

What programs are offered through Enterprise Learning?

We provide the New Leader Academy for all new and/or upcoming leaders, the Provider Emerging Leaders Program for physicians and APPs interested in leadership, the LEAD Program to develop existing managers and leaders, and the Talent Management Program to develop internal successors for mission critical roles.  All programs, except New Leader Academy, are available via application annually. Please see our Professional Development and/or the Leadership Development page for more information.

I'm trying to enroll in a class through myUK Learning but it won't let me select the class that I want.

If the box is grayed out, it means that class is full and you cannot enroll in it. We leave classes on the web even if they are full so that if someone needs to see where a class is and what time it starts, it will still be available for that information.

How do supervisors access resources to support employees they are directly responsible for?


April 16, 2024

Annual period for employees to convert temporary disability leave to vacation leave now available through April 30

The annual period for University of Kentucky employees to convert their temporary disability leave (TDL) to additional vacation leave (VL) is now available through April 30.   Employees may request conversion of TDL hours to additional vacation leave through Employee Self Service in myUK. Employees should log into myUK, access Employee Self Service and select Working Time and Leave Requests.    

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Next generation of nurses take their first steps with UK HealthCare

Graduating nurses from across the commonwealth and beyond took a major step towards becoming an RN within UK HealthCare.  In what health care leaders called a “transformative milestone,” nearly 200 graduating students were given the opportunity to interview with hiring leaders from Chandler, KY Children’s, Good Samaritan, the Markey Cancer Center and Eastern State Hospital.  Interviews were scheduled based on student’s career interests as well as offering them an opportunity exploring areas they may not have yet considered.