Or, Ernie Fletcher has a new job.
That’s right, kids! Former Governor Ernie Fletcher has a new job as a consultant for Pikeville Medical Center.
Ernie’s new job will entail completing a comprehensive review of the entire hospital’s medical residency program (yay eastern Kentucky!) and will most likely be set to overhaul the staff’s wellness program. Perfect for the former governor.
“I’m very interested in improving the health and well-being of the people of eastern Kentucky,” Fletcher said in a written statement. He said he is “grateful for the opportunity” to use his medical experience to do that.
We’re glad to see Ernie back in the saddle and hopefully taking steps forward to revive his once great reputation. He has an opportunity before him that no other (recent) former governor has and that’s to really get involved in changing his community for the better.