Diversity Forum Gives Platform to Sensitive Issues

Sept. 29, 2016 | Passionate views about gun violence topped the discussion recently as UAMS faculty, staff and students engaged in emotional dialogue on a variety of topics related to diversity and inclusion. The Sept. 20 lunchtime, panel discussion, “Let’s Talk: Better Together – A Healing Conversation,” gave nearly 100 attendants the chance to discuss [...]

By | September 29th, 2016|Faculty, Student, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Honors Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion

Sept. 14, 2016 | The UAMS Center for Diversity Affairs awarded a faculty, staff member and student with 2016 Diversity and Inclusion Awards of Excellence on Sept. 12. The honorees and other nominees were announced during the annual State of Diversity and Inclusion at UAMS. There were 22 nominees across three categories for contributions to [...]

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Med Student Hopes Minority Scholarship Inspires Others

Aug. 24, 2016 | Amanda Compadre, a third-year medical student at UAMS, is grateful to have been named a 2016 AMA Foundation Minority Scholarship Award recipient by the American Medical Association, but more importantly, she hopes this inspires more people from minority backgrounds to pursue a career in medicine. “It’s a national, prestigious award that [...]

By | August 24th, 2016|Student, University News|0 Comments

Summer Program Increases Diversity of Student Researchers

Aug. 19, 2016 | Underserved and underrepresented students will continue to have expanded opportunities to explore the sciences, as the UAMS Summer Undergraduate Research Program to Increase Diversity in Research has been funded for an additional five years. Originally funded 2011-2016 with a $250,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Heart, Lung [...]

By | August 19th, 2016|Research, Student, University News|0 Comments

College of Medicine Class of 2020 Dons White Coats

Aug. 10, 2016 | The 174 freshmen in the UAMS College of Medicine’s class of 2020 donned white coats Aug. 5 in a ceremony symbolizing the start of their journey toward becoming physicians. Before a crowd of family, friends and loved ones at the Statehouse Convention Center, the students first recited the medical student oath [...]

By | August 10th, 2016|Student, University News|0 Comments

Arkansas Mutual Awards $10,000 Scholarship to UAMS Medical Student To Pursue Primary Care

July 27, 2016 | Mikaila Wilson Calcagni, of Fayetteville, has been awarded the Arkansas Mutual Medical Student Award, a scholarship for third-year medical students at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), who want to practice primary care in rural Arkansas.

By | July 27th, 2016|News Release, Student, University News|0 Comments

Symposium Highlights Undergraduate Research from across Arkansas

July 26, 2016 | Tomorrow’s leaders in scientific research have been working hard this summer, and the Fifth Annual Central Arkansas Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium gave them a chance to showcase their efforts while practicing their presentation skills and learning about careers in science. On July 20, UAMS welcomed 114 undergraduate researchers, who came from [...]

By | July 26th, 2016|Research, Student, University News|0 Comments

Historical Research Center Supports Student Researchers

July 12, 2016 | Inside gray and white boxes on simple metal shelves in UAMS Library’s Historical Research Center, two student researchers are finding colorful sources and acquiring valuable knowledge about the state’s medical past. Caitlin Beasley uses a microfilm reader in the Historical Research Center to read through Eureka Springs newspaper editions from [...]

By | July 12th, 2016|Research, Student, University News|0 Comments

Pharmacy Camp Shows Career Possibilities

Michael Anders, Ph. D., uses a manikin in the UAMS Centers for Simulation Education to discuss anatomy and clinical care during a Pharmacy Camp session. July 5, 2016 | Learning how to take a blood pressure reading by practicing on a manikin that reacts like a human or getting hands-on experience and instruction [...]

By | July 5th, 2016|Faculty, Student, University News|0 Comments

Orlando Shooting Victims Treated by College of Medicine Grad

Tory Weatherford, M.D. June 29, 2016 | There was no way it could be this bad, thought Tory Weatherford, M.D., a 2013 UAMS College of Medicine graduate and third-year medical resident at Orlando Regional Medical Center in Orlando, Florida. The evening had been quiet and as the hours shifted from late Saturday night to [...]

By | June 29th, 2016|Student, University News|0 Comments