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Friends of UAMS – Fort Smith Kicks Off

June 17, 2016 | A lively crowd of close to 100 business and community leaders from around western Arkansas filled the home of Drs. Terry and David Hunton on June 9 to kick off the inaugural Friends of UAMS – Fort Smith. David Hunton, M.D., regales (from left) Austin, Tammy and Bennett Nolan of [...]

By | June 17th, 2016|University News|0 Comments

UAMS West Breaks Ground On $10.5 Million Building in Fort Smith

Rahn addresses the audience at UAMS West before breaking ground on construction nearby. March 3, 2016 | More than a dozen golden shovels turned dirt today marking the start of work on a $10.5 million UAMS Family Medical Center at the corner of South 12th and South E streets in Fort Smith. State legislators, [...]

By | March 3rd, 2016|University News|0 Comments

Lawmakers Hail UAMS West as Best Regional Center

April 27, 2015 | State Rep. Justin Boyd surprised UAMS West director Don Heard, Ed.D., and staff April 21 with a surprise legislative citation congratulating them on being named Best Regional Center by the UAMS Regional Programs office, the fourth time in six years it has earned the award.

By | April 27th, 2015|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Receives $900,000 in Federal Funds for Training More Primary Care Physicians

LITTLE ROCK –The training program for new physicians at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has received $900,000 in federal funds, allowing it to continue to increase the number of resident physicians at its regional center in Fort Smith.

By | July 8th, 2014|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

Fort Smith Family Medical Center Earns Patient-Centered Recognition

July 8, 2013 | For nearly three years, physicians, nurses and staff at the Fort Smith Family Medical Center at UAMS West have worked hard to move the primary care clinic toward the new patient-centered medical home model. Recently, their efforts were rewarded.

By | July 8th, 2013|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Fort Smith Family Medical Center Earns Highest Patient-Centered Status

<p class="content">LITTLE ROCK — The Fort Smith Family Medical Center at UAMS West has earned national recognition as a Level III patient-centered medical home, where health professionals work as a team to address patients’ immediate and long-term medical needs.</p>

By | June 25th, 2013|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments