June 20, 2018 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has established the Pamela Rakhshan Chair in Otolaryngology thanks to a $1 million gift from her father, Chris Rakhshan, in gratitude to the physician who saved her life. UAMS will name a professor to the Rakhshan Chair at a later time. Rakhshan, of [...]
Patterson said he was thrilled to be part of the UAMS team. June 6, 2018 | UAMS employees arrived in droves at the Lobby Gallery on June 5 to meet new UAMS Chancellor Cam Patterson, M.D., MBA, who welcomed them with open arms – and selfies. Patterson, whose first day at UAMS was [...]
June 5, 2018 | Through the spattered mud of a rain-soaked Churchill Downs, racing fans focused on the past, as Justify beat out a crowded field to break the 136-year Curse of Apollo. Meanwhile, the 15th Julep Cup Jaunt at UAMS, held May 5 in Little Rock, was looking ahead: raising $60,000 to benefit medical [...]
May 2, 2018 | In memory of pregnancy and infant loss, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Love Lives Program and Roller Funeral Homes today dedicated the Love Lives Memorial at Riverwood Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Maumelle.
April 17, 2018 | Sharon and H.A. Ted Bailey, M.D., members of the Society of the Double Helix, have been steadfast supporters of UAMS for decades, particularly when it comes to education. So it’s only fitting that the Baileys chose to continue that tradition by establishing a distinguished otology lectureship with a gift of $150,000. [...]
April 3, 2018 | James E. McDonald, M.D., F.A.C.R., chair of the Department of Radiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), was invested March 27 as the holder of the Ernest J. Ferris, M.D., Chair in Diagnostic Radiology. McDonald, who joined UAMS in 2010, was appointed department [...]
March 12, 2017 | UAMS Interim Chancellor Stephanie Gardner, Pharm.D., Ed.D., awarded a record $425,000 to 13 UAMS programs at the annual Chancellor’s Circle Grant Awards ceremony and reception March 7. The awards were the most funds ever distributed by the Chancellor’s Circle for the second consecutive year, Gardner said. Since 2014, when the awards [...]
Feb. 14, 2018 | The Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas has awarded $104,169 to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) to expand an education program using simulation to reduce sepsis, a life-threatening condition caused by infection. The gift goes to fund the Simulation Outreach to Address Patient Safety (SOAPS) program, [...]
LITTLE ROCK — The UAMS Foundation Fund Board has recognized four honorees with lifetime achievement awards in gratitude for their decades of service and philanthropy to UAMS. The awards were presented Feb. 1 at UAMS’ annual All Boards Luncheon. Jo Ellen Ford and Lee Ronnel, both of Little Rock, were named the inaugural recipients of [...]
The UAMS Foundation Fund Board recognized four honorees Feb. 1 at UAMS’ annual All Boards Luncheon with lifetime achievement awards in gratitude for their decades of service and philanthropy to UAMS.