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Breast Cancer Team Needs You!

Consult main page Patient, Primary Care Provider Key Players It takes teamwork to provide the kind of comprehensive breast cancer care available at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute – from screening and diagnosis to treatment and survivorship. The multidisciplinary breast team includes physicians, nurses and other professionals who specialize in diagnosing [...]

By | 2017-12-21T15:51:24+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Consult - Winter 2018|0 Comments

January 2018 Message from Dr. Jansen

Consult main page Dear Colleagues, UAMS is pleased to announce that CME Outreach LearnOnDemand courses will be FREE beginning in January. These Mark T. Jansen, M.D. multidisciplinary teleconferences focus on chronic disease, health-care trends and interprofessional collaboration. All disciplines are welcome and encouraged to participate. We have hundreds of activities for continuing education [...]

By | 2017-12-21T15:28:56+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Consult - Winter 2018|0 Comments

News to Know: Updates from UAMS

Consult main page Kim Joins Radiation Oncology Center Radiation oncologist Thomas Kim, M.D., has joined the UAMS Radiation Oncology Center. Kim’s medical and research interests include breast, gynecologic and gastrointestinal malignancies. He completed his internship at Boston Medical Center and radiation oncology residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. To make a referral, call [...]

By | 2017-12-21T15:30:02+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Consult - Winter 2018|0 Comments

New Technology Significantly Reduces Pathogen Identification Time

Consult main page The Accelerate PhenoTM system is the latest addition to the UAMS Clinical Microbiology Laboratory’s array of industry-redefining technologies for the identification and treatment of infectious diseases. “We are one of the first in the world introducing this technology,” said Eric Rosenbaum, M.D., M.P.H., medical director of the lab. “The way it works [...]

By | 2017-12-21T15:31:11+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Consult - Winter 2018|0 Comments

Physician Profile – Rachel L. Slotcavage, M.D.

Consult main page Rachel L. Slotcavage, M.D. Assistant Professor, Endocrine and General Surgery, Department of Surgery Assistant Professor, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Internal Medicine What inspired you to become a doctor? I loved science from an early age. I also grew up working with my hands – crocheting, quilting and helping with my family’s [...]

By | 2017-12-21T15:32:25+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Consult - Winter 2018|0 Comments

Medical Case Study – Scalp Reattachment

Consult main page INITIAL CONTACT A 21-year-old female patient with a traumatic total scalp avulsion was flown by helicopter from Russellville to UAMS. She was working in a factory when machinery caught her hair and removed her scalp. ASSESSMENT Left - Prepping the patient for surgery Right Completed arterial and venous microanastomosis [...]

By | 2017-12-21T15:35:36+00:00 December 19th, 2017|Consult - Winter 2018|0 Comments

Learn on Demand

Consult main page A resource of the UAMS Center for Distance Health (CDH), the LearnOnDemand.org web portal offers health care professionals the flexibility of earning continuing education (CE) credits on their own schedule, through an expanded array of teleconferences and online courses. Track all educational hours and credits earned inside or outside the [...]

By | 2017-12-21T15:38:36+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Consult - Winter 2018|0 Comments

UAMS Helps Harmony Clinic Obtain Retinal Camera

March 3, 2016 | UAMS Glaucoma specialist Grant Morshedi, M.D., knows how important Little Rock’s Harmony Health Clinic is to those who need health care but can’t afford it. As a UAMS medical student in 2008, he worked with many others at UAMS and in the community to establish the free clinic that is staffed [...]

By | 2017-01-28T09:43:16+00:00 March 16th, 2016|Eye Care|0 Comments

Cornea Transplant Clears Blurry, Clouded World for Patient

Jan. 14, 2016 | Every morning, Robbie Smith, 37, gets a vivid reminder of how debilitating his eyesight used to be. Before he inserts a pair of special corrective contact lenses, “I’m only able to see a few inches from my face,” he said. At age 10, Smith, of Little Rock, was diagnosed with keratoconus, [...]

By | 2017-01-28T09:43:16+00:00 March 15th, 2016|Eye Care|0 Comments