Jan. 3, 2018 |The Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas today approved during a conference call the selection of Cam Patterson, M.D., MBA, as the next chancellor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).The Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas approved the selection during a Jan. 3 conference call.
Dec. 22, 2017 | As a child, Laura Wright spent more than her fair share of time in the hospital.
Dec. 20, 2017 | The Office of Interprofessional Education (IPE) at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has received an $118,000 grant from the Delta Dental of Arkansas Foundation to create an oral health and dental education curriculum available to all students.
Nov. 14, 2017 | “Open wide and show me your pretty teeth,” was a familiar refrain as UAMS’ dental residents and dental hygiene students coaxed Head Start pupils to open their mouths during recent oral health screenings.
July 14, 2017 | John Jefferson, Ph.D., P.T., chair and associate professor of the Department of Physical Therapy (PT) in the College of Health Professions, thought long and hard about the best way to teach anatomy to physical therapy students when he was setting up the program.
June 29, 2017 | Twelve rising high school juniors and seniors recently spent two weeks at UAMS learning about health care careers, patient- and family-centered care, first aid and teen health issues. They were selected from more than 60 applications submitted to the Health Education Active Learning Experience for Regional Scholars (HEALERS) program, which is [...]
June 28, 2017 | The 36 members of the physician assistant program’s Class of 2019 were urged to remember the true meaning of the white coat as they donned the jackets for the first time and pledged to care for their patients. Both Chancellor Dan Rahn, M.D., and College of Health Professions Dean Douglas L. Murphy, Ph.D., reminded the students during the May 26 ceremony that their white coats are not a status symbol that separates practitioners from their patients, but rather a reminder of the responsibility that health care professionals bear.
June 23, 2017 | Chancellor Dan Rahn, M.D., reflected on the accomplishments of his eight-year tenure at UAMS and the challenges still facing the institution as he delivered his farewell address June 22 in the Fred W. Smith Auditorium in the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute.
June 19, 2017 | Two clinics — the 12th Street Health & Wellness Center in Little Rock and the North Street Clinic in Fayetteville — exemplify UAMS’ commitment to interprofessional education.
May 24, 2017 | Smiles were the order of the day as some of UAMS’ littlest former patients and their families returned for the sixth annual NICU Reunion.