Nontraditional College of Medicine Grads Follow Winding Path

April 24, 2017 | All life stories have a purpose. A journey is taking place. A path is being forged. But for many of the non-traditional students graduating in this year’s UAMS College of Medicine class, the way forward wasn’t always obvious. The path that brought them to medicine was a winding one. “Looking back, [...]

By | 2017-04-24T13:38:31+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Student, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Communication Skills Honed at Student Research Day

April 14, 2017 | In the classroom, lab and clinic, UAMS students learn to “walk the walk,” and with the annual Student Research Day held April 12, they also learn to “talk the talk.” Robert E. McGehee Jr., Ph.D., dean of the UAMS Graduate School, said such events give students the all-important experience of communicating [...]

By | 2017-04-14T16:20:12+00:00 April 14th, 2017|Research, Student, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Med Student from Russellville Looks Forward to Psychiatry

April 11, 2017 | For most of her career as a medical student, Meghan Kerin thought she would practice internal medicine. She had a change of heart during her psychiatry rotation. “Dr. Tariq would tell us in medical school to pick the field we feel we can do the most good. I believe for me, [...]

By | 2017-04-11T12:03:16+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Student, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Welcomes Undergraduate Students for Diversity Day

March 22, 2017 | Undergraduate students recently learned the ins and outs of what it’s like to be a UAMS student and work toward a career in health care. More than 150 students from 10 Arkansas colleges and universities were on campus March 10 as part of UAMS Diversity Day, an event sponsored by the [...]

By | 2017-03-22T15:17:01+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Faculty, Student, University News|0 Comments

Match Day A Record for 2017 College of Medicine Grads

March 17, 2017 | It was smiles all around at Match Day 2017, because for the first time in several years, all of the graduating class of the UAMS College of Medicine “matched” with a residency after medical school. Starting at 11 a.m. Central Time on March 17 simultaneously across the nation, senior medical students [...]

By | 2017-03-22T12:53:18+00:00 March 17th, 2017|Student, University News|0 Comments

UAMS’ First MS Fellow Builds on Mentor’s Legacy

March 9, 2017 | If there’s anything Carolyn Mehaffey, M.D., and her mentor Robert L. “Lee” Archer, M.D., argue about, it’s not patient care. “Don’t worry, I do it the way Dr. Archer taught me,” Mehaffey said during a recent visit to the UAMS Neurology Clinic, reassuring a patient who was concerned about who will [...]

By | 2017-03-27T16:27:45+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Faculty, Research, Student, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Showcase Highlights Expertise Available from Core Facilities

March 3, 2017 | By pooling resources through UAMS’ Core Facilities and Technical Services, more technology, tools and collaborative services are available to investigators than ever before – resulting in exciting research opportunities for Arkansas. The core facilities were featured at the Showcase of Medical Discoveries: A Focus on Core Facilities on Feb. 22 — [...]

By | 2017-03-03T11:09:17+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Faculty, Research, Student, University News|0 Comments

Black History Panel Discusses Higher Education

Feb. 28, 2017 | A group of Arkansas educators and students convened at UAMS on Feb. 23 to discuss issues facing black students throughout the education system. More than 50 UAMS faculty, staff and students attended the event, hosted by the Chancellor’s Committee for Diversity and the UAMS Center for Diversity Affairs as part of [...]

By | 2017-02-28T14:55:28+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Faculty, Student, University News|0 Comments

MHA Team Takes First Place at Case Competition

Jan. 13, 2017 | A Master of Health Administration team in the UAMS College of Public Health earned first place at a recent case competition, going head-to-head with other major universities in the Midwest region. Case competition participants are asked to apply classroom knowledge to solve a real-world problem facing a health care organization. They [...]

By | 2017-01-28T09:42:09+00:00 January 13th, 2017|Student, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Fellows Win Big at Nephrology Conference

Jan. 11, 2017 | It was “Arkansas vs. The World” – and for a moment, it seemed like all was lost. The aptly named team of nephrology fellows from UAMS went toe-to-toe with top programs from across the United States in a Jeopardy-style test of their knowledge before an international audience of their peers. “The [...]

By | 2017-01-28T09:42:09+00:00 January 11th, 2017|Student, University News|0 Comments