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Paige Dailey, M.D., and Morgan Sweere

UAMS Team Named National Emergency Medicine Interest Group of the Year

Sept. 22, 2021 | The Emergency Medicine Interest Group at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) recently received top honors nationally from the Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association  (EMRA). The UAMS group was named the EMIG of the Year. EMRA is the largest and oldest independent resident organization in the world and has a membership of more than...

Linda Satter
The Physician Assistant Program Class of 2021 stand Aug. 27 in Smith Auditorium for a final group photo after their Valediction ceremony.

UAMS Physician Assistant Class of 2021 Evokes Tears, Smiles

Sept. 15, 2021 | As he brought the UAMS Physician Assistant Class of 2021 Valediction Ceremony to a close Aug. 27, Edward Williams wiped his eyes, and with a sad smile, he joked that his “eyes tend to sweat” when it’s warm. Williams, MPAS, PA-C, is chair of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies in the College of Health...

Ben Boulden
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UAMS Outpatient Therapy Clinic Receives Parkinson’s Grant

Sept. 15, 2021 | FAYETTEVILLE – Parkinson Voice Project has named the UAMS Outpatient Therapy Clinic in Fayetteville as a recipient of its 2021 SPEAK OUT! & LOUD Crowd Grant Program. SPEAK OUT! is a therapy regimen tailored to people with Parkinson’s disease to improve their voicing, and in turn, their swallowing. SPEAK OUT! is usually completed in 12...

David Wise

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Seen here in early 2019, Mildred Randolph, DVM, seated, is director of SEED at UAMS and Marlo Thomas, standing, is the program's coordinator.
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SEED Grows Understanding, Empathy at UAMS

Sept. 22, 2021 | In a time of division in American society, the SEED program at UAMS cultivates understanding and empathy among the university community’s students, faculty and staff to erase those dividing lines.

Ben Boulden
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Chancellor’s Town Hall Slated for Noon, Sept. 23

Sept. 21, 2021 | A Chancellor's Town Hall meeting will be held at noon, Sept. 23 on Zoom. The focus will be on COVID-19 and recent news. A panel of UAMS physicians will be on hand to answer questions, which you can submit online through the Q&A function in Zoom.

Ben Boulden
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AMP Best of 2021 Voting Now Open

Sept. 21, 2021 | UAMS Health has been named a finalist in the AMP Best of 2021. Winners will be published in the November issue of AMP.  Online voting is live now through Oct. 3.

Ben Boulden
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East Lane of Cedar Street to Close Oct. 4

Sept. 21, 2021 | To facilitate work on the Pine/Cedar streets project,  the east lane of Cedar will close Oct. 4 and remain closed for about one month. The closing will only affect the area of the east lane of Cedar Street closest to the intersection of Cedar and Plateau streets.

Ben Boulden

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