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UAMS Names New Internal Medicine, Family Medicine Resident Physicians in Northwest Arkansas

Aug. 2, 2021 | FAYETTEVILLE – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) welcomed 11 new internal medicine resident physicians and 10 new family medicine resident physicians who are now seeing patients at hospitals and clinics throughout Northwest Arkansas. The new internal medicine residents are: Ashlyn Abbot, D.O. – Hometown: Walnut Ridge Wade Arthur, M.D. – Hometown: Claremore,...

David Wise
Jeffrey P. Kirsch, M.D., left, and Patrick L. Fraley, M.D.

Head and Neck Surgeons Kirsch, Fraley Join UAMS Department of Otolaryngology

Aug. 2, 2021 | Board-certified otolaryngologists Jeffrey P. Kirsch, M.D., and Patrick L. Fraley, M.D. have entered practice with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), effective Aug. 1. The two surgeons will continue practicing in Conway as the UAMS Health Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic. They formerly practiced as partners at the Ear, Nose & Throat Center...

Linda Satter
From left, Veronica Ussery, education director; Chandler Wilson, project manager; and techs Hunter Black, Raven Hinton and Veronica Lindsey.

UAMS’ Anesthesia Tech Program Gives HBCU Students Firsthand Look at Medical Careers

July 29, 2021 | Three students fresh out of Little Rock’s Philander Smith College recently started working in the operating room at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as part of an initiative to help students from historically Black colleges and universities (HBCU) prepare for a career in health care.

Linda Satter

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Volunteers Needed for Screening, Meal Delivery, Housekeeping, Inventory

Aug. 3, 2021 | As the number of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 continues to climb, UAMS clinical as well as support services resources are being stretched thin. As the university did when COVID first hit in March 2020, we are asking Team UAMS to help meet these immediate needs. Those people who are not clinically trained are being asked to help fill identified gaps in the following support areas.

Ben Boulden

Interim COVID Event Policy Updated

July 29, 2021 | The Chancellor’s office has recently updated the UAMS events policy. We appreciate everyone’s understanding and cooperation when hosting UAMS affiliated events.

Ben Boulden

Alert: Scam Regarding Physicians, Licenses

July 27, 2021 | A number of licensees have called the Arkansas Medical Board office regarding phone calls they have received stating that their Arkansas license could be in jeopardy or is under investigation. In these calls, the person poses as a representative of the Arkansas State Medical Board.

Ben Boulden

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