Conference July 10-12 to Focus on Emergency Treatment of Traumatic Injury and Chronic Conditions

By Kelly Gardner

LITTLE ROCK – Registration is open for a conference July 10-12 at the John Q. Hammons Conference Center in Rogers to educate the public and health professionals about emergency assessment and treatment of traumatic injury and chronic conditions.

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The program is sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas Regional Organ Recovery Agency (ARORA) and the Arkansas Department of Health.

The conference will feature presentations from 20 health care professionals from several states and many backgrounds, including Rawle “Tony” Seupaul, M.D., chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine in the UAMS College of Medicine.

UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a hospital; a northwest Arkansas regional campus; a statewide network of regional centers; and seven institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, the Myeloma Institute, the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, the Psychiatric Research Institute, the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and the Translational Research Institute. It is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has 2,890 students and 782 medical residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including about 1,000 physicians and other professionals who provide care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and UAMS regional centers throughout the state. Visit or or find us onFacebook.