Psychiatrists Victoria Flynn, Amy Grooms Join UAMS

By Linda Haymes

Victoria Flynn, M.D.

Victoria Flynn, M.D.

Amy Grooms, M.D.

Amy Grooms, M.D.

LITTLE ROCK — Psychiatrists Victoria Flynn, M.D., and Amy Grooms, M.D., have joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and see patients in the Walker Family Clinic in the UAMS Psychiatric Research Institute.

The Walker Family Clinic provides outpatient mental health services to adults, ages 18 and up. Flynn also sees patients in UAMS’ Student Wellness Program while Grooms also assists on the adult consult service.

Flynn is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry in the UAMS College of Medicine. She earned a bachelor’s in biology from Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri. She completed her medical degree and residency at UAMS.

Grooms, also an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry, most recently served as a consult liaison psychiatrist with the Miriam Hospital’s Department of Psychiatry in Providence, Rhode Island, and as an outpatient psychiatrist with Gateway Healthcare in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. She completed a fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in 2018. She completed her medical degree at UAMS and her residency at Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Providence.


UAMS is the state's only health sciences university, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; hospital; a main campus in Little Rock; a Northwest Arkansas regional campus in Fayetteville; a statewide network of regional campuses; and seven institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Psychiatric Research Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging, Translational Research Institute and Institute for Digital Health & Innovation. It is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. U.S. News & World Report named UAMS Medical Center the state's Best Hospital; ranked its ear, nose and throat program among the top 50 nationwide; and named six areas as high performing — cancer, colon cancer surgery, heart failure, hip replacement, knee replacement and lung cancer surgery. UAMS has 2,727 students, 870 medical residents and five dental residents. It is the state's largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including 1,200 physicians who provide care to patients at UAMS, its regional campuses, Arkansas Childrens Hospital, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. Visit www.uams.edu or www.uamshealth.com. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram.

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