UAMS Creates Arkansas Brain Injury Providers’ Network; First Virtual Meeting Set for April 26

By Yavonda Chase

This group will meet virtually at 3 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of the month, starting April 26, to share resources and troubleshoot topics related to the care of patients with brain injuries. It is free and open to all brain injury providers and professionals in our state or trauma system.

The goals for the network are to:

  • Offer opportunities for networking with other brain injury professionals
  • Solve common problems in caring for the brain injury community
  • Keep professionals up to date on current treatment practices and resources
  • Improve coordination across state systems and entities

To RSVP, please visit https://forms.office.com/r/UuYcDzfcP1.

UAMS is the state's only health sciences university, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a 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. UAMS includes UAMS Health, a statewide health system that encompasses all of UAMS' clinical enterprise. UAMS is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has 3,275 students, 890 medical residents and fellows, and five dental residents. It is the state's largest public employer with more than 12,000 employees, including 1,200 physicians who provide care to patients at UAMS, its regional campuses, Arkansas Children's, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. Visit www.uams.edu or uamshealth.com. Find us on Facebook, X (formerly Twitter), YouTube or Instagram.

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