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Fourteen of the 15 Public Health Scholars.

UAMS Welcomes 15 Students to New Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Med, Public Health Program

June 22, 2021 | LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has welcomed 15 students comprising the inaugural class of a post-baccalaureate pre-med program called Medical Scholars in Public Health. The program is a collaboration between the UAMS colleges of Medicine, Public Health and Pharmacy. The 15 students who began classes May 24 were chosen...

Linda Satter
This year's Project SEARCH graduates hold their diplomas after the ceremony at St. Andrew's United Methodist Church in Little Rock. They are, left to right, Donna Pelle, Unard Bush, Marshall Neal, Jodarious Riggins, Matthew Henley Greenwalt, Joe Randall and Molly Stump.

UAMS Project SEARCH Interns Complete Program, Many Find Jobs

June 21, 2021 | Even masks and social distancing couldn’t conceal the powerful, positive emotions June 15 among the family and friends at St. Andrews United Methodist Church attending the graduation of seven young adults from Project SEARCH at UAMS.

Ben Boulden
Tiffany Huitt, Ph.D., left, reads off the names of the 40 members of the Physician Assistant Class of 2023 as each in turn puts on their white coat during a partly virtual white coat ceremony.

Physician Assistant Class of 2023 Dons White Coats

June 16, 2021 | May often brings graduations and happy endings to the studies of many types of student. But for the Class of 2023 in the UAMS Department of Physician Studies, the month and the department’s white coat ceremony May 28 marked the formal beginning of the next phase of their academic lives.

Ben Boulden

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UAMS Travel Guidelines Updated

June 22, 2021 | On March 30, 2020, in response to the global pandemic, UAMS implemented travel guidelines for all faculty, staff, and students that prohibited University-sponsored travel to countries with a CDC travel advisory of level two or above.

Ben Boulden

Street Paving Work Starts on Campus

June 22, 2021 | UAMS is working to repave several streets on the west side of the campus.  The work will consist of milling the existing pavement first and then new asphalt will be installed second.

Ben Boulden
Wellness Week in late May included pet therapy, a food drive and a week-long, online contest using the Goose Chase app.
College of Medicine

Wellness Week Returns and Succeeds for Residents

June 18, 2021 | With the resumption of wellness week events, both in-person and virtual, attention returned to the well-being of UAMS residents who are themselves deeply committed to the wellness of others. The COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of Wellness Week 2020 for residents in the UAMS Graduate Medical Education (GME) program, and it put already hard-working residents...

Ben Boulden

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