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The UAMS Day of Giving will last 24 hours beginning April 14.

UAMS to Host 24-Hour Day of Giving on April 14

April 13, 2021 | LITTLE ROCK — On April 14, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will host its fourth annual Day of Giving, a 24-hour fundraising event to help advance the institution’s mission and contribute to better health for all Arkansans. Begun in 2017, the event is UAMS’ largest single-day philanthropic effort, helping supercharge patient care,...

Benjamin Waldrum
Mitchell McGill, Ph.D.

UAMS Researcher Mitchell McGill, Ph.D., Appointed to National Committee at the Critical Path Institute

April 12, 2021 | LITTLE ROCK — Mitchell McGill, Ph.D., a researcher at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), recently became the first in Arkansas appointed to the Hepatotoxicity Working Group at the Critical Path Institute (C-Path). Established in 2005, C-Path is a nonprofit, public-private partnership with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The purpose of...

Ashley McNatt
Gloria Richard-Davis, M.D., MBA, executive director for the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, concludes the virtual event celebrating Women's History Month.

Panel Offers Empowerment in Celebration of Women’s History Month

April 9, 2021 | Connection and affirmation were strong themes in a March online panel titled “Let’s Talk: HerStories – Thriving While Surviving the Pandemic” to celebrate Women’s History Month. Presented by the UAMS Division for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and moderated by Sherie Brown, executive director of UAMS Operational Support Services, the event offered input and advice on...

Spencer Watson

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UAMS To Offer Free Traumatic Brain Injury Workshop April 30

April 16, 2021 | LITTLE ROCK — The TBI State Partnership Program and the Traumatic Rehabilitation Resources Program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will host the “Exploring TBI Resource Workshop” on April 30 in an effort to connect Arkansans living with traumatic brain injuries (TBI) with necessary support. The virtual event is free, open to...

Karmen Robinson
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UAMS to Provide COVID-19 Vaccinations April 20 in Hope

April 16, 2021 | LITTLE ROCK — A University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Mobile COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 20 at Rising Star Baptist Church, 1002 E. Beech St., in Hope. The clinic is available to pre-registered patients only. No onsite registration will be allowed. There is no out-of-pocket...

Spencer Watson
Academic & Continuing Education Events

Schwartz Rounds Scheduled for April 21

April 15, 2021 | The next Schwartz Rounds session is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, via Zoom. Each session features a panel discussion focused on an event or topic of interest to employees. This month’s topic is “When Hope Fades: Complications after a Second Chance.”

Ben Boulden
Announcements

Annual Sex/Gender Nondiscrimination in My Compass April 19 – June 18

April 14, 2021 | At UAMS, we embrace a culture of respect as part of our core values, along with a commitment to sustain a culture of safety.  In order to promote a Fair and Just culture aligned with our core values, all employees will be required to complete annual training on our Administrative Guide 3.1.48, Title IX Sex/Gender-Nondiscrimination policy.

Ben Boulden
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UAMS to Provide COVID-19 Vaccinations April 22 in Camden

April 16, 2021 | LITTLE ROCK — A University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Mobile COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 22 at Zion Hill Christian Academy Building, 117 Maul Road, in Camden. The clinic is available to pre-registered patients only. No onsite registration will be allowed. There is no out-of-pocket...

Spencer Watson
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UAMS to Provide COVID-19 Vaccinations April 19 in Springdale

April 15, 2021 | FAYETTEVILLE — A University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic will be held from 3-8 p.m., April 19, at St. Raphael’s Catholic Church, 1386 S. West End in Springdale. Pre-registration for the event is available, and walk-ups will be welcome. To register ahead, visit vaccinesignup.uams.edu/nwaclinic or call 479-332-0222 and a UAMS...

David Wise

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