Academic Pathways and Workforce Partnerships


April 12, 2024

UAMS Accepting Applications for New Health Career Program for High School Seniors in Delta, South Arkansas

Chris Carmody

Students from UAMS’ Pathways Academy take part in a casting activity during a 2023 event. The new Arkansas Delta Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) Academy will serve rising high school seniors in the Delta and South Arkansas.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is accepting applications for the inaugural summer academy of the Arkansas Delta Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) Academy, an initiative that supports students in the Delta and South Arkansas as they pursue careers in health care. Open to rising high school seniors, HCOP Academy will equip students…


March 22, 2024

Joycelyn Elders, M.D., Gives Address at Event Honoring UAMS’ Phenomenal Women

Chris Carmody

Former U.S. Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders, M.D., delivers the keynote speech during this year’s Phenomenal Women ceremony.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) welcomed former U.S. Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders, M.D., as the keynote speaker at a March 14 event honoring the accomplishments of women at UAMS. This year’s Phenomenal Women ceremony, organized by the UAMS Division for Academic Pathways and Workforce Partnerships, celebrated female employees who reflect UAMS’ core…


March 20, 2024

Conference Helps Undergraduate Students Prepare for UAMS’ Academic Programs

Chris Carmody

Students from the College of Nursing and College of Medicine take part in an intubation demonstration during the MAPS Conference.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) hosted 66 undergraduate college students from across the state at a March 9 conference that served as an informational session and recruitment event for those who are interested in UAMS’ academic programs. The annual Minority Association of Premedical Students (MAPS) Conference is organized by the Edith Irby…