September 20, 2021

UAMS Opens Rejuvenation Room for Clinical Workers

Linda Satter

Sherri Youngblood, R.N., takes a break from the ICU.

You walk through a nondescript wooden door halfway down the fourth-floor hallway outside the Intensive Care Unit. Suddenly, you’re free from the glare of overhead lights and the cacophony of phones, loudspeakers and beeping machines. You are removed, albeit temporarily, from the all-encompassing, heartbreaking reality of patients you’ve come to know who are fighting to…

September 16, 2021

Stocked & Reddie T-Shirts Now on Sale

News Staff

Stocked & Reddie T-shirts are now available in the UAMS Gift Shop and are approved to wear on campus! The T-shirts are available in sizes from small to 2XL and are $18 each.

Brain Imaging Research Center Installs New MRI Scanner

Tim Taylor

Using a crane, workers Sept. 13 install a new MRI scanner in the UAMS Psychiatric Research Institute.

To maintain its cutting-edge research efforts, the Brain Imaging Research Center replaced its current Philips 3T Achieva magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner Monday, Sept. 13 with a new Siemens 3T Prisma MRI scanner, capable of imaging brain function and structure with improved spatial and temporal resolution.

Virtual Family Medicine Update with Free Tobacco & Disease Symposium Oct. 26 – 29

Ben Boulden

The 25th annual Family Medicine Update with Free Tobacco & Disease Symposium Oct. 26 – 29 offers up to 16 hours of content in a four-day, virtual format.

Clinic to Start Offering Flu Shots Sept. 20

News Staff

UAMS Student and Employee Health Services (SEHS) will begin offering seasonal influenza vaccines at 7 a.m. Monday, Sept. 20, in the Hospital Lobby Gallery.

Server Updates Sept. 21 Affect Covid19 Screener, WebChart, Multiple Clinical Systems

Ben Boulden

Several UAMS enterprise servers will receive various hardware, software, and security updates Tuesday, Sept. 21, beginning at 8 p.m.

CE Event, Sept. 17: PRI Project ECHO — ‘Case Presentation’

Ben Boulden

The next continuing education event in PRI’s Project Echo weekly video conference will be “A Case Presentation” from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17.

September 14, 2021

Chancellor’s Town Hall Slated for Noon, Sept. 23

Ben Boulden

A Chancellor’s Town Hall meeting will be held at noon, Sept. 23 on Zoom. The focus will be on COVID-19 and recent news.

SEED Application Period Open until Sept. 30

News Staff

Applications are being accepted through Sept. 30 for the fifth annual Seed (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity) Training classes. The National Seed Leadership has described the Seed experience as “Hard Work and Heart Work.”

Gittens Highlights National Recognition, Geographic Expansion in Annual State of Diversity and Inclusion Address

Karmen Robinson

Vice Chancellor Brian Gittens, Ed.D., MPA, (center) pictured with UAMS Serves and Dr. Edith Irby Jones Diversity and Inclusion award recipients.

Vice Chancellor Brian Gittens, Ed.D., MPA, pictured above with Vice Chancellor and Chief Human Resources Officer Danielle Lombard-Sims, Ph.D., recognized unlimited opportunities and potential to advance diversity, equity and inclusion when he arrived at UAMS in June 2019.

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