Announcements


November 15, 2019

CE Event, Nov. 22: PRI Project Echo — ‘Office Management of Opioid Use Disorder’ ๐Ÿ—“ ๐Ÿ—บ

Yavonda Chase

The next continuing education event in PRI’s Project Echo weekly video conference will be “Office Management of Opioid Use Disorder” from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, in PRI, Room 158. NOTE: Project Echo will be canceled Nov. 29 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Sessions will resume on Dec. 6.


CE Event, Nov. 15: PRI Project Echo — ‘Risk Reduction: Overdose Prevention and Management of Prescribed Opioids’ ๐Ÿ—“ ๐Ÿ—บ

Yavonda Chase

The next continuing education event in PRI’s Project Echo weekly video conference will be “Risk Reduction: Overdose Prevention and Management of Prescribed Opioids” from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, in PRI, Room 158.


CE Event, Nov. 20: UAMS AR-IMPACT — ‘Recognizing and Responding to Suffering’ ๐Ÿ—“ ๐Ÿ—บ

Yavonda Chase

All UAMS faculty are invited to attend AR-IMPACT, a weekly free interactive televideo program, from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 20, in PRI Conference Room 136. This week’s session will feature Televideo Case Conferences and “Recognizing and Responding to Suffering.”


November 14, 2019

UAMS Adds Two New Spaces for Breastfeeding Moms

Katrina Dupins

Mamava Pods

Nov. 14, 2019 | Breastfeeding at UAMS just became a little more convenient for employees and visitors alike with the recent installation of two additional clean, private areas for nursing moms to pump or breastfeed. On Nov. 6, two 50-square-foot, wheelchair-accessible Mamava lactation rooms arrived. Users can access the room through a free mobile app….


Emergency Response Drill on Nov. 15

Yavonda Chase

An Emergency Response Drill will be conducted from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 15, in the Simulation Center, located on the ground floor of the Central Building. This drill will NOT affect clinical operations; any employees involved in this drill have already been notified.

During this time, you might see UAMS Police Officers and others dressed in tactical gear and armed with sim guns to complete the hands-on training for this drill. You also may hear simulated gunfire during this time frame. The sim guns used for these exercises do not fire live ammunition. Please do not be alarmed.


TIAA Webinar, Nov. 18: ‘Understanding Your Retirement Changes’ ๐Ÿ—“

Yavonda Chase

TIAA will be holding a live webinar on upcoming changes in the University of Arkansas System’s retirement plans from 2-3 p.m., Monday, Nov. 18. All TIAA participants are encouraged to attend.


Quality Management Department Hosts Nov. 19 Lunch & Learn ๐Ÿ—“ ๐Ÿ—บ

Yavonda Chase

The UAMS Quality Management Department is hosting a Lunch & Learn session from noon to 1 pm on Nov. 19 in Room 226 in the Wilson Education Building. Mark Bremer, vice president of manufacturing operations for Dassault Falcon Jet, will share his healthcare story, his experience as a UAMS patient, and the Culture of Excellence they are building at Dassault Falcon Jet.


Honor a Loved One with a Cancer Institute Miracle Star this Holiday Season

Yavonda Chase

This December, the Miracle Star tree will light up the Cancer Institute for the 27th year. We invite you to be a part of this wonderful tradition by sponsoring a star as a special holiday greeting or to pay tribute to a special person. All orders must be postmarked or delivered to the Cancer Institute (Room 111-2) by Dec. 12.ย 


Installation of Microsoft Critical Updates Wednesday, Nov. 20

Yavonda Chase

The UAMS IT department will initiate the installation of required Microsoft critical updates for all PCs running Windows operating system and Microsoft Office software Wednesday, Nov. 20, starting at 10 p.m. or as specifically scheduled for your department.


Showcase of Medicine Discoveries, Nov. 20: ‘Cancer Research’ ๐Ÿ—“ ๐Ÿ—บ

Yavonda Chase

The next Showcase of Medical Discoveries reception will be 4:30-6 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 20 in the rotunda area on the 10th floor of the Cancer Institute. The theme for this event will be “Cancer Research.”



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