May 26, 2020

Retirement Reception for Carol Price Today (May 26) 🗓 🗺

Yavonda Chase

All employees are invited to a retirement reception for Carol Price, director of Occupational Health and Safety, from 1:30-3:30 p.m.,  Tuesday, May 26, in the Hospital Lobby Gallery and on Zoom. If you attend in person, please remember to adhere to social distancing guidelines.

Virtual Public Hearing on June 2 for Community Development Block Grant Application

Yavonda Chase

A virtual Public Hearing via the Zoom App will be held on June 2, 2020, at 10 a.m., for the purpose of identifying and prioritizing the community needs of Pulaski County, determining whether an application for Arkansas Community and Economic Development Program (ACEDP) funds should be developed and if so, for what community need.

May 22, 2020

Grad School Celebrates Graduates Joining Careers of Lifelong Learning

Amy Widner

Screen shot of Dr. McGehee at virtual hooding

College deans and faculty always go the extra mile to help their students, and this year for UAMS Graduate School Dean Robert E. McGehee Jr., Ph.D., that was literal. Usually “the extra mile” involves writing a last-minute recommendation or providing a glowing reference. This year, McGehee put in the miles by driving around Central Arkansas,…

May 21, 2020

Temporary Suspension of Friday CE Events Email

Yavonda Chase

Because of COVID-19, the number of CE Events and Academic Events has decreased significantly. A separate email on Fridays that goes only to faculty and clinical employees is simply not needed at this time. Until further notice, the Friday CE Events email is suspended. CE and Academic Events will be included in the regular announcements.

Sign Up for Virtual Meetings with TIAA and Fidelity

Yavonda Chase

TIAA and Fidelity have temporarily canceled in-person meetings. Instead, they are moving their consultations to the telephone and other channels.

Multi-factor Authentication Registration for UAMS Applications

Yavonda Chase

As communicated previously, UAMS is moving forward in the coming weeks to further secure our network and sensitive data from attack using stolen UAMS user credentials.

CE Event, May 26: Connecting Across Professions — ‘Ethics: The Challenge of Nonadherence’ 🗓

Yavonda Chase

The next continuing education event in the Connecting Across Professions series will be “Ethics: The Challenge of Nonadherence” at noon-1 p.m., Tuesday, May 26. This event is available via interactive video and webinar.

Graduating College of Medicine Class Breaks Tradition, Makes History

Amy Widner

Student being hooded with family

When the UAMS College of Medicine held the first virtual Honors Convocation in its 141-year history for the Class of 2020, the faculty balanced this departure from tradition with an extra dose of symbolism. It became clear in the days leading up to the ceremony that the students might not all receive their academic robes…

Free Health Care Worker Legal Assistance

Yavonda Chase

The Pulaski County Bar Association, the Center for Arkansas Legal Services, and Arkansas Access to Justice are partnering to offer free planning document preparation, specifically documents needed in case of a serious illness, to certain non-physician health care workers in Central Arkansas.

May 20, 2020

UAMS Medical Student Amy James Receives Prestigious Award from U.S. Public Health Service

Ashley McNatt

Amy James, M.D., M.P.H.

Amy James, a senior at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), has been selected to receive a 2020 Excellence in Public Health Award from the U.S. Public Health Service Physician Professional Advisory Committee. The national award is given to medical students who are public health champions advancing the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS)…

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