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November 17, 2022

Remix Red Table Talk Focuses on Minority Underrepresentation in Health Care

News Staff

On Nov. 14, the Division for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DDEI) hosted the "Remix Red Table Talk" in the Bruce Commons in the Rahn Building.

On Nov. 14, the Division for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DDEI) Chancellor’s Underrepresented Minority (URM) Student Recruitment, Retention and Engagement Subcommittee hosted its first “Remix Red Table Talk.”


November 8, 2022

UAMS Voted Best Company to Work For by Newspaper’s Readers

Yavonda Chase

Readers of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette voted UAMS the Best Company to Work For among companies with 250 employees or more.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is the Best Company to Work For among organizations of 250 employees or more, according to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette’s 2022 Best of the Best reader survey.


November 3, 2022

UAMS Ceremony Honors Infant and Pregnancy Loss

Kate Franks

A Day of Remembrance ceremony was held Oct. 20 to honor the more than 200 perinatal losses at UAMS Medical Center during the past year.

The setting sun and the tranquil fountain outside the entrance to the Psychiatric Research Institute provided the backdrop for a moving ceremony Oct. 20, honoring the more than 200 perinatal losses at UAMS Medical Center during the past year.


November 2, 2022

UAMS College of Pharmacy Students Organize 2nd Annual Bone Marrow Registry Drive

Benjamin Waldrum

Maria Neal, Ainsley Moran

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Pharmacy students donned scrubs and blue surgical gloves Oct. 17 as volunteers for a good cause: registering possible bone marrow donors for patients in need of lifesaving care. It was part of the second annual Be the Match donor registration event put on by UAMS students….


UAMS Holds Pride Celebration in Support of LGBTQ Community

Chris Carmody

Thea Rosenbaum (from left), chief clinical transformation officer for UAMS Health; Michelle Krause, interim CEO of the UAMS Medical Center and interim senior vice chancellor for UAMS Health; Stephanie Gardner, UAMS provost and chief strategy officer; and Brian Gittens, vice chancellor of the Division for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion were among the campus leaders who attended the Pride Celebration.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) capped a series of Pride events in October with a celebration of the campus’s commitment to the LGBTQ community. The LGBTQ+ Subcommittee of the UAMS Division for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DDEI) hosted the event, an informal affair where students and faculty members mingled over lunch and…


October 14, 2022

Arkansas House and Senate Public Health Committees Hold Meeting at UAMS

Benjamin Waldrum

Fred Allen and Zainab Atiq

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) hosted the Arkansas Senate and House Committees on Public Health, Welfare and Labor for a public meeting Oct. 3. The joint committee meeting saw presentations on key UAMS priorities, as well as an opportunity for legislators to meet College of Medicine students. Sen. Cecile Bledsoe and Rep….


September 23, 2022

UAMS Speaks Out Against Racial Inequities in Health Care

Chris Carmody

Participants stand together after the White Coats for Black Lives event at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Students and employees gathered in front of UAMS Medical Center to oppose disparities and structural racism in health care that adversely affect Black communities and to hear about efforts by UAMS to provide equitable care for everyone.


September 19, 2022

UAMS Ramping Up ‘Resource Optimization’ Efforts for Fiscal Year 2023

Benjamin Waldrum

Gold and Staggers

In response to rapid inflation and increased patient care expenses, UAMS is expanding a successful savings initiative to find $85 million in savings for fiscal year 2023.


September 8, 2022

BioVentures Team Aims to ‘Change Culture,’ Help Researchers Advance Discoveries

David Robinson

Kevin Sexton, M.D., here at a recent planning retreat, is making organizational changes at BioVentures that he hopes will help more researchers commercialize their discoveries.

Kevin Sexton, M.D., stepped into the role as president of BioVentures LLC this year with a vision and a plan for increasing commercialization resources to UAMS-affiliated researchers.


UAMS to Offer Online Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program

News Staff

UAMS' Mindfulness Program is offering a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program online starting Sept. 27.

LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Mindfulness Program is offering the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program online starting Sept. 27.



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