Announcements


October 21, 2021

Immigration Attorney Virtual Presentation Nov. 4 🗓

News Staff

Rita Sostrin from Sostrin Immigration Lawyers will present “Current Travel Restrictions, and Immigrant Visa Backlogs and Strategies” from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 4.


New Breast Center Offers Early Morning, Evening and Weekend Hours

News Staff

Did you know the UAMS Breast Center has moved? Did you know it offers early morning, evening and even weekend hours?

The center’s new, expanded location on the third floor of the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute can accommodate more patients than ever.   


October 19, 2021

HIPAA Annual Update Mandatory Training in My Compass Due Nov. 1

Ben Boulden

The 2021 HIPAA Annual Update is available online in My Compass. In accordance with Administrative Guide 2.1.42, HIPAA Sanctions Policy, failure to complete the training on or before Monday, Nov. 1, 2021, will result in disciplinary actions up to and including dismissal for employees.  


UAMS Sponsors Health and Wellness Expo on Oct. 30 🗓 🗺

News Staff

UAMS is sponsoring the Health and Wellness Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 30 at the Statehouse Convention Center, 7 Statehouse Plaza, in Little Rock.


War Memorial Stadium Parking Alert for Nov. 1-2

News Staff

Parking at War Memorial Stadium will be unavailable on Monday, Nov. 1, and Tuesday Nov. 2 for the scheduled State Marching Band Competition.   In the event of inclement weather, it will be rescheduled for the following week; Monday, Nov. 8 and Tuesday, Nov. 9.


October 18, 2021

College of Nursing Class of 2023 Dons White Coats as Clinical Training Begins

Linda Satter

Students walk across the stage one by one to be helped into their white coats

A sea of black-clad nursing students was gradually transformed into a sea of white-coated clinicians as the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Nursing Class of 2023 gathered Oct. 8 in the Fred W. Smith Auditorium to celebrate the students’ transition to the clinical part of their education. As the ceremony in…


UAMS Receives INSIGHT Into Diversity’s 2021 Health Professions HEED Award

Linda Satter

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has received the 2021 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has received the 2021 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. As a recipient of the annual award, UAMS will be featured along with 50 other recipients in the December 2021 issue…


October 14, 2021

New Hours for SEHS Vaccine Clinic

News Staff

Beginning Friday, Oct. 15, the Student and Employee Health Services Vaccine Clinic in the hospital Lobby Gallery will close at 5 p.m. instead of 7 p.m. on weekdays. New hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays (closed Thursdays).


UAMS Nurses Showcased in Arkansas Times Annual ‘Nurses Guide’

Ben Boulden

Many UAMS Nurses listed below contributed to the October issue of the Arkansas Times annual ‘Nurses Guide’ entitled ‘The Many Faces of Arkansas Nursing’ in addition to the College of Nursing.


Culinary Medicine Program Opens New Kitchen

Ben Boulden

Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott Jr., far right, holds the ribbon as Gloria Richard-Davis, M.D., gets ready to cut it and officially open the the new Culinary Medicine Kitchen at UAMS.

What used to be a space where people could eat lunch is now a place where people will make lunches and other meals as part of the UAMS Culinary Medicine Program. On Oct. 5, the program reached a milestone in its brief history as it formally opened its new Culinary Medicine Kitchen.



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