Announcements


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 22, 2022

White Coats Symbolize New Beginnings for College of Pharmacy Class of 2026

Benjamin Waldrum

Daman Singh

Members of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) College of Pharmacy (COP) Class of 2026 received their white coats in a ceremony Friday, Sept. 9, marking the beginning of their journey in pharmacy school. The event, held at Connor Performing Arts Center at Pulaski Academy in Little Rock, had a lively atmosphere, with…


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 16, 2022

College of Health Professions Honors Scholars, Donors at Scholarship Reception

Ben Boulden

The recipients of College of Health Professions student scholarships gather on a staircase in the Rahn Building after the scholarship reception honoring them.

Smiles may have been just a bit brighter from UAMS College of Health Professions scholarship recipients at the Sept. 8 reception that brought them together with scholarship donors. Dean Susan Long, Ed.D., said the increasing cost of living in 2022 has only added value to the financial support that scholarships offer to students. “Some students…


September 13, 2022

September MVP — Janet Hopper

Ben Boulden

Janet Hopper, September 2022 MVP

Meet Janet Hopper, the MVP for September. Janet serves UAMS as a grants/cost accounting data manager.


September 9, 2022

UAMS Physician Assistant Class of 2022 Overcomes Pandemic Challenges to Graduate

Ben Boulden

Joseph Frescura, left, waits to step onto the stage and watches as Edward Williams and Hillary Mayberry help Taryn Frazier put on her long, white coat as part of the Valediction Ceremony for the Physician Assistant Program's Class of 2022.

What the members of the UAMS Physician Assistant Class of 2022 went through to get to their Aug. 26 Valediction Ceremony marking the completion of their studies was and probably will remain singular in the program’s history.


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.


August 26, 2022

Accelerated BSN Students Begin Nursing Journey with White Coat Ceremony

David Wise

UAMS College of Nursing students in the accelerated BSN program recite the Nightingale Pledge

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) nursing students on an accelerated path to their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degrees participated in a White Coat Ceremony on Aug. 19, at the UAMS Schmieding Center for Senior Health and Education in Springdale.


August 24, 2022

Audiology, Speech Pathology Students Don ‘Cloaks of Compassion’ at White Coat Ceremony

Ben Boulden

Students in the audiology Class of 2026 and the speech-language pathology Class of 2024 and faculty from the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology gather for a group photo after the White Coat Ceremony on Aug. 19

New students in the UAMS College of Health Professions Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology on Aug. 19 marked the formal beginning of the next phase of their academic lives by putting on their white coats.



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