Diversity, Equity and Inclusion


April 25, 2022

Conference Prepares Minority Students for Professional Medical Programs

Kalee Sexton

Kevin Phelan, Ph.D., a professor in the College of Medicine, hosts an interactive gross anatomy digital dissection table demo during the virtual 2022 Minority Association of Premedical Students conference.

The Edith Irby Jones Chapter of Student National Medical Association at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) hosted the virtual 2022 Minority Association of Premedical Students conference.


April 20, 2022

UAMS Hosts Panel Discussion on Black Maternal Mortality

Kalee Sexton

Toxic follows Nina, a pregnant Black woman navigating her career, marriage and motherhood while dealing with race-related stress.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences hosted a distinguished panel discussion about Black maternal mortality rates and the short film Toxic: A Black Woman’s Story.


April 13, 2022

Virtual Art Workshop Honors Women’s History Month

Kalee Sexton

Women were encouraged to take time for themselves at the virtual art event “UAMS Women: Providing Healing, Promoting Hope.”

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Division for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion partnered with Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and My T by Design to honor Women’s History Month with a virtual art workshop, titled “UAMS Women: Providing Healing, Promoting Hope.”


April 11, 2022

Webinar Focuses on Health Care for Servicewomen

Kalee Sexton

The UAMS Veterans Subcommittee focused on women veteran's health care in its monthly educational webinar.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Veterans Subcommittee hosted an educational webinar in honor of Women’s History Month focusing on women veterans’ health care.


March 31, 2022

UAMS Named Top Performer in Healthcare Equality Index

Kalee Sexton

UAMS was named a 2022 Top Performer in the Human Rights Campaign’s Healthcare Equality Index.

LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) was named a 2022 Top Performer in the Human Rights Campaign’s Healthcare Equality Index.


March 25, 2022

Dream Land Discussion: How West Ninth Street Shaped Little Rock

Kalee Sexton

UAMS's Division for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion hosted a panel discussion on the documentary Dream Land.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Division for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion hosted a virtual event to discuss Dream Land, a documentary about Little Rock’s West Ninth Street and how urban renewal shaped the Black community.


March 21, 2022

Webinar Focuses on Stress-Management for Veterans

Kalee Sexton

The Veterans Sub-Committee invited Joshua Barry, an Air National Guard veteran and licensed social worker, to talk about stress management during its monthly educational webinar.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Division for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion focused on stress management during its monthly veterans educational webinar.


March 14, 2022

UAMS to Hold Panel Discussions About Black Maternal Mortality

Kalee Sexton

UAMS, along with the Little Rock (AR) Chapter of The Links, Inc. and the National Healthy Start Association, will host discussions on Toxic: A Black Woman’s Story.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has partnered with the Little Rock (AR) Chapter of The Links, Inc. and the National Healthy Start Association to host virtual viewings and community discussion on Black maternal mortality rates and the short film Toxic: A Black Woman’s Story.


March 3, 2022

UAMS Accepting Applications For Student Health Care Summer Programs

Kalee Sexton

Pre-Health Academy students

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Division for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is now accepting applications for its Summer Research Internship, Pre-Health Scholars Program and Pre-Medical Summer Scholars program.


February 4, 2022

UAMS Hosts Inaugural Mentoring Excellence Awards

Kalee Sexton

Joan Y. Reede, M.D., MPH, MBA, gives a keynote address at UAMS's Mentor Appreciation event.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) hosted its inaugural Excellence in Mentorship Awards at a virtual Mentor Appreciation Day event Jan. 27.



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