Diversity, Equity and Inclusion


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.


January 31, 2022

UAMS Highlights Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dedication to Service

Kalee Sexton

Arkansas Sen. Linda Chesterfield gives the keynote address.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Division for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion hosted a virtual event observing the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., as it kicked off the annual UAMS Serves campaign.


January 28, 2022

UAMS Culinary Medicine Program Promotes Kidney Health

Kalee Sexton

The UAMS Culinary Medicine program provided meals and hosted Zoom cooking classes to promote kidney health.

The culinary medicine team at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) recently partnered with the Little Rock Chapter of The Links, Inc., and Black Kidney Awareness Resource and Education (KARE) to educate people about chronic kidney disease and prevention.


January 19, 2022

UAMS Accepting Applications for Pathways Academy for K-12 Students

Kalee Sexton

UAMS is accepting applications for the Pathways Academy program.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is now accepting applications from K-12 students for the Pathways Academy program.


December 6, 2021

COVID-19’s Impact on Asian-Americans Significant but Not Well-Documented, Associate Dean Says

Linda Satter

Sara Tariq, M.D., illustrates her talk with graphics.

There is a tendency when discussing the impact of COVID-19 in America to treat all Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders as a monolith, Sara Tariq, M.D., associate dean of student affairs in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine, told a crowd of mostly students on Nov. 18. “Painting us with…


November 29, 2021

UAMS Reaches High School Students With Virtual Event

Kalee Sexton

UAMS hosted an event for students.

Students from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) met virtually with high school students from across Arkansas to share the various opportunities and careers in health care.



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