In the News - October 2015
In the News - October 2015
UAMS In the News

UAMS Helps Launch Plan to Improve
Arkansans’ Health

UAMS has joined with other state leaders in health care, education, business and government to launch a comprehensive plan to improve the health of all Arkansans.

Physician Ratings by Patients Available Online, First in Arkansas

UAMS recently became the first medical center in Arkansas — and one of the first in the United States — to display patient ratings and comments about its physicians on its website.

Residency at Northwest Arkansas Campus Gains Accreditation

UAMS received accreditation Sept. 23 for an internal medicine residency program at its northwest Arkansas campus in Fayetteville from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

Clothier Invested as First Holder
of Smith Chair

Personalized medicine is not just a term to Jeffrey L. Clothier, M.D., medical director of the UAMS Psychiatric Research Institute and executive vice chair of the Department of Psychiatry in the UAMS College of Medicine. It’s something much more…personal.

Cancer Researchers Publish Rare Childhood Leukemia Findings

New findings on juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia (JMML) by researchers at UAMS and collaborators at other institutions were published online this month by the medical journal Nature Genetics.

Medical Students Host Senate, House Committees

Arkansas state lawmakers attending Legislator Day at UAMS got to hear from medical students who spoke passionately about why they want to be doctors as well as from faculty addressing challenges facing graduate medical education in Arkansas and nationwide.
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