August 18, 2017

Dr. Joanna Seibert Named to Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame

Retired Pediatric Radiologist Dr. Joanna Seibert was just named to the Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame. She served the Department of Pediatrics and Arkansas Children’s Hospital from 1976 – 2015. Read more about her life on the Arkansas Business website.


August 8, 2017

Register for Professional Development Day 2017

The Pediatrics Office of Faculty Development is excited about the 2017 Professional Development Day featuring topics focused on provider health, wellness, and vitality. Date: Tuesday August 22, 2017 Time: Noon – 4pm (Starting with Grandrounds) Venue: Chairman’s Hall – Sturgis Building, Arkansas Children’s Hospital Lunch and snacks provided. Register to secure your slot. REGISTRATION IS…


July 25, 2017

Rick Barr, M.D., Joins UAMS as Chair of Department of Pediatrics

July 25, 2017 | Frederick “Rick” E. Barr, M.D., will join the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as chair of the Department of Pediatrics and associate dean for child health in the UAMS College of Medicine, as well as pediatrician-in-chief for Arkansas Children’s, effective Oct. 1. “Dr. Barr epitomizes the leader we have been…


July 24, 2017

A New Champion for Children

Brian Reemtsen, M.D., to Lead Heart Institute at Arkansas Children’s and UAMS July 24, 2017 | There’s a new Champion for Children in Arkansas. Nationally renowned pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon Brian Reemtsen, MD, of Mattel Children’s Hospital and the David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, has been named director of the Heart Institute at Arkansas Children’s…


July 19, 2017

UAMS Receives $710,000 to Train Health Professionals to Improve Services for Children with Developmental Disabilities

July 19, 2017 | A University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) professor has secured $710,000 in grant funding for the continuation of an interdisciplinary training program for health professionals with the aim of improving services for children with developmental disabilities. UAMS has directed the Arkansas Regional Leadership Education in Neuro-Developmental Disabilities (LEND) Project since 1994,…


July 13, 2017

NIH Awards $11.5 Million to Arkansas Children’s Research Institute to Establish Unique Pediatric Research Center

July 12, 2017 | The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded $11.5 million to the Arkansas Children’s Research Institute (ACRI) to develop the Center for Translational Pediatric Research (CTPR). The award is the largest-ever grant award that ACRI has received from NIH.  Under the direction of Alan Tackett, Ph.D., the center will result in…


June 27, 2017

Four ACH Specialties Rank on U.S. News & World Report 2017-18 Best Children’s Hospitals List

U.S. News & World Report has ranked our affiliate facility, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, in four specialties – the most ever – in its new 2017-18 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings published online today.   The Arkansas Children’s specialties highlighted include: Pediatric Cardiology & Heart Surgery, ranked No. 37 Neonatology, ranked No. 38 Pediatric Pulmonology, ranked No….


June 8, 2017

Interim Chair of Pediatrics – Dr. Steve Schexnayder

Dr. Steve Schexnayder, Professor and Chief of the Critical Care Medicine Section in the Department of Pediatrics, will begin serving as Interim Chair on July 1, 2017 following the retirement of Dr. Richard Jacobs. Dr. Schexnayder brings a tremendous level of experience, institutional memory and continuity to his new role with his leadership of the…


May 24, 2017

Register for Mentoring Skills Workshop

Hone your research mentoring skills (Class is full. Contact the office of Education for the next class). Date: Thursday June 22nd, 2017 Venue: Reynolds Institute on Aging, Room 1190 – UAMS. Time: 8:30am – 3:30pm (lunch is provided) Facilitators: Mary Aitken, MD, MPH; Beatrice Boateng, PhD Sponsored by the UAMS Translational Research Institute, the mentor…


May 23, 2017

Fellows Day 2017

The 33rd Fellows Research Day was held on Tuesday May 9, 2017. We had 12 platform presentations and 19 posters. The 2017 program host was the Cardiology fellowship who invited Dr. Andrew Redington as the guest researcher for the program. 2017 Fellows Research Day Award Winners were • Poster Winner: David Matlock, MD — Neonatology…


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