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…

New Website

Children's Hospital exterior

The Department of Pediatrics has released our new website. The site is visually very different than its predecessor, but more pertinent, so is the navigation. With a focus on recruitment and student accessibility, this new design ensures greater user-friendliness and adaptability as the redesign progresses. We we also share more stories of the incredible things happening…