October 4, 2018

Oct 16 – Faculty Development

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Topic: The Pediatrics Faculty Mentoring Program: How it works for Successful Promotion Speaker(s): Joan Cranmer, Ph.D. – Director of the DoP Mentoring, and Promotion and Tenure Time: Noon to 1 pm When: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 Venue: Nabholz Hickman Conference Room, 4th floor, office building LUNCH is provided!!! Faculty Development Sessions are held on the…


Online CME is Live

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Did you miss Grand Rounds? The Pediatrics GrandRounds series is now available online for CME credit. Go to the Continuing Medical Education site — Click on Online GrandRounds to register to ANY of our CME offerings. Have questions? Contact: Taylor Skarda by email or at 501.364.1052


August 31, 2018

Dr. Jill Fussell Named Chief of Developmental Pediatrics

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Jill Fussell, M.D., a Professor of Pediatrics and Medical Director of the James L. Dennis Developmental Center, has been appointed Chief of the Section of Developmental-Behavioral and Rehabilitative Pediatrics. Dr. Fussell, a faculty member since 2002, began serving as Interim Chief following the unexpected death of Eldon Schulz, M.D., in early June. “I know her…


June 28, 2018

Investiture Ceremony for Frederick “Rick” E. Barr, M.D., MBA

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Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH) and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine celebrated the investiture of  Frederick “Rick” E.  Barr, M.D., MBA as the recipient and steward of the Robert H. Fiser, Jr., M.D. Endowed Chair in Pediatrics on Tuesday, June 12. In 2006, the Arkansas Children’s Hospital Board of Directors…


June 26, 2018

Faculty Development Lunch and Learn

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  The 2018 – 2019 Fall faculty development calendar is out. REGISTRATION is now open. Lunch is provided.


June 19, 2018

Graduation Celebration


May 17, 2018

2018 Fellows Research Day May 22, 2018

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The 2018 Fellows Research Day will be held on Tuesday May 22, 2018 Program Host: Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician Guest Researcher: Franklin Trimm, M.D. Professor and Vice Chair of Pediatrics     Presentation and Poster Schedule  


May 15, 2018

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May 1, 2018

Joan Cranmer, Ph.D., Wins Outstanding Woman Faculty Award

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Joan M. Cranmer, Ph.D., a professor with the Department of Pediatrics in the UAMS College of Medicine recently was honored with the 2018 Outstanding Woman Faculty Award by the UAMS Women’s Faculty Development Caucus. The award is presented to a woman who is a mentor and role model with a record of scholarly endeavors, teaching…


April 27, 2018

One in 77 Arkansas Children Has Autism Spectrum Disorder, Says New CDC/UAMS Report

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An estimated  one in 77 Arkansas children are identified as having Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), according to a new report by the Arkansas Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (AR ADDM) Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). The new Arkansas numbers are based on information collected from health and special education records…


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