June 28, 2018

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

Dr. Barr with group of Children’s and UAMS officials

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

Need your CE Transcript?

Do you need your CE transcript? Go to this link: https://uams.cloud-cme.com/aph.aspx  and follow the steps below.


May 1, 2018

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

Two women with award

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

Researcher points to poster while others watch

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…


March 1, 2018

UAMS Designated Baby Friendly for Encouraging Breastfeeding

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Feb. 28, 2018 | UAMS Medical Center is the only hospital in central Arkansas to have received international recognition as “baby friendly” for its policies and procedures encouraging new mothers to breastfeed as a healthier way to feed their babies. The World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) launched the Baby-friendly…


February 12, 2018

Shane McKinney, M.D., featured on CBS News

Shane McKinney, M.D., on CBS News

CBS News featured Shane McKinney, M.D., of the Department of Pediatrics in their story about the flu outbreak in Arkansas. Watch their story on the CBS News website.


January 22, 2018

Summer Science Program

Summer Science group in front of Angel One helicopter

Do you know a college student interested in pursuing a career in medicine or medical research? Check out the Summer Science Program sponsored by the Arkansas Children’s Research Institute and the UAMS Department of Pediatrics! The eight week program gives students experience working in medical research and a general view of medicine as a career….


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