November 13, 2019

November 19- The Pediatrics Faculty Mentoring Program: How it works for Successful Promotion

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Topic: Mentoring Program Speaker(s):  Joan Cranmer, Ph.D. Time: Noon to 1:00pm When: Tuesday November 19, 2019 Venue: Dungan Cath Lab Conference Room, 2nd floor, ACH Main Hospital     LUNCH is provided for the first 25 participants!!! Faculty Development Sessions are held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month. Upcoming sessions are at this link:…


November 7, 2019

November 19-The Pediatrics Faculty Mentoring Program: How it works for Successful Promotion

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    Topic: The Pediatrics Faculty Mentoring Program: How it works for Successful Promotion Speaker(s): Joan Cranmer, Ph.D., Faculty Affairs Time: Noon to 1:00pm When: Tuesday November 19, 2019 Venue: Dungan Cath Lab Conference Room, 2nd floor, Arkansas Children’s Main Hospital (Across from Faculty Lounge)   LUNCH is provided for the first 15 participants!!! Faculty…


September 23, 2019

October 15 – New Faculty Orientation

Sept 17, 2019

  Topic: Entrepreneurship Speaker(s): Joan Cranmer, Ph.D, Faculty Affairs Time: Noon to 1:00 pm When: Tuesday October 15, 2019 Venue: Betty Lowe Classroom, 3rd floor, main hospital LUNCH is provided for the first 10 participants!!! Faculty Development Sessions are held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month. Upcoming sessions are at this link: https://pediatrics.uams.edu/education/office-of-education/fac-dev/


May 8, 2019

Dr. Steve Schexnayder Appointed to Executive Vice-Chair

Dr. Steve Schexnayder

Congratulations to Dr. Steve Schexnayder on his appointment to the newly created post of Executive Vice-Chair of the Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Schexnayder will assist Pediatrics Chair Dr. Rick Barr in key departmental functions, with a major focus on refining and implementing a new faculty evaluation process. He will continue to serve in his role…


April 29, 2019

Larry Hartzell, M.D., Invested in Waner Endowed Chair at Arkansas Children’s

Larry Hartzell, M.D., (seated) holds the Benjamin and Milton Waner, M.D., Endowed Chair in Pediatric and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. Pictured with him are Arkansas Children’s President and CEO Marcy Doderer, FACHE, and UAMS Chancellor Cam Patterson, M.D., MBA.

Larry Hartzell, M.D., an associate professor in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery in the UAMS College of Medicine, was invested in the Benjamin and Milton Waner, M.D., Endowed Chair in Pediatric Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH) on April 24. “It was an honor to recognize Dr. Larry Hartzell…


April 24, 2019

September 17- Health Entrepreneurship: Turning your research into a business venture

Sep 17-Entrepreneurship

Topic: Entrepreneurship Speaker(s): Nancy M. Gray, Ph.D. Time: Noon to 1:00 pm When: Tuesday September 17, 2019 Venue: Dungan Cath Lab Conference Room, 2th floor, main hospital LUNCH is provided for the first 10 participants!!!  Faculty Development Sessions are held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month. Upcoming sessions are at this link: https://pediatrics.uams.edu/education/office-of-education/fac-dev/


March 31, 2019

April 16 – Using EPIC for Research

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Topic: Epic for Scholarship: The Slicer Dicer Tool Speaker(s): Feliciano “Pele” Yu, Jr., M.D. Chief Medical Information Officer, ACH Time: Noon to 1:00 pm When: Tuesday April 16, 2019  Venue: Nabholz Hickman Conference Room, 4th floor, office building LUNCH is provided for the first 15 participants!!!  Faculty Development Sessions are held on the 3rd Tuesday of…


February 26, 2019

New Faculty – February 2019

Larry Quang

Department of Pediatrics Larry Quang, M.D., has joined the Department of Pediatrics as Professor and Chief of the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Dr. Quang received his medical degree from Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine. He completed his pediatrics residency at Children’s Hospital of Michigan and went on to complete fellowships in medical toxicology…


January 30, 2019

Dr. Willis Selected by National MS Society As Partner in MS Care

Erin Willis

Congratulations to Dr. Erin Willis, an Associate Professor in the Neurology Section of the Department of Pediatrics, on being selected by the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society as a Partner in MS Care. Dr. Willis, who directs the Child Neurology Residency Program, is only the second Arkansas physician to achieve this honor, along with Dr….


January 17, 2019

Arkansas Autism Program Receives $2.17 Million in Federal Funding

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By Ben Boulden The Arkansas Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (AR ADDM) Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) recently was awarded a four-year grant of $2.17 million by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Arkansas monitoring program tracks the number and characteristics of 8-year-olds with autism spectrum disorder and/or…


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