Pediatric Emergency Department 

Poised at the entrance of the flagship pediatric hospital in the state of Arkansas, we are a busy Level IArkansas Children’s Hospital south wing exterior trauma facility that treats nearly 60,000 children each year. Our emergency department has 30 private exam rooms, 4 trauma/resuscitation bays, and specially equipped Orthopedic, CMS/Obstetric/Gynecologic, and Psychiatric rooms. The department is staffed with 24 hour PEM coverage and full access to all pediatric subspecialties. The ER faculty consists of eleven board eligible/board certified PEM physicians, eleven board certified general pediatricians, and six advanced nurse practitioners. Currently, eight pediatric emergency medicine fellows train in our fellowship program. With upgraded facilities and dedicated nursing and ED staff, our physicians are equipped and ready to handle the range of patient acuity we routinely see. From home, from their practitioner’s office, from referring hospitals all over the state and neighboring states, patients present to our department expecting and receiving a standard of excellence that has earned our hospital national acclaim.

Faculty Members:

Advanced Practice Providers:

  • Alison Baldridge, APRN, BSN, MNSc, CPNP-PC
  • M. Michelle Davis, APRN, BSN, MNSc, CPNP-PC – Emergency Medicine APN Coordinator
  • Stephanie Fraze, APRN, BSN, MNSc, CPNP-PC
  • Erika Funmaker, APRN, BSN, MNSc, FNP-BC
  • Courtney Robinson, APRN, BSN, MNSc, CPNP-PC
  • Jennifer York, APRN, BSN, MNSc, CPNP-PC