The Department of Family and Preventive Medicine offers a high quality educational program with exceptional flexibility. Required rotations provide training in major clinical disciplines. Elective time allows you to pursue areas of special interest such as research, medical informatics, prevention, obstetrics, and more.
As a resident, you will have opportunities to interact and teach medical students. The environment of scholarship and educational teamwork facilitates your development as a family physician. Residents in Family Medicine also participate in formal educational experiences in area nursing homes and health department clinics. The primary goal of the program is to produce physicians who embody the unique knowledge, skills and attitudes of the specialty of Family Medicine.
Our commitment to your education is one of our greatest strengths. Your depth and breadth of training will be unparalleled in family medicine residency training today.
The residency program’s administrative team includes:
- Program Director – Tina Wells MD
- Associate Program Director – Shashank Kraleti MD
- Assistant Program Director, and Director of Education – Diane Jarrett EdD
- Behavioral Scientist – Chris Rule MSW, LCSW
- Program Coordinator – Shannon Heard BA
You can learn more about the team members on our Faculty and Staff page.
Shannon Heard BA
Department of Family and Preventive Medicine
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
4301 West Markham, Slot 530
Little Rock, AR 72205