The University Hospital of Arkansas, located on the campus of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), serves as the primary teaching site during your residency. At University Hospital, you receive training in numerous areas including OB, inpatient family medicine, geriatrics, and emergency medicine.
Pediatric training throughout residency occurs at Arkansas Children’s Hospital, a nationally recognized facility, a short distance from UAMS.
The John McClellan Veterans Administration Hospital is the site for training in internal medicine as well as one site available for elective training.
The Family Medical Center (FMC), located on the UAMS campus, serves as one of the clinical training sites for the FM residents. It was the first clinic in Arkansas to be NCQA-certified as a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). The FMC combines excellent clinical facilities with space for conferences and individual study. Computer workstations are present in each patient room to access the electronic medical record. Access to the Internet, Ovid and other clinical decision making software programs are available to residents over our computer network.
PGY-1 residents participate in general surgery rotation at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock.
PGY-2 residents rotate for one month at Arkansas Specialty Orthopedics in Little Rock.