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August 10, 2020

$420,000 Gift Realizes Alumnus’ Longtime Wish to Support Education and Training of Family Physicians

Jack Steel, M.D.

By Benjamin Waldrum The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has received a $420,000 gift from the estate of Jack T. Steele, M.D., to finalize the creation of the Jack T. Steele, M.D. Endowed Chair in Family and Preventive Medicine in the College of Medicine. Endowed chairs allow UAMS to recruit and retain top…


September 19, 2018

William Ventres, M.D., Invested in Ben Saltzman, M.D. Distinguished Chair in Rural Family Medicine

Group of faculty with Dr. Ventres

Sept. 19, 2018 | William “Bill” Ventres, M.D., M.A., assistant professor in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), was invested Sept. 17 as the holder of the Ben Saltzman, M.D., Distinguished Chair in Rural Family Medicine. Ventres, who joined UAMS in…