Latest News from the College of Medicine

  • UAMS Medical Student Elected to National Association Board

    Sept. 22, 2017 | Sasha Ray, a third-year College of Medicine student from Little Rock, has been elected director for Region III of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA), the nation’s oldest and largest, independent, student-run organization focused on the needs and concerns of medical students of color. As a newly elected regional director for…

  • Three UAMS Medical Students Awarded Scholarships for Rural Arkansas Primary Care

    Sept. 21, 2017 | Three UAMS medical students have each been awarded a $20,000 Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield Primary Care Scholarship, which encourages aspiring physicians to pursue primary care practices in rural Arkansas. This year’s recipients are Steven James, a senior from Conway; Julie Sherrill, a senior from Dumas; and Allison Jackson, a…

  • UAMS Receives Grant to Improve Access to Cancer Genetic Counseling Across Arkansas

    Sept. 20, 2017 – A grant of more than $55,000 to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will assist health care providers across the state to identify and treat families with an inherited risk for cancer. The team working to implement UAMS' cancer genetics telehealth program includes (from left) Joshua Acuna, research associate;…