About the College
The College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has held a unique, vital role in Arkansas for more than 130 years. As the state’s only medical school, we train the majority of Arkansas’ physicians. Our outstanding faculty members are on staff at UAMS Medical Center, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, UAMS regional centers and numerous other clinics and facilities providing services throughout the state of Arkansas and for patients from around the world.
Many of our basic sciences faculty members also hold appointments in the UAMS Graduate School, teaching tomorrow’s scientists. And with a vibrant, world-class research enterprise that emphasizes multidisciplinary collaboration, the College of Medicine’s researchers and clinicians serve on the forefront of medical advances.
Learn more about the College of Medicine’s faculty, students and programs in our COM Fast Facts handout.
Our Mission: To improve health and increase knowledge through innovative teaching, ground-breaking research, state-of-the-art patient care and outstanding service to Arkansas, our nation and the world.
Our Vision: UAMS College of Medicine leads the way in educating exemplary physicians and translating biomedical discovery into innovative treatments that enable our health care teams to deliver superior medical care.
Our Core Values: Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Creativity, Excellence, Diversity