Latest News from the College of Medicine

  • Largest-ever Number of UAMS Medical Students Matched with Residency Positions

    Student at podium

    By Liz Caldwell March 20, 2019 | With its largest class of graduating medical students about to begin their medical residencies, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is helping expand access to health care across the state, helped in part by new residency programs. Senior medical students are matched with a residency of three…

  • Match Day Tests Nerves, Offers Huge Payoffs to Graduating Medicine Seniors

    Student holding opened envelope, smiling, arms outstretched

    By Amy Widner March 15, 2019 | Dreams really can come true — and for the 160-plus College of Medicineseniors who attended the annual Match Day event on Friday, those fulfilled wishes came in the form of envelopes that revealed where they will spend the next three to seven years as they complete their residency training. “It…

  • UAMS-led Study Shows Promise for Head and Neck Cancer Patients

    Brendan Stack

    A study led by University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) surgeon Brendan C. Stack Jr., M.D., has shown the potential to alter neck dissection surgeries in about 21 percent of head and neck cancer patients.