Latest News from the College of Medicine

  • Family Medicine Conference Covers Updates on Practical Topics with Focus on Orthopaedics

    Doctors pose in the conference area lobby

    More than 145 family physicians, nurses, pharmacists and physical therapists learned updates on marijuana and medicine, fibromyalgia, sleep apnea and common orthopaedic issues at the 40th Annual Family Medicine Intensive Review Course May 10 – 12 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). The conference was produced by the Department of Family and Preventive…

  • UAMS Celebrates Asian, Pacific Islander Heritage

    Panel sitting at a table. One speaks while two others look on.

    Everyone has an answer to the question of how they ended up at UAMS. Faculty, staff and students heard four unique perspectives May 2 at an event honoring Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders. The lunchtime symposium, sponsored by the UAMS Center for Diversity Affairs and the Chancellor’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee, brought together a College of…

  • Parkinson’s Patient Active and Proactive About His Condition Treatment

    John Lee plays a ukulele in his music room

    John Lee, of Little Rock, first noticed the small twitch in his fingers about seven years ago. He was in his 50s and Parkinson’s disease was at the top of his mind when he asked his primary care physician about it. “My brother and my cousin both have it,” Lee said. “They’re younger than me.”…