April 3, 2020

Johnathan Goree, M.D., Named Arkansas Physician of the Year by Arkansas Business

Dr. Goree Healthcare Heroes

Johnathan H. Goree, M.D., an anesthesiologist who specializes in chronic pain and director of the Chronic Pain Division at UAMS was named Arkansas Physician of the Year on April 2 at the Arkansas Business Healthcare Heroes celebration.


April 2, 2020

UAMS’s Barnes Becomes President of American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Dr. Barnes

C. Lowry Barnes, M.D., chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), took office as the 30th president of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons during its board of directors video conference March 25.


March 27, 2020

Sara Shalin, M.D., Ph.D., Appointed Interim Chair of Dermatology at UAMS

Sara Shalin, M.D., Ph.D.

Sara Shalin, M.D., Ph.D., an associate professor of pathology and dermatology in the UAMS College of Medicine, has been named interim chair of the college’s Department of Dermatology.


March 25, 2020

Scholarship Honors UAMS College of Medicine Physicians

Portraits of Drs. R. Lee Archer, Joseph Chacko and Sami Uwaydat

Through the generosity of UAMS supporters, an endowed scholarship has been created honoring three UAMS doctors: Robert L. “Lee” Archer, M.D., Joseph G. Chacko, M.D., and Sami H. Uwaydat, M.D.


March 20, 2020

Match Day Goes Virtual: COVID-19 Changes, but Can’t Stop Spirit Behind Celebration

Fourth year students celebrating on a screen

Match Day is always bittersweet, but the Class of 2020 tried to emphasize the sweet over the bitter at this year’s celebration despite the swirling context of a global pandemic and its unprecedented disruptions to daily life.


March 19, 2020

Recent Faculty Appointments

Manuel Gonzalez, M.D.

Join us in welcoming these recent additions to the UAMS College of Medicine faculty.


March 17, 2020

UAMS Scientists Awarded Grants for Cancer Research

Group of researchers

Three Seeds of Science small grant awards of $50,000 each were presented March 5 to UAMS cancer researchers at “The Doctor is in” event hosted by the Envoys volunteer advocacy group. The event included a research poster showcase highlighting ongoing cancer-related projects.


March 16, 2020

Orthopaedics Scholarship Encourages Student Diversity

C. Lowry Barnes, M.D., chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, examines an x-ray image.

The UAMS College of Medicine has established a scholarship to recruit underrepresented minority students to its orthopaedics program, one of only a handful of medical schools in the country to do so.


February 27, 2020

Swabbing to Save Lives

3 students seated at table

For the past four years, second-year medical students in the UAMS College of Medicine have called on students in the class behind them to pay it forward as they learn about blood cancers and other diseases that can make a bone marrow transplant a lifesaver. Year after year, COM freshmen have delivered. Sophomore Madison Caldwell…


February 26, 2020

Recent Faculty Appointments

Dr. Fenghuang Zhan

Join us in welcoming these recent additions to the College of Medicine faculty.


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