Congratulations to our Anesthesiology residents on their outstanding in-training examination results this year. The Clinical Anesthesia 2 (CA-2) class as a whole performed better than 90% of their CA-2 peers around the country.
Congratulations to three of our residents who were picked to present research at the American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting.
A fourth-year anesthesiology resident and neuroanesthesiology professor at UAMS presented a poster on the effects of two popular anesthesiology drugs on stroke patients at the Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care (SNACC) virtual annual meeting in September.
G. Lawson Smith, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as a fellowship-trained pain management specialist.
Dr. Joseph Sanford and Dr. Kevin Sexton discussed advancements in digital health and how those advancements relate to the COVID-19 pandemic on the UAMS Health Talk podcast. Listen to the podcast on the UAMS Health Talk webpage.
By Amy Widner The Division of Obstetric Anesthesia in the College of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has been designated a Center of Excellence by the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology (SOAP). This prestigious status is awarded to institutions that demonstrate the highest standards of obstetric […]
By Spencer Watson The University of Arkansas for Medical Science (UAMS) College of Nursing has been accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs to educate nurse anesthetists. “Creating a nurse anesthesia program fits within UAMS’s larger strategic goals of embracing innovative programs and new approaches to train tomorrow’s health care workforce […]
Complex regional pain syndrome is rare, affecting only one in 300,000 people. Yet it is the most painful chronic disease known to humankind, according to the McGill pain index. And some patients live with this disease for years and even decades before ever receiving a diagnosis.
A hearty congratulations to all of our ASA presenters this year: Drs. Dougan, Sharawi, Troughton, Yeh, Lide, Singh, Napolitano, Palascak, Chakraborty, D’Souza, Jones, and Gentry. Thank you to the many people who showed up to support our departmental colleagues for each of the presentations. Both the scientific and the clinical programs were outstanding—for anyone interested […]
Sarah Margaret “Maggie” Coffield, D.O., has joined the Department of Anesthesiology as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Pediatric Anesthesia. Dr. Coffield received her medical degree from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. She interned at UAMS in 2014-2015 and completed her anesthesiology residency at UAMS in 2015-2018. Dr. Coffield most recently completed a pediatric anesthesiology […]