The Department of Anesthesiology’s 28th Annual Residents’ Day was its first in-person event since the COVID pandemic, and it was a huge success.
Residents Presenting at ASA 2021
Three of our residents are presenting at the upcoming American Society of Anesthesiologists annual conference. Congratulations to our scholars! Maitri Shah, M.D. – Maternal Hypoglycemia: An Unusual Diagnosis In The Differential For High Neuraxial Block Mimi Kim, M.D. – Successful Use Of Stellate Ganglion Block Catheter To Attenuate Cardiac Electrical Storm In A Patient With […]
UAMS’ Anesthesia Tech Program Gives HBCU Students Firsthand Look at Medical Careers
Three students fresh out of Little Rock’s Philander Smith College recently started working in the operating room at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as part of an initiative to help students from historically Black colleges and universities (HBCU) prepare for a career in health care.
A+ for Anesthesiology
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.
Residents Present at ASA Annual Meeting
Congratulations to three of our residents who were picked to present research at the American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting.
Anesthesiology Resident, Neuroanesthesiology Chief Present Research on Propofol vs. Etomidate for Stroke
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.
Gregory Lawson Smith, M.D., Joins UAMS as Pain Management Specialist
G. Lawson Smith, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as a fellowship-trained pain management specialist.
Dr. Sanford Featured in UAMS Health Talk Podcast
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.
UAMS Medical Center Named Center of Excellence for Obstetric Anesthesia
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 […]
UAMS Receives Accreditation for Nurse Anesthesia Program
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 […]