Frequently Asked Questions
Do you sponsor H1 or J1 Visas?
Yes, we accept both. For information on other non-immigrant visa types, or if you have questions, visit the UAMS Immigration Services page, or contact UAMS Immigration Services at AskImmigration@uams.edu.
Do you provide lactation rooms for nursing mothers?
We have a fully-equipped lactation room conveniently located in the perioperative area for nursing mothers. Within the lactation room, there are two pumping stations, an electronic breast pump, supplies, cable TV, fridge/freezer and microwave, and an attached bathroom with a shower.
Do you offer allow moonlighting?
Fellows can take moonlighting shifts on select weekends, if approved by the UAMS GME office and Program Director.
What is the start date for the Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship? Is this flexible?
The Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship starts on August 1. This date is flexible.
What is the cost of living like?
Living in Arkansas is affordable. According to the C2ER’s Cost of Living Index, we are approximately 14% lower than the rest of nation.
Do we offer couples matching?
Yes! You must indicate that you are looking for a couples match spot through your ERAS application during the match cycle.
Do you accept Osteopathic graduates?
Yes. We are looking for exceptional candidates, whether M.D. or D.O., with competitive credentials, who will contribute to the department’s strength and future of our specialty.
Do you offer parking on campus?
Our fellows are provided free covered parking that connects directly to the hospital building.
Does the institution offer any discounts for local entertainment, restaurants, colleges, etc.?
All the fellow(s) and their family can enjoy benefits, merchant discounts, and tuition discount from local businesses for being a part of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. For specifics please visit the Benefits page on the UAMS HR website.