The Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) offers a one-year advanced fellowship in Pediatric Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology. Currently, one (1) fellow is accepted per year through our application process.
Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH) is a full-service, state-of-the-art facility, offering a complete array of clinical services ranging from well-baby, child, and adolescent care to the medical management of critically ill children requiring such sophisticated procedures as heart or kidney transplantation and Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO). It is the teaching hospital of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). ACH is dedicated to the clinical care of children regardless of their ability to pay, medical and community education, and research. Essentially all of the physicians on the ACH campus are UAMS faculty.
The Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine provides approximately 18,000 anesthetics each year. These occur either in the operating rooms or in various sedation sites throughout the hospital. The Pediatric Anesthesia Division currently has 35 anesthesiologists and a majority of anesthetics are provided by a faculty anesthesiologist with no resident or fellow in attendance.