Admissions Update for 2023 Application Cycle
New information on Pass/Fail grading, MCAT scores, and online course policy for UAMS College of Medicine applicants
We Train Exceptional Pediatricians
The Department of Pediatrics is dedicated to providing exceptional, family-centered care driven by scientific discovery and evidence-based medicine as we train the next generation of pediatricians and leaders in pediatric health. As the largest section of the UAMS College of Medicine, the DOP is lead by nationally- and internationally-renowed faculty, features world-class facilities and incredible research opportunities.
Why Chose UAMS?
For almost 150 years, UAMS has been educating and training health care leaders and advancing biomedical knowledge and teaching practices. UAMS is Arkansas’ leading tertiary academic health center and the state’s only Level I adult trauma center. In order to provide students and residents studying pediatrics with first-rate clinical opportunities, UAMS partnered with the state’s only health care system dedicated to caring solely for children — Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH).
Consisting of a 336-bed, Magnet recognized facility in Little Rock, the state’s first and only pediatric hospital in the northwest region of the state as well as clinics spread throughout the state.
How Can I Learn More?
Our Applicant Guide is a great place to start. You’ll find dates and deadlines, pre-matriculation requirements, application procedures, and contact information. You’ll read about what we’re looking for in applicants – and even meet some of our current students. For more in-depth information, download the UAMS Catalog. We also recommend the Association of American Medical Colleges’ website for general information about pursuing a career in medicine.