The Department of Pediatrics is the largest department in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine. The Department supports Arkansas Children’s System, including Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Arkansas Children’s Northwest, the Arkansas Children’s Research Institute, and satellite clinics across the state. Our mission is to provide 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.
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The UAMS Department of Pediatrics Guide
The Department of Pediatrics is the largest department in the UAMS College of Medicine, so naturally, there’s a lot to learn about us as you contemplate joining our team. Rather than scouring our website for hours or days, we’ve put together a phenomenal brochure to show you what we’re doing and where we’re going. This is an exciting time to work in pediatrics and if you’re ready to advance pediatric care, research and education, we want to work with you.
The Department of Pediatrics’ faculty development program strives to develop a culture that promotes faculty growth in education and teaching ability, personal and professional leadership, skills needed to engage in scholarly activities and personal wellness and vitality.Learn More
Arkansas Children’s Research Institute (ACRI) was established to provide UAMS faculty and scientists with a research environment on the Arkansas Children’s Hospital campus. Officially opening in 1992, ACRI now has more than 120 pediatric researchers with expertise and experience that span the breadth of medical disciplines.Explore the ACRI