The UAMS Medical Center is an acute care teaching hospital. PM&R residents interact with medical students of different specialties, residents, and faculty from other services such as Neurosurgery, Neurology, Trauma Surgery, Medicine, Geriatrics, Oncology, Rheumatology, Family Practice, and Orthopaedics.
UAMS Outpatient Clinic Tour
Arkansas Children’s Hospital
Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH) is one of the largest standalone pediatric hospitals in the country and is one of two hospitals in the only pediatric medical system in the state. ACH has a strong pediatric rehab program with a large number of patients and a 20-bed inpatient rehabilitation pediatric unit. In addition to inpatient care, there are regular clinics for myelomingocele, muscular dystrophy, and cerebral palsy. Burn and hemophilia clinics are optional.
Arkansas Children’s Hospital Inpatient and Outpatient
Baptist Health Rehabilitation Institute
BHRI is a free-standing institute that allows residents to obtain good clinical training in PM&R. In addition to inpatient care, there are extensive on-site outpatient facilities, as well as multiple satellite therapy centers.
Baptist Health Rehabilitation Hospital Inpatient Tour
Central Arkansas Veteran’s Healthcare System
John L. McClellan Memorial Veterans Hospital
This Central Arkansas Veteran’s Healthcare System facility is an acute care hospital with a spacious section devoted to Rehabilitation Medicine Services. It is a tertiary facility that admits complex medical problems from the surrounding district plus the usual mix of patients from the local metropolitan area. The hospital is adjacent to and closely affiliated with the UAMS Medical Center and the faculty of most services have joint appointments in the hospitals. There is a PM&R consultation service at this hospital.
Eugene J. Towbin Veterans Healthcare Center
This Central Arkansas Veteran’s Healthcare System facility in North Little Rock is a long-term hospital for patients with psychiatric and chronic medical problems. A 20-bed rehabilitation unit and a 38-bed geriatric unit provide a solid environment for learning and training. There is an extensive consultation service, including diagnostic EMG’s and numerous outpatient clinics (i.e., brace, seating, spinal cord, general rehabilitation, back, amputee clinics, and falls clinics.)