The mission of the Addiction Medicine Fellowship at UAMS is to improve the health, health care, and well-being of patients with substance use disorders through the State of Arkansas, the nation, and the world by educating physicians to become specialists in the management of substance use disorders and providing high quality, innovative, patient- and family-centered health care.
Thank you for your interest in the Addiction Medicine Fellowship program in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). The fellowship is a one year ACGME accredited program that will lead to board eligibility in Addiction Medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine. At completion of the fellowship, the fellow will have expertise in the full continuum of care for patients with substance use disorders and behavioral addictions, including opioid use disorder. Candidates must have completed a residency in one of the following: Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine, or Psychiatry. Candidates must also have the ability to obtain a valid Arkansas medical license and federal DEA number.
UAMS Mission Statement
The mission of UAMS is to improve the health, health care and well-being of Arkansans and of others in the region, nation and the world by: • Educating current and future health professionals and the public; • Providing high-quality, innovative, patient- and family-centered health care and also providing specialty expertise not routinely available in community settings; and • Advancing knowledge in areas of human health and disease and translating and accelerating discoveries into health improvements.
Faculty and Curriculum
The program faculty includes two board certified addiction medicine physicians and one board certified addiction psychiatrist. Of the above physicians, we have a psychiatrist with expertise in reproductive psychiatry as well as two board eligible consultation-liaison physicians. All six physicians are board certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Additionally, one faculty member is double board certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine by the American Board of Anesthesiology. The fellowship is divided between two locations: UAMS and the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System. The fellowship participates in the National Addiction Medicine Didactic Curriculum from the American College of Academic Addiction Medicine.
For more information contact:
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
4301 W. Markham St, 843-A
Little Rock, AR 72205