Second-year General Surgery resident Dr. Megan White earned the latest Consultant of the Month honors from the Emergency Medicine residents for her excellent work with patients and colleagues in the Emergency Department. “Even on the busiest shifts, she is still happy to help and do the best thing for the patient,” said one EM resident. “She appreciates us and what we […]
A new multispecialty robotic surgery curriculum for residents has started up at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).
Not only does it provide surgical residents with expertise in the latest surgical technology, it uniquely allows three surgical specialties to learn from and with each other: general surgery, obstetrical/gynecologic (OBGYN) surgery and urologic surgery.
A hearty congratulations to our faculty recently recognized as top doctors in Central Arkansas.
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has performed the first transplant in Arkansas from an HIV-positive donor to an HIV-positive recipient.
Providing COVID-19 vaccines for patients awaiting elective surgery could save 58,687 lives worldwide over the next year, according to results of an international study in which the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) participated.
Jonathan Laryea, M.D., Professor of Surgery and Chief of the Division of Colorectal Surgery, will lend his expertise to the Executive Council of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. The ASCRS Nominating Committee selected Dr. Laryea from more than 3,000 active society members to serve a three-year term as a member-at-large. He has served the society […]
Nicholas Tingquist, M.D., recently received the 2020 Chris Hackler Award for Excellence in Medical Ethics.
A team from the Institute for Digital Health & Innovation is one of 13 North American university teams named as finalists in the 2021 OpenCV AI Competition, the world’s largest spatial AI (artificial intelligence) competition.
By Linda Satter The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ kidney and liver transplant programs received high national rankings in biannual data released Jan. 5 by the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients. The SRTR evaluates the status of the nation’s solid organ transplant system and publicly releases the data every December/January and June/July at the […]
Congratulations to residents Dr. Megan White and Dr. John Pagteilan, who have received the UAMS College of Medicine Outstanding Teaching Award. Traditionally, this award has gone only to faculty, but this year, the college expanded it to include residents. Faculty and residents win this award through a nomination process from medical students and housestaff. Dr. […]