UAMS, Arkansas’ only comprehensive medical university, with clinics covering every medical specialty and a staff of 1,000 doctors, is committed to improving the health of Arkansans. Located in Little Rock, Arkansas, the hospital and outpatient clinics include centers of excellence for medical research and treatment of cancer, eye, spine, aging and psychiatric conditions. Our research and educational programs inspire new knowledge that results in better diagnosis and more advanced patient care.
Arkansas Children’s Hospital
Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH) is a pediatric hospital with a Level I Trauma Center located in Little Rock, Arkansas. It is among the largest freestanding pediatric hospitals in the United States and serves children from birth to age 21. ACH is affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and is a teaching hospital with the UAMS College of Medicine’s Department of Pediatrics.
ACH staff consists of more than 505 physicians, 200 residents, and 4,400 support staff. The hospital includes 336 beds and offers three intensive care units. The campus spans 36 city blocks and has a floor space of over 2,000,000 square feet.
Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute
Since opening the doors in 1989, our Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute has grown to include 15 specialty and seven support clinics, with more than 113,000 patient visits per year. We are Arkansas’ only academic cancer center and use a team approach to treatment that addresses the wide range of needs of the patient and his or her family.
The John L. McClellan Memorial Veterans Hospital
This hospital, part of the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System (CAVHS), is a flagship Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare provider and is one of the largest and busiest VA medical centers in the country. CAVHS offers a broad spectrum of inpatient and outpatient healthcare services, ranging from disease prevention through primary care, to complex surgical procedures, to extended rehabilitative care. This System serves as a teaching facility for more than 1,200 students and residents enrolled in approximately 90 educational affiliates. The System is reaching out to veterans through its Community-Based Outpatient Clinics throughout Arkansas and a Drop-In Treatment Center for homeless veterans in downtown Little Rock. Throughout its rich 81 year history, CAVHS has been widely recognized for excellence in education and research, and – first and foremost – for a tradition of quality and caring for Arkansas veterans.