A unique partnership in health professions education
exists between the College, the Department of Veteran's Affairs, Central Arkansas
Veterans Healthcare System, and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Each
institution strives to coordinate and complement the resources necessary for the
student's total education.
Arkansas Children's Hospital
Hospital, located at 804 Wolfe Street in Little Rock, is Arkansas' only
pediatric hospital. It provides medical care for children from each of the state's
Baptist Health is a
not-for-profit health care organization in Arkansas. It includes hospitals in
Little Rock, North Little Rock, Arkadelphia, and Heber Springs.
Central Arkansas Radiation Therapy Institute,
CARTI is community facility operated by a not-for-profit organization. CARTI's primary purpose is to provide the most sophisticated and technically
modern radiation therapy to cancer patients in Arkansas.
St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center
Vincent Infirmary Medical Center is a general hospital located at Markham and
UAMS Medical Center - University
Hospital of Arkansas, located at 4301 West Markham, serves as the principal
education site for several programs in the College. It is a tertiary care and
Department of Veterans Affairs, Central Arkansas
Veterans Healthcare System
The Department of Veterans Affairs, Central
Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System (CAVHS) plays a vital role as a major
affiliate and provider of clinical education, sites, and personnel for many CHRP programs.
Instructors, classrooms, laboratories, offices, and equipment are provided.
Professional and administrative resources are shared. Many full-time CAVHS staff are
given faculty appointments with the UAMS. The CAVHS is a jointly accredited
sponsor of the Dietetic Internship Program. The Education Office of the CAVHS,
headed by the Associate Chief of Staff for Education/Operation who serves his role with
UAMS as Associate Dean of the CHRP for VA Affairs, plays an important role in
the planning, administration, and supervision of the
UAMS - College of Health Professions
4301 West Markham, #619 • Little Rock, Arkansas 72205
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