Office of Graduate Medical Education
Welcome to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences' Graduate Medical Education program. The UAMS College of Medicine sponsors twenty core residency programs and twenty-eight fellowship programs.The College of Medicine and each residency program is accredited by the
Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
through the Institutional Review Committee and the Residency Review
Committees (RRCs) respectively. The College of Medicine is committed to
complying with the Institutional Requirements of the ACGME.
This year's Residency Educator Award recepients, Marwan
Yared (Pathology) (Left) and Paula Podrazik (Geriatrics) (right)
with James Clardy (DIO).
The awards are given annualy
by the College of Medicine to two residency/fellowship program
directors who have developed an educational program of high
quality, have demonstrated a commitment to innovations in
curriculum and educational experiences, achieved a successful
accreditation status and cycle, and had excellent results of
internal progrm reviews and Annual GME Survey ratings.
Education Committee Policies
The L.I.F.E. Curriculum ( L earning to
Address I mpairement and F atigue to E nhance Patient Safety) was
developed by Duke Univerity Hospital, University of North Carolina
Hospitals, the North Carolina AHECs, and the North Carolina Physicia..
Residency Manager is an online network and resource
for residency managers. Whether you're a program director, program
coordinator, or part of the GME office, use this site to network with
peers, get tips to help you do your job, learn about best practices, and
stay up to date on residency-related news.
American Medical News Articles on GME
American Medical News Articles on Graduate Medical
ACGME Program Directors & Coordinators
ACGME section of information for residency program
directors and coordinators
Institute for Healthcare Improvement: Virtual Programs/Open School
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) is
committed to helping grow and sustain a movement to unify stakeholders
around the cause of improving health and health care for all. The IHI
website offers Virtual Programs and On Demand Courses. Courses are free
for residents and University faculty who teach courses. Offerings
include Patient safety, Quality Improvement, Patient and Family-Centered
Care, Dignity and Respect, Teamwork and Communication, among others.
Office of Graduate
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
4301 W. Markham St., #837
Little Rock, AR 72205
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