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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 (ACGME) 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.

Recepients of Residency Educator Award

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.

GME Resourses

Graduate Medical Education Committee Policies

L.I.F.E. Curriculum

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

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 Education

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 Medical Education
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
4301 W. Markham St., #837
Little Rock, AR 72205

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