LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Pharmacy will hold Summer Camp 2007 for high school students June 17-22. Participants will be introduced to career opportunities in pharmacy and pharmacy education at UAMS.
The camp will provide hands-on training in pharmacy practice skills, lectures by college faculty and area pharmacists and field trips to pharmacies. Also, social and cultural activities will be offered. Camp tuition is $375 and includes housing in the UAMS residence hall, all meals, camp instruction materials, laboratory exercise supplies, and field trip transportation expenses. Some stipends are available for tuition assistance. Applications are available on-line at www.uams.edu/cop or by calling (501) 686-5557.
For more information, contact Eddie Dunn, Pharm.D., pharmacy camp coordinator, at 501-686-8929, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or write to: UAMS College of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Summer Camp, 4301 W. Markham St., #522, Little Rock, AR 72205. Application deadline is May 1.
UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with five colleges, a graduate school, a medical center, six centers of excellence and a statewide network of regional centers. UAMS has about 2,430 students and 715 medical residents. It is one of the state’s largest public employers with about 9,400 employees, including nearly 1,000 physicians who provide medical care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and UAMS’ Area Health Education Centers throughout the state. UAMS and its affiliates have an economic impact in Arkansas of $5 billion a year. For more information, visit www.uams.edu.