LITTLE ROCK – Fellowship-trained hepatologist James E. Rose, M.D., has joined the faculty in the Department of Internal Medicine of the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).
Rose has been appointed an assistant professor in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He also is part of the recently created UAMS Liver Disease Referral Center, a joint venture of the departments of Internal Medicine and Surgery to provide comprehensive care for the most serious liver conditions.
He previously served as an attending physician in hepatology at Integris-Baptist Medical Center in Oklahoma City.
Rose received his medical degree in 1998 from American University of the Caribbean on the island of St. Maarten in the Netherlands Antilles. In 2004, he completed a fellowship in transplant hepatology at Integris-Baptist Medical Center in Oklahoma City.
He is a member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and has been a member of the American College of Physicians. In 2001, while serving his medical residency at PinnacleHealth – Polyclinic Hospital in Harrisburg, Pa., he was nominated for the MCP/Hahnemann University Golden Stethoscope for excellence in teaching by a resident physician.
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.