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UAMS is the only Medical School in the state of Arkansas.
UAMS is the only Medical School in the state of Arkansas.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is part of the University of Arkansas system, a state-run university in the U.S. state of Arkansas. January 2006 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → 31 January 2006 (Tuesday) U.S. President George W. Bush delivers the State of the Union Address to a joint session of the U.S. Congress (the House of Representatives and the Senate). ... Image File history File linksMetadata UAMS_EDII.JPG This image is offered for public use by its copyright holder. ... Image File history File linksMetadata UAMS_EDII.JPG This image is offered for public use by its copyright holder. ... Official language(s) English Capital Little Rock Largest city Little Rock Area  - Total   - Width   - Length    - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 29th 53,179 sq mi  137 732 km² 239 miles  385 km 261 miles  420 km 2. ... The University of Arkansas is a public coeducational land-grant university system, with its flagship campus in Fayetteville. ... A university is an institution of higher education and of research, which grants academic degrees at all levels (bachelor, master, and doctor) in a variety of subjects. ... A state of the United States (a U.S. state) is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) English Capital Little Rock Largest city Little Rock Area  - Total   - Width   - Length    - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 29th 53,179 sq mi  137 732 km² 239 miles  385 km 261 miles  420 km 2. ...


It has 6 academic units:

  1. College of Medicine
  2. College of Pharmacy
  3. College of Nursing
  4. College of Health Related Professions
  5. College of Public Health
  6. The Graduate School

UAMS combines the patient care resources of a state-of-the art hospital and outpatient center with the Arkansas Cancer Research Center, Harvey and Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging, Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy, and Jackson T. Stephens Spine and Neurosciences Institute. Arkansas Children’s Hospital and the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System are affiliates of UAMS. A physician visiting the sick in a hospital. ... With a generous grant from the Reynolds Foundation, the Donald W Reynolds Department of Geriatrics was established in 1997. ...

The UAMS Cancer Research Center.
The UAMS Cancer Research Center.

The outreach efforts of UAMS include seven Area Health Education Centers (AHECs) in Fayetteville, Pine Bluff, El Dorado, Texarkana, Fort Smith, Jonesboro, and Helena, Arkansas; networks of senior health centers and centers for young children with special health care needs; and interactive video education and medical consultation services to community hospitals around the state. UAMS is the state’s largest basic and applied research institution, with more than $100 million in annual research funding, grants and contracts and internationally renowned programs in multiple myeloma, aging, and other areas. UAMS Cancer Research Center. ... UAMS Cancer Research Center. ... For the Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers Metropolitan Area see Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers metropolitan area Fayetteville is a city located in Washington County, Arkansas, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 58,047. ... Pine Bluff is a city located in Jefferson County, Arkansas. ... El Dorado is a city located in Union County, Arkansas, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 21,530. ... Fort Smith, situated at the junction of the Arkansas and Poteau rivers, is a city and one of the two county seats of Sebastian County, Arkansas. ... Craighead County Veterans Memorial in downtown Jonesboro. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Helena-West Helena, Arkansas. ...


One of the largest public employers in the state with almost 9,000 employees, UAMS and its affiliates, Arkansas Children's Hospital and the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System have a total economic impact in Arkansas of about $4.1 billion per year. UAMS receives less than 11% of its funding from the state. Its operation is funded by payments for clinical services (64%), grants and contracts (18%), philanthropy and other (5%), and tuition and fees (2%).


UAMS has recently imploded one of its old dormitories, due to constant wear over the years. The demolition is part of a master plan to expand and improve the campus. Construction has just begun on the new hospital with completion expected in 2008.


The main campus is located at 4301 W. Markham Street, Little Rock, Arkansas, 72205-7199. For more information call (501) 686-7000. There is also a Littlerock, California. ... Official language(s) English Capital Little Rock Largest city Little Rock Area  - Total   - Width   - Length    - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 29th 53,179 sq mi  137 732 km² 239 miles  385 km 261 miles  420 km 2. ...



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UAMS is the largest Medical School in the state of Arkansas.
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is part of the University of Arkansas system, a state-run university in the U.S. state of Arkansas.
UAMS combines the patient care resources of a state-of-the art hospital and outpatient center with the Arkansas Cancer Research Center, Harvey and Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging, Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy, and Jackson T. Stephens Spine and Neurosciences Institute.
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