Learn More About UAMS


UAMS Medical Center exterior

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is the only academic health sciences university and the only adult Level One Trauma Center in the state of Arkansas. We are the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees in 73 of Arkansas’ 75 counties. UAMS offers 73 baccalaureate, master’s, doctoral, professional and specialist degree programs and certificates through our Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions, Public Health and graduate school. Students attend classes at the UAMS main campus in Little Rock and our regional campus in northwest Arkansas. The hospital capacity is 450 beds, including 346 adult beds, 64 newborn bassinets and 40 psychiatry beds.

The mission of UAMS is to improve the health, health care and well-being of Arkansans and of others in the region, nation and the world by educating current and future health professionals and the public, providing high-quality, innovative, patient- and family–centered health care and specialty expertise not routinely available in community settings, and advancing knowledge in areas of human health and disease and translating and accelerating discoveries into health improvements.

Why Train at UAMS?

UAMS is special: it’s the training, it’s the place, and it’s the people. Learn more about UAMS and meet the GME program leadership in this video:

Hear Directly from Trainees

Who better to talk about UAMS than our trainees? They are the life force of our programs. Hear directly from trainees about why they value their experience at UAMS in this video:

Our GME staff are here to help throughout your application process. Find more information about our programs and training sites, as well as links to important application information by visiting our GME website.