Academic Emergency Medicine Physician Opportunity in Little Rock, AR

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Facility: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences 
Address: 4301 West Markham 
Little Rock, AR  
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Academic
Emergency Medicine 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Department of Emergency Medicine has a 32 year history of excellence and is in the process of expanding our academic faculty.  If you are already board certified, a rising senior resident and/or senior fellow interested in a fantastic academic opportunity, please contact me.  Among the 7 Institutes at UAMS, the Translational Research Institute provides added infrastructure for promising investigators.  As the only academic health center in the State, our institution has many unique research opportunities available and will provide “start-up” funds, mentorship, and appropriate non-clinical time to support our research mission.  The College of Medicine has launched a uniquely generous Clinician Scientist program featuring:
 
·Up to 75% non-clinical time support for 3-4 years
·Salary equivalent to full time clinical faculty
·A formal mentorship program and research curriculum

We are looking for energetic EM academicians interested in building our already diverse faculty and residency program. Our institution has a leadership structure that is highly supportive of Emergency Medicine including our own Service Line.  We have established and lead many local and statewide initiatives that can provide tremendous opportunities for service, education, and/or scholarship opportunities for new faculty members. The following roles will be strongly considered:

·Vice Chair or Director of Research
·EM Ultrasound Fellowship Director
·Clinical and Basic Science Investigators
·Clinical attending

We offer a generous compensation and benefits package. Feel free to peruse our website to learn more about the UAMS EM family: www.uamsem.com

About UAMS

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences was founded in 1879 by eight physicians. Today UAMS is the state’s only academic health center, part of a statewide network of postsecondary education institutions of the University of Arkansas System governed by a 10-member Board of Trustees.

 

 

UAMS Mission Statement

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
  • Advancing knowledge in areas of human health and disease and translating and accelerating discoveries into health improvements

Little Rock, AR

Little Rock is located in a beautiful part of the country. There are many state parks that are well maintained and offer ample opportunities for outdoor activities. Little Rock, with a population of nearly half a million, has ranked #1 in “America’s 10 Great Places to Live” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine in 2013 and one of America’s “Five Secret Foodie Cities” by Forbes Travel Guide in 2014. Little Rock thrives in “New South” culture, offering a booming nightlife, entertainment, and dining scenes. The city is also home to 15 miles of scenic riverfront walking and cycling trails, along with one of the longest pedestrian and bicycle bridges in America. One highlight is that golf can be played 12 months a year. Arkansas is famous for its green timber duck hunting, bass fishing and even trout fishing on the world famous White River tail water. The Buffalo River, a pristine floatable 120-mile long protected national park is two hours from downtown Little Rock. Travel is relatively easy due to the close proximity of the Little Rock National Airport and a number of interstate highways. Memphis is 140 miles east, St. Louis is 360 miles north, Dallas is 325 miles southwest and New Orleans is 420 miles south. Moreover, the Little Rock School District has approximately 25,000 students, who are educated in 50 schools throughout the system, and is also the home of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. 

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Contact: Carla Alexander 
Phone: 501-686-7934
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