What do we do at UAMS Pediatrics?


We are educators who offer specialized pediatric training and continuing educating for outstanding students, residents, fellows and physicians committed to high ethical and professional standards, and lifelong learning.

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From early diagnosis through treatment, our team of physicians and nurses brings expertise in pediatric medicine to cure illness, prevent disease and improve the health of children everywhere.

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We are forward-thinking researchers dedicated to enhancing and restoring the health and development of children in Arkansas and around the world.

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We are physicians dedicated to providing the best possible health care to our patients, sensitivity to the needs of parents and families, and utmost respect for referring physicians.

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Welcome to UAMS Pediatrics

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences provides exceptional children’s patient care, education and research. Our mission is to spread and promote medical knowledge appropriate to the future of the field of pediatrics through a balanced emphasis on education, research, and health care. Through our partnership with Arkansas Children's Hospital, our services include pediatric training, clinical assessment, diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic disorders, and cutting-edge research on techniques to enhance a child’s home and medical environment.

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Pediatrics News

Cystic Fibrosis Care Honored

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has recognized the DOP-ACH Cystic Fibrosis Program as an Outstanding Partner in CF care. Visit http://www.cff.org/ for more information about this condition and foundation.

Emergency Medicine Fellowship Expands

The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship is expanding! Effective November 3, 2014, the program gained ACGME approval to increase from 6-9 positions. More information about the fellowship can be found under the Education tab.

Soiree Profile

ACH and the DOP are highlighted in the December 2014 issue of Little Rock Soiree magazine! (starting on page 52). Dr. Rachel Clingenpeel discusses the importance of the new Children's House to care for victims of child abuse. www.littlerocksoiree.com