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Department of Pediatrics

Arkansas Children's Hospital, home of the UAMS Department of Pediatrics.Committed to Excellence

The Department of Pediatrics is the largest department of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine in Little Rock, Arkansas. The main offices of the Department are located on the campus of Arkansas Children's Hospital, a long-time clinical and teaching affiliate of UAMS. The two institutions coordinate clinical service, educational programs and research initiates among pediatric faculty and other university faculty. Pediatrics' faculty is also assigned to selected areas within University Hospital and physicians from the department provide clinical services on a regular basis to regional clinics around the state.

Pediatrics' staffing totals more than 1,100 employees, including more than 200 faculty members and 950 professionals, paraprofessionals and support staff working in 26 sections in the department.

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