“The UAMS Pediatric Residency Program truly helped me to grow and better myself as a doctor. I's the perfect balance of having help and guidance when you need it but also getting the autonomy that allows you to make decisions on your own. I felt very confident in my skills after leaving this great program!"
Ashley Wilcox Halpain, M.D.
Residency Program, 2011-2014
Chief Resident, 2014-15
Current Private Practice
This 3 day and 2 night retreat is in September of the intern year. Attendings and upper level residents cover services in the hospital, and the interns are allowed to escape for a memorable 48 hours! The days are filled with team building events, activities directed at getting to know each other both personally and professionally, and free time to unwind and have fun. For the past several years this event has been at a local 4H center in the foothills of the scenic Ouachita Mountains. The center comes complete with a climbing wall, a ropes course, a swimming pool, a pond to canoe in, a bonfire location, and picnic facilities. Interns have always raved about the retreat and its popularity gave rise to…
Second Year Retreat
Held in April, this PGY-2 retreat is geared toward getting you ready for a career in pediatrics. With a focus on leadership and conflict resolution we are still able to leave plenty of time for fun!