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Residency Program

Program Benefits

Education:
Lunch conferences five days a week during four months out of the year
Lunch conferences three days a week during the other eight months of the year
$400 Education fund provided annually for each resident to be used for books, board exam fees, licensure fees, etc.
Paid membership to the American Academy of Pediatrics
40% tuition discount for spouse and dependent children at UALR

Call:

Ward float system
Occasional weekend ER shifts and sick call (2-3 times per year) on outpatient rotations
Night ward admit and cross-cover teams 7 days per week
Night mole system in all ICUs
Call rooms provided for residents on Ward night shifts 
$90 of meal money is provided monthly for each resident to use at ACH eateries
While on rotations at UAMS, additional meal money is given on a per call basis

Technology:
iPad provided to all peds and med-peds residents with installed medical software
Text pagers are provided to all peds and med-peds residents

PACS digital radiology system

Vacation:
Three weeks plus additional days during the December holiday
Parental and sick leave also available

Free parking in conveniently located designated lot

White coats provided at beginning of residency

Salary Schedule:

Click here to see the 2015-2016 Housestaff Stipend Schedule

Fitness Center:
Free membership to the ACH on-campus fitness center provided for all peds & med-peds residents

Insurance:
A managed health care plan, life, disability and liability insurance are provided for the resident.  Dental and vision insurance are available at an additional subsidized charge.  More information is available through the main UAMS GME website.

Daycare Facility:
If space permits, residents are able to utilize the on-campus Daycare facility.