Welcome to the UAMS Department of Emergency Medicine, the front door to Arkansas’ only Level 1 Trauma Center.

The Department has a very rich and distinguished history. Founded in 1983 we have been training Emergency Medicine physicians for 30 years.

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Mission Statement

Vision: Become the statewide and national leader in the advancement of emergency medical patient care, education, and scholarship.

Mission: Deliver timely, compassionate patient care while creating an environment of collegiality, multi-disciplinary collaboration, outstanding clinical teaching, and clinically impactful scientific discovery.

Value: Pursue clinical, education, and scholarly excellence with dogged determination while demonstrating integrity, empathy, and respect for our patients and colleagues.