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.

More details about our resident life can be found at


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.