Emergency Medicine Residency Program

The residency program in Emergency Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is a three year course of practice that is home to 16 full time faculty and 30 residents. The resident physician in our program is challenged with a variety of rotation experiences. We hope the following links will address your questions and enhance your interest in our department.

First Year

UAMS

EM Orientation (1 block)
ED (4.5 blocks)
Anesthesiology/Ultrasound (1 block)
OB/L&D (1 block)
Trauma Surgery (1 month)

Arkansas Children’s Hospital

Pediatric night float (0.5 blocks)
Pediatric Anesthesia (0.5 blocks)
Pediatric EM (0.5 blocks)

Little Rock Baptist

EMS (1 block)
ED (1 block)

Little Rock VA

MICU (1 block)

Second Year

UAMS

ED (9 blocks)
SICU (1 block)
Ultrasound (1 block*)

Arkansas Children’s Hospital

Pediatric Sedation (1 block*)
PICU (1 block)
ED (2-4 shifts during each UAMS ED block)

Little Rock VA

MICU (1 block)

*Peds Sedation & Ultrasound run concurrently

Third Year

UAMS

ED (8 blocks)
Toxicology (year long continuity curriculum which involves monthly meetings and discussion)
Critical Care Selective (1 block)
Elective (2 blocks)
Administration (1 block)
Teaching (1 block)

Arkansas Children’s Hospital

ED (2-4 shifts during each UAMS ED month)

Critical Care Selective can be a choice of:  SICU, UAMS MICU, VA MICU, or PICU