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 thirteen full time faculty and twenty-six residents. The resident physician in our program is challenged with a variety of rotation experiences including a ground and air transport component. We hope the following links will address your questions and enhance your interest in our department.

First Year


ED (5 months)
Anesthesiology/Ultrasound (1 month)
OB/L&D (1 month)
Trauma Surgery (1 month)

Arkansas Children’s Hospital

Pediatric night float (2 weeks)
Pediatric Anesthesia (2 weeks)

Little Rock Baptist

EMS (1 month)
ED (1 month)

Little Rock VA

Internal Medicine (1 month)

Second Year


ED (8 months)
SICU (1 month)
Ultrasound (2 weeks*)

Arkansas Children’s Hospital

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

Little Rock VA

MICU (1 month)

*Peds Sedation & Ultrasound run concurrently

Third Year


ED (8 months)
Toxicology (1 month)
Rural or Research Elective (1 month)
Administration (6 weeks)

Arkansas Children’s Hospital

Critical Care Transport (1 month)
ED (2-4 shifts during each UAMS ED month)

Third-year residents participate in one month of emergency transport at
Arkansas Children’s Hospital, including both helicopter and ground transport.
Flying is not mandatory, but all residents will do ground transport.