Welcome to the
UAMS Department of Emergency Medicine

We are the front door to Arkansas’ only adult Level 1 Trauma Center.

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

Mission Statement

Vision: Be 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, educational, and scholarly excellence while demonstrating integrity, empathy, and respect for our patients and colleagues.