What do we do at UAMS Pediatrics?
Welcome to UAMS Pediatrics
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences provides exceptional children’s patient care, education and research. Our mission is to spread and promote medical knowledge appropriate to the future of the field of pediatrics through a balanced emphasis on education, research, and health care. Through our partnership with Arkansas Children's Hospital, our services include pediatric training, clinical assessment, diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic disorders, and cutting-edge research on techniques to enhance a child’s home and medical environment.
Welcome from the Chairman
A recent $1 million gift allows Arkansas Children's Hospital to create its first Endowed Chair in Injury Prevention. The majority of the gift was funded by by Belinda Shults of Little Rock, in honor of her late husband, Robert L. Shults, who served on the ACH Board of Directors for 26 years, until his death in 2010. Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, and the Arkansas Children's Hospital Auxiliary also made gifts to support the endowed chair.Read more...