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
Dr. Laura McLeane, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, will be serving as honorary chair for the Reach Out and Read fundraiser this year. Dr. McLeane's work with the program, which promotes literacy during childhood, was highlighted in the August edition of Little Rock Soiree magazine. Information about this program can be found at www.ReachOutAndReadArkansas.org .
Dr. Dragon Do was named 2014 Resident Teacher of the Year, and Dr. Joe Elser was named 2014 Faculty Teacher of the Year. Congratulations to these outstanding educators!