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. Jan Church, Professor of the Pediatric Family Treatment Program, has been selected as 1 of 19 mental health professionals in the US to become a nationally certified trainer for Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Dr. Karen Farst, Associate Professor and Section Chief for the Team for Children At Risk (TCAR) has been recognized with the Sister Joan Pytlik Award from the Kids Count Coalition of Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families. Congratulations!
ACH has named Dr. Tad Fiser as the new Medical Director of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Dr. Fiser has been with UAMS/ACH since 2003, and has made the list of "Best Doctors in America" for the past 12 years. Congratulations!
Dr. Tamara Perry, Associate Professor in the Section of Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, made the Arkansas Times list of Visionary Arkansans 2015. Read the article here.