Lunch conferences five days a week during four months out of the year
Lunch conferences three days a week during the other eight months of the year
$400 Education fund provided annually for each resident to be used for books, board exam fees, licensure fees, etc.
Paid membership to the American Academy of Pediatrics
40% tuition discount for spouse and dependent children at UALR
Ward float system
Occasional weekend ER shifts and sick call (2-3 times per year) on outpatient rotations
Night ward admit and cross-cover teams 7 days per week
Night mole system in all ICUs
Call rooms provided for all residents on night shifts
$90 of meal money is provided monthly for each resident
Meal money provided on per call basis at UAMS
iPad provided to all peds and med-peds residents. Installed medical software includes Pediatric Lexi-Drugs, 5-Minute Pediatric Consult, Red Book, PediSuite, and MedCalc 3000
Text pagers are provided to all peds and med-peds residents
PACS digital radiology system
Three weeks plus additional days during the December holiday
Parental and sick leave also available
Free parking in conveniently located designated lot
Five white coats provided at beginning of residency
Click here to see the 2013-2014 Housestaff Stipend Schedule
Free membership to the ACH on-campus fitness center provided for all peds & med-peds residents
A managed health care plan, life, disability and liability insurance are provided for the resident. Dental and vision insurance are available at an additional subsidized charge. More information is available through the main UAMS GME website at www.uams.edu/gme/benefits.htm.
If space permits, residents are able to utilize the on-campus Daycare facility.