UAMS Northwest

Number of Positions: 1

Estimated Salary: Competitive

Estimated Starting Date: July 1st


The residency experience at UAMS Northwest is designed to provide the resident with broad-based learning experiences with a focus on primary care and provides both inpatient and outpatient clinical practice. Rotations and electives are offered at health care sites throughout Northwest Arkansas including Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas and the Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks. Teaching opportunities exist within the UAMS Northwest Family Medicine Residency Program and the UAMS College of Pharmacy.

Core Block Rotations

Ambulatory Care Primary Care
Ambulatory Care Veterans Health Systems of the Ozarks
Critical Care
Inpatient Internal Medicine

Longitudinal Experiences

Family Medicine Clinic – Medication Management Collaborative Practice
Journal Club
Medication Use Systems
Patient Care Staffing
Pharmacy Management
Residency Project

Teaching Certificate Program

Research Certificate Program

Elective Rotations

Emergency Medicine
Family Medicine Population Health
Core rotations can be repeated as electives

Additional responsibilities/projects throughout the year include:

• Complete medication use evaluation and present at Pharmacy and Therapeutics Meeting
• Revise or write hospital policy as per preceptor’s assignment
• Participate in Antimicrobial Stewardship
• Design and conduct a residency project
• Staffing one 4 hour shift per week, 1 weekend per month
• Journal Club Presentations (quarterly)
• Drug Therapy Presentations to Family Medicine Residents (three)
• Publish Drug Bulletin (quarterly)
• Therapeutics Recitation and Supplemental Instruction
• Complete the UAMS College of Pharmacy Teaching Certificate Program and Research Certificate Program and preparation of manuscript for submission for publication.


Each resident will receive:
  • Competitive annual stipend
  • Paid vacation, state holidays and professional leave for attendance of state and national meetings per discretion of Residency Program Director
  • Financial assistance to attend ASHP Midyear Meeting
  • Health, life, liability and malpractice insurance
  • Two white coats
  • Comprehensive health sciences library with access to almost 2000 journals