The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is the largest, most comprehensive facility for medical treatment, medical education, and biomedical research in Arkansas. UAMS impacts the state of Arkansas economy by generating 18,500 jobs and $3.92 billion expenditures annually. As the only medical school in a state with 2.96 million people, UAMS enjoys statewide support from Arkansas’ citizens and a cooperative relationship with the state legislature. Established in 1879, UAMS includes the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, and Health-Related Professions, as well as a Graduate School. With 64 degree programs, UAMS has 2,890 students: 682 in the College of Medicine, 712 in nursing, 468 in pharmacy, 153 in public health, 558 in health-related professions, and 317 in graduate school. Additionally, UAMS has 782 residents. Nearly 80% of UAMS’ students remain in Arkansas after graduation as teachers, researchers, and medical practitioners.
The Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a growing hospitalist program comprised of internists caring for inpatients who serve in either a teaching role or non-teaching role. The Department and Integrated Clinical Enterprise are establishing a new academic Division of Hospital Medicine that will be the home for faculty members who play a major role in inpatient medical care, education of medical residents and students, and who conduct clinical research related to quality, efficiency, and broader areas of health services research. The Division Director will be the inaugural leader of the Division of Hospital Medicine and will be an integral part of the leadership and growth of the Department. The Division Director will be an academic internist at the Associate or Full Professor level and will be a key leader for clinical programs, education, and research.
- At least seven years’ experience as an academic hospitalist.
- A record as an outstanding clinician in Internal Medicine.
- A track record of scholarly work in the areas of health services research or quality improvement, or in a clinical area in Internal Medicine.