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University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences-AHEC Pine Bluff

Contact Us
Kenneth A. Heiles, D.O.
Director of Medical Education

Susan Over
Intern and Resident Coordinator
sover@ahecpb.uams.edu

4010 Mulberry Street
Pine Bluff, AR 71603
800.395.6011
870.541.7601 fax

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
(AHEC - Pine Bluff)

Family Medicine Residency

Program Description
One of only two AOA programs in Arkansas, interns and residents
at Pine Bluff are exposed to a large inpatient service, admitting to
all areas, including intensive and coronary care. Our priority is graduating excellent practitioners, who place special emphasis on osteopathic principles and practices while promoting preventive
care for the whole family.

AHEC - Pine Bluff is designed to accommodate individual learning needs of osteopathic physicians planning a Family Practice career. Training focuses on the ambulatory aspect of care and
enhancement of clinical credentials in specific areas.

Positions Availiable

  • 4 Intern Positions
  • 8 Resident Positions

Institutional Data (2003)

  • Total Licensed Beds: 471
  • Operational Beds: 375
  • Occupancy of Operational Beds: 55%
  • ER Visits: 34,329
  • Births: 1,238
  • Surgeries: 10,355
  • Inpatient: 5,930
  • Outpatient: 4,395
  • Admissions: 12,650
  • Medical Staff: 164
  • DOs: 11 (Certified: 6)
  • MDs: 154 (Certified: 101)


Internship Information
Benefits Include

  • liability insurance
  • health and disability insurance
  • meals
  • parking
  • conference stipend
  • two lab coats per year
  • computer intensive training available
  • ACLS, ATLS, PALS and NALS courses/certification are provided

Approved Positions

  • 4

Affiliation Agreements

  • Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Tulsa, OK
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR


Family Practice Residency Information
Benefits Include

  • liability insurance
  • health and disability insurance
  • meals
  • parking
  • conference stipend
  • two lab coats per year
  • computer intensive training available
  • ACLS, ATLS, PALS and NRP courses/certification are provided
  • personal PDA and signing bonus

Approved Positions

  • 8 positions

Affiliation Agreements

  • Oklahoma State Univ. College of Osteopathic Medicine, Tulsa, OK
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR


Curriculum
Intern

  • Internal Medicine x2*
  • Family Practice Service x2*
  • Emergency Medicine*
  • Cardiology
  • Pediatrics x2
  • Obstetrics x2
  • Orthopedics / Otolaryngology
  • Surgery

OGME 2

  • Family Practice Service x2*
  • Emergency Medicine x2*
  • Obstetrics
  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Pediatrics x2
  • Neurology
  • Practice Management
  • Elective

OGME 3

  • Family Practice Service x2*
  • Gynecology
  • Obstetrics
  • Pediatrics
  • Gastroenterology
  • Pulmonary
  • Dermatology
  • Urology
  • Elective x3

*HB = Hospital-Based

Application Requirements
All applicants must participate in the AOA match. Your picture is required on the application as well as an official copy of your medical school transcript, a letter from the DME of your school, and three letters of recommendation.

Contact Susan Over at 1-800-395-6011 to schedule your interview date, which will be on-site, lasting approximately from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Your spouse is welcome to attend the interview, and you are invited to dinner either the evening of your interview or the evening before.  Depending on availability, we may be able to furnish student housing for interview.