Resources for more information

GENERAL

Arkansas Medical Board:  Here you will find such information as forms, rules and regulations,  and procedures  regarding licensure for healthcare professionals, as well as frequently asked questions and provider look-up for the public.

American Geriatrics Society a not-for-profit organization of over 6,000 health professionals devoted to improving the health, independence and quality of life of all older people.  Membership is open to Physicians, Physician Assistants and other health care providers

Indian Health Services (IHS) is a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services agency providing healthcare to Native American and Alaskan Native peoples. At this site you can search career opportunities, investigate the loan repayment program, or search for your nearest IHS Health Facility.

National Health Service Corp (NHSC):  Offering loan repayment, scholarships and searchable primary care job openings for underserved rural primary care location practices.  The rural or underserved clinic or hospital, can find useful recruitment and retention tools.

UAMS Regional Programs is composed of the Center for Rural Health located on the UAMS campus and eight off campus Regional Centers.

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CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION

American Association of Family Practice Physicians

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Exam Master

MedScape: A medical and health information site additionally contains CME activities

CME Resources

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PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS

UAMS Physician Assistant Program A twenty eight month Masters Physician Assistant program located in Little Rock AR

Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) accrediting agency that evaluates physician assistant educational programs

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) The national professional society for physician assistants.

Arkansas Academy of Physician Assistants (ARAPA) Arkansas state society for physician assistants.

Arkansas State Medical Board Information for Physician Assistant licensure and state rules and regulations

Association of Postgraduate Education for Physician Assistant Programs (APPAP) an organization that serves as a resource for Physician Assistants and Physician Assistant students interested in postgraduate education

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) certifying organization for physician assistants

Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) organization representing physician assistant educational programs

The Society for the Preservation of Physician Assistant History, Inc. (PA History Society) dedicated to the history and legacy of the physician assistant profession

PA Specialty Organizations Physician assistant organizations representing areas of specialty clinical practice

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PHYSICIANS

Arkansas Medical Society Arkansas physicians' organization

American Medical Association (AMA) physician organization whose mission is “to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health”

American Association of Family Practice Physicians (AAFP) physician organization representing the specialty of family practice medicine

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) physician organization representing the specialty of pediatric medicine

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) physician organization representing the specialty of women’s health in obstetrics and gynecology

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STUDENTS

UAMS Physician Assistant Program A twenty eight month Masters Physician Assistant program located in Little Rock

Student Academy of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (SAAAPA) Learn about PA Student news, societies, and legislative activities

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PATIENTS

With so many web sites advertising they have the newest and best information out there, who can you trust?  These are sources of information and healthcare resources you can use.

American Cancer Society

American Diabetes Association

American Heart Association

American Lung Association

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

WebMD: A source for health wellness and fitness information

UAMS 12th Street Health and Wellness Center student-led, interprofessional center that provides information for healthy living, preventive care focused on heart health, and consultations & screenings for chronic health conditions.

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people age 50 and over

Free Community Health Services A web based directory of free clinic services in Arkansas

Blue and You Foundation of Arkansas

Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield

Arkansas Medical Dental and Pharmaceutical Association

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