Curriculum Overview

Rotations

-3 months – UAMS Medical Center – inpatient consults

-4 months – Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System inpatient unit and consults

-1 month – Home Hospice

-1 month – Elective

-2 weeks Long Term Care

-2 weeks – Arkansas Children’s Hospital PalCare Team

-1 month – QA/Research

-1 month – Ambulatory

Didactics (Twice/week)

-Palliative Care Core Curriculum

-Case Conference

-Journal Club

-Board Review

-Palliative Medicine Ethics

Training Sites

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Medical Center is a 400+ bed academic teaching hospital and tertiary referral center and is home to many institutes and centers of excellence.

Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System (CAVHS) houses 548 total beds (Little Rock and North Little Rock campuses) that includes both acute care and long-term care for Veterans.

Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH) is the only pediatric hospital in Arkansas and is among the ten largest children’s hospitals in the United States.

Arkansas Hospice, Inc. is the largest non-profit community-based hospice in the state of Arkansas.