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Family Medicine Assistant Professor

Opportunity Criteria

SpecialtyFamily Medicine : Internal Medicine
Candidate TypeMD, DO
Visa AcceptedNo J-1 or H-1B
Salary RangeNot Specified
Loan RepaymentNot Specified
Employment TypeNot Specified
Bonuses OfferedNone
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), a nationally recognized leader in health care and academic medicine is seeking a dynamic, board-certified family physician as Assistant Professor in Helena, Arkansas.

Responsibilities include providing patient care in our family medical center.

Benefits of this Faculty Position:
·        Excellent cost of living/salary ratio for family physicians
·        10% Employer-matched contribution for retirement
·        Fully paid medical and dental premiums for employee and family
·        Fully paid medical malpractice insurance
·        Tuition Discount for staff and dependents
·        22.5 vacation days annually, 11 paid holidays

Successful applicants must be board certified or board eligible in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine and have graduated an accredited ACGME program, have or be eligible for Arkansas medical licensure and have a DEA certificate.
The UAMS family medicine residency clinics participate in federal, state, and private payer quality improvement programs i.e. CMS Comprehensive Primary Care Plus, Arkansas Medicaid PCMH, and more.

About Us

UAMS East serves a seven county region in the Arkansas Delta. With offices in Helena, West Memphis (UAMS East in West Memphis) and Lake Village (UAMS East in Lake Village) we strive to meet the regional health education and wellness needs of our clients. Each region has area specific priorities, determined through needs assessments and focus groups.

About UAMS

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences was founded in 1879 by eight physicians. Today UAMS is the state’s only academic health center, part of a statewide network of postsecondary education institutions of the University of Arkansas System governed by a 10-member Board of Trustees.



UAMS Mission Statement

The mission of UAMS is to improve the health, health care and well-being of Arkansans and of others in the region, nation and the world by:

  • Educating current and future health professionals and the public
  • Providing high-quality, innovative, patient- and family-centered health care and specialty expertise not routinely available in community settings
  • Advancing knowledge in areas of human health and disease and translating and accelerating discoveries into health improvements

Little Rock, AR

Little Rock is located in a beautiful part of the country. There are many state parks that are well maintained and offer ample opportunities for outdoor activities. Little Rock, with a population of nearly half a million, has ranked #1 in “America’s 10 Great Places to Live” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine in 2013 and one of America’s “Five Secret Foodie Cities” by Forbes Travel Guide in 2014. Little Rock thrives in “New South” culture, offering a booming nightlife, entertainment, and dining scenes. The city is also home to 15 miles of scenic riverfront walking and cycling trails, along with one of the longest pedestrian and bicycle bridges in America. One highlight is that golf can be played 12 months a year. Arkansas is famous for its green timber duck hunting, bass fishing and even trout fishing on the world famous White River tail water. The Buffalo River, a pristine floatable 120-mile long protected national park is two hours from downtown Little Rock. Travel is relatively easy due to the close proximity of the Little Rock National Airport and a number of interstate highways. Memphis is 140 miles east, St. Louis is 360 miles north, Dallas is 325 miles southwest and New Orleans is 420 miles south. Moreover, the Little Rock School District has approximately 25,000 students, who are educated in 50 schools throughout the system, and is also the home of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. 

Facility & Address

  • UAMS East
  • Helena AR


Contact Information

Carla Alexander Physician & Provider Placement Manager



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