Member/Society News

AMS Wins National Communications Award

The Arkansas Medical Society has been awarded the Profiles of Excellence Award in Communications from the American Association of Medical Society Executives (AAMSE) for its marketing and communications efforts in the Our Fight is Against COVID campaign. Given each year at the AAMSE annual conference, the Profiles of…

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Welcome New Members!

We'd like to welcome our newest members to the AMS Community! If you are a physician considering how you can make more of an impact for our state, join AMS today! Half Year Half Dues rate discount is going on now! Join Today!

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Barnes Inaugurated as 2022-2023 AMS President

Hot Springs internist Seth Barnes, MD, has been named president of the Arkansas Medical Society (AMS) effective May 6, 2022, and will lead the physician advocacy group over the next year. A Fordyce native, Dr. Barnes attended undergraduate studies at the University of Arkansas Monticello, earned his medical…

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AFMC Seeking Specialty Physician Reviewers

The Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care performs utilization management services for Arkansas Medicaid, and through this contract, AFMC may approve or deny a prior authorization, or retrospective review, based upon medical necessity standards. This contract requires that AFMC work with subspecialties for specific review types. Physician reviewers can…

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2022 AMS Student Leadership Award

The Arkansas Medical Society is seeking nominations for the 2022 AMS Student Leadership Award. This award will be presented at the UAMS White Coat Ceremony in August.The Arkansas Medical Society Student Leadership Award recipient will not only receive the honor of this prestigious award and a commemorative plaque…

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New District Trustees Elected for AMS Board

The elections for the AMS District Trustees concluded on February 28, 2022.  The following members were elected to serve a two-year term that will begin at the May 6, 2022 Board of Trustees meeting.  (* indicates incumbent). Officers Elected for 2022-2023: President: Seth Barnes, MD – Hot Springs…

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