Member/Society News

AMS Welcomes 48 New Members

The physicians listed below have illustrated their commitment to improving health care in this community and our state by joining the Arkansas Medical Society. “As society members, these physicians are part of a statewide network of over 4,000 Arkansas physicians, residents and medical students, dedicated to protecting the…

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Dr. Richard “Whit” Hall Honored

The Arkansas Chapter of The March of Dimes recently honored AMS member, Dr. Richard "Whit" Hall at their annual Signature Chefs Auction at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.  This event was attended by over 600 medical professionals, friends of UAMS, and many other distinguished guests including…

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Organized Medical Staff Committee

AMS believes that medical staffs across the state share common concerns and challenges yet have no venue to explore these issues with others going through the same issues. Examples include bylaws, call, employment issues, peer review, and self-governance. To that end, AMS is creating a committee to bring…

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Dr. Shelby Re-Elected

Congratulations to Gene Shelby, MD, Hot Springs, who was re-elected Chairman of the AMS Board of Trustees at the August board meeting. Dr. Shelby has been an Emergency Room physician for over 35 years, served as AMS President 2012-2013 and has served as an Arkansas State Representative. 

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AMS Welcomes 128 New Members This Summer

The physicians listed below have illustrated their commitment to improving health care in this community and our state by joining the Arkansas Medical Society. “As society members, these physicians are part of a statewide network of over 4,000 Arkansas physicians, residents and medical students, dedicated to protecting the…

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Dr. David Jacks Honored by UAMS

LITTLE ROCK — Dr. David Jacks, a highly respected Pine Bluff urologist and 1976 graduate of the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, recently received the college’s Distinguished Alumnus Service Award. He was recognized for his work on several UAMS projects and for…

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AMS Welcomes 14 New Members

The physicians listed below have recently illustrated their commitment to improving health care in this community and our state by joining the Arkansas Medical Society. "As society members, these physicians are part of a statewide network of over 4,000 Arkansas physicians, residents and medical students, dedicated to protecting…

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AMS Announces New Officers for 2013-2014

On May 4, 2013, the AMS House of Delegates elected or re-elected members to the following positions: (denoted with an asterisk) Those without an asterisk are still serving their previously elected terms. OFFICERS President: Omar Atiq, MD, Pine Bluff* President-elect: Alan Wilson, MD, Crossett* Vice President: G. Edward…

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Omar Atiq, MD of Pine Bluff Named New President

Little Rock, AR – Omar Atiq, MD, an oncologist from Pine Bluff, was installed as president of the Arkansas Medical Society at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, May 3, at the DoubleTree Hotel in Little Rock during the organization’s 137th Annual Session. Dr. Atiq has practiced medicine in Arkansas…

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