Member/Society News

AMS Welcomes New Members!

We're excited to welcome 30 new members to the Arkansas Medical Society family in the months of June and July. New and rejoining members signing up today will have their membership active through December 2021 Go to ow.ly/hp6L50B1yRk to sign up today.

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AMS Welcomes New Members

We're excited to welcome 26 new members to the Arkansas Medical Society family in the months of June and July. New and rejoining members receive 50% discount off membership dues right now! Go to ow.ly/hp6L50B1yRk to sign up today.

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AMS President Shares His Journey in Medicine

Lifelong Arkansan Chad Rodgers, MD, likes to say that he was born into medicine – and born to live in Little Rock, Arkansas. “I have pretty much lived my life inside a five-mile radius,” joked Rodgers, who resided outside the state only once, during his undergraduate years…

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Rodgers Named 2020-2021 AMS President

Little Rock Pediatrician Chad Rodgers, MD, FAAP, has been named president of the Arkansas Medical Society (AMS) effective May 1, 2020, and will lead the physician advocacy group the remainder of 2020 through 2021.  Dr. Rodgers has been in private practice pediatrician for 19 years at Little Rock…

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The Value of AMS Membership

In our May edition of the Journal, we explore what it means to be a member of the Arkansas Medical Society.  Now more than ever, physicians need an organization that will advocate and fight for them, their medical teams, and their patients.  If you're a member, would you…

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DocbookMD Transitions to Medici Connect

DocbookMD has transitioned to Medici Connect, and AMS members have an exclusive, free membership to use this communications app. Medici Connect combines the previous features of DocbookMD with new upgrades that include telemedicine. Users will now be able to send HIPAA-compliant voice, video, and text messages to both patients…

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2020-2021 BOT Election Results

The elections for AMS District Trustees concluded on February 29. The following members were elected to serve a two-year term beginning with the May 1, 2020 Board of Trustees meeting. Officers Elected for 2020-2021: President-elect: Danny Wilkerson, MD - Little Rock Vice President: Seth Barnes, MD - Hot…

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AMS Annual Membership Meeting Cancelled

As an organization of physicians, the AMS has an obligation to help slow the spread of the virus. Recommendations to avoid large gatherings are changing daily with initial thresholds set at 200, then reduced to 100, and now to 50. Based upon the most current information, the AMS…

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