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Register Today for the AMS Fall Legislative Update

Every two years, the Arkansas Medical Society meets to discuss issues of concern, share thoughts, and prioritize our legislative package for the upcoming session of the Arkansas General Assembly. This year, we will meet in person at the Oaklawn Hotel Racing Casino Resort in Hot Springs on November…

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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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Encourage Your Patients About the Benefits of Colorectal Cancer Screenings

The Arkansas Medical Society is encouraging every physician in the state to visit the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) ‘Colorectal Cancer Screening Appropriate Use’ web page to download some great patient education resources, including a printable office/practice poster, patient letter templates (for positive and negative test results),…

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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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