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In the Journal: April’s Scientific Edition

The April edition of the Journal features scientific articles and case studies from Arkansas physicians, residents, and medical students. Read the online edition here. Thanks to our advertisers this month: Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care Buygility Law Offices of Darren O’Quinn AMS Benefits State Volunteer Mutual Insurance Company

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District Trustee Election Results

The elections for AMS District Trustees concluded on March 12, 2021. The following members were elected for two-year terms and will be confirmed at the Annual Membership Meeting on Friday, May 14, 2021. The trustees who are rotating off the board will also be recognized at the Annual…

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In the Journal: Fighting More than the Virus

Burnout has long been an issue for physicians, nurses, and other health care workers. In 2017, 43.9% of physicians surveyed (2147 of 4893) exhibited at least one symptom of professional burnout, according to a study whose authors work from Mayo, Stanford, and the AMA.* In “normal” situations, burnout…

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Free COVID-19 Tests for Primary Care Clinics

Starting next week, the Arkansas Department of Health will be providing, on a one-time basis, point-of-care COVID-19 Antigen test kits (ABBOTT BINAX Kits) to physician clinics across the state. These tests are intended for diagnostic use on symptomatic patients, not for screenings. These point of care tests are packaged…

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Welcome New Members!

Join us in welcoming our newest AMS members who have joined since December 2020.   You can add your name to the list by visiting ARKMED.org/membership/join-renew.  It's the perfect time to join as the 2021 Legislative session has just kicked off and you will not want to miss any…

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