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2021 AMS Student Leadership Award

The Arkansas Medical Society is seeking nominations for the 2021 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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Join the AMS Info Hub and Update Your Member Profile

We're excited to announce the launch of the AMS Info Hub, the new member-only portal where members can connect with the Society and your peers in a virtual environment. This site will allow you to update your contact information, access member-only resources, set up payment profiles and automatic…

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Wilkerson Inaugurated as 2021-2022 AMS President

Little Rock Anesthesiologist Danny Wilkerson, MD, has been named president of the Arkansas Medical Society effective May 14, 2021, and will lead the organization over the next year. After medical school at UAMS, Dr. Wilkerson began his career in 1986 at St Mary – Rogers Memorial Hospital in…

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Sign Up for the AMS Info Hub, the New Member-Only Portal

We are thrilled to share how you can use your AMS membership to network, view member only events, share your contact information with other members for networking, access vital resources, use our site to advertise news, events, deals, and recruit new employees! You’ll need to create your online…

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Talk to Your Patients About Getting Their COVID-19 Vaccine

From the Centers of Disease Control: Physicians, you are the most trusted source of information for your patients' health decisions.Your strong recommendation to get a COVID-19 vaccine is one of the most important factors in your patients’ decision to accept vaccination. Making a Strong Recommendation to Get a…

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The Virtual Exhibit Hall is Now Open!

Check out the brand new AMS Virtual Exhibit Hall to see what our contributors and exhibitors have to offer and sign up for prizes. The exhibit hall is free to attend, but you must register for our upcoming CME event on Friday. Haven't registered for the Annual Membership…

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In the Journal: Change: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

In the May edition of the Journal, our 2020-2021 President Chad Rodgers, MD, reflects on the past year and what it means for medicine going forward. "Before the pandemic, we had certainly become accustomed to the rapid changes in health care and to the idea that change is…

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Finding Your Happy in Turbulent Times

Finding your "happy" during turbulent times is one of the hardest things to do. At the annual AMS Membership Meeting on Friday, May 14, Fayetteville-native Kim Hodous will explore the science behind happiness and provide simple ways we can all stay centered during a time when the world…

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COVID Vaccination Program: On-Demand Clinic Training

If your clinic is interested in distributing COVID vaccines to your patients, check out the training webinar that was held on March 31 with the Arkansas Department of Health.You may view the recording of the session with Dr. Jennifer Dillaha and Rachel Odom here.Mentioned in the presentation are…

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CMS COVID-19 Vaccine Resources: Reaching Vulnerable Populations

From CMS: As COVID-19 vaccines continue rolling out across the country, CMS is taking action to protect the health and safety of our nation’s patients and providers and keeping you updated on the latest COVID-19 resources from HHS, CDC and CMS. With information coming from many different sources,…

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