The ACHE Mission

To educate and train a diverse group of highly competent and compassionate health care professionals; to create health and research support facilities; and to provide healthy living environments to improve the lives of others.

Latest News

Directors OK resolutions for Chaffee Crossing trails, 51 acres

After years of planning, the Fort Smith Parks Department is getting to move forward on a plan to add about seven miles of trails to the existing system at Chaffee Crossing.

City board approves zoning requests

The Fort Smith Board of Directors unanimously approved two rezoning requests at the regular board meeting Tuesday (Jan. 8).

Fort Smith medical college to honor body donors through garden, park

ARCOM is honored to be featured in this article by the Southwest Times Record about the efforts being made to memorialize anatomical donors.

Arkansas hospitals comply with federal rule, service lists published online

Several Arkansas hospitals now have “price transparency” pages on their websites to comply with a new federal law that went into effect Tuesday requiring hospitals to post the prices of services online in a machine-readable format.

New medical school could have veterinarian angle, unlikely to be dentistry

It’s not enough to bring medical students to Fort Smith-based Arkansas Colleges of Health Education, according to ACHE President Kyle Parker, who spoke at the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce First Friday Breakfast Friday (Jan. 4). Fort Smith must make students fall in love with the city, region and state.

Dr. Parker Featured at First Friday Breakfast

Kyle Parker, J.D., President and CEO of the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education, will be the featured speaker at the monthly First Friday Breakfast, hosted by the Fort Smith Chamber of Commerce. Join us as Dr. Parker delivers an important update on the...

ARCOM Students Volunteer

http://www.swtimes.com/news/20181213/hamilton-house-focuses-on-teaching-signs-of-abuse

ARCOM Promotes Dean and Hires Replacement

http://www.swtimes.com/news/20181215/arcom-promotes-dean-to-provost-announces-successor

Monday Matters Features ARCOM Student Patrick Bell

http://www.swtimes.com/news/20181119/monday-matters-medical-student-following-family-path/1?fbclid=IwAR2t9dbNFCZ7XdZ5J2F6-eO5xi8A3WMuhN-N6_E5KjUpIDQ1s1h1KHX4Es8

Diversity Week 2018 Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24d4Ykmv_So&t=24s