Medical students from Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine (ARCOM) in Fort Smith, Ark., began their yearlong rotation with Willis-Knighton Health System Monday, July 6, as part of Willis-Knighton’s new undergraduate/graduate medical education program.
Leaders from Mercy Fort Smith, Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (ACHE), McCarthy Building Companies and Kindred Healthcare were on hand Wednesday to sign the ceremonial final beam. Ground was broken in February for the 58,000-square-foot facility, which is expected to be completed in May.
Third-year students at the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine (ARCOM) were concerned when they could no longer continue their planned clinical rotations due to the global pandemic caused by COVID-19. However, with the addition of a new curriculum, these students will now have the ability to participate with patients through telemedicine.
Chiefs of the Fort Smith, Van Buren, Barling, Fort Smith Public Schools, University of Arkansas Fort Smith and Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine police departments, the Crawford County sheriff and the Sebastian County chief deputy during Bridging The Gap — Fort Smith Strong at the Riverfront Amphitheater signed a law enforcement resolution ensuring each agency is held “to the highest standard of conduct.” The resolution will be handed over to Black Lives Matter activists for accountability.
Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine (ARCOM) is offering incoming students a one-week, gross anatomy course. The course is designed to emulate the actual first-year Fundamentals of the Anatomical Sciences (FAS) course at ARCOM (COM 571).
“The morals, the values, the ethics of our country is being evaluated. So our local politicians can lead the way for an agenda that we can follow that is clear, it’s plain, data-driven, grassroots effort,” said Dr. Harvey Potts, MD of Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine.
The Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (ACHE) in Fort Smith recently hosted its second annual Research Symposium for its Arkansas Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine.
Today, physicians are facing a challenge none of us have faced before, a global pandemic. As Coronavirus has spread across the country we have seen an evolution of thought on transmission, diagnosis and treatment. Join us for this online CME, as we take you through the epidemiology of the pandemic, learn how to identify infection in both typical and atypical presentations, and get a look at what life is like on the front lines. Join us in the battle against this evolving public health threat.
The Baptist Health-UAMS Family Medicine Residency program in North Little Rock has received a full 10-year accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) that could help fill residencies for forthcoming graduates of the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (ACHE) in Fort Smith.
AACOM invites you to meet with representatives from up to 36 medical schools from the comfort of your home on June 10, 2020 from 12-6pm ET at our free Choose DO Medical School Virtual Expo.