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FCRA director touts $1.751 billion in investments since 2000

The largest investments in Chaffee Crossing in 2019 are in the health-related field, Mann said, thanks in part to the $23 million Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital located at Chaffee Crossing. Mercy broke ground on the 52,967-square-foot hospital, which is next to the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine on the ACHE campus and will serve as a teaching site for students in ACHE’s School of Occupational Therapy and School of Physical Therapy, Feb. 12.

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Law enforcement leaders to give signed resolution to Black Lives Matter

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.

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Anatomy Boot Camp 2020

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).

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ACHE continues cooperative with S. Korean hospital

“Despite the shut-downs forced by COVID-19, we are adapting and moving forward to fulfill our mission to improve medical education by using innovative collaborations,” Kyle D. Parker, J.D., chief executive officer at ACHE said in a news release. “Our work with Jaseng Hospital in Seoul, South Korea, is continuing to move forward.”

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Physician residency program approved

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.

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