The UAMS Northwest Family Medicine Rural Training Program is located in Fayetteville, Arkansas for the PGY-1 year and in nearby Carroll, Madison, and Boone Counties for PGY-2 and PGY-3. This rural training program was established in 2022 as a new community-based program through a partnership with UAMS, Washington Regional Medical Center, and Mercy. This family medicine residency program is designed to train residents in clinical reasoning, critical thinking, research, and providing the full-scope of family practice services to meet the health care needs of rural communities.
Our mission is to strengthen the physician workforce for rural underserved communities and to support trainees and practitioners who have a passion for caring for underserved rural communities. As UAMS Regional Centers serves as our Sponsoring Institution, our RTP program mission is aligned with the following: UAMS Mission to improve the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans and of others in the region, nation and the world by: 1) Educating current and future health professionals and the public; 2) Providing high-quality innovative, patient- and family-centered health care and also providing specialty expertise not routinely available in community settings; and, 3) Advancing knowledge in areas of human health and disease and translating and accelerating discoveries into health improvements.
Quick Program Information
- NRMP code: 1582120C7
- ACGME code: 1200400003
- Program name: UAMS Regional Centers Program 
- Sponsoring Institution: UAMS Regional Centers
- Available positions: 2 for the 2023-2024 academic year
- State: Arkansas
Andrew Brooks, Program Coordinator
1125 N. College Ave.
Fayetteville, AR 72703