Addiction Medicine Fellowship

Addiction Medicine Fellowship

The mission of the Addiction Medicine Fellowship at UAMS is to improve the health, health care, and well-being of patients with substance use disorders through the State of Arkansas, the nation, and the world by educating physicians to become specialists in the management of substance use disorders and providing high quality, innovative, patient- and family-centered health care.

The fellowship is a one year ACGME accredited program that will lead to board eligibility in Addiction Medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine. At completion of the fellowship, the fellow will have expertise in the full continuum of care for patients with substance use disorders and behavioral addictions, including opioid use disorder.

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To be considered for our program, you must have completed a residency in one of the following: Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine, or Psychiatry.

How To Apply:

If you wish to apply to our program, please submit the following information to Dr. Shona Ray-Griffith, 4301 W. Markham St, 589, Little Rock, AR 72205:

  1. A current CV
  2. A letter of recommendation from your training director including your date of completion (or anticipated date) and standing in the program; this letter is to be sent directly by training director.
  3. Two additional letters of recommendation; these letters are to be sent directly by the authors of the letters.
  4. An original copy of your medical school transcript; Sent directly from the medical school.
  5. A copy of your USMLE or COMLEX transcript (with all three scores)
  6. ECFMG certificate (for foreign medical school graduates)
  7. Medical School Transcript
  8. Medical School Performance Evaluation (MSPE)
  9. A personal statement regarding your interest in the field of addiction medicine

Our deadline for applications is December 1.

Contact Information:

Please contact Program Coordinator Berva Bentley at (501) 364-1992 if you have any questions.

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    Nov 02, 2021

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    Little Rock, Arkansas

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