The Radiology Interest Group (RIG) & Interventional Radiology Interest Group (IRIG) meet regularly to educate medical students about the field of radiology: elective rotation scheduling, residency applications, interviews, identify mentors and potential projects
Welcome to the UAMS Department of Radiology. Our Radiologists provide the most modern diagnostic imaging and interventional therapeutic services with the stated mission to improve health and patient care throughout Arkansas. We support inpatients in 3 major hospitals, extensive outpatient services, and Arkansas’ only adult and pediatric Level 1 Trauma Centers.
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Dr. James McDonald
named Chair of Radiology
James E. McDonald, M.D., F.A.C.R., Interim Chair of the Department of Radiology since May 2014, has accepted a permanent appointment as Chair. He received his medical degree, Summa Cum Laude, from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine and completed an internship in surgery and pathology at the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Dr. McDonald completed his residency in diagnostic radiology at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University in St. Louis, serving as Co-Chief Resident in his final year, and continued his training with a fellowship in nuclear medicine at UAMS and Mallinckrodt.
Radiology residents host Appreciation Lunch for radiology technologists
Congrats!! UAMS Diagnostic Radiology Residents Class of 2017 Fellowship Match:
Sumera Ali, MD – Pediatric Radiology, Boston Children’s Hospital
Gitanjali Bajaj, MD – Body/MSK MRI, UAMS
Stephen Geppert, MD – Neuroradiology, UAMS
Holly Jumper, MD – Breast Imaging, UT Southwestern
Srikanth Medarametla, MD – IR, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital
Maharshi Patel, MD – IR, University of Florida, Jacksonville
Dr. and Mrs. W.C. Culp Student Research Grant
The Dr. and Mrs. W.C. Culp Student Research Grant is designed to foster an interest in research by funding a summer research project conducted by a medical student in an area identified by the Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation as important to the advancement of interventional radiology and patient care. Guidelines, Apply Now