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

To get involved:
email RIG faculty adviser Roopa Ram, MD or IRIG resident advisor David Sarver, MD

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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. Aliza Brown develops the mobile training application
We Train 911

LITTLE ROCK — A mobile training application developed by a Dr. Aliza Brown aims to reduce mortality rates during emergency situations by helping dispatchers provide improved, more in-depth information to paramedics. Read more…


Dr. Richard Turnage, Vice Chancellor and CEO (left) congratulates Dr. McDonald on his chairmanship.

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.
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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.  GuidelinesApply Now