The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is one of the region's major academic health centers, located in the state of Arkansas.

Its centers of excellence include the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, the Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy, the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, the Psychiatric Research Institute and the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

Achievements and Rankings:

- Ranked 45th in primary care in the US News Medical School Ranking (2010).

- Placed among the nation’s most innovative users of technology, according to the annual ranking by business technology magazine InformationWeek. It was ranked 23rd in the 2009 InformationWeek 500 list revealed Sept. 14 at an awards ceremony during the InformationWeek 500 Conference in Monarch Beach, Calif.

- UAMS Medical Center is one of only nine organizations in the nation to be named seven times to the “Most Wired” list in its 11-year history, and is the only hospital in Arkansas to be recognized in 2009.

- 42nd in the US News Ranking of Best Graduate Pharmacy Schools (2009).

- The American Alliance of Healthcare Providers named UAMS Medical Center one of 100 hospitals in the U.S. to receive a 2007 Hospital of Choice Award.

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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