College of Health Professions’ Values
We educate exceptional healthcare professionals: • We educate through innovation, compassion, teamwork, and patient- and family-centered care. • We utilize and model life-long learning and evidence-based health care. • We embrace contemporary instructional technologies and sound foundational approaches to education. • We improve health care delivery in Arkansas, across the nation, and beyond.
We contribute to and advance the intellectual and clinical practice foundations of our professions: • We educate students, scholars, and health professionals by (a) incorporating current evidence and evidence-based clinical practice into curricula; and (b) guiding and mentoring learners to participate in and conduct scholarly activity. • We engage in scholarly inquiry to advance education, health, and healthcare, and we disseminate new knowledge in forms that are appropriate to target audiences.
We embrace a culture of service with our colleagues, learners, and community partners to promote our professions, enrich the lives of the individuals we serve, and strengthen our communities: • We achieve excellence in service through leadership in our departments, college, university, and professions. • We cultivate high impact service-learning opportunities that strengthen our communities and promote learner engagement, inter-professional development, leadership, and team work.
We respect and honor the talents, abilities, and diversity of our colleagues and partners as, together, we endeavor to attain our highest potentials. • We collaborate, actively listen, address concerns, and demonstrate mutual respect for the philosophies and ideologies of those whom we serve. • We seek and nurture inter-professional relationships that empower us and others to engage in scholarship, educate learners, serve, and lead our professions.
Lindsay Gilbert, M.Ed., MLS, has wanted to go on a medical mission trip for years, but financially, it was never feasible. So when the Clinical Laboratory Management Association (CLMA) offered a scholarship for such trips, she jumped at the opportunity. Gilbert, who is an assistant professor in the College of Health Profession’s Department of Laboratory […]
UAMS’ Physician Assistant Program in the College of Health Professions has been granted Accreditation-Continued status by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). The decision was based on the program’s application, a successful site visit, the program’s response to observations and its accreditation history, said Susan Long, associate dean for Academic […]
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