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.

Latest News

Physical Therapy First Grads

Physical Therapy Program Graduates Its First Class

For 22 physical therapy students, May 19 was a special day. That’s when they became the first class to graduate from UAMS’ Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. “Being part of the inaugural DPT class at UAMS still feels like a dream,” said Katie Bowin. “I am shocked at how quickly these three years went […]


It’s Time for Alumni Weekend 2018!

Alumni Weekend is scheduled for Aug. 17-18. This year, the College of Health Professions is inviting alumni of the Medical Laboratory Sciences program to attend and celebrate the program’s 100th anniversary. As part of the celebration, a luncheon and ice cream social will be held from noon to 3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 18, in the […]



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