UAMS to Hold March 17 Virtual Conference for Arkansas Brain Injury Survivors – UAMS News

View Larger Image The UAMS Institute for Digital Health & Innovation is holding the 2022 Arkansas Brain Injury Survivors’ Day Virtual Conference on March 17 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The UAMS Institute for Digital Health & Innovation is holding the 2022 Arkansas Brain Injury Survivors’ Day Virtual Conference on March 17 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.


The conference, backed by the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) State Partnership Program, the Trauma Rehabilitation Resources Program and the Arkansas Department of Health, is a free educational event for Arkansans living with brain injury, as well as their family members, friends and caregivers. It will feature educational activities and a neuropsychology panel. Additionally, Constance Tullis, who serves on the Arkansas Brain Injury Council, will share her survivor story.

This event is not for health care providers, but they are encouraged to share details about the conference with survivors and caregivers.

To register for the event, visit https://2022bisc.eventbrite.com/.

For more information, contact Amber Watson at awatson@uams.edu or call (501) 526-7656.


UAMS is the state’s only health sciences university, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a hospital; a main campus in Little Rock; a Northwest Arkansas regional campus in Fayetteville; a statewide network of regional campuses; and seven institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Psychiatric Research Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging, Translational Research Institute and Institute for Digital Health & Innovation. UAMS includes UAMS Health, a statewide health system that encompasses all of UAMS’ clinical enterprise. UAMS is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. U.S. News & World Report recognized UAMS Medical Center as a Best Hospital for 2021-22; ranked its ear, nose and throat program among the top 50 nationwide for the third year; and named five areas as high performing — colon cancer surgery, diabetes, hip replacement, knee replacement and stroke. Forbes magazine ranked UAMS as seventh in the nation on its Best Employers for Diversity list. UAMS also ranked in the top 30% nationwide on Forbes’ Best Employers for Women list and was the only Arkansas employer included. UAMS has 3,047 students, 873 medical residents and fellows, and six dental residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including 1,200 physicians who provide care to patients at UAMS, its regional campuses, Arkansas Children’s, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health.  Visit www.uams.edu or uamshealth.com. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram.

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The conference, backed by the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) State Partnership Program, the Trauma Rehabilitation Resources Program and the Arkansas Department of Health, is a free educational event for Arkansans living with brain injury, as well as their family members, friends and caregivers. It will feature educational activities and a neuropsychology panel. Additionally, Constance Tullis, who serves on the Arkansas Brain Injury Council, will share her survivor story.
This event is not for health care providers, but they are encouraged to share details about the conference with survivors and caregivers.
To register for the event, visit https://2022bisc.eventbrite.com/.
For more information, contact Amber Watson at awatson@uams.edu or call (501) 526-7656.
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