Thank you for your interest in our program!

Our Vision is to inspire a passion for lifelong learning and service in our residents and to provide state-of-the-art compassionate healthcare for patients throughout all stages of life, from cradle to grave in a patient centered medical home.

Our Mission is to provide a core curriculum encompassing the body of medical knowledge and skills which cover the essence of family medicine in order to prepare our graduates for any type of practice opportunity available within the specialty.

I want to share with you what makes us special:

  • Happy residents;
  • 41 years of experience (since 1975);
  • 250 physicians graduated;
  • Over 100 years of teaching experience among five full-time and two part-time M.D.s;
  • 652 Community Hospital beds
  • Located in a metropolitan service area of 500,000 plus;
  • Diverse patient mix;
  • Procedures taught include:  vasectomy, colposcopy, LEEP, skin biopsies, toenail removal, joint injection, etc.; 
  • Surgical training in the model clinic;
  • Community physician support;
  • Safe communities;
  • Award-winning public schools;
  • Award-winning public library;
  • Recreational opportunities including:
    1. State parks
    2. University of Arkansas sports events
    3. Naturals Baseball team
    4. Festivals-Bikes Blues & BBQ, War Eagle Craft Fairs, Spring Fest, etc.
    5. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
    6. Outdoor activities including boating, fishing, hiking, bicycling, etc.  

We hope you will consider making an application to our program.

Have a Great Day!

Linda McGhee, M.D., Residency Director

UAMS Northwest
Family Medicine Residency Program
1125 N. College
Fayetteville, AR 72703
Phone: (479) 521-8269
Fax: (479) 521-8723
Email Dr. McGhee