Area of Study PGY1 PGY2 PGY3
Orientation/Community Health 4-6 Weeks
Inpatient Adult Medicine 10-12 Weeks 8 Weeks 8 Weeks
Outpatient Family Medicine 4-6 Weeks
Maternity Care 4 Weeks 8 Weeks
Inpatient Pediatrics 4 Weeks
Inpatient Pediatrics/NICU 4 Weeks
Ambulatory Pediatrics 4 Weeks 4 Weeks
Geriatrics 4-6 Weeks
Emergency Medicine 4 Weeks 4 Weeks
Cardiology 4 Weeks
Dermatology 4 Weeks
Musculoskeletal Care (Orthopedics) 4 Weeks 4 Weeks
Behavioral Health 4 Weeks
Surgery 4 Weeks
Pulmonary/Critical Care 4 Weeks
Gynecology 4 Weeks
Electives 4 Weeks 16 Weeks
“Flex” 6 Weeks
Management of Health Systems 4 Weeks
Night float 6 Weeks 6 Weeks

View the full list of Residency Curriculum Goals.


I chose to come to UAMS West after spending one month as a med student at the program. The faculty are great! They are fun to be around and really care about the program & the residents. I was drawn to the comprehensive curriculum at UAMS West which offers many opportunities in obstetrics. Fort Smith is also a good place to live and raise a family. If I had to do it over, I would choose this program again!
– Jessica Tackett, MD