UAMS Northeast Junior Clerkship Opportunities

The UAMS Northeast Family Medicine Residency Program at Jonesboro was established in 1974. The family practice clinic and offices are located at 311 East Matthews directly across the street from St. Bernard’s Medical Center.
Academic programs at UAMS-Northeast include a family practice residency, opportunities for senior medical students to assume intern-level responsibilities with active participation in various aspects of patient care. Preceptorship rotations for rural preceptorship program after pre-clinical training are also available.

UAMS-Northeast offers continuing education for staff, students, residents and physicians on a regular basis. The library maintains an extensive collection of monographs, journals, pamphlets, reference books, and audiovisuals. Special library services such as literature searches, current awareness searches, computer-assisted research, and interlibrary loans are available to meet individual needs.
Jonesboro is located in northeast Arkansas in the midst of a large agricultural area. It is one of the fastest growing commercial and industrial areas in the state, with a population of approximately 60,000 and serving a trade area of over 300,000 people. Of major importance to Jonesboro is Arkansas State University, the second largest institution of higher learning in the state, with an enrollment of more than 7,000 students.

Recreation in northeast Arkansas includes limitless outdoor opportunity in several state parks and ample facilities for golf, tennis, swimming, fishing, hunting, and white-water canoeing. There are many places to shop in and around Jonesboro, and additional entertainment can be found in Memphis, Tennessee, an hour’s drive to the south.