Program Information

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences – Northwest (UAMS-NW) Community Internal Medicine Residency Program is located in Fayetteville, Arkansas and is established in 2015 as a new fully-accredited community-based program within the Department of Internal Medicine in the UAMS College of Medicine. This internal medicine residency program will train the resident physicians within the community hospital environment and help them develop skills to excel in patient care and leadership roles within the three-year categorical training period.


The Northwest Arkansas Community Internal Medicine Residency Program’s mission is to train and recruit primary care physicians in the northwest Arkansas Region. To this end, this training program will support the recruitment, education, and retention of physicians of the highest caliber to practice internal medicine in all of its specialties in Northwest Arkansas.

Application Process

Thank you for your interest in the UAMS-NW Internal Medicine Residency Program! Please carefully review the following items:

Selection Procedure
Interview Process

Program Information

NRMP Program Code: 1871140C0
ACGME Program Code: 1400400924
Program Name: Internal Medicine

Institution Name: U Arkansas-Fayetteville Community Progs
Quota: 8
State: Arkansas

Timeline for Application

September 6, 2017: Applicants start applying via ERAS
September 15, 2017: Accredited residency programs start receiving applications via ERAS
November 1, 2017: Deadline for ERAS applications to the UAMS Northwest Internal Medicine Residency Program
November 30, 2017: Deadline for NRMP applicant registration to participate in the Match
October 27, 2017 to February 02, 2018: Applicant Interviews (via ERAS e-mail invitation only from our program)
January 15, 2018: NRMP rank order list entry starts
February 21, 2018: Deadline to certify NRMP rank order list
March 16, 2018: NRMP confidential roster of matched applicants released
July 1, 2018: Academic year starts (July–June cycle)
June 18 to 29, 2018: Mandatory orientation at all community hospitals the last two weeks of June

Due to the number of applications, we are unable to provide updates on the status of your application and to respond to your questions concerning our program.  We have added a Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) page to respond to all the e-mails. We will release information to you as it becomes available from our Northwest Arkansas Intern Medicine Residency Selection Committee.  Thank you for your interest in our program!

Wyvonne Ora

Program Manager, Internal Medicine Residency Program
Phone 1: (479) 713-8302
Phone 2: (479) 713-8304

UAMS-NW Community Internal Medicine Residency
College of Medicine, Room M19

1125 North College Avenue
Fayetteville, AR 72703-1908