Unity Health - White County Medical Center

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Unity Health - White County Medical Center is a 3 year emergency medicine residency program located in Searcy, Arkansas population 24,318. Founded 2015 with AOA accreditation, subsequently accredited by ACGME January 8, 2018. Residents receive a structured education in all required areas of emergency medicine with focus on procedural skills necessary for providing comprehensive care in a community emergency department setting. The Emergency Medicine residency program offers three years of intensive, hands-on training in both hospital and clinic environments.

  • EM residency accepts 6 residents per year.
  • Level III Trauma Center, 30 bed unit with six resuscitation rooms and an annual census of more than 43,500.
  • Didactic curriculum includes Rosh Review, EMsono and Knowledge to Practice (K2P) a curriculum from The Mayo Clinic.
  • Toxicology, lecture series provided by Arkansas’s only board-certified toxicologist, Dr. Hank Simmons.
  • Annual cadaver lab to enhance procedural skills.
  • Experiential learning opportunities in the new Simulation facility which includes high-fidelity manikins and technical skills training.
  • Full Simulation lab with ACLS scenarios.
  • Trauma and SICU rotations at state’s only adult Level I Trauma Center.
  • Pediatric ER & PICU rotations at Arkansas Children’s Hospital.
  • Yearly educational stipend for Residents - PGY 1 & 2: $1,000, PGY 3 & 4: $1,500.


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