Medical Staff Services

Starting your career at Arkansas Children’s…

Welcome to the Arkansas Children’s Medical Staff Services webpage. The intent of this page is to provide an overview for new applicants for medical staff membership and privileging. 

New Applicants

To request an application for medical staff membership and privileging, please email us at

UAMS or PHO New Hires

If you have not received an application please contact your hiring manager to assist you in coordinating with our Medical Staff Service Team.


After requesting an application, you will be asked to provide all necessary documents for our Medical Staff Credentialing process. After submitting an application, a checklist will be sent with specific requirements that will assist you track your own progress. For your convenience, we have also listed the conventional required documents referenced in your checklists below. As this is an extensive process, Arkansas Children's has other required documents outlined in your information packet. Our hospital is planning on moving to an online application for our credentialing process. Please check back at a later date to learn more.


You will be able to access an online status report for up-to-date information regarding your credentialing status at this website.

Once your file is completed, it will be submitted for approval by our Medical Staff Executive Committee and the Arkansas Chldren's Board of Directors.

Required Documents

  • Medical Staff Application
  • Current Arkansas State Medical License
    • Obtain the license application and instructions on the Arkansas State Medical Board website
  • Current Malpractice Insurance
  • Current DEA Certificate
    • Click here to Obtain DEA Certificate
  • Primary Source Verification of Education, Board Certifications, Affiliations, and Malpractice History
  • Three Peer Recommendations
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Query of National Practitioner Databank
  • Query of the Office of the Inspector General (OIG Sanctions)
  • Health Status/Ability to Perform
  • Current Attestation
  • Appropriate Immunizations
  • Signed Statement Agreeing to Abide by the Bylaws, Rules and Regulations, Policy and Procedures of Arkansas Children’s and the Medical Staff

Please refer to full checklist provided by medical staff services.

Our Team

We are available to assist you through this process. Please do not hesitate to contact us.


Becky Foor, RN, CPMSM
Medical Staff Administration Director
Medical Staff Services



Traci Langley
Credentialing Coordinator
Medical Staff Services



Kathie Wood
Credentialing Coordinator
Medical Staff Services



How to find us?

Mail:  Arkansas Children’s, Slot #300. Little Rock, AR 72202
Come by! We’re located on the 4th Floor in the Main Hospital