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Halsted Elected to Board of Arkansas Academy of Family Physicians

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Halsted Elected to Board of Arkansas Academy of Family Physicians

Baxter Regional Medical Center congratulates Dr. Ross E. Halsted on being elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Arkansas Chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He was installed as a Director on Friday, June 12 in Little Rock during the Academy's 68th Annual Scientific Assembly.

A native of Harrison, Arkansas, Dr. Halsted graduated with a BS degree in Biology with Chemistry minor from the University of the Ozarks; he also received an Associate of Applied Science in Medical Laboratory Technology from North Arkansas College. He received his Medical Degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock and completed a Family Medicine Residency at Cox Family Medicine in Springfield, Missouri.

Dr. Halsted is a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine, and an Active member of the Arkansas Chapter, American Academy of Family Physicians and is certified in Advanced Trauma Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics and Neonatal Stabilization.

Dr. Halsted has practiced Family Medicine and specialized in Gynecology and Obstetrics at Regional Family Medicine in Mountain Home and been a member of the BRMC Medical Staff since 2013. He resides in Mountain Home with his wife, Heather, and their two daughters, Amelia and Elise.

The Arkansas Academy of Family Physicians is the state chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians with over 1,400 members in the state with headquarters in Little Rock. The American Academy of Family Physicians is the nation's second largest medical specialty organization founded in 1947 representing over 121,000 physicians and medical students nationwide. It is the only medical organization devoted solely to primary care. Today, Family Physicians provide the majority of care for America’s underserved and rural populations. Family Medicine’s cornerstone is an ongoing, personal patient physician relationship focused on integrated care. The AAFP was the first national medical organization to require its members to complete a minimum of 150 hours of continuing medical education every three years.

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