Emily Sledge graduated from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences with her bachelor of science and nursing in 2007 and began her nursing career at UAMS as an operating room nurse. Since 2007, Sledge has been an Assistant Clinical Service Manager for the Operating Room at UAMS serving as the Department leader with a focus on Urological, Gynecological, and Robotic Services. From 2015-2021, she served as the Urology and Gynecology Service Leader in the Operating Room at UAMS. In this role, she was the clinical expert and service coordinator for all Urological, Gynecological, and Robotic surgeries in the Operating Room of a Level One Trauma Center.
With more than a decade of experience at UAMS, Sledge has not only worked in the Operating Room, but also exceled in staff development and had routine collaborations with ancillary departments, efficiency accountability, and safety assurance. She has three children, ages 18, 11, and 8. She loves to work out, be outdoors, and spend time with family in her spare time.