• UA Center for Integrative Medicine Receives $1M Gift To Transform Health Care

    The gift from Iris Cantor, chairman and president of the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, will advance integrative medicine education and clinical care.
  • First-Year Med Student Shares Story of Applying to Med School While Being a Patient

    Jamie Lawrence, recipient of the 2017 Ann and Robert Volz Scholarship recipient, spoke about her journey at the 2017 Founding & Early Faculty Appreciation Dinner.
  • UA Receives Merck Foundation Funds to Promote Patient-Centered Cancer Care for Latinos, Underserved

    Collaborative effort brings together UA College of Medicine – Tucson’s Department of Family and Community Medicine, UA Department of Psychology, UA Cancer Center and many community partners.

UA Center for Integrative Medicine Receives $1M Gift To Transform Health Care

The gift from Iris Cantor, chairman and president of the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, will advance integrative medicine education and clinical care.

First-Year Med Student Shares Story of Applying to Med School While Being a Patient

Jamie Lawrence, recipient of the 2017 Ann and Robert Volz Scholarship recipient, spoke about her journey at the 2017 Founding & Early Faculty Appreciation Dinner.

UA Receives Merck Foundation Funds to Promote Patient-Centered Cancer Care for Latinos, Underserved

Collaborative effort brings together UA College of Medicine – Tucson’s Department of Family and Community Medicine, UA Department of Psychology, UA Cancer Center and many community partners.

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Celebrating 50 years of innovation

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Welcome from the Dean

The UA College of Medicine – Tucson is transforming academic medicine through innovative undergraduate medical education and post graduate training programs; strategic interdisciplinary, trans-institutional research; collaboration on health care delivery with Banner Health; and building a strong, diverse and engaged faculty. 2016 was a record year by all accounts, and we’re continuing that trajectory of growth and success into 2017 and beyond!

Charles B. Cairns, MD
Dean, College of Medicine – Tucson
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College News

Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building Opening Doors to Discovery

Research will focus on cancer drug therapies, molecular medicine, pediatric vaccines and building platforms for DNA and biomarker testing


Celebrating Compassionate Patient Care

Noon Friday, Feb. 17, UA Health Sciences Plaza.


Dr. Weinstein demonstrating telepathology during a teaching session.

Invented, patented and commercialized by Ronald S. Weinstein, MD, UA professor of pathology and founding director of the Arizona Telemedicine Program, the diagnosis of surgical pathology slides at a distance has benefitted hundreds of thousands of patients around the world.


‘Tame Your Pain...An Inside Look at Conventional and Alternative Therapies for Pain Management’ Subject of UA Arthritis Center Lecture, March 1

Free and open to the public, the lecture by Dr. Mohab Ibrahim will discuss the causes of chronic pain and current treatments for arthritis and related joint pain, including conventional and alternative approaches to pain management and the facts, fads and fiction associated with this complex medical issue.


Upcoming Events

Feb
28
Endocrinology Fellows Conference

Endocrinology Fellows Conference SPEAKER: Zubair Mirza, MD, Endocrinology Fellow TOPIC: "Exercise Management in Type 1 Diabetes"


Feb
28
Endocrinology Journal Club Works in Progress
Conference or Symposium

Endocrinology Journal Club Works in Progress SPEAKER: Rocio Zapata Bustos, Post-Doc, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine. TOPIC: "... read more...


Feb
28
Banner - University Medicine Tucson Lecture Series
Lecture or Seminar

Take a deep breath: Is a cure for asthma on the horizon? February 28 • 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. @ Westin La Paloma Presented by Monica Kraft, MD • Who... read more...


Mar
01
Dean’s Distinguished Lecture: Interactome of the Metabolic Enzyme CAIX Reveals Critical Roles in Integrin and MMP14-Mediated Tumor Invasion and Metastasis
Lecture or Seminar

Shoukat Dedhar, PhD Distinguished Scientist, Genetics Unit, Integrative Oncology BC Cancer Research Centre Professor Biochemistry and Molecular... read more...


Mar
01
Medicine Grand Rounds
Grand Rounds

TOPIC: “Management of Chronic Back Pain in Older Adults: Changing our Approach” SPEAKER: Una Makris, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division... read more...