University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

Introducing MedCat Chat

MedCat Chat is a new regular video update from leadership at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson. Visit for our responses to questions and suggestions from you, our faculty, staff and community, and for insight on timely topics that affect our college.
Joe G. N. "Skip" Garcia, MD, interim dean at the College of Medicine – Tucson and UA senior vice president for Health Sciences, stands with Charles B. Cairns, MD, FACEP, FAHA, assistant vice president for clinical research and clinical trials at the Arizona Health Sciences Center and vice dean of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

Solidarity Day Begins with a Week of Compassion Dedicated Activities, Feb. 9

Each year Solidarity Day is celebrated in mid-February. This year, medical students at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson have a week’s worth of patient compassion activities planned Feb. 9 – 13 at the Arizona Health Sciences Center campus.

Providing Tomorrow's Medicine Today

The Arizona Center for Accelerated Biomedical Innovation will transform UA research into practical health care solutions through the commercialization of biomedical technologies.
Marvin Slepian, MD, speaking at a podium

LCME Update: Establishing a CQI System at the UA College of Medicine - Tucson

A continuous quality improvement system (CQI) is being established for the College of Medicine - Tucson medical education program. Read more about it here.

Dr. Wayne Jacobsen Appointed Head of Anesthesiology at UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Dr. Jacobsen has served as interim head since 2013 and has been a member of the Department of Anesthesiology since 2004.
Joe G. N. "Skip" Garcia, MD, interim dean at the College of Medicine – Tucson and UA senior vice president for Health Sciences, stands with Charles B. Cairns, MD, FACEP, FAHA, assistant vice president for clinical research and clinical trials at the Arizona Health Sciences Center and vice dean of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

Introducing MedCat Chat

MedCat Chat is a new regular video update from leadership at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson. Visit for our responses to questions and suggestions from you, our faculty, staff and community, and for insight on timely topics that affect our college.

Solidarity Day Begins with a Week of Compassion Dedicated Activities, Feb. 9

Each year Solidarity Day is celebrated in mid-February. This year, medical students at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson have a week’s worth of patient compassion activities planned Feb. 9 – 13 at the Arizona Health Sciences Center campus.

Marvin Slepian, MD, speaking at a podium

Providing Tomorrow's Medicine Today

The Arizona Center for Accelerated Biomedical Innovation will transform UA research into practical health care solutions through the commercialization of biomedical technologies.

LCME Update: Establishing a CQI System at the UA College of Medicine - Tucson

A continuous quality improvement system (CQI) is being established for the College of Medicine - Tucson medical education program. Read more about it here.

Dr. Wayne Jacobsen Appointed Head of Anesthesiology at UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Dr. Jacobsen has served as interim head since 2013 and has been a member of the Department of Anesthesiology since 2004.

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