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Dr. Wayne Beck Endowed Scholarship

It is with deep sadness that we inform the University of Arizona College of Medicine community about the passing of Wayne Beck, MD, Class of 1975. After battling multiple health issues for the past few years, Dr. Beck passed away on Sunday, April 8, surrounded by his family.


Two Members of UA Community Honored by Gold Foundation

Two individuals from the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson received the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Awards on Thursday, May 10, at the senior breakfast.


Class Notes, March 2012

[Ryan Putnam, MD, with wife Haley and daughter.]


UA Medical Student Works to Create Change in Ghana

Charity Adusei brings more than intelligence and determination to the Class of 2015 at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson. The 24-year-old also shares her passion, enthusiasm and conviction for philanthropy with her 113 classmates.


Message from Dean Goldschmid, March 2012

Greetings College of Medicine alumni!


Clint McCall Named Senior Director of Development for UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Clint McCall has been named senior director of development for the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson. He will oversee the college’s development, alumni relations and special events offices.


Dean Goldschmid Meets With Alumni and Friends in Washington, DC

As part of the UA President’s Distinguished Speaker Series, Steve Goldschmid, MD, dean of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson and co-CEO of The University of Arizona Health Network, spoke at CASE (Council for the Advancement and Support of Education) headquarters in Washington, DC, on Dec. 6.


UA Medical Students Serve in Clinics in Dominican Republic

PHOENIX – If Brenna Derksen had any doubts about her chosen career path, they were swept away during her holiday break.


First-Year Student Balances Medical School and Music

Balancing medical school with any other passion can be a struggle for some, but not for first-year University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson student Alex Sandweiss.


Solidarity Day for Compassionate Patient Care

Both the Tucson and Phoenix chapters of the University of Arizona College of Medicine Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) organized and celebrated the second-annual Solidarity Day for Compassionate Patient Care on Feb. 14.


A Note from the Student Body Chairman

It’s definitely been a quite a year – one full of surprises, excitement, new additions, busy days, countless hours of studying for tests, but most importantly, plenty of good times shared by all!


Class Notes, December 2011

Liz (Gobble) Enlow, Class of 2009:

I'll be starting a Neonatology Fellowship at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in July 2012.


Moynahan Dedicated to Success of Medical Student Education

Dr. Kevin Moynahan, MD, is not only the deputy dean of education at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, but also is a dedicated alumnus who enables current medical students to attain educational success.


Stern Seeks to Increase Health Care for American Indians

Nicole Stern, MD, a University of Arizona College of Medicine alumna and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the College, has a lot to be proud of.


New Medical Student Helps To Keep Her Family Legacy Alive

As the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson welcomed the Class of 2015 on Aug. 5 at the White Coat Ceremony, Rachel Baumann, daughter of alumna Susan Baumann, MD, helped to continue a family legacy.


A Special Thank You To The Fulginiti Family

Students, families and friends celebrate at the conclusion of the College of Medicine – Tucson Class of 2015 White Coat Ceremony, on August 5th. Shirley and Vincent Fulginiti, MD, and family, generously donated the white coats in memory of Jeffrey T. Fulginiti.


Scholarship Established In Honor of Gumble

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson said goodbye to Maggie Gumble as a financial aid staff member and wished her the best of luck with her retirement, on July 1.


The Bridge Program Provides Students With Insight and Early Preparation

 July marked the 17th-annual University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson Medical Student Bridge Program, in which 28 students began their medical education before most of their peers.


New UMC Resident Offers Advice And Reflects Upon Medical Education

Dr. Casey Solem is a 26-year-old emergency department resident at University Medical Center. He was one of 24 students to graduate in the inaugural class from the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix, in May 2011.


Tucson Admissions Implements New Interview Technique

After years of finishing the admissions application process with traditional interviews at the College of Medicine – Tucson, the standard will be changed in the fall, by using the Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) system. The College of Medicine – Phoenix implemented the MMI process last fall.


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