The MD program at the College of Medicine – Tucson is designed to train highly-skilled physicians dedicated to improving patient care and advancing the state of medical knowledge.
Students at the College of Medicine – Tucson graduate with the skills to succeed in modern medicine. In addition to diagnosing, treating and preventing disease, our students:
- Solve problems
- Work with patients
- Pose and pursue research questions
- Follow the latest scientific literature
- Apply new knowledge to practice
- Participate in professional discourse
- Engage with the social, ethical and economic challenges facing modern health care
Our progressive curriculum takes a holistic view of the body and of medical knowledge. Clinical training begins early in the educational program, and basic science lessons continue during the clinical years. Elective courses give students new perspectives and experiences, and let them reflect on what they have learned previously.
Learn more about our curriculum:
- Academic departments
- Active learning methods
- Blocks & Clerkships
- Distinction Tracks
- Educational program objectives
- Societies mentorship
Phoenix campus curricula
Students admitted in 2013 and beyond
In June 2012, the College of Medicine – Phoenix was granted preliminary accreditation status by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) as a separate medical school. The new curriculum covered by this separate accreditation is featured on the College of Medicine – Phoenix website.
Students admitted prior to 2013
Students accepted to the College of Medicine – Phoenix prior to 2013 retain equal priority to all students on the Phoenix campus. Their curriculum is accredited through a joint LCME accreditation granted to the combined Tucson and Phoenix campuses.