PHOENIX – If Brenna Derksen had any doubts about her chosen career path, they were swept away during her holiday break.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Liz (Gobble) Enlow, Class of 2009:
I'll be starting a Neonatology Fellowship at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in July 2012.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The UA College of Medicine awarded Associate Professor Paul St. John, PhD, the Distinguished Service Award during the inaugural reception to honor all faculty that serve on committees within the College of Medicine.
Norman Koelling, a 79-year-old retired staff member, from the UA College of Medicine, still inhabits the anatomy laboratory on a daily basis.
Koelling has been a part of the UA community since he came to Arizona from Nebraska for graduate school in spring of 1969.
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.
Adeel Yang, 25, isn’t your typical third-year medical student.