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.
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.
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.