Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of our community and beyond while embracing diversity in the pursuit of excellence through innovation in our tripartite mission: education, research and patient care.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson delivers cutting-edge programs in medical education, highly innovative and collaborative research opportunities, as well as advanced patient care in an environment where inclusive excellence and diversity create a foundation for community-responsive action.
Centers, including an Institute and a Statewide Program
From an initial class of just 32 students when it was founded in 1967 as the state’s first MD degree-granting college, today the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson has graduated more than 4,500 physicians. College of Medicine – Tucson students, faculty, staff and alumni continue more than 50 years of service in advancing medical care, biomedical research and knowledge in Arizona — and around the world.