Alumni

  • For Students Who Have Overcome Challenges, Pathway to Medical School Program Demonstrates Success

    The first students to participate in the Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway (P-MAP) program — an intensive medical school prep program for those who have faced greater-than-average challenges — have graduated from the UA College of Medicine – Tucson and become physicians
  • New EMS Bachelor’s Degree Program Starts This Fall at UA College of Medicine – Tucson

    One of a few programs in the nation administered through a clinical department, the UA Bachelor of Science major and minor in EMS is designed to enhance emergency medical professionals’ leadership and clinical skills, preparing them for a future in prehospital medicine.
  • UA College of Medicine – Tucson to Celebrate 2019 Convocation

    On May 9, 102 students officially will become physicians and earn their Doctor of Medicine degrees.

For Students Who Have Overcome Challenges, Pathway to Medical School Program Demonstrates Success

The first students to participate in the Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway (P-MAP) program — an intensive medical school prep program for those who have faced greater-than-average challenges — have graduated from the UA College of Medicine – Tucson and become physicians

New EMS Bachelor’s Degree Program Starts This Fall at UA College of Medicine – Tucson

One of a few programs in the nation administered through a clinical department, the UA Bachelor of Science major and minor in EMS is designed to enhance emergency medical professionals’ leadership and clinical skills, preparing them for a future in prehospital medicine.

UA College of Medicine – Tucson to Celebrate 2019 Convocation

On May 9, 102 students officially will become physicians and earn their Doctor of Medicine degrees.

Alumni

Message from the Board of Directors

It is with great enthusiasm and because of my strong belief in paying it forward that I am serving as president of the University of Arizona College of Medicine Alumni Board. As I reflect upon my experiences as a medical student, resident, and physician, I have great appreciation for the strong educational foundation I received from The University of Arizona College of Medicine. It has played an integral part in my success as a physician.

Warm regards,
Janet Vargas, MD
Alumni Board President

Alumni News

An Update from Medical Education: June 2019

Admissions – We Need Your Help!  Each year, the dedicated faculty members and students on the Admissions Committee receive almost 10,000 applications for approximately 120 seats at the College of Medicine – Tucson. It is gratifying work, but we need you to help us with the interview process.  More information is available for faculty and staff...


Dr. Dan Derksen Named 2019 Alumni of the Year

Dan Derksen, MD, professor of public health and family and community medicine, has been named the College of Medicine – Tucson’s 2019 Alumni of the Year. The honor is bestowed annually by the University of Arizona Alumni Association. Dr. Derksen completed his bachelor’s degree and medical degree and at the University of Arizona. He then went on...


UA’s Mobile Health Program Expands Services

The University of Arizona Mobile Health Program has expanded its services, in partnership with the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation (SAAF), Youth on Their Own (YOTO) and Primavera Foundation’s Casa Paloma. The program, part of the UA Department of Family and Community Medicine, began its expanded services May 1. The additional services were made...


Upcoming Events

Jun
27
Stonewall 50th Celebration
Celebration

The UAHS LGBTQ+ Interest Group and the Colby Olsen Foundation invites you to join us in commemorating the Stonewall 50th anniversary and recognizing... read more...


Jul
26
White Coat Ceremony

Congratulations and Welcome Class of 2023! What: Class of 2023 White Coat Ceremony When: Friday, July 26, 2019 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Where:... read more...


Sep
27 to 29
2019 All Alumni Weekend Celebrating the Classes of 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004 and 2009

The UA College of Medicine – Tucson invites all UA COM-T alumni and guests back to campus this fall to celebrate and reminisce with old friends. Come... read more...