Alumni

  • Medical Students Honor Those Who Have Donated Their Bodies to Medical Education

    This August, medical students at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson planted a tree in memory of those who have passed away and generously donated their bodies to science.
  • Dr. Michael M.I. Abecassis Appointed Dean of UA College of Medicine – Tucson

    Dr. Abecassis is the J. Roscoe Miller Distinguished Professor of Surgery and Microbiology-Immunology at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University. He also is chief of the Division of Organ Transplantation and founding director of the Comprehensive Transplant Center.
  • Banner – University Medicine Supports First-Year UA Medical Students with New Stethoscopes

    For the second year in a row, Banner – University Medicine will provide each new medical student at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson a stethoscope. The gift of 120 stethoscopes is valued at $20,500.

Medical Students Honor Those Who Have Donated Their Bodies to Medical Education

This August, medical students at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson planted a tree in memory of those who have passed away and generously donated their bodies to science.

Dr. Michael M.I. Abecassis Appointed Dean of UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Dr. Abecassis is the J. Roscoe Miller Distinguished Professor of Surgery and Microbiology-Immunology at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University. He also is chief of the Division of Organ Transplantation and founding director of the Comprehensive Transplant Center.

Banner – University Medicine Supports First-Year UA Medical Students with New Stethoscopes

For the second year in a row, Banner – University Medicine will provide each new medical student at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson a stethoscope. The gift of 120 stethoscopes is valued at $20,500.

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: September 2019

Graduate Medical Education The UA College of Medicine – Tucson and its clinical partner, Banner Health, welcomed approximately 250 new residents and fellows on July 1, 2019. This year, these new trainees come from 46 states, range in age from 25-53, and include 20 percent of our own College of Medicine – Tucson graduates. In all, the UA College...


Longtime UA College of Medicine - Tucson Faculty Member, Dr. James C. Dunn, Dies

James Clarence Dunn, Sr., MD, a longtime faculty member at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 28. Dr. Dunn was 90 years old. Dr. Dunn was a faculty member at the College of Medicine – Tucson for more than 35 years until his retirement in 2015. He joined the college in 1978 as an adjunct...


Doc Talks: Child Development and Wellbeing

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and Banner – University Medicine invite the public to a free wellness fair and lectures by three physician-specialists Tuesday, Aug. 27, at the Doubletree by Hilton Tucson – Reid Park, 445 S. Alvernon Way. The event kicks off at 5 p.m. with a general wellness fair in which participants can...


Upcoming Events

Sep
16
Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Symposium

Monday, September 16 | noon - 6:00 pm A seminar sponsored by NEMA Research Inc. on the management of benzodiazepine and poly-substance withdrawal... read more...


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


Oct
02
High Tech Health: Revolutionizing How We Track, Treat and Prevent Disease
Lecture or Seminar

About the Lecture: Advances in wearable technology, virtual reality (VR) and integrative imaging hold the promise of revolutionizing how we monitor,... read more...


Oct
17
Innovations and Inventions

4:30 p.m. Thursday, October 17 Health Sciences Innovation Building (HSIB), Main Floor Forum The third annual Innovations and Inventions research... read more...