Alumni

  • ‘Revolutionary’ New Class Challenges UArizona Students to Cure Alzheimer’s Disease

    The University of Arizona Health Sciences is offering innovative curricula for students to influence human health and build entrepreneurial skills.
  • 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.

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.

‘Revolutionary’ New Class Challenges UArizona Students to Cure Alzheimer’s Disease

The University of Arizona Health Sciences is offering innovative curricula for students to influence human health and build entrepreneurial skills.

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.

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

Veteran-focused Mental Health Forum, Nov. 8

When: Friday, Nov. 8, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Where: Jim Click Hall of Champions, 1766 E. University Blvd., Tucson University of Arizona Veterans Education and Transition Services, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and My Veteran Passion are collaborating on the Mental Health Forum, an event designed to inform the public about issues veterans...


Banner – University Medical Center Tucson earns comprehensive stroke center status

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson has earned comprehensive stroke certification from The Joint Commission. Accreditation and certification by The Joint Commission is recognized nationwide as the gold standard in the treatment of the most complex stroke cases. Banner – University Medical Center Tucson (B – UMCT) now offers the first Joint...


Providing Health Care to Homeless Children Topic of Free Public Lecture, Oct. 29

TUCSON, Ariz. – Randy Christensen, MD, MPH, has dedicated his life to caring for society’s often-abused, unloved children who live on the streets without access to health care.  Dr. Christensen will discuss, “Ask Me Why I Hurt and Other Tales from the Street,” at a free public lecture at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29. Part of the Flinn Foundation...


Upcoming Events

Mar
20
2020 Match Day Celebration
Celebration

2020 MATCH DAY ANNOUNCEMENT CELEBRATION For four years, students at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson have worked toward "... read more...


May
14
Class of 2020 Convocation

Are you ready to graduate? When: Ceremony: Thursday, May 14, 2020, from 7:00 - 9:00 PM   Rehearsal: Thursday, May 14, 2020, from 8:00 - 9:30 AM... read more...


Jul
24
White Coat Ceremony

Congratulations and Welcome Class of 2024! What: Class of 2024 White Coat Ceremony When: Friday, July 24, 2020 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Where:... read more...