Alumni

  • 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.
  • Future Doctors to Receive First White Coats at UA

    As a symbol of their acceptance into medical school, new medical students will receive and don their first white coats at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson White Coat Ceremony. The incoming class of students includes a former UA football player, a navy dive medic, twin brothers, a former teacher and a former doula and birth coach.

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.

Future Doctors to Receive First White Coats at UA

As a symbol of their acceptance into medical school, new medical students will receive and don their first white coats at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson White Coat Ceremony. The incoming class of students includes a former UA football player, a navy dive medic, twin brothers, a former teacher and a former doula and birth coach.

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

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...


A Message from the Interim Dean

Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to announce that the College of Medicine – Tucson is establishing two new clinical departments. Effective Monday, July 15, the surgery divisions of urology and neurosurgery were elevated to department status. Please join me in congratulating Michael Lemole, MD, and Benjamin Lee, MD. Dr. Lemole will serve as interim...


An Update from Medical Education: July 2019

Student Affairs & Admissions The Office of Admissions needs your help. Sign up to assist with the medical student interviewing process. Interested in selecting the next generation of physicians? The Office of Admissions is recruiting MMI (Multiple-Mini Interview) Evaluators for the upcoming cycle! The Admissions Office will host the...


Upcoming Events

Aug
27
Doc Talks

Child Development & Wellbeing Leading experts discuss child development, including milestones, challenges and where to find help. Tuesday, Aug... read more...


Sep
07
Southwest Regional Advances in Digestive Diseases 2019
Conference or Symposium

“The Best of DDW” Saturday, September 7, 2019 7:00 a.m.– 2:30 p.m. JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa (520) 792-3500 — Call for... 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...


Nov
02 to 03
College of Medicine - Tucson Class of 2004 Reunion Weekend
Reunion

Schedule of Events: Friday, November 1 Bear Down Friday Night and Homecoming Pep Rally  Join the Pride of Arizona marching band, Wilbur and... read more...