Alumni News

The Bridge Program Provides Students With Insight and Early Preparation

 July marked the 17th-annual University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson Medical Student Bridge Program, in which 28 students began their medical education before most of their peers.Participants received special teaching by taking part in lectures, case-based instruction and team-learning activities. Additionally, they were educated about...


New Medical Student Helps To Keep Her Family Legacy Alive

As the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson welcomed the Class of 2015 on Aug. 5 at the White Coat Ceremony, Rachel Baumann, daughter of alumna Susan Baumann, MD, helped to continue a family legacy.Dr. Susan Baumann graduated from the UA College of Medicine in 1985 and currently practices psychiatry in Phoenix. Her daughter, Rachel,...


Tucson Admissions Implements New Interview Technique

After years of finishing the admissions application process with traditional interviews at the College of Medicine – Tucson, the standard will be changed in the fall, by using the Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) system. The College of Medicine – Phoenix implemented the MMI process last fall.Students interviewing at both campuses of the UA College of...


Distinguished Service Award 2011

The UA College of Medicine awarded Associate Professor Paul St. John, PhD, the Distinguished Service Award during the inaugural reception to honor all faculty that serve on committees within the College of Medicine. Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs Anne Wright, PhD, said that after many years of having countless faculty members...


Norman Koelling: Iconic Faculty Member and Honorary Doctorate

Norman Koelling, a 79-year-old retired staff member, from the UA College of Medicine, still inhabits the anatomy laboratory on a daily basis.Koelling has been a part of the UA community since he came to Arizona from Nebraska for graduate school in spring of 1969.Koelling has served on staff in several different capacities including 16 years as a...


New UMC Resident Offers Advice And Reflects Upon Medical Education

Dr. Casey Solem is a 26-year-old emergency department resident at University Medical Center. He was one of 24 students to graduate in the inaugural class from the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix, in May 2011.Dr. Solem was also elected by his peers to speak at the convocation ceremony. He was the only graduate to give a speech, and he said it was...


Tucson Student Seeking to Advance Medical Technology

Adeel Yang, 25, isn’t your typical third-year medical student. Yes, he’s doing the necessary clinical rotations and taking all the appropriate tests, but he’s also involved in more.  This University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson student is the CEO and founder of Innoclinic, LLC in Tucson and looking to obtain a master’s in business...


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