Susan K. Hadley, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Family and Community Medicine

Susan K. Hadley, MD

Academic / Professional Bio: 

Dr Susan Hadley recently moved back to Tucson after eighteen years of practicing medicine in New York and New England. Dr Hadley graduated from Mount Holyoke College, attended medical school in Tucson, graduating from the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson in 1991. She completed her first year of residency at the University of Arizona Residency Program in Family and Community Medicine moving to New York in 1992, ultimately graduating from the Residency Program in Social Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx in 1994. After two years as Montefiore faculty working with underserved populations in the central and south Bronx, Dr Hadley moved to New Hampshire to become one of the founding faculty in the Family Medicine Residency Program at Dartmouth Medical School, focused on rural underserved medicine. From 1999 to 2006, Dr Hadley was a full-time faculty member in the Middlesex Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program in Middletown, Connecticut where she started their fellowship in Integrative Medicine. In 2006, Dr Hadley became the Medical Director for “Wherever You Are” Healthcare for the Homeless program at a Community Health Center serving several areas in Connecticut. She followed this with a similar position at Charter Oak Community Health Center, offering primary care to the homeless population of Hartford, Connecticut on a mobile unit. After five challenging and rewarding years working in the Community Health Center environment, Dr Hadley joined the University of Arizona Family Medicine Residency Program at South Campus. Her interests include integrative medicine, care of the underserved, women and children’s health, and global medicine (including experiences in Mexico, Puerto Rico, Guatemala and Honduras).

Research Interests: 
  • Clinical practice/education
  • Integrative medicine
  • Complementary and alternative medicine
  • Addiction medicine
  • Health disparities
  • Care of the underserved
  • Women and children’s health
  • Global medicine
Degrees: 
MD: University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson, 1991
Residency: 
Montefiore Hospital & Medical Center-Moses Division, social medicine residency, 1994
Internship: 
University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson, family medicine residency, 1992
Fellowship: 
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Faculty Development
Board Certifications: 
American Board of Family Medicine
Arizona Academy of Family Medicine