Health Sciences in the News
University of Arizona's medical college in Phoenix is increasing its enrolling class size to 100 students, up from 80. Dr. Guy Reed, dean of University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix, said even with the increased class size, Arizona will have a significant need for more doctors.
"African-American race negatively influenced the decision-making process for heart transplants, especially during discussions among health care providers," said lead author Dr. Khadijah Breathett, assistant professor of medicine and advanced heart failure/transplant cardiologist at the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center.
The University of Arizona is using a new state-of-the-art virtual reality simulation center for students to learn, practice, and evaluate their knowledge at the Arizona Simulation Technology and Education Center.