UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson Students Given Option for Early Graduation in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

In coordination with the University of Arizona and College of Medicine – Phoenix, the College of Medicine — Tucson is offering early graduation to the Class of 2020. This option is for qualified students who wish to serve as new physicians to meet the unprecedented health needs that have emerged from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Integrative Medicine Approaches May Combat COVID-19

The Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson offers several strategies to enhance the immune system and reduce the risk of viral infection.

UArizona Cancer Center Joins Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network

The University of Arizona Cancer Center will receive $1.4 million as a collaborating center with the national network of academic, public health and community partners, working together to reduce the burden of cancer, especially among Hispanic cancer survivors.

UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson Students Given Option for Early Graduation in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

In coordination with the University of Arizona and College of Medicine – Phoenix, the College of Medicine — Tucson is offering early graduation to the Class of 2020. This option is for qualified students who wish to serve as new physicians to meet the unprecedented health needs that have emerged from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Integrative Medicine Approaches May Combat COVID-19

The Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson offers several strategies to enhance the immune system and reduce the risk of viral infection.

UArizona Cancer Center Joins Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network

The University of Arizona Cancer Center will receive $1.4 million as a collaborating center with the national network of academic, public health and community partners, working together to reduce the burden of cancer, especially among Hispanic cancer survivors.
  • UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson Students Given Option for Early Graduation in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

    In coordination with the University of Arizona and College of Medicine – Phoenix, the College of Medicine — Tucson is offering early graduation to the Class of 2020. This option is for qualified students who wish to serve as new physicians to meet the unprecedented health needs that have emerged from the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Integrative Medicine Approaches May Combat COVID-19

    The Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson offers several strategies to enhance the immune system and reduce the risk of viral infection.
  • UArizona Cancer Center Joins Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network

    The University of Arizona Cancer Center will receive $1.4 million as a collaborating center with the national network of academic, public health and community partners, working together to reduce the burden of cancer, especially among Hispanic cancer survivors.

People and Programs on the Move

Dr. Hani Babiker, assistant director of early-phase therapeutics and director of phase I clinical trials, is overseeing the University of Arizona Cancer Center’s early-phase clinical trials, seeking to identify novel drugs and treatments for better cancer care.

Dr. Insel supports faculty and students who are conducting biological or behavioral studies to improve health outcomes for individuals and populations and students in the Doctor of Nursing Practice and RN-MS programs.

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Mar 30 2020 - 4:03pm
Those who qualify can begin serving as early as mid-April.
Mar 13 2020 - 3:16pm
Out of an abundance of caution regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the Sarver Heart Center at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson has canceled its Green Valley Lecture scheduled 10 a.m., Thursday, March 19.
Mar 11 2020 - 3:03pm
The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center continues its 2020 Green Valley Lecture Series with a focus on heart rhythm disorders. Dr. Peter Ott will speak on the most common arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation.
Mar 10 2020 - 4:51pm
On Friday, March 20, medical students at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson will tear open envelopes simultaneously revealing where they will go for their residency training. Surrounded by friends and family, the emotion-filled ceremony is considered the most exciting day of medical school.
Mar 2 2020 - 8:39am
The two-part event will offer training for opioid overdose crisis response, both to the general public and students, in a presentation called “Drug Survival 102,” as well as provide certification training to UArizona health sciences students. Dr. Richard Carmona, the 17th U.S. Surgeon General, will provide closing remarks.

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.