Spotlights

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.

Is COVID-19 Making You Stay at Home? Turn Your Home into a Healing Space!
Whether for a home office or general living space, the way you lay out your physical environment at home can reduce stress and create calm, say researchers from the University of Arizona.

Amid Shortage of COVID-19 Collection Kits, UArizona Scientists Race to Make More
University researchers produced 1,600 COVID-19 specimen collection kits over the weekend.

UArizona Researchers Create Toolkit for Talking to Kids about Coronavirus
Stress experts led by Dr. Patricia Haynes, an associate professor in the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, have compiled resources for parents, teachers and administrators for talking to kids during the COVID-19 global pandemic.

UArizona Health Experts, Students Answer Public Calls on COVID-19
Students from the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy and Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health provide "surge capacity" for overwhelmed county health departments that, in addition to their regular work, are inundated with calls from the public about the novel coronavirus COVID-19.

University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Hosts Virtual Match Day Celebration
Pandemic fears were set aside as students celebrated with family through unique Zoom meeting. More than 40 percent of the Class of 2020 will continue training in Arizona, with 30 matching to Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix and Tucson.

Aspiring Physicians Celebrate Match Day, Residency Results
One-third of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson Class of 2020 will remain in Arizona to practice medicine and pursue their residency training. Nearly 50 percent of the class will pursue primary care — a physician specialty that is critically low in Arizona and the nation.

Arizona Telemedicine Program Rapidly Responds to Coronavirus Pandemic
The award-winning program of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson at the UArizona Health Sciences will conduct a major online training program regarding the COVID-19 pandemic for health-care providers and administrators, “Developing Telemedicine Services,” Monday, March 23.