• Building Infrastructure and Good Health, UA Health Professions Students Offer Health Screenings for Construction Workers May 26

  • Faculty Mentors Honored for Dedication and Positive Influence

  • Big Hunt for Small Molecule to Treat Neurodegenerative Diseases

Building Infrastructure and Good Health, UA Health Professions Students Offer Health Screenings for Construction Workers May 26

Faculty Mentors Honored for Dedication and Positive Influence

Big Hunt for Small Molecule to Treat Neurodegenerative Diseases

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Welcome from the Dean

The UA College of Medicine – Tucson is transforming academic medicine through innovative undergraduate medical education and post graduate training programs; strategic interdisciplinary, trans-institutional research; collaboration on health care delivery with Banner Health; and building a strong, diverse and engaged faculty. 2016 was a record year by all accounts, and we’re continuing that trajectory of growth and success into 2017 and beyond!

Charles B. Cairns, MD
Dean, College of Medicine – Tucson
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College News

Banner Health Bestows ‘Best of the Best’ Awards to Banner – UMC South, Alvernon Clinic

Banner – University Medical Center South, 2800 E. Ajo Way, was recognized for its top performance among Banner Health hospitals with a 2017 Best of the Best Award at Banner Health’s annual conference for its leaders May 18 in Phoenix.


Arizona Telemedicine Program Honored With AZ Business Magazine’s Healthcare Leadership Award

Founded in 1996, the ATP was recognized as ‘a true pioneer in bringing telemedicine into the mainstream.’


Transplant, Vascular, Endocrine Surgeons Join Tucson Faculty

The University of Arizona Department of Surgery and Banner – University Medical Center recently welcomed several new surgeons to Tucson. All are members of Banner – University Medical Group, the practice plan composed of faculty physicians of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson.


A Novel Way to Tackle Sun Damage: UA Nurse-Scientist to Teach Massage Therapists about Reducing Skin Cancer Risk

Arizona Biomedical Research Commission to fund University of Arizona College of Nursing professor’s innovative skin cancer prevention intervention.


Upcoming Events

May
29
Memorial Day (holiday) 5/29/2017
Academic Calendar

Memorial Day (holiday) 5/29/2017


May
30
Endocrinology Fellows Conference
Conference or Symposium

Endocrinology Fellows Conference SPEAKER: Zubair Mirza, MD, Endocrinology Fellow. TOPIC: "Hypoglycemia Due to Metastatic Non Islet Cell Tumor". 


May
30
Endocrinology Journal Club Works in Progress
Conference or Symposium

Endocrinology Journal Club Works in Progress SPEAKER: Meghan Skiba, MS, RDN, Division of Endocrinology, University of Arizona. TOPIC: “Evaluation of... read more...


May
31
Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
Grand Rounds

Amy L. Waer, MD, FACS Professor of Surgery Associate Dean, Curricular Affairs Arizona Telemedicine Program Medical Director Division of General... read more...