One-third of medical students in the Class of 2018 will remain in Arizona to pursue their residency training; more than half of the class will pursue primary care — a physician specialty that is critically low in Arizona and the nation.
Speaker Lawrence J. Brandt, MD, with the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, will discuss the intestinal microbiome and how it can be changed to alter the outcome of patients suffering from a variety of illnesses, as well as the future of fecal transplantation and manipulation. The presentation is part of the Flinn Foundation Buffmire Lecture series.
Third-year medical student Sean McEvoy has won first place in the national William Carlos Williams Poetry Competition.
On Friday, March 16, more than 100 medical students at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson simultaneously will open an envelope revealing where they will go for their residency training. Surrounded by friends and family, the emotion-filled ceremony is a rite of passage for soon-to-be doctors.
Accolades for Banner – UMC South, Banner – UMC Phoenix
Part of the 2018 free Green Valley Lecture Series.
March is National Nutrition Month. University of Arizona researchers are interested in how the Mediterranean diet can contribute to better health.
Explore the “universe” of the brain at an evening of TED Talk-style lectures featuring three University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson researchers discussing their work involving pain, autism and emotions. The lecture is in observance of Brain Awareness Week, March 12-18.
Drs. Sternberg and Lindberg are two of six presenters at the live webcast, part of the CDC’s Design For Health series that explores mechanisms to optimize the built environment for health. The webinar is free and open to the public.
The CPAE Clinic is currently accepting patients from around the world. Now in its second year of treating patients, the CPAE clinic has already attracted patients from all corners of the United States, Mexico and Thailand. Plans are underway to open a second clinic in Phoenix at Banner – Cardon Children’s Medical Center this spring.
Free and open to the public, the lecture by Dr. Randy J. Horwitz will discuss the latest complementary and alternative therapies for managing pain and reducing inflammation that may alter the way we understand and ultimately treat medical conditions.
The University of Arizona Department of Pediatrics has been approved to establish Arizona’s first Developmental Behavioral Pediatric Fellowship program to train the next generation of developmental behavioral pediatricians.
The Tucson startup company conducted its basic science research in a University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center Lab.
The UA Health Sciences Hispanic Center of Excellence has launched “Salud en la Comunidad – Health in the Community” interactive education and community-building health talks in Tucson.
More than 200 people attended the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s Founding and Early Faculty Dinner on Monday, Feb. 19. The annual event recognizes the pioneering group of individuals who helped establish the college in 1967. The event, which took place at the Tucson Country Club, featured a special medallion presentation by Dean Charles Cairns, MD.
Topics for 2018 lecture series, hosted by Banner – University Medicine and the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, include heart attacks, skin cancer, concussion and precision medicine. Talks will take place Tuesdays in March, 5:30-7 p.m., at the Hacienda del Sol Guest Resort.
Building upon the findings of the educational support sleep program they designed, two UA researchers have been awarded an NCAA grant to further enhance their program to help student-athletes get a good night’s sleep.
Reinforcing the objective to sustain an academic setting where all belong and are a part of the fundamental fabric of the institution, the UA Health Sciences recently welcomed David A. Acosta, MD, chief diversity and inclusion officer for the Association of American Medical Colleges.
Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson suggest liquefied brain fluid may be one cause of dementia after stroke.