Alumni

  • Celebrating 50 Years of Innovation

  • For Sydney Rice, MD, Developmental Pediatrics is ‘an Opportunity to Make a Difference’

  • Career Choices: How Different Paths Helped Dirk and Amy Leverant Find the Perfect Fit

Celebrating 50 Years of Innovation

For Sydney Rice, MD, Developmental Pediatrics is ‘an Opportunity to Make a Difference’

Career Choices: How Different Paths Helped Dirk and Amy Leverant Find the Perfect Fit

Alumni

Message from the Board of Directors

It is with great enthusiasm and excitement that I am serving as president of the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson Alumni Board. Throughout my thirty-some years of medical practice, I have often reflected, with great appreciation, upon the education I received from the College of Medicine – an education that provided me with the strongest possible foundation for the successful and fulfilling career in medicine that I still enjoy today.

Warm regards,
Elaine Drobny, MD
Alumni Board President

Alumni News

Engineering a Career in Medicine

by Deborah Daun When Shannon Driscoll’s engineering colleagues joined her to exercise during their lunch hour, she was happy. When they began reporting positive changes in their health, she was elated. “It’s a great feeling to support people, see their progress, and even have them thank me,” she says. Shannon was engaged in sports as a child and...


From Refugee Camp to Neurosurgery Accolades

by Deborah Daun A stint on Mr. and Mrs. Reynolds’ chicken farm in Phoenix taught Volker Sonntag, M.D., the value of hard work and not complaining. More than three decades after the doctor’s 35-cents-an-hour high school job, Mr. Reynolds sought medical advice from him and insisted on paying for the consultation. Dr. Sonntag added self-reliance to...


The record-breaking Class of 2020

A record number of applicants and a record yield rate of accepted students led to record enrollment for the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s Class of 2020. The College welcomed 135 students into the new class during the traditional White Coat Ceremony, where the future physicians received their white coats – the visible mark...


Upcoming Events

May
11
Class of 2017 Convocation

Are you ready to graduate? When: Ceremony: Thursday, May 11, 2017 from 7:00 - 9:00 PM   Rehearsal: Thursday, May 11, 2017 from 8:00 - 9:30am Where:... read more...


Jul
21
White Coat Ceremony

Congratulations and Welcome Class of 2021! What: Class of 2021 White Coat Ceremony When: Friday, July 21, 2017 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Where:... read more...