• Allan Hamilton, MD, Named Regents' Professor

    The Arizona Board of Regents has appointed five UA professors as Regents' Professors, the highest level of recognition bestowed on faculty in the Arizona state university system.
  • UA Appoints Dr. Michael D. Dake as Senior VP for Health Sciences

    In his new position, Dake will lead the integration of undergraduate and graduate education, research and clinical activities among the UA health colleges and their clinical partners. He comes to the UA from Stanford University and will start on June 4.
  • Immunotherapy: Cancer's New Frontier

    Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson and Arizona Cancer Center are harnessing the immune system to recognize — and destroy — cancer cells.

Allan Hamilton, MD, Named Regents' Professor

The Arizona Board of Regents has appointed five UA professors as Regents' Professors, the highest level of recognition bestowed on faculty in the Arizona state university system.

UA Appoints Dr. Michael D. Dake as Senior VP for Health Sciences

In his new position, Dake will lead the integration of undergraduate and graduate education, research and clinical activities among the UA health colleges and their clinical partners. He comes to the UA from Stanford University and will start on June 4.

Immunotherapy: Cancer's New Frontier

Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson and Arizona Cancer Center are harnessing the immune system to recognize — and destroy — cancer cells.

Celebrating 50 years

Celebrating 50 years of innovation

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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

Fourth Annual ‘Eat Dessert First Day,’ April 21, Honors Memory of Dana Morgan and Raises Funds for UA Pediatric Cancer Research

The day honors the memory of pediatric cancer patient Dana Morgan and raises funds for pediatric cancer research at the UA Steele Children’s Research Center. Local restaurants will donate a portion of the day’s proceeds and individual donations can be made online any time.


Medical Student Reflects on White Coat Ceremony

On National Doctors Day, Sandra Vazquez Salas, a member of the Class of 2021, reflects on the impact of last year’s White Coat campaign.


UA Shares its Expertise in Free Precision Medicine Conference for Public, Researchers and Physicians, April 13

To help the public, physicians and researchers better understand how growing discoveries on the molecular makeup of disease affect decisions on health care, UA researchers and their partners are presenting a free precision medicine conference on Friday, April 13.


UA Sarver Heart Center and Banner – University Medical Center Welcome Cardiologist Dr. Joel B. Holland

Nationally recognized cardiologist, Dr. Joel Holland, joins the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson faculty after a long career at Cleveland Clinic Foundation.


Upcoming Events

Apr
19
Medical Student Leadership Awards
Other Event

The College of Medicine takes great pride in developing tomorrow’s leaders. Each year, we recognize the accomplishments and contributions made by... read more...


Apr
19
Medical Student Leadership Awards
Reception or Ceremony

The College of Medicine takes great pride in developing tomorrow’s leaders. Each year, we recognize the accomplishments and contributions made by... read more...


Apr
19
Annual Faculty Social
Celebration

Faculty are asked to please RSVP at: http://bit.ly/DCFA2018. To learn more about Peter Ott, MD, and his band Ruff Mix, check out the Office of ... read more...


Apr
20
UA Renal Conference
Lecture or Seminar

UA Renal Conference TOPIC: Rheumatology/Nephrology combined cases II SPEAKER: Dr. Erika Bracamonte and Dr. Amy Sussman