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Next Generation of Physicians Celebrated at White Coat Ceremony

University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson medical students received their white coats representing their future profession on July 29 at Centennial Hall.


UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson Names New Orthopaedic Surgery Chair

John Elfar, MD, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, comes from the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine.


P-MAP Clears Obstacles and Cheers Alumni, Expanding Physician Pipeline

Ceremony will honor alumni completing residencies, students receiving medical degrees and students who are preparing to enter medical school in July.


University of Arizona, Oklahoma State University Announce Transformative Addiction Research Partnership

The partnership will advance pain and addiction research and accelerate positive health outcomes in Arizona, Oklahoma and across the country.


Sensor Lab Seed Grants Advance Innovative Research

The UArizona Health Sciences Sensor Lab awarded seed grants to eight faculty members and two student projects to improve health and wellness.


Future Doctors Celebrate Match Day

Fourth-year University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson students learned where they’ll launch their careers as new residents.


Gov. Ducey Proclaims March “Arizonans in Health Research Month” to Celebrate All of Us UArizona-Banner Milestone

Arizona leads the nation in enrolling participants in the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program.


Future Physicians to Begin Their Next Chapter at Match Day Ceremony

More than 110 College of Medicine – Tucson medical students will simultaneously open envelopes revealing where they will complete their residency training.


White Coat Ceremony Recognizes Students who Started Medical School During the Pandemic

College of Medicine – Tucson Class of 2024 medical students will receive their white coats on Feb. 25.


Li Receives National Recognition for Discoveries in Hand Biomechanics

Dr. Zong-Ming Li of the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson has been honored by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers for his work on human hands.


Researchers Develop Ultra-Thin 'Computer on the Bone'

Engineers and physicians teamed up to develop a wireless device to monitor and protect bone health.


UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s Accelerated Pathway to Medical Education Welcomes First Class

The UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson has accepted six high school graduates in a new program that reduces the time to a medical degree to seven years.


College of Medicine – Tucson Wins NIH Grant for Medical Scientist Student Training

The Medical Scientist Training Program is designed to train students planning careers in academic medicine or biomedical research.


New UArizona Health Sciences Undergraduate Degree to Prepare Students for Health Care Careers

A new Bachelor of Science in Medicine expands opportunities for students to pursue jobs in health care, where demand for trained professionals is rising.


Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference To Focus On Mental Health and Resiliency

Jordan Karp, MD, an expert on mental health in the aging population, will deliver the keynote address at the Arizona Arthritis Center’s Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference.


Research Day to Showcase UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson Investigators’ Work to Overcome Health Challenges

Data blitzes, spotlight talks and special session on diversity, equity and inclusion highlight the second annual event that is free and open to the public.


UArizona Health Sciences Primary Care Physician Scholarship Program Expands Eligibility to General Surgery Students

The full-tuition program aims to improve Arizonans’ health and reduce medical student debt by addressing a dire need for qualified medical professionals.


Pandemic Teaches Future Doctors Joys of Resilience on Match Day

On Match Day, about 120 UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson students learned where they’ll launch their careers as new residents after graduation.


UArizona Health Sciences Excels in Latest Blue Ridge Rankings on NIH Funding

Increases in total National Institutes of Health funding have led to higher rankings for several colleges and departments.


COVID-19 Dominates Top 10 UArizona Health Sciences News Stories of 2020

Antibody tests, groundbreaking research and community outreach are a few of the ways the University of Arizona Health Sciences met the test of a pandemic.


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