Going Rural: UA Medical Students Spend the Summer Training in Rural Communities

As government agencies report a higher percentage of health-related deaths in rural communities as compared with more urban areas – partially due to less access to qualified physicians and specialists – the University of Arizona is working to increase the number of physicians serving in such communities.

U.S. News & World Report Names UA Medical Center Among Best in Nation

The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in its 25th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients.

People and Programs On The Move At the Arizona Health Sciences Center

Dr. Frank Walter honored with Arizona’s highest award for public health service; Dr. Ana Maria López honored by Chicanos Por La Causa for being a “cornerstone of our community.”

Baby Boomers Greatest at-Risk Group of the Silent Killer Infection, Hepatitis C; New Clinic at UAMC Offers Free Screenings

Each year, more than 2 million people in this nation are infected with the hepatitis C virus. The group with the greatest number of infected individuals is the baby boomer generation, and now, thanks to a free hepatitis C screening clinic at the University of Arizona Health Network, those who unknowingly carry the silent killer virus, can be screened free of charge.

UA College of Medicine – Tucson Earns Accreditation Through 2022

In addition to awarding the college accreditation for a full eight-year cycle, the accreditation authority for MD programs in the U.S. and Canada determined that the college has a number of institutional strengths, including mentorship, counseling, community service and service learning opportunities that are distinctive and worthy of emulation.

More than 100 UAHN Physicians among 'Best Doctors in America'

More than 100 Tucson physicians with the University of Arizona Health Network are ranked among the 2014 Best Doctors in America and are featured in Tucson Lifestyle magazine’s July issue on Best Doctors in Tucson.

Events at AHSC

Jul 1 2014 - 8:00am - Jul 31 2014 - 5:00pm

 

News

July 24, 2014 - 4:35pm
UA alumna served as director of development for the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health since 2011 and previously had an extensive career with Roche Pharmaceuticals in sales and marketing.
July 24, 2014 - 2:02pm
National Institute on Aging-funded research testing if dietary interventions that extend lifespan increase or decrease immune defense against infection, and help to understand how to achieve optimal healthy longevity.
July 22, 2014 - 9:53am
As government agencies report a higher percentage of health-related deaths in rural communities as compared with more urban areas – partially due to less access to qualified physicians and specialists – the University of Arizona is working to increase the number of physicians serving in such communities.
July 21, 2014 - 11:30am
Their videos, ‘Wildcat Diagnosis,’ ‘A Very Brady Medical School’ and ‘Science Fiction Into Fact,’ won four awards, including two Silver Awards of Distinction from The Communicators Awards of the International Academy of Visual Arts and two Telly Awards.
July 16, 2014 - 10:36am
Firefighters from Golder Ranch Fire Department are giving Diamond Children’s a “Christmas in July” on Wednesday, July 16, 2-3 p.m.
July 15, 2014 - 9:16am
The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in its 25th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients.
July 14, 2014 - 3:52pm
Dr. Frank Walter honored with Arizona’s highest award for public health service; Dr. Ana Maria López honored by Chicanos Por La Causa for being a “cornerstone of our community.”
July 14, 2014 - 3:02pm
Each year, more than 2 million people in this nation are infected with the hepatitis C virus. The group with the greatest number of infected individuals is the baby boomer generation, and now, thanks to a free hepatitis C screening clinic at the University of Arizona Health Network, those who unknowingly carry the silent killer virus, can be screened free of charge.
July 14, 2014 - 12:45pm
In addition to awarding the college accreditation for a full eight-year cycle, the accreditation authority for MD programs in the U.S. and Canada determined that the college has a number of institutional strengths, including mentorship, counseling, community service and service learning opportunities that are distinctive and worthy of emulation.
July 14, 2014 - 10:06am
More than 100 Tucson physicians with the University of Arizona Health Network are ranked among the 2014 Best Doctors in America and are featured in Tucson Lifestyle magazine’s July issue on Best Doctors in Tucson.

Spotlight

UA College of Medicine – Tucson Earns Accreditation Through 2022

The medical education program at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, designed to train the next generation of highly skilled physicians dedicated to improving patient care and advancing the state of medical knowledge, has earned accreditation through 2022, a full eight-year term.

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More than 100 UAHN Physicians among 'Best Doctors in America'

More than 100 Tucson physicians with the University of Arizona Health Network are ranked among the 2014 Best Doctors in America and are featured in Tucson Lifestyle magazine’s July issue on Best Doctors in Tucson.

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Research Matters

Jul 10 2014 - 11:46am
UA researchers discover one of the mechanisms by which curcumin can prevent cancer cell metastasis in colon cancer.
Jul 9 2014 - 2:41pm
Event celebrates six outstanding Tucson fathers while raising funds to support type 1 diabetes research, clinical programs, faculty recruitment and endowment at the UA Steele Center.