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    What is Family Medicine? Care from your first breath to your last, and all the ones in between.

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    Our mission: Advancing the health of individuals and families from all backgrounds and cultures through innovation and leadership in education, research, community engagement and the delivery of exemplary primary care.

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    The UA Department of Family & Community Medicine offers two unique, separately-accredited Family Medicine Residency programs.

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The University of Arizona Department of Family and Community Medicine is one of the top-ranking family medicine programs in the country, known for outstanding pre-doctoral and post-doctoral education, ground-breaking research, and innovative community outreach programs designed to improve the health of individuals, families and communities in our region and beyond.

Department News

Leader in Disabilities Education Jared Schultz, PhD, Joins UA College of Education and UA Sonoran Center for Excellence in Disabilities

July 17, 2018

Dr. Schultz will teach graduate counseling courses in the Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Program in the UA College of Education. As the research director for the Sonoran Center for Excellence in Disabilities, he will conduct research on current programs, as well as develop new research and programming initiatives.


FCM's Camp Wellness and Workforce Development Program Participate in 2nd Annual Tucson Palooza

May 31, 2018

The second annual Tucson Palooza event took place on May 19, during National Mental Health Awareness Month. The theme at this year’s Tucson Palooza asked what mental health means for everyone


Jennifer Schultz De La Rosa, PhD, Accepted into Greater Tucson Leadership Class of 2019

May 31, 2018

Congratulations to Jennifer Schultz De La Rosa, PhD, Associate Director of the Program Evaluation and Policy Research Group at FCM, and lead evaluator for FCM’s Workforce Development Program, who has been accepted into the Greater Tucson Leadership Class (GTL) of 2019. Class activities will begin in August.