Tejal M. Parikh, MD completed her Family Medicine residency at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in 1993. She subsequently joined the Department of Family Medicine as faculty. In 1994 she completed a Faculty Development Fellowship in Family and Community Medicine which launched her career in teaching. Since her residency she has devoted her academic career to medical education while continuing to maintain an active clinical practice. Dr. Parikh is Director of Life Cycle, a second year required block for medical students at UA College of Medicine. She is also a mentor for the Societies Program in the Doctor and Patient course. She has been active in the UA College of Medicine’s admission process since 2002 as an applicant interviewer. After serving on the UA COM Admissions Committee for two three-year terms, she was appointed Assistant Dean of Admissions at the UA College of Medicine in 2015.
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