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    FCM is committed to 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 tracks—the Alvernon and the South Campus tracks.

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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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Welcome! The UArizona Department of Family and Community Medicine is one of the top-ranking family medicine programs in the country. We are known for providing outstanding clinical education to medical students, residents and fellows, conducting ground-breaking research and developing innovative community engagement programs designed to improve the health of individuals, families and communities.

OUR MISSION: To advance the health of communities, individuals, and families from diverse backgrounds and cultures through innovation and leadership in education, research, community engagement, and the delivery of exemplary primary care.

OUR VISION: We seek to improve the health of our patients and communities we serve through excellence, inclusivity, and innovation in clinical care, research, and education with collaborative community engagement that affirms diversity, equity, and inclusion.

OUR VALUES: Innovation, Community, Collaboration, Creativity, Diversity and Inclusion, Integrity, Social Responsibility, Justice, Excellence, Accessibility, and Compassion.

Department and UA News

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Arizona Palooza mental health education event coming to Reid Park

May 8, 2024

Free festivities are open to the public and offer opportunities to find information and resources about mental wellness.

Normalizing opioid use disorder treatments to improve care

May 2, 2024

Comprehensive Center for Pain & Addiction leaders are increasing access to care and treatment for people with opioid use disorder through education, research and policy.

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Managing substance use disorders with ‘empathy and love’

March 14, 2024

History, politics and morals converge in the field of harm reduction, which researchers say is about much more than telling people how to safely use drugs.