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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 individuals and families from all backgrounds and cultures through innovation and leadership in education, research and community engagement, and the delivery of exemplary primary care. To prepare full-spectrum family physicians from diverse backgrounds dedicated to social justice and health equity to provide family-centered, community-responsive care for rural, underserved, and vulnerable populations.

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

Department and UA News

Indigenous youth, communities focus of Wonder on Wheels expo

November 9, 2023

A mobile learning and teaching lab created to reach and engage tribal communities and Indigenous youth will highlight an expo on Nov. 13.


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Study seeks to transform methadone treatment for opioid use disorder

November 2, 2023

The MPACT study will develop and test a medical intervention to address critical gaps in current methadone maintenance treatment for opioid use disorder.


Study shows prevalence of co-occuring chronic pain, mental health symptoms

September 20, 2023

A new study found that the combination of chronic pain and anxiety or depression affects more than 12 million adults in the U.S.