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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: To advance 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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Welcome! The University of Arizona Department of Family and Community Medicine is one of the top-ranking family medicine programs in the country. We are known for outstanding clinical education to medical students, residents and fellows, ground-breaking research and innovative community engagement programs designed to improve the health of individuals, families and communities in our region and beyond.

Department News

Dr. Wendy Parent-Johnson Receives $75k from AZ Developmental Disabilities Planning Council

September 24, 2019

Wendy Parent-Johnson, PhD, professor and executive director for the UA Sonoran Center of Excellence in Disabilities, received $75,000 from the AZ Developmental Disabilities Planning Council (AZDDPC).


Chief Resident Dr. Emma Goodstein Receives National "Community Service Recognition Award"

September 18, 2019

This award is given to one resident in the U.S. across all specialties by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Organization of Resident Representatives.


Dr. Angela Puthenveetil Joins UA Family and Community Medicine, Banner–University Medicine

September 18, 2019

As a family physician, Dr. Puthenveetil will provide patient care at Banner–University Medicine Cortaro Primary Care clinic, and will be a faculty member for the family medicine residency program at Banner–University Medicine Family Medicine Clinic at Alvernon.