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

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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 and UA News

UArizona COVID-19 Testing up 34% in Pre-Holiday Blitz

November 18, 2020

At 7,541 administered from Nov. 9-13, the university’s COVID-19 testing, which continues through Nov. 25, is succeeding in goal to test large numbers of students before they head home for holidays.


UArizona Welcomes More Students to Campus

November 18, 2020

The university will expand in-person instruction with half the semester left to go, bringing about 1,500 more students to campus a week.


The Surprising Effect of Gender on Dropout from Peer Support Specialist Training

November 16, 2020

As one of Arizona’s largest peer support training programs, WDP strives to achieve equity in training for all of its students. Recently, however, WDP found a disparity as to who graduates from their program.