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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

Training Program to Support Families Affected by Opioid Use Disorders

September 8, 2021

The Comprehensive Pain and Addiction Center will oversee the first peer support experiential learning and apprenticeship program in rural Arizona.


FCM Receives 'Departmental Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award'

August 20, 2021

Congratulations to FCM for receiving the 2021 UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson's Departmental Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award. FCM was selected from a highly competitive group of nominees. The award was presented at the Faculty Excellence Awards ceremony on August 11


Dr. Patricia Lebensohn Receives 'Individual Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award'

August 19, 2021

Dr. Lebensohn has devoted decades of pioneering work in teaching and advocacy to decrease health disparities and improve culturally appropriate health care.