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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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The University of Arizona Department of Family and Community Medicine is one of the top-ranking family medicine programs in the country, known for outstanding pre-doctoral and post-doctoral education, ground-breaking research, and innovative community outreach programs designed to improve the health of individuals, families and communities in our region and beyond.

Department News

UA Camp Wellness Celebrates 50th Camp with Special ‘Jubilation Celebration’

November 13, 2018

Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild will speak at this special event, celebrating Camp Wellness’ 50th camp and the students who completed the nine-week program.


New Faculty Join UA Family and Community Medicine and Banner – University Medicine

October 25, 2018

Family medicine physicians Jeffrey Maudlin, MD, and Shana Semmens, MD, will provide a wide array of primary care services for patients of all ages across Tucson.


UA Health Policy Expert Dr. Dan Derksen Receives Napolitano Award

October 17, 2018

Daniel Derksen, MD, UA Health Sciences associate vice president for health equity, outreach and interprofessional activities and Walter H. Pearce Endowed Chair at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, has been selected for the 2018 Leonard M. Napolitano, PhD, Award by the University of New Mexico School of Medicine’s Alumni Association.