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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

NIH Grant To Fund Medical Scientist Training Program

June 16, 2021

The Medical Scientist Training Program is designed to train students planning careers in academic medicine or biomedical research.


New Degree to Prepare Students for Health Care Careers

June 9, 2021

A new Bachelor of Science in Medicine expands opportunities for students to pursue jobs in health care, where demand for trained professionals is rising.


Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference To Focus On Mental Health and Resiliency

May 12, 2021

Jordan Karp, MD, an expert on mental health in the aging population, will deliver the keynote address at the Arizona Arthritis Center’s Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference.