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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 tracks—the Alvernon and the South Campus tracks.

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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 UArizona Department of Family and Community Medicine is one of the top-ranking family medicine programs in the country. We are known for providing outstanding clinical education to medical students, residents and fellows, conducting ground-breaking research and developing innovative community engagement programs designed to improve the health of individuals, families and communities.

What's more, we believe in fostering a culture of inclusive excellence. All identities and differences including, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, gender identity/expression, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, language, abilities/disabilities, socioeconomic status, educational backgrounds and geographic region are embraced and valued. A culture of inclusive excellence creates role models, broadens perspectives, combats negative stereotyping and optimizes our ability to provide exceptional healthcare for all.

Department and UA News

Scholarship Program Welcomes Latest Cohort of Future Physicians

September 15, 2022

Twenty-seven medical students have been awarded scholarships through the Primary Care Physician Scholarship Program.


White Coat Ceremony Celebrates Next Generation of Physicians

August 2, 2022

University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson medical students received their white coats representing their future profession on July 29 at Centennial Hall.


AZ HEROES Study Receives $22M to Continue COVID-19 Research

July 12, 2022

CDC funding will allow research on COVID-19 immunity and vaccine effectiveness to continue as new variants emerge.