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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

Dr. Vicky Murrain
Celebrating Dr. Vicky Murrain: A Legacy of Service

May 24, 2022

Friends, family and colleagues gathered to celebrate Dr. Vicky Murrain's 30+ years of outstanding service at FCM and COM – Tucson.


P-MAP Cheers Alumni, Expanding Physician Pipeline

May 5, 2022

Ceremony will honor alumni completing residencies, students receiving medical degrees and students who are preparing to enter medical school in July.


UArizona, OSU Announce Addiction Research Partnership

April 28, 2022

The partnership will advance pain and addiction research and accelerate positive health outcomes in Arizona, Oklahoma and across the country.