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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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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 News

Dr. Eamon C. Armstrong Joins Family and Community Medicine

August 12, 2019

Dr. Armstrong will provide clinical care and serve as the department's clerkship director.


Dr. Elizabeth Kyle Meehan Appointed Program Director of UA Family Medicine Residency at South Campus

July 26, 2019

Dr. Meehan will lead and direct the Family Medicine Residency at South Campus, as well as conduct clinical care, teach residents and pursue scholarly activity.


Med-Start: 50 Years Helping Young People Prepare for Their Future in the Health Professions

July 12, 2019

The six-week academic enrichment program at the University of Arizona Health Sciences hosted 50 high school students from 22 Arizona communities this summer in an intensive exploration of health professions careers that will impact the health and lives of others.