May 31, 2018
The second annual Tucson Palooza event took place on May 19, during National Mental Health Awareness Month. The theme at this year’s Tucson Palooza asked what mental health means for everyone
May 31, 2018
Congratulations to Jennifer Schultz De La Rosa, PhD, Associate Director of the Program Evaluation and Policy Research Group at FCM, and lead evaluator for FCM’s Workforce Development Program, who has been accepted into the Greater Tucson Leadership Class (GTL) of 2019. Class activities will begin in August.
May 30, 2018
Sanchez was given the award for exceptional performance with Project SEARCH at Banner – University Medical Center; the program provides young people with intellectual and developmental disabilities quality unpaid internships for hands-on training and career development.
May 2, 2018
A new medical Spanish program at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson will train residents and fellows to be culturally sensitive, linguistically appropriate physicians to enhance the physician-patient relationship.
November 17, 2017
Andrew Bernstein, PhD (Clinical Director of the FCM RISE Health and Wellness Center) has been promoted to full Clinical Professor within Family & Community Medicine at the University of Arizona. His tireless work on behalf of the department and the Recovery thru Integration, Support and Empowerment (RISE) Health & Wellness Center (home of Camp Wellness) has been tremendously appreciated.
November 17, 2017
Anne Ryan, JD (FCM Assistant Professor and Director of the Tucson Family Advocacy Program) was recently invited by the project team for Advancing Legal and Medical Collaboration in Advance Care Planning to a small working summit on Advance Care Planning in Washington, D.C. in March.
July 19, 2017
We are proud to announce that three Camp Wellness staff members recently presented in a nation-wide webinar about the value of peer support during the re-entry process! Way to go Michele, Dan and Cheryl!
June 5, 2017
The Department of Family and Community Medicine has been providing excellence in resident training for more than 40 years. We are proud to introduce you to three of our third-year residents who are completing their residency programs.
June 2, 2017
Faculty and students with the Departments of Family and Community Medicine and Pediatrics, and Colleges of Pharmacy and Nursing, collaborate to provide the physical exams necessary to enroll in Head Start and Early Head Start.
May 25, 2017
Mayor Rothschild joined us to read a Mental Health Awareness proclamation and participate in a ribbon-cutting to kick off the day's activities.
April 7, 2017
The University of Arizona Mobile Health Program has provided low-cost and no-cost care to underserved families and individuals since 1976. Its focus is on preventive care and primary care.
March 22, 2017
Camp Wellness, a ground-breaking program that helps adults with serious mental illness develop healthy lifestyles, is one of just three behavioral health programs in the nation selected for the 2016 Recognition of Excellence in Wellness award given by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
March 21, 2017
In October 1976, what was then the UA Rural Health Office launched the Mobile Health Program with Augusto Ortiz, MD, a UA family physician, as medical director. Dr. Ortiz and his wife, Martha Ortiz, who managed clinic details, drove their RV – donated by a Tucson missionary and outfitted with two small exam rooms – to such tiny communities as the Yaqui Pueblo and Picture Rocks northwest of Tucson; Continental and Amado, south of Green Valley; and later into Cochise County.
February 10, 2017
Collaborative effort brings together the UA College of Medicine – Tucson’s Department of Family and Community Medicine, the UA Department of Psychology, UA Cancer Center and many community partners, including El Rio Community Health Center and the Arizona Community Health Worker Outreach Network.
December 5, 2016
Dr. Gordon has received a $700,000 NIH grant to create and evaluate a guided imagery program delivered over a telephone quitline and designed to appeal to men and racial and ethnic minorities, who are less likely to use a quitline for help in quitting smoking.
October 5, 2016
Camp Wellness was recently recognized on Tucson.com for our recent SAMHSA award.
September 29, 2016
We are honored to be recognized by our very own alma mater!
September 12, 2016
Camp Wellness, a health and wellness program for adults with serious mental illnesses, is one of just three programs in the nation to receive the SAMHSA award this year.
August 16, 2016
Two University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson programs that bring health care to rural, underserved communities in Arizona are reaching major milestones this year.