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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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The University of Arizona Department of Family and Community Medicine is one of the top-ranking family medicine programs in the country, known for outstanding pre-doctoral and post-doctoral education, ground-breaking research, and innovative community outreach programs designed to improve the health of individuals, families and communities in our region and beyond.

Department News

Dr. Ann Mathias Appointed Associate Chair of Clinical Affairs of Family Medicine

November 19, 2018

In this new role, Dr. Mathias will oversee the clinical operations for all Banner – University Medicine family medicine clinics and clinical service lines.


UA Researchers Study Link Between Menstrual Cycle and Quitting Smoking

November 14, 2018

Researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson received a $347,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study how the menstrual cycle impacts quit efforts in women of reproductive age who smoke.


UA Sonoran Center for Excellence in Disabilities Welcomes New Director, Wendy Parent-Johnson, PhD

November 14, 2018

Dr. Parent-Johnson will lead the UA Sonoran Center, which focuses on the issues of health, wellness, employment and community inclusion for adults with developmental and other disabilities, across the life span.