Sommer Aldulaimi, MD, FAAFP

MD: University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson, 2011
University of Arizona South Campus Family Medicine Residency, 2014
  • Global health
  • Rural health
  • Underresourced medicine
  • Simulations
  • Emergency scenarios
  • Maternal-child health
Academic / Professional Bio: 

Sommer Aldulaimi is a native Tucsonan who completed her undergraduate degree in physiology at the University of Arizona. She continued on to complete medical school at the U of A, with a special focus in global health and serving the underserved. She did several rural, underserved, and global health rotations including trips to Mexico and Honduras. She then graduated from the University of Arizona’s South Campus Family Medicine Program, with her last year as Chief Resident. During residency, Sommer started a global health track at South Campus and worked with mentors and other residents to develop the curriculum for the track. She completed the track with a rotation in rural Ecuador, and now serves as the Co-Director of the Track. After residency, she worked in rural Alaska practicing full spectrum medicine. She is now doing inpatient, outpatient and OB; and she is core faculty and the Associate Program Director. Her passion is training residents to work in underserved areas both domestically and abroad. Her special areas of interest are global health, rural health, underresourced medicine, simulations (she is also core simulation faculty for the College of Medicine), emergency scenarios and code blues, and maternal-child health.

Honors and Awards: 
AAFP Family Medicine Interest Group Program of Excellence Award for outstanding FMIG nationally - 2018
Annual Teaching Award for overall best teacher, University of Arizona College of Medicine South Campus - 2018
Award for Faculty Excellence in Didactic Teaching, University of Arizona College of Medicine South Campus - 2018
Rural Training Track Collaborative Recognition, National Rural training track collaborative - 2018