Andrea Christina Galaviz, MD

Languages spoken: Spanish
Why did you choose South Campus FM residency?: I chose SCFM because it’s mission aligned perfectly with my interest to explore and serve rural AZ communities, as well as offering individualized global health opportunities. I also thought this program had the most rad residents I had met along the interview trail.
What do you love most about Tucson?: The food is incredible, the people are friendly, and the sunsets can’t be beat!
Tell us about your family (including pets!): I’m so lucky to have an amazing (and large) extended family who mostly live in TX. I have 2 dogs (both mutts) who live with my parents in Phoenix, and a Cockatiel named Tequila who’s brightened my life since the 6th grade.
Tell us some fun facts about you!
1: I’m obsessed with Japanese candy.
2: I danced Ballet Folklorico for 10 years.
3: I’ve been involved in global health projects in Africa, India, and Nepal - and can’t wait to go back!