• Founded in 1966 as one of six original departments of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, the UA Department of Medicine is the largest department within the college with 13 divisions and several centers of excellence associated with it.

  • Founded in 1966 as one of six original departments of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, the UA Department of Medicine is the largest department within the college with 13 divisions and several centers of excellence associated with it.

  • Our centers and institutes also serve as global research hubs investigating new treatments, therapies and technologies to alleviate or cure medical conditions such as arthritis, cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS, lupus, Valley Fever, and cardiovascular, kidney, liver and pulmonary diseases.

  • Our centers and institutes also serve as global research hubs investigating new treatments, therapies and technologies to alleviate or cure medical conditions such as arthritis, cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS, lupus, Valley Fever, and cardiovascular, kidney, liver and pulmonary diseases.

  • Two subspecialties in our department are ranked among the top 50 in their fields in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Another three subspecialties and four common adult procedures and conditions covered in our department were rated by the magazine as “high performing.”

  • Two subspecialties in our department are ranked among the top 50 in their fields in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Another three subspecialties and four common adult procedures and conditions covered in our department were rated by the magazine as “high performing.”

  • We participate in the education of the more than 450 medical students at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, offering clerkship and sub-internship opportunities for third- and fourth-years with an interest in internal medicine and rotation electives in all of our subspecialties.

  • We participate in the education of the more than 450 medical students at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, offering clerkship and sub-internship opportunities for third- and fourth-years with an interest in internal medicine and rotation electives in all of our subspecialties.

  • Our nearly 200 faculty physicians also help train more than 130 resident and 70 fellow physicians who — for decades to come — will be helping to keep people across the state, country and globe living healthier, active lives well into the future.

  • Our nearly 200 faculty physicians also help train more than 130 resident and 70 fellow physicians who — for decades to come — will be helping to keep people across the state, country and globe living healthier, active lives well into the future.

The Department of Medicine develops and delivers cutting-edge medical research, high-quality education and unsurpassed patient care. As the largest department in the UA College of Medicine - Tucson, we train medical students and more than 200 residents and fellows in internal medicine from cardiology to rheumatology.

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Message from the Chair

“At the University of Arizona Department of Medicine, we are poised for significant positive change with many components that make up the building blocks toward accomplishment on our three missions — education, research and clinical care — coming together at just the right time. As experts in primary care, we are internal medicine. Come grow with us!”

Monica Kraft, MD
Chair, UA Department of Medicine

Featured Spotlight

CyVerse collaborator Adam Buntzman, an investigator in the lab of Dr. Monica Kraft, a physician-scientist specializing in research of dysfunctional autoimmune response in asthma and chair of the UA Department of Medicine, has led an effort to harness supercomputers to create the first map of the human immune system…

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Dr. Soham Puvvada is a faculty physician who specializes in the treatment of lymphoid malignancies including but not limited to Hodgkins Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma and Chronic Lymphocytic leukemia...

Department News

Sarver Heart Center Celebrates 30 Years with Anniversary Lecture Series

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of its founding this year, the UA Sarver Heart Center will launch a monthly lecture series beginning with the new director of its Cardiac Electrophysiology Program Mathew Hutchinson, MD, on Tuesday, Oct. 25. Prior registration is required, but the events—to be held in DuVal Auditorium—are free and open to the public…


CDC Advises: Get Your Flu Shot Early – Clinic Sept. 30 at Farmers Market at UA College of Medicine

Eligible state employees will be able to get free flu shots across the University of Arizona campus, beginning tomorrow, Sept. 30, at the Farmers Market in the UA Health Sciences Plaza south of the College of Medicine – Tucson entrance. The shots are being offered from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-2:30 p.m. See pictures of who participated and read about future flu shot clinics nearby...


Thirty New Faculty Begin UA Careers in Department of Medicine since July 1

A total of 30 new faculty have started their practices, teaching and/or research careers in the UA Department of Medicine since July 1, across our 13 divisions and the Informatics section under the UAHS Center for Biomedical Informatics and Biostatistics...


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