• As a guiding force for health and wellbeing in the diverse communities we serve, our physicians at the Department of Medicine are transforming how health care is delivered across Southern Arizona.

  • Through groundbreaking research and clinical trials of our world-renowned physician scientists, we’re able to offer innovative therapies, advanced procedures and cutting-edge treatments and technologies in the compassionate care we provide our patients.

  • From cardiology to rheumatology, we’re committed to creating a leading patient-centered clinical practice in terms of safety, value and satisfaction. We are your specialists in internal medicine.

The Department of Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine serves as the academic home to nearly 200 physicians in 13 divisions representing more than a dozen internal medicine subspecialties from cardiology to rheumatology.

We provide care for the people of southern Arizona and beyond. Along with our community health care partners, we are committed to providing our patients with outstanding clinical services with their wellbeing at the center of all that we do. We are dedicated to providing care that is respectful of and responsive to patient preferences and needs—ensuring that what the patient and their families value most guides our clinical decisions.

As the state’s premier academic medical center, we are proud to serve our patients.

Patient Care

DoM Blog

By Barry Edwards

In July 2016, the University of Arizona and Banner Health were selected as one of four initial Regional Medical Centers in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) All of Us℠ Research Program, a cornerstone of the Precision Medicine Initiative.

Department News

UA Department of Medicine to Host British Asthma Expert for Special Lecture, Nov. 20, Noon

Dr. Peter Howarth, professor of allergy and respiratory medicine at the UK’s University of Southampton, will offer a special talk on “Epithelial Injury in Severe Asthma,” Monday, Nov. 20, noon-1 p.m., COM-T Room 5403. He is an invited guest speaker courtesy of the UA Department of Medicine Office of the Chair and Division of Genetics, Genomics and Precision Medicine. A light lunch will be served…


UA Health Sciences Innovation Building ‘Topping Off’ Ceremony Nov. 17: Futuristic Facility Promotes Team-Based Health Professions Education

The ‘topping-off’ ceremony for the new $165 million University of Arizona Health Sciences Innovation Building signals the advancement of team-based health professions education in the United States.


Four from DOM among Promotions Announcements at College of Medicine General Faculty Meeting, Nov. 16

Four UA Department of Medicine faculty will be among 35 whose promotions and tenure will be announced at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson General Faculty Meeting scheduled for 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 16, in Kiewit Auditorium. Come cheer for Drs. Stefano Guerra, Christina Laukaitis, Franz Rischard and Sasha Taleban. See links to agenda and to add event to your personal schedule (via iCal, Outlook, Google or Yahoo! calendar)…


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