• 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 Susan Ellis, MA, EdS

At the University of Arizona Department of Medicine, our faculty physicians help educate more than 70 fellows in advanced training in subspecialties from cardiology to rheumatology, 130 internal medicine residents and about 450 medical students—these last largely through electives, clerkships and sub-internships in their third and fourth years.

Department News

Diabetes, Pulmonology Topics for First Talk in Second Year of DOM Research Seminar Series, Sept. 14

Dr. Craig Stump, Division of Endocrinology, and Dr. Charles Downs, a pulmonary and critical care researcher with the Division of Translational and Regenerative Medicine, are the first speakers in this academic year’s DOM Research Seminar Series, set for Thursday, Sept. 14, noon-1 p.m., COM-T Room 5403. See current 2017-18 calendar of speakers here, including Nov. 9 guest speaker Dr. Judith Voynow, of VCU’s Children’s Hospital of Richmond Cystic Fibrosis Center…


Banner Advanced Kidney Disease Classes Designed to Inform Patients of Treatment Options

After a trial run in July, the UA Division of Nephrology and Banner – UMC Tucson will begin a rotating schedule of five informational sessions to help patients with chronic kidney disease and their families better understand how to manage their kidney disease. The free classes begin weekly, Aug. 29. Patients must be referred by a nephrologist…


Once in a Decade Symposium Catalyzes Recent Media Buzz on Valley Fever

A burst in media coverage recently on Valley fever coincides with a yearly  increase in cases around monsoon season, but this year a journal article with significant findings, newly funded research into genetics of the disease and a syndicated video on research into a vaccine—as well as a global symposium at Stanford University—make for a busy summer for infectious diseases specialist Dr. John Galgiani, director of the UA Valley Fever Center for Excellence…


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