• 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.

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DoM Blog

By Rachele S. Peterson, MS

With more than $100 million in awards across nearly 100 grant proposals in the current fiscal year, there’s never been a better time to be a researcher in the Department of Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.

Department News

Imaging Study of Lipoproteins in Cardiovascular Disease Wins S. Campus Resident $1,000 Prize at Arizona ACC Annual Meeting

Dr. Balaji Natarajan, a member of the University of Arizona Internal Medicine Residency Program – South Campus, won a research poster competition May 20 at the 2017 Arizona Annual Meeting of the American College of Cardiology hosted at the Mayo Clinic – Scottsdale Campus’ Taylor Auditorium. His research looked at NMR spectroscopy imaging in psoriasis patients of lipoproteins associated with cholesterol buildup in arteries to better evaluate the risk of cardiovascular disease…


A Novel Way to Tackle Sun Damage: UA Nurse-Scientist to Teach Massage Therapists about Reducing Skin Cancer Risk

Arizona Biomedical Research Commission to fund University of Arizona College of Nursing professor’s innovative skin cancer prevention intervention.


AzAHEC Grant to Improve Training, Education and Coordination among Cochise County Elderly Care Providers

UA geriatrician and UA Center on Aging member Dr. Monica Vandivort has won a $50,000 start-up grant from the Arizona Area Health Education Centers (AzAHEC) for a clinical research initiative entitled, “A Community Paramedicine-Primary Care Partnership in Rural Cochise County Pilot Project to Improve Health Outcomes of Seriously Ill Elders.” It involves a multidisciplinary, collaborative effort between multiple health care organizations in and around Sierra Vista, Ariz…


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