• Our 250 faculty physicians also train more than 130 resident and 70 fellow physicians in primary care, internal medicine and a dozen subspecialties. These physicians — for decades to come — will help keep people across the state, nation and globe living healthier, active lives well into the future.

  • Our 250 faculty physicians also train more than 130 resident and 70 fellow physicians in primary care, internal medicine and a dozen subspecialties. These physicians — for decades to come — will help keep people across the state, nation and globe living healthier, active lives well into the future.

  • We participate in the education of 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 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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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 14 divisions and multiple 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 14 divisions and multiple centers of excellence associated with it.

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 proud of our past and excited about the future! We are grateful to the remarkable leadership that Dr. Monica Kraft provided over the past seven years and we will remain fully dedicated to growing our three core 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!” 

James K. Liao, MD
Chair, UA Department of Medicine

Featured Spotlight

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s Juanita Merchant, MD, PhD, has been named one of 1,000 Inspiring Black Scientists in America by Cell Mentor, an online resource from Cell Press and Cell Signaling Technology that provides early-career researchers with career insights, publishing advice, and techniques on experimental processes and procedures.

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Dr. Hemanth Gavini’s primary research emphasis is on clinical studies related to advanced endoscopy. In particular, he’s focused on in vivo cellular level imaging of pancreatic cyst epithelium to better differentiate precancerous cysts from benign cysts in real time using confocal laser endoscopy and endoscopic ultrasound (CLE EUS) techniques. His work is associated with a multicenter international trial known as the Cancer of the Pancreas Screening Study (CAPS), coordinated through Johns Hopkins University…

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Medicine Grand Rounds
Wednesday, February 8, 2023 - 12:00pm


Department News

Workforce Development at Heart of PCP Scholarship Success

Faculty close to the Primary Care Physician Scholarship Program find the effort inspiring as it helps fill clinical gaps in underserved areas of Arizona.


Applying A Team Approach to Health Care Education

Interprofessional education modules at the Arizona Simulation Technology and Education Center teach students the importance of teamwork in health care.


All of Us UArizona-Banner Announces Seed Project Awardees

Five new seed projects will use the All of Us Research Program dataset to start a wide variety of new studies.