• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Patient Care

The Department of Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine serves as the academic home to more than 200 faculty physicians in 12 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.

Department News

DOM wins 11 awards at 2024 College of Medicine – Tucson Faculty Awards

Eight Department of Medicine faculty split 10 awards and received additional recognition for Outstanding Achievement in Teaching by the Internal Medicine Clerkship Program at the 2024 Faculty Awards Ceremony. Scroll down for a mini-photo gallery, too.


Former COM-T vice dean, DOM division chief, residency program director dies

Dr. Jay Wesley Smith, who served at the college from 1970-1999 as a professor of medicine, General Internal Medicine section chief, Internal Medicine Residency Program director and College of Medicine – Tucson vice dean for academic affairs, died Feb. 2 in Tucson at age 87.


Dr. Dawn Coletta featured in Health Sciences video on insulin resistance

The diabetes researcher in the Division of Endocrinology and Center for Disparities in Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism talks about the importance of studying insulin resistance to advance patient treatment in “Expert Insights” video featured in UArizona HealthSciences Connect newsletter.


Where We Practice

Banner – University Medical Center South