Feb 7, 2014

UA College of Medicine – Tucson Dean Steve Goldschmid Accepts New Executive Clinical Practice Role with AHSC and UA Health Network
Steve Goldschmid, MD, who has served as dean of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson since July 2009, has been appointed associate vice president for clinical affairs at the Arizona Health Sciences Center.

Feb 6, 2014

AHSC Campus to Honor National Solidarity Day for Compassionate Patient Care
On February 14, across North America and Canada, medical schools and other health care institutions including the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson, stand in solidarity and undertake projects to pay tribute to all compassionate, patient-centered caregivers.

Feb 3, 2014

Wayfinders Make Path Easy for Patients, Visitors at UAMC – University Campus
Wayfinder program’s aim is to help improve visitors’ and patients’ overall experience at UAMC by making it easier for them to get where they’re going. It will expand later to UAMC - South Campus.

Spine Surgery from the Side: Minimally Invasive Procedure at UA Medical Center Frees Arizona City Woman from Debilitating Pain
One of the most recent advances in minimally invasive lumbar spinal fusion is the ability to perform fusion surgery through the patient's side. Dr. Ali Baaj, one of a few surgeons who perform this procedure, said these less invasive techniques are the future of spine care.

Jan 31, 2014

UA Hosts First Cognitively-Based Compassion Training (CBCT) Course in the Southwest, March 7-9
Dr. Geshe Lobsang Tenzin Negi, creator of CBCT, will lead the course, which is open to the public and health-care professionals.

Nancy Koff, PhD Retires Leaving Health Care Legacy and Medical School Endowment
Nancy Koff, Ph.D., retires leaving the COM – Tucson with the lasting legacy in the Nancy Alexander Koff Award to Recognize Humanism in Medicine endowment.

Jan 30, 2014

UA Attracts Top International Trauma Fellows Whose Research Helps Set the Standard of Care
The fellowship – one of a handful of its kind in the United States – has drawn 10 international scholars since June 2011.

Arizona Telemedicine Program Names Nancy Rowe Associate Director for Outreach
Rowe will expand the ATP’s partnerships with hospitals and health-care providers in Northern Arizona.

Jan 24, 2014

New Health Innovations Grand Rounds Features UAHN President and CEO
The first in a planned series of multidisciplinary grand rounds events on New Health Innovations will take place on Thursday, February 6 at DuVal Auditorium and is targeted for physicians, professors, fellows, residents, students and staff at the Arizona Health Sciences Center and others interested in health innovation.

The Click Family Foundation Commits Funding to Support Lifesaving Training and Research
Thanks to a donation from the Click Family Foundation for the purchase of a new resuscitation mannequin and skillreporter, life-saving training capabilities will be enhanced and research monitoring the effectiveness of chest-compression-only CPR training by the general public will be conducted.