News

Feb 11, 2014

UA Event to Connect Students with Bioindustry Companies from Around State, Feb. 12
Networking event to facilitate interaction of next-generation workforce with industry experts for internships, jobs and career advice

Medical Education Program at UA College of Medicine – Tucson to Support Students Accepting Applications through Feb.
The Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway Program, known as P-MAP, is designed to help students who have experienced unique or greater-than-average challenges in preparing to become competitive medical school applicants. Upon successful completion of the year-long P-MAP program, students will be admitted to the UA College of Medicine - Tucson

Feb 7, 2014

Amye Leong to Speak About ‘Getting a Grip on Arthritis,’ Feb. 13
The president and CEO of Healthy Motivation and director of strategic relations for The Bone and Joint Decade, The Global Alliance for Musculoskeletal Health, is keynote speaker at the Annual Eva M. Holtby Arthritis Conversations and Lunch, sponsored by the University of Arizona Arthritis Center Friends and open to the public.

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.

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