College of Medicine - Tucson

Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway (P-MAP) and Pathway Scholars Program (PSP) Joint Information Session in Tempe

The Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway (P-MAP) at the UA College of Medicine - Tucson and the Pathway Scholars Program (PSP) at the UA College of Medicine - Phoenix are holding a joint information session at Arizona State University in Tempe, sponsored by the ASU Black Medical Student Association (BMSA).  The program will provide information on both pathway programs, designed for students who have had greater than average challenges in applying to medical school.

Eradicating Polio: Endgame to Legacy

Alumna Rajni Gunnala, MD, MPH, will return to the UA College of Medicine – Tucson on November 24, 2015, to share her experiences with the CDC’s polio eradication project in Nigeria and her work collecting data on Nigeria’s Ebola outbreak in August 2014 for the 2015 Global Health Forum.

Dr. Gunnala will discuss Eradicating Polio: Endgame to Legacy at noon on November 24, 2015, in COM Room 2117. The Global Health Forum presentation is open to all University of Arizona Health Sciences students, faculty and staff.

Surgery Grand Rounds


Objectives: Discuss current general clinical and scientific information presented at the conference; Utilize the information presented on current procedures and protocols as it relates to enhanced patient care.

Target Audience: Physicians, nurses, students, residents, and other health care professionals.

Methodology: Lecture

20th Annual Farness Lecture - There’s Fungus Among Us: CDC’s Fight Against Fungal Diseases

For the scientific community, the UA’s 20th Annual Farness Lecture will feature Dr. Tom Chiller, the CDC’s deputy chief of the Mycotic Diseases Branch, Division of Foodborne, Waterborne & Environmental Diseases, of the National Center for Emerging and Infectious Zoonotic Diseases. His lecture, “There’s Fungus Among Us: CDC’s Fight Against Fungal Diseases,” will be held Wednesday, Nov. 18, noon to 1 p.m., at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, Room 5403, 1501 N. Campbell Ave.

Valley Fever Stakeholder Meeting

Valley Fever Stakeholder Meeting

This event is co-sponsored by the Arizona Medical Association and UA Valley Fever Center for Excellence. The meeting will feature special guest speaker, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) medical epidemiologist, Tom M. Chiller, MD, MPHTM, who will present the current understanding of the Public Health impact of Valley Fever on Arizona and elsewhere around the United States.


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