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    What is Family Medicine? Care from your first breath to your last, and all the ones in between.

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    Our mission: To advance the health of individuals and families from all backgrounds and cultures through innovation and leadership in education, research, community engagement and the delivery of exemplary primary care.

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    The UA Department of Family & Community Medicine offers two unique, separately-accredited Family Medicine Residency programs.

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The University of Arizona Department of Family and Community Medicine is one of the top-ranking family medicine programs in the country, known for outstanding pre-doctoral and post-doctoral education, ground-breaking research, and innovative community outreach programs designed to improve the health of individuals, families and communities in our region and beyond.

Department News

University of Arizona RISE Health & Wellness Center Celebrates 50th ‘Camp Wellness’

September 12, 2018

Camp Wellness is an award-winning educational program, housed in the UA Department of Family and Community Medicine, for individuals with serious mental illnesses, general mental health conditions and substance use disorders.


New Faculty Join UA Family and Community Medicine and Banner – University Medicine

September 10, 2018

Family medicine physicians Nicole Person-Rennell and Sanjay Dronavalli will provide a wide array of primary care services for patients of all ages across Tucson.


UA Mobile Health Program Begins Providing Free Health Care Services at Amity Foundation’s Circle Tree Ranch and Dragonfly Village

August 6, 2018

A new collaboration with the Amity Foundation enables the UA Department of Family and Community Medicine’s Mobile Health Program to provide full-service primary care at no cost to students at Amity’s Circle Tree Ranch and Dragonfly Village.