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Banner Health Cardon Child's Lecture Series - Jonathan Skirko, MD

Banner Health Cardon Child's Lecture Series - "Cleft Lip & Palate for Pediatricians: From Common Problems to Overlooked Issues".


UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s Accelerated Pathway to Medical Education Welcomes First Class

The UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson has accepted six high school graduates in a new program that reduces the time to a medical degree to seven years.


College of Medicine – Tucson Wins NIH Grant for Medical Scientist Student Training

The Medical Scientist Training Program is designed to train students planning careers in academic medicine or biomedical research.


New UArizona Health Sciences Undergraduate Degree to Prepare Students for Health Care Careers

A new Bachelor of Science in Medicine expands opportunities for students to pursue jobs in health care, where demand for trained professionals is rising.


Making the Rounds - "ENT Care During the Covid 19 Pandemic"

Otolaryngology experts shared emerging co-management strategies on how to get the best care for COVID-19 related complications.


May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month!

Watch this public service message from the members of the American Head & Neck Society.


Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference To Focus On Mental Health and Resiliency

Jordan Karp, MD, an expert on mental health in the aging population, will deliver the keynote address at the Arizona Arthritis Center’s Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference.


Research Day to Showcase UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson Investigators’ Work to Overcome Health Challenges

Data blitzes, spotlight talks and special session on diversity, equity and inclusion highlight the second annual event that is free and open to the public.


UArizona Health Sciences Primary Care Physician Scholarship Program Expands Eligibility to General Surgery Students

The full-tuition program aims to improve Arizonans’ health and reduce medical student debt by addressing a dire need for qualified medical professionals.


Pandemic Teaches Future Doctors Joys of Resilience on Match Day

On Match Day, about 120 UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson students learned where they’ll launch their careers as new residents after graduation.


UArizona Health Sciences Excels in Latest Blue Ridge Rankings on NIH Funding

Increases in total National Institutes of Health funding have led to higher rankings for several colleges and departments.


COVID-19 Dominates Top 10 UArizona Health Sciences News Stories of 2020

Antibody tests, groundbreaking research and community outreach are a few of the ways the University of Arizona Health Sciences met the test of a pandemic.


UArizona COVID-19 Testing up 34% in Pre-Holiday Blitz

At 7,541 administered from Nov. 9-13, the university’s COVID-19 testing, which continues through Nov. 25, is succeeding in goal to test large numbers of students before they head home for holidays.


UArizona Welcomes More Students to Campus

The university will expand in-person instruction with half the semester left to go, bringing about 1,500 more students to campus a week.


Tohono O’odham Nation Commits $1M to UArizona to Combat COVID-19

The contribution will allow UArizona researchers to continue developing better, more efficient and effective tests for people across the state.


‘Wellness Wednesdays: Celebrating Health & Holiday’ Series to Provide Encouragement, Sense of Community

Give yourself the gift of good health! The University of Arizona Health Sciences is offering an uplifting program to improve health and reduce stress.


UArizona Health Sciences to Lead Statewide Outreach to Reduce Disparities in COVID-19 Research, Clinical Studies

The Arizona portion of an 11-state effort, funded by a $12 million federal award, to address the uneven impact of the pandemic on racial and ethnic minority communities will be led by the UArizona Health Sciences.


Children’s Cleft Lip and Palate Specialist Joins UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson, Banner – University Medicine

With UArizona faculty appointments in the Departments of Pediatrics and Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Dr. Jonathan Skirko will provide clinical care in advanced pediatric ear, nose and throat medicine at Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s.


UArizona Prepares to Offer More In-Person Classes

On Oct. 12, the university hopes to resume in-person instruction for classes of 30 or fewer students that were designated in-person or flex in-person courses at the time of registration.


UArizona Sees Improvement in COVID-19 Numbers, Compliance

The number of positive test results on campus decreased following a 14-day shelter-in-place recommendation.


Genetic and Viral Interactions in Development of Sinusitis Focus of University of Arizona Health Sciences Surgeon-Scientist

A $2.2 million federal grant will allow Dr. Eugene Chang, a sinus surgeon at the UArizona College of Medicine - Tucson, to investigate human genetic viral interactions in the development of sinus disease.


UArizona Health Sciences Exceeds $200M in Research Funding for First Time, Boosted by COVID-19 Collaborations

University of Arizona Health Sciences passes $200 million milestone in research funding in fiscal year 2020, addressing some of the world’s most challenging health conditions, including COVID-19.


Future Primary Care Physicians Grateful for Full-Tuition Scholarship, Excited to Serve their Communities

Sixteen first-year students are among 32 new PCP Scholarship recipients this academic year at the UArizona Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix – both schools still have scholarships available.


University to Continue Holding Only ‘Essential Courses’ in Person Through Oct. 2

While the campus has seen a spike in cases over the last few weeks, Friday’s positivity rate was down from last week, and no new students were admitted to isolation housing over the weekend.


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