The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix inspires and trains individuals to become exemplary physicians, scientists and leaders who are life-long learners and inquisitive scholars and who will embrace professionalism, innovation and collaboration to optimize health and healthcare for all. The College proudly incorporates innovation in the curriculum, preparing students to be physicians for tomorrow, utilizing technology, simulation and advances in medicine. The College of Medicine – Phoenix admitted its inaugural class of first-year medical students in August 2007 and now accepts 80 students per year.
Dean: Stuart Flynn, M.D.
This distributed model features exceptional components for maximum success. Partnerships with Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Maricopa Integrated Health System, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, in addition to Banner Health, Scottsdale Healthcare, Phoenix Baptist, Mayo, and Phoenix VA enable students to benefit from increased clinical exposure, and will continue to expand as construction begins on the University of Arizona Cancer Center - Phoenix.
Centers of Excellence at the College of Medicine – Phoenix include:
- The University of Arizona Cancer Center
- Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center
- Valley Fever Center for Excellence
- Center for Applied NanoBioscience and Medicine
- Arizona Center on Aging
- Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine
The College of Medicine - Phoenix offers dual-degree programs in MD/MPH and MD/MBA, and has nearly 800 total faculty members.