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High school students from Douglas, Kearney, Nogales, Payson, the Phoenix area (Gilbert, Glendale, Goodyear, Mesa), San Carlos, Sells, Tuba City, Tucson, Whiteriver, Winslow and Yuma successfully competed for a place in Med-Start, the health career interest and college-level engagement summer program at the Arizona Health Sciences Center (AHSC) in Tucson. For six weeks, they have been living on the University of Arizona campus while participating in the program which ends Saturday, July 11.The...

AHSC’s Med-Start Program Aims to Change the Face of Health Care

High school students competitively selected from throughout the state, including Arizona’s most remote and underserved communities, are exploring health-care careers and education opportunities, conducting research, and taking college-level courses in the six-week summer program at the Arizona Health Sciences Center.

Mock MMI Application Open!

Apply online before July 24, 2015 and the workshop will be held on Saturday, August 22, 2015. 


Summer Shines the Light on Diversity Programs At the Arizona Health Sciences Center

To address the critical lack of diversity in the health-care workforce in Arizona and the nation, the Arizona Health Sciences Center, with programs in Tucson and Phoenix, is working to recruit, educate and train tomorrow’s health-care leaders.

Upcoming Events


2015 FRONTERA - Closing Ceremony

  The FRONTERA trainees will present the results of their research projects. Trainees will give an oral presentation and a poster session will follow...
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