Diversity and Inclusion News

UArizona Medical Student Selected for National Scholarship Supporting Physician Workforce Diversity
Mon May 11, 2020

Aaron Bia, a member of the Navajo Nation set to graduate in May 2021, will receive one of 10 inaugural ElevateMeD Scholarships.


Rattlesnake Bites on the Rise – Watch Where You Step, Says UArizona Poison Center
Fri May 8, 2020

There have been 36 rattlesnake bites reported to the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center this year, with each month in 2020 having more than the previous month so far.


UArizona Health Sciences Colleges Create New Ways to Celebrate Graduates
Fri May 8, 2020

The five Health Sciences colleges at the University of Arizona plan special ways to mark the rite-of-passage of earning a degree, despite COVID-19 social distancing and stay-at-home orders.


New Safeguards and Procedures Allow Cancer Care, Research to Continue During COVID-19 Pandemic
Thu May 7, 2020

UArizona Cancer Center, Banner – University Medicine continue state-of-the-art cancer care and cutting-edge clinical research during COVID-19 pandemic since “Cancer doesn’t sleep, so neither can we.”


UArizona Mobile Health Unit Outreach to Spanish-Speakers Offers Crucial Link in COVID-19 Battle
Thu May 7, 2020

An internationally recognized program at the University of Arizona is conducting health screenings and referrals by phone and online to help vulnerable communities hit hard by the pandemic.


UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson to Celebrate ‘Virtual’ 2020 Convocation
Mon May 4, 2020

On May 14, a total of 117 medical students from the University of Arizona in Tucson officially will become physicians and earn their Doctor of Medicine degrees.


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