Diversity and Inclusion News

Freestanding Emergency Departments May Increase Out-of-Pocket Spending for Patients
Thu Jan 9, 2020

Study analyzed freestanding emergency departments in four states, including Arizona.

From Big Data to Precision Cures
Wed Jan 8, 2020

UArizona Health Sciences Center for Innovation in Brain Science leverages big data in an effort to close the gap on cognitive health span, thanks to a $1.6 million grant from the National Institute on Aging.

UArizona Colleges of Medicine to Provide Free Tuition for Primary Care Medical Students
Fri Nov 22, 2019

The University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix will cover tuition for medical students who commit to practice primary care or another designated critical-access specialty in rural or urban underserved communities in Arizona.

Future Physicians, Researchers Spend Transformative Summer on the U.S.-Mexico Border
Wed Jul 17, 2019

FRONTERA summer program pairs University of Arizona students with mentors, giving them hands-on border-health research experience while building stronger applicants to medical school and graduate health sciences programs.

Med-Start: 50 Years Helping Young People Prepare for Their Future in the Health Professions
Fri Jul 12, 2019

The six-week academic enrichment program at the University of Arizona Health Sciences hosted 50 high school students from 22 Arizona communities this summer in an intensive exploration of health professions careers that will impact the health and lives of others.

Dr. Victoria Murrain Named Permanent Deputy Dean for Diversity and Inclusion
Wed Dec 5, 2018

Victoria Murrain, DO, has been promoted from interim to permanent deputy dean for diversity and inclusion at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.