College of Medicine - Tucson

Surgery Grand Rounds

Sponsored for CME by the University of Arizona College of Medicine at the AHSC

Please be sure to join us as we welcome Dr. Bernardino Rocha who will be presenting on the topic of “Manuscript Rejection in the Surgical Literature; Keeping the Ocean Clean.”

Objectives: Discuss current general clinical and scientific information presented at the conference; Utilize the information presented on current procedures and protocols as it relates to enhanced patient care.

‘Ebola: What Are We Learning? In Africa? In America,? Aug. 10

National and UA College of Medicine – Tucson experts will address this public health challenge in a panel discussion open to the public and health professionals. Dr. Craig Spencer, an emergency medicine physician who made national news after contracting—and surviving—the deadly disease, will appear via  video. Dr. Spencer returned to Guinea after his recovery and saw firsthand the effect of the Ebola vaccine trial.

Presenters will include:

Craig Spencer, MD, MPH

Tom Kenyon, MD, MPH

Theresa Cullen, MD, MS

Better Than Ever 16th Season Kickoff

Better Than Ever (BTE) is excited to announce the launch of our 16th season. Whether you are a new or existing participant, come join our weekly walking, running, and biking groups conveniently located across Tucson and Arizona. BTE welcomes all fitness levels and provides a noncompetitive atmosphere where you can meet new friends, raise funds for cancer research, and feel healthier.Please join us for food and more information at this season's kickoff event:

What:   Better Than Ever Kickoff

42nd Annual Arizona Rural Health Conference and 10th Annual Performance Improvement Summit

The Conference provides an environment to dialog, network and attend educational events. Anyone with an interest in learning about rural issues, building and strengthening partnerships and discussing challenges and solutions should attend.

Exhibitors will be available to showcase their products and services.

The Summit brings together hospital leaders, state health partners, and nationally recognized topic experts in an interactive setting to address critical access hospital issues. Participants are encouraged to exchange information and discuss best practices among peers.

IMB Seminar - Atul Butte, MD, PhD - Friday, September 11, 2015

The Department of Immunobiology Presents:

“Translating a Trillion Points of Data into Therapies, Diagnostics, and New Insights into Disease” By

Atul Butte, MD, PhD

Director and Professor, Institute for Computational Health Sciences

University of California, San Francisco

Friday, September 11, 2015

DuVal Auditorium

AHSC 2600, 11:00 am

Questions? Contact the Immunobiology Department at 520-626-6409 

Class of 2016 Convocation Ceremony

Convocation at the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson has always been a celebration of student achievement. It represents both years of hard work and a future of great potential as graduates prepare to embark on a new and exciting journey beyond the university. Our graduates have arrived at this momentous day with the love and support of their families and friencs, and their stories will forever be woven into the colleges living history.

Class of 2019 White Coat Ceremony

The White Coat Ceremony welcomes entering medical students and helps establish a psychological contract for the practice of medicine.

The cloaking of the white coat—the mantle of the medical profession—is a hands-on experience that underscores the bonding process. It is personally placed on each student by individuals who believe in the students' ability to carry on the noble tradition of doctoring. Each coat will have affixed a "Humaninsm in Medicine" lapel pin, provided by The Arnold P. Gold Foundation

2015 Mock MMI Workshop

In partnership with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the Admissions Office will host the annual Mock MMI workshop in August. The workshop allows prospective applicants for the 2015-2016 application cycle to practice their interview skills. The workshop also serves as a time for evaluators for the 2015-2016 interview season to practice their interviewer skills. Potential applicants are  given feedback on their performance and attend interview related preparation sessions during the day.

Telemedicine Applications Training

This conference offers a more detailed approach for any telemedicine program, providing a more in-depth look at the clinical applications of a telehealth program.  This conferences are excellent for individuals or groups who have some telehealth experience and are interested in expanding their services.  It's also a great course for those new to telehealth who are interested in understanding this growing industry.  The goals of this conference are:• To provide ongoing training conferences for health care professionals.• To improve public health in rural and urban communities by providing cu


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