Francisco Lucio, JDWhether you are a prospective University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix community member or a current University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix community member, I would like to extend a warm welcome on behalf of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

Here at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, our commitment to diversity and inclusion is a comprehensive approach. We strive to provide supportive programming, activities and resources that enable all community members to maximize their potential to thrive and be successful.

We know that diversity and inclusion is inextricably tied to excellence, and as such, look to foster a culture and climate of inclusive excellence — the intentional driver of diversity and inclusion that harnesses the differences, talents and unique qualities of all individuals at the College of Medicine – Phoenix — that permeates our systems, policies, departments and all that we do.

To achieve our goals, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion collaborates closely with our college departments and with hospital affiliates to execute our mission. Our sincere hope is to help create a community where each individual can work, learn, train and innovate to advance the college’s mission to “inspire and train exemplary physicians, scientists and leaders to optimize health and health care in Arizona and beyond...”

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is here to meet the needs of our ever-growing community and we look forward to hearing from and working with you.


Francisco Lucio, JD
Associate Dean, Diversity and Inclusion