2021 Year in Review
This was a unique and successful year for the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix community. In addition to our flagship events — including two separate White Coat Ceremonies for the Classes of 2024 and 2025 — we also welcomed top-notch faculty members to lead departments, raised scholarship funds for current and prospective students, boosted underrepresented in medicine initiatives and advanced medical research. Take a look back at all of the accomplishments of our students, staff and faculty in our 2021 Year in Review.
A Look Back at 2021
About the College
Founded in 2007, the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix inspires and trains exemplary physicians, scientists and leaders to optimize health and health care in Arizona and beyond. By cultivating collaborative research locally and globally, the college accelerates discovery in a number of critical areas — including cancer, stroke, traumatic brain injury and cardiovascular disease. Championed as a student-centric campus, the college has graduated 745 physicians, all of whom received exceptional training from nine clinical partners and more than 2,700 diverse faculty members. As the anchor to the Phoenix Bioscience Core, which is projected to have an economic impact of $3.1 billion by 2025, the college prides itself on engaging with the community, fostering education, inclusion, access and advocacy.