Medical Education Programs

Expand Your Clinical Experience

Distributive Clinical Model

Phoenix has built a world-class biomedical hub with renowned medical institutions and hospitals. Through agreements with nine clinical affiliates, the UA College of Medicine - Phoenix employs a distributive model which offers you early exposure to diverse patient populations and opportunities to learn in various clinical environments. Our students have the opportunity of training at each of the nine locations and interacting with more than 1,800 faculty members gaining invaluable insights from their knowledge and experience. Each of the clinical locations is located near the campus.

Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix

Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix

Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix — recently ranked among U.S. News & World Report's top-50 hospitals nationally for specialty care areas including geriatrics, nephrology and urology — is one of Arizona's leading hospitals for medical care, treatment and recovery. The hospital's entire staff prioritizes the comfort and recovery of its patients, and they are dedicated to creating a healing environment for them. As an academic medical center focused on clinical excellence, research and teaching, the goal of their entire team is focused on ensuring patients and their families receive the very best care from top-notch medical experts.

Maricopa Integrated Health System

Maricopa Integrated Health System

Located in Phoenix, Arizona, Maricopa Integrated Health System (soon to be Valleywise Health) has a proud tradition of being both the community safety net health care system, with a mission and commitment to serving the underserved and Arizona’s only public teaching hospital. Maricopa Integrated Health System consists of Maricopa Medical, the only Level I Trauma Center in Maricopa County verified by the American College of Surgeons to care for both adults and children, and more.

Abrazo Community Health Network

Abrazo Community Health Network

Abrazo Central Campus has been a provider for the Phoenix community for more than 40 years, growing along with the city to provide the best possible care, close to home. As a 221-bed acute care and teaching hospital, it offers a complete range of health care services — from women’s health, oncology and wellness to cardiac care and neurology.

Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Phoenix Children’s Hospital is Arizona’s only children’s hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals. For over 35 years, Phoenix Children's has provided world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families in Arizona and throughout the Southwest. As one of the largest pediatric health care systems in the country, Phoenix Children’s delivers care across more than 75 pediatric specialties.

HonorHealth

HonorHealth

You want health care focused on you — your unique needs, your schedule, your goals. You want a network of experts connected to each other, with everyone focused on your well-being. HonorHealth provides that focus. The HonorHealth health system encompasses more than 3,400 expert physicians, 11,600 dedicated employees and more than 3,000 caring volunteers working in partnership.

Phoenix VA Health Care System

Phoenix VA Health Care System

The Phoenix VA Health Care System proudly serves Veterans in central Arizona at the Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center and nine community-based outpatient VA clinics. The Phoenix VA Health Care System is joining a growing number of VA health care facilities in adopting a new method of health care delivery called Patient Aligned Care Teams. This system is even more patient-centered and focuses heavily on quick and easy communication between patients and their health care providers.

St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center and Barrow Neurological Institute

St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center and Barrow Neurological Institute

Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center is a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research in Central Phoenix. It includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute®, the Norton Thoracic Institute, Center for Women's Health, University of Arizona Cancer Center at St. Joseph's and a Level I Trauma Center verified by the American College of Surgeons. St. Joseph’s is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s top hospitals for gynecology, neurology and neurosurgery.

Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic

Students are instructed and can choose elective rotations at the Scottsdale branch of the renowned Mayo Clinic. Mayo Clinic's Arizona campus is ranked the No. 1 hospital in Arizona by U.S. News & World Report and is ranked No. 11 in the nation on the "Best Hospitals Honor Roll.” The clinical practice is focused on adult specialty and surgical care in more than 65 medical and surgical disciplines, supported by outstanding programs in medical education and research. 

Hospice of the Valley

Hospice of the Valley

Hospice of the Valley is the leading provider of hospice care, serving more than 18,500 patients and their families last year. Our care teams provide compassionate care in the comfort of home, relieving symptoms and addressing the patient’s medical, emotional and spiritual needs. As one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit hospices, our mission has remained constant since being founded in 1977: comfort and dignity as life nears its end.

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