Volunteering/Community Opportunities

A weekly health education program founded and led by our Family Medicine Residency faculty provides science and technology experience for students with minimal exposure to Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) careers. Our program was recognized in 2016 as the top community partner for the SysTEM school.

Our residents also cover high school sporting events for eight local high schools, so each interested resident has the opportunity to have their “own school” and work closely with that community.

Medical Student Mentorship

Faculty member Sarah Coles, MD is the Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) faculty advisor at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix. A two-time FMIG Program of Excellence winner, the college FMIG provides many opportunities for mentoring students through panels, procedure workshops and leadership experiences.

National Leadership

We have had many American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) scholarship winners, AAFP Emerging Leaders, AAFP Foundation Grant winners, and residents in national family medicine board leadership positions in the past several years. Steven Brown, MD, Program Director, is on the board of the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors. Our Program is nationally recognized for leadership and advocacy.