Current Programs

  • A Meeting of the Principal Investigator Training Academy
    Internal Medicine faculty at a Meet and Greet
    Clinical Educators Academy – A longitudinal series for clinician educators in all specialties. Sessions will occur over the lunch hour and will be recorded for review. This year’s topics include:
    • Optimizing the Clinical Learning Environment.
    • Coaching Trainees through Bias and Mistreatment.
    • Effective Feedback and Eliminating Biased Language.
    • Teaching Clinical Reasoning.
  • Personal Best: Coaching Program in Emotional Intelligence (EI) – A two-year coaching program for faculty interested in building emotional intelligence (EI) and coaching housestaff in achieving their EI goals. Sessions occur monthly and address critical competencies in emotional intelligence.
    • Applications closed for AY 2022-23.
  • New to the Department? If you are within three years of hire, please join for regular Meet and Greet events geared toward connecting as an academic faculty, interested in learning about opportunities for further involvement.
  • A College of Medicine – Phoenix Information Table
    A College of Medicine – Phoenix Information Table
    The department offers Faculty Development sessions that are dynamic, interactive and adaptable for various settings — from division meetings to mini-courses.
    Some topics include:
    • Giving and receiving feedback.
    • Teaching on the fly.
    • Assessment and evaluation.
    • Teaching clinical reasoning.
    • Career development.
    • Patient safety and quality improvement mentorship.
    • Strategies for physician wellness.
    • Emotional intelligence.
    • Running effective meetings.
    • Curriculum development.
    • Teaching and learning in the 21st Century
    • And many more!
  • UArizona College of Medicine Phoenix Office of Career Development programs.

To learn more about any of these programs, please contact Veronica Nundahl.

Past Programs

  • Faculty Learning Community Offerings:
    An Education and Mentorship in Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Research Poster
    Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Research
    • Education and Mentorship in Patient Safety and Quality Improvement: A Faculty Learning Community – Created by Dr. Emily Mallin and Dr. Ruth Franks Snedecor, this faculty development course helped faculty achieve curricular, professional and personal goals for multi-specialty UA College of Medicine – Phoenix faculty committed to quality improvement and patient safety education.
    • Associate Program Director (APD) Skills Development – Created by Cheryl O’Malley, MD, and Emily Mallin, MD, this course provided an opportunity for new APDs to become more familiar with program requirements, effective educational tools, and their community of educational leaders in other programs.
  • Division of Hospital Medicine Career Pathways Program:
    • Quality Improvement.
    • Clinical Research.
    • Clinical Excellence.
    • Clinician Educator.


The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Department of Medicine is home to 10 ACGME-accredited fellowship programs with more on the horizon. Fellows are a critical part of our educational mission as learners, teachers and future leaders in health care delivery.

  • Fellows as Teachers seminar.
  • Leadership Development Course for Residents and Fellows.


We offer residency training at the College of Medicine – Phoenix in Internal Medicine, Combined Medicine-Pediatrics and Preliminary Internal Medicine. We attract diverse, hardworking and compassionate residents eager to fulfill their potential as physicians. Training occurs at several clinical sites to ensure our residents receive world-class education and preparation for satisfying and sustainable careers in specialties of their choice.

  • Academic Half Day.
  • Leadership Development Course for Residents and Fellows.
  • Internal Medicine Program Highlights.
  • Resident as Educator.
  • Faculty Mentoring Panels – Faculty from all specialties are invited to engage residents — as well as students — in their research projects. These meetings serve as an important early point of contact for residents to develop relationships with research and, often, career mentors.

Medical students spend a great deal of time in preclinical and clinical experiences in the Department of Medicine. The Office of Education works closely with Undergraduate Medical Education leadership in reviewing evaluations of the clerkship, sub-internship and elective rotations, making improvements wherever needed to create a supportive and effective learning environment.

Faculty have the opportunity to engage with students outside of clinical work as volunteer faculty for student groups such as the Internal Medicine Interest Group and many others.