Gila River Indian News
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix held a reception for a Gila River Indian Community (GRIC) art exhibition, Health Care Promise: Dignity and Respect, on Friday, November 18. The exhibition is on display on the fourth floor of the Health Sciences Ecducation Building, and it showcases seven images captured by GRHC’s Digital Media Manager and District 7 artist Paul Molina.
It aims to make GRIC culture and people more broadly visible to the college’s campus community and to convey respect and gratitude for GRIC contributions, including those to the college’s medical education.
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 2,600 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.