University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Volunteers Carry Donations for Refugee Health Alliance in Tijuana, Mexico (Photo Courtesy: Matthew Campanella)
University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Volunteers Carry Donations for Refugee Health Alliance in Tijuana, Mexico (Photo Courtesy: Matthew Campanella)

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University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Volunteers Carry Donations for Refugee Health Alliance in Tijuana, Mexico (Photo Courtesy: Matthew Campanella)
University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Volunteers Carry Donations for Refugee Health Alliance in Tijuana, Mexico (Photo Courtesy: Matthew Campanella)
People Seeking Asylum in the United States Have Little Access to Health Care, But Medical Schools are Working to Change That

On the border and across the country, medical students and faculty from the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix have stepped in to provide basic medical care to migrants. The need is enormous.

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 665 physicians, all of whom received exceptional training from nine clinical partners and more than 2,500 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.