Continuing Coverage: Jean and Harlan Stone, MD, Endowed Chair of Surgery
Representatives from the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix and the UArizona Foundation were pleased to welcome Harlan Stone, MD, to Phoenix Thursday, November 11, and formally recognize the generous gift that created the Jean and Harlan Stone, MD, Endowed Chair of Surgery. The celebration was delayed for more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The endowed chair is the first at the college.
Guy Reed, MD, MS, dean of the UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, Richard Perry, MD, retired chief of Surgery at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix, Nathaniel Soper, MD, inaugural Jean and Harlan Stone, MD, Endowed Chair of Surgery, Jennifer Preston, MD, program director of the Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency, Andrea (Andy) Fisher, UArizona Foundation associate vice president of development, and Liz Kaplan, CFRE, senior director of development at the college, were delighted to celebrate in person at a breakfast with Dr. Stone.
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 669 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.