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Primary Care Physician Scholarship Program Expands

The full-tuition program aims to improve Arizonans’ health and reduce medical student debt by addressing a dire need for qualified medical professionals.


Match Day Marks Next Step for Future Doctors

On Match Day, about 120 UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson students learned where they’ll launch their careers as new residents after graduation.


Match Day Celebration to Disclose Where Future Doctors Will Train

About 120 students in the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s Class of 2021 learn where they’ll launch medical careers as resident physicians in virtual ceremony Friday, March 19.


Kathy W. Smith, MD
USMLE Step 1 Pass/Fail: It's Time For a Holistic Review

Kathy W. Smith, MD, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs and Associate Professor of Psychiatry joins the Hot Topics in MedEd Podcast for a discussion on "USMLE Step 1 Pass/Fail: It's Time For a Holistic Review."


Media Advisory: Spring Speaker Series To Focus on Mental Health During COVID-19 Pandemic

A free three-part series explores COVID-19’s impact on sleep and dreams, the state of mental health in Arizona, and the role of mindfulness.


UArizona Health Sciences Excels in Latest Blue Ridge Rankings on NIH Funding

Increases in total National Institutes of Health funding have led to higher rankings for several colleges and departments.


Do You Really Need Less Sleep As You Age?

Health.com interviews Psychiatry Professor and Director of the Sleep and Health Research Program Michael Grandner, PhD.


Harmful Alcohol Use Rising During Pandemic, UArizona Health Sciences Researchers Say

A study led by researchers in the Department of Psychiatry found hazardous alcohol use increased monthly for those under stay-at-home orders.


People and Programs on the Move at the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson

Among news items: Dr. Monica Kraft wins Rotary’s Paul Harris Fellowship, and Drs. Sairam Parthasarathy and Michael Grandner sleep studies rated tops for 2020.


Scott Killgore, PhD
Measuring Loneliness

Arizona Public Media interviews Psychiatry Professor Dr Killgore about his research on the impacts of COVID life, which seeks to better understand the changes that come from living through a global pandemic – focusing on topics like stress, loneliness, and how to measure people’s willingness to take a coronavirus vaccine.


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