Health & Medical


Blazing a New Trail through Giving

Supporters have given nearly $700,000 to the President's COVID-19 Testing, Research and Re-entry Fund. With their help, the university is progressing through the fall 2020 semester with an on-ramp approach to instruction that depends on the Test, Trace and Treat strategy.

Medical Students Step Up to Help Health Care Professionals

More than 70 UArizona medical students are helping health care professionals during the crisis by volunteering to provide child care, pet care, grocery shopping and more. "A big part of why we even wanted to be in medical school is because of our passion to serve our community," said student Ashwini Kaveti.

Donna Zhang Named Musil Family Endowed Chair for Drug Discovery

John Musil ’94 made a gift to create the Musil Family Endowed Chair in Drug Discovery in 2019. The family’s generosity builds on significant momentum the college began with the help of its supporters and collaborators.

UArizona Colleges of Medicine Providing Free Tuition for Primary Care Medical Students

The University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix are covering tuition for medical students who commit to practice primary care or another designated critical-access specialty in rural or urban underserved communities in Arizona.

The Healing Power of Perseverance

The Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine is recognized as the leading program of its kind in the world. In March 2019, the center was renamed in Weil’s honor to recognize the $20 million in gifts the holistic-health visionary has committed to the University of Arizona.

UA Alumnus Leaves $8.8M to College of Medicine – Tucson

UA Alumnus Leaves $8.8M to College of Medicine – Tucson

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson has received an $8.8 million gift from the estate of Dr. Ronald K. Baker, a 1975 alumnus of the college, including the largest endowed scholarship gift ever received by the college.