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Top Medical School 2008 No.9: University of Arizona College of Medicine

Aug. 28, 2008
Top Medical School 2008 No.9: University of Arizona College of Medicine

9. University of Arizona
College of Medicine

1501 N. Campbell Ave. Room 2108
Tucson, AZ 85724-5026
(520) 626-6214
Fax: (520) 626-3777
http://www.medicine.arizona.edu

Total graduate enrollment 488
Hispanic graduate enrollment 50
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment 10%
Total M.D. degrees earned 118
M.D. degrees earned by Hispanics 10
Percent of M.D. degrees earned by Hispanics 8%
Full-time Medical school faculty 591
Full-time Medical school Hispanic faculty 39
Percent of Medical school Hispanic faculty 7%

The UA has several initiatives in place to recruit and retain students from culturally diverse backgrounds. Our diversity efforts begin as early as elementary school and continue through medical school. We have a long history of developing physicians who are committed to rural and under-served communities, and providing unique opportunities along the border region, including exchange programs and medical Spanish and medical English courses.


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