David W. Jaskar 1938-2018

David W. Jaskar, MD, long-time rheumatologist, internal medicine and geriatric practitioner, passed away on August 6, 2018  He was 79. Jaskar was highly respected among his peers and served as chair of the Pima County Medical Society Bioethics Committee for…

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Dr. Kraft Named to NTH Advisory Council

Monica Kraft, MD, PCMS members, professor and chair of the University of Arizona Department of Medicine, the Robert and Irene Flinn Endowed Chair of Medicine, and deputy director of the UA Health Sciences Asthma and Airway Disease Research Center, has…

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HDHS 2017 report reveals progress but diligence needed

The 2017 Arizona Opioid Emergency Response Report has been released, and while significant progress has been made, there is still work to do towards reducing opioid deaths in Arizona. This report highlights the emergency response actions taken over the past…

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Kwoh Named to Prestigious Rheumatology Committee

C. Kent Kwoh, MD, Pima County Medical Society Member and professor of medicine and medical imaging at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, has been named to the prestigious Division Directors Special Committee for the American College of…

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UA Mobile Health Program Provides Free Services

The University of Arizona Department of Family and Community Medicine’s Mobile Health Program has established a new partnership with Amity Foundation to provide full-service primary care at no cost to students at Amity’s Circle Tree Ranch and Dragonfly Village, located…

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Class of 2022 White Coat Ceremony on July 27

More than 100 new medical students will receive and don their first white coats this week at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson White Coat Ceremony. The event, held to honor the college’s latest class of medical students, will…

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