The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix is in its sixth year of training medical students in downtown Phoenix. Housed in the renovated historic Phoenix Union High School buildings, the College of Medicine – Phoenix anchors the Phoenix Biomedical Campus. The College of Medicine – Phoenix is currently training 183 medical students and at capacity plans to graduate 120 physicians per year.
Since its inception, college faculty members have earned millions of dollars in federal grants to support basic and translational research.
In July, the campus opened the Health Sciences Education Building, a six-story, 265,000-square foot structure that facilitates interprofessional training and defines the downtown campus.