Clinical Sites

Banner University Medical Center Tucson (aka, University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus) is nationally recognized for providing exceptional patient care, teaching future health care professionals and conducting groundbreaking research. Also located on the campus is Diamond Children’s – recognized for its specialized pediatric services including neonatal and intensive care, emergency medicine and cancer therapies. Banner University Medical Center Tucson is Southern Arizona's only Level I Trauma Center, meaning we care for the most critically injured patients. The hospital is consistently listed among the nation's top hospitals in the prestigious Best Hospitals ranking by U.S. News & World Report.

Rotations Include:

  • Chiefs:  Surgical Oncology (GI, Soft Tissue and colorectal), Acute Care Surgery, and Hepatobiliary/Transplant
  • Seniors: Acute Care Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, MIS, Pediatric Surgery, Surgical Oncology
  • Juniors:  Critical Care, Acute Care Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Hepatobiliary/Transplant, ENT, Plastics, Night Float  

Banner University Medical Center South (aka University of Arizona Medical Center – South Campus) is a comprehensive medical center that includes an Emergency Department, a state-designated trauma center and a Behavioral Health Pavilion. The hospital is staffed by Banner University Medicine physicians and is managed by Banner Health under an operating agreement with Pima County. Our specialty services include inpatient and outpatient behavioral health, treatment and education for diabetes, innovative geriatrics care and comprehensive orthopedics.

Rotations Include:

  • Chiefs:  General Surgery
  • Juniors:  General Surgery and Night Float

Tucson Medical Center (aka TMC) has been Tucson’s locally governed nonprofit regional hospital since it admitted its first patient on November 9, 1944.  Its roots extend back to the 1920’s when the internationally known Desert Sanatorium began operating as a tuberculosis treatment center and health retreat.  This community hospital, licensed for 650 beds, is located approximately five miles from The University of Arizona. 

Rotations Include:

  • Chiefs: General Surgery
  • Seniors:  Pediatric Surgery, Vascular Surgery              
  • Juniors: General Surgery, Pediatric Surgery

The Southern Arizona VA Health Care System (SAVAHCS) which serves over 150,000 veterans located in eight counties in southern Arizona and one county in western New Mexico, is a 283-bed hospital which  provides training, primary care and sub-specialty health care in numerous medical areas for eligible veterans. SAVAHCS plays a vital role in Arizona health care education as the principal affiliate with the University of Arizona's College of Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy. Each year over 700 physicians, nurses and other health care professionals from educational institutions across the country receive training at SAVAHCS. Virtually all SAVAHCS staff physicians hold faculty appointments at The University of Arizona College of Medicine.

Rotations Include:

  • Chiefs: General Surgery, Chief Rotation
  • Seniors: General Surgery
  • Juniors: General Surgery, Anesthesia, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Vascular, Night Float

Tuba City Regional Medical Center, located in Northeastern Arizona, serves 35,000 Hopi, Navajo and Paiute tribal members.  The unique community of Tuba City offers a culturally rich environment.  The hospital was constructed in 1975 with a bed capacity of 73.  PGY 2 residents gain a robust, rural general surgery experience.

Flagstaff Medical Center, located in Northern Arizona, is a state-of-the art healthcare Level 1 trauma center north of Phoenix.  Serving more than 700,000 people in communities across the region, this 270-bed hospital provides our PGY 3 and PGY 4 with general surgery experience.