Quick Snips: Community Outreach

2021 Falls Prevention Awareness Week

By: Olivia Miltner | September 14, 2021

The University of Arizona Department of Surgery Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns, and Acute Care Surgery is observing Falls Prevention Awareness Week from September 20-24 to help provide information and resources to the Tucson, Arizona, community that will help older adults live healthy, independent, fall-free lifestyles.

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Dr. James Wiseman in front of a Team Rubicon Disaster Response banner

Out of Scrubs and Into a Gray Shirt

This month, military surgeon Dr. James Wiseman went on a different kind of deployment: helping administer the COVID vaccine to the Tucson community as a volunteer with disaster relief organization Team Rubicon. Learn more about Dr. Wiseman's experience and how you can help COVID-19 vaccination efforts, too.

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The new Banner University Medical Center - Tucson tower

Tower Power: Celebrating the New Banner University Medical Center - Tucson

It’s not every day you witness the opening of a brand-new hospital tower. It’s especially not every day you witness the opening of the largest hospital tower a medical group has built to date. Yet that’s what the personnel of the University of Arizona Department of Surgery had the good fortune of experiencing this past month. Get some of the highlights from our celebrations and the building itself!

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