Appointments: 520-694-8888

Training Sites

The University of Arizona Rheumatology Fellowship Training Program partners with the following institutions:

Banner - University Medicine

Banner Health and the University of Arizona Health Network have come together to form Banner – University Medicine, a health system anchored in Phoenix and Tucson that strives to make the highest level of care accessible to Arizona residents.

Banner – University Medicine includes Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix, Banner – University Medical Center Tucson and Banner – University Medical Center South, Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center, the University of Arizona Cancer Center, physician clinics and a health plan division.  Across its campuses, Banner – University Medicine performs life-changing research and provides graduate medical education to those who go on to touch lives across Arizona, the nation and the world. The medical centers are a vital part of Banner Health’s mission to make a difference in people’s lives through excellent patient care. The partnership between Banner Health and the University of Arizona brings clinical care delivery, education and research to the forefront of the patient experience.

Banner Health is one of the largest nonprofit health-care systems in the country, operating 30 acute-care hospitals and health-care facilities. With more than 50,000 employees, it is the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities it serves and the largest private employer in Arizona.

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson 
1501 N Campbell Ave Tucson, AZ 85724
(520) 694-8888

With 479 licensed beds, Banner-University Medical Center Tucson is the only Level I Trauma Center designated in southern Arizona. U.S. News has recognized the hospital as the No. 1 facility in Tucson and southeastern Arizona, and Becker’s Hospital Review named Banner – UMC Tucson one of the “100 Great Hospitals in America.”

A new $400 million 670,000 square-foot nine-story hospital tower is currently being built west of the existing Banner-University Medical Center Tucson. This replacement hospital will contain over 200 new patient rooms and 19 new operating rooms. It is expected to open in the second quarter of 2019.

Banner is also building a new 200,000 square-foot outpatient clinic alongside the University of Arizona Cancer Center’s North Campus at North Campbell Avenue and East Allen Road. The new clinic will be a multispecialty center where health-care providers will take a team approach to treating patients. It is expected to open in early 2018.

Banner – University Medical Center South
2800 E. Ajo Way Tucson, AZ 85714
(520) 874-2873

With 245 licensed beds, this hospital in south Tucson is an accredited Cardiac Receiving Center (Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS)), Non-Invasive Vascular Lab (IAC), a Certified Diabetes Self-Management Education Program (American Diabetes Association), an Infectious Disease Treatment Center of Excellence (ADHS), and a Senior Friendly Hospital (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders (NICHE) Program).

Southern Arizona VA Health Care System
3601 S. 6th Ave. Tucson, AZ 85723
(520) 792-1450

The VA Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona, is the flagship facility for the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System (SAVAHCS), which serves over 170,000 veterans in eight counties in southern Arizona and one county in western New Mexico. This 277-bed hospital provides training, primary care and sub-specialty health care for eligible veterans. Programs supported include medicine, surgery, neurology, mental health, geriatrics and advanced rehabilitation.

SAVAHCS is home to the nationally recognized Geriatrics and Rehabilitation Center, designated in 1999 as a VHA National Center of Excellence for geriatrics evaluation and management. It is the principal affiliate of the UA Colleges of Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy. It has affiliations with 70 academic institutions and trains more than 700 physicians, nurses, pharmacists and allied health students per year.