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Unwelcome Spotlight Shining On UA Medical Schools This Year

University of Arizona Medical Center
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University of Arizona Medical Center in Tucson.

An unwelcome spotlight has been shining on the University of Arizona’s pair of medical schools through much of 2016.

It’s been related to financial concerns and leadership. And on Thursday, Dr. Joe Garcia, who has been in charge of health sciences at UA, announced that he was stepping down from that post.

To get more details and to find out what’s next, we spoke with AZPM reporter Vanessa Barchfield.

Steve Goldstein was a host at KJZZ from 1997 to 2022.