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School of Medicine Programs

School of Medicine in Phoenix, AZ

Four-Year Medical School Open Now

Creighton University is changing the landscape of health care in Phoenix with the opening of a full four-year medical school campus in 2021.

Students in the School of Medicine MD progam have the opportunity to live and learn on the campus in Omaha and the new one in Phoenix —and join a new generation of health professionals in the fast-growing region.

Creighton medical students started serving clinical rotations at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix dating back to 2005. In 2012, more than 40 Creighton School of Medicine students began serving their third and fourth years at Creighton’s Phoenix campus, which is based at St. Joseph’s Hospital. With the expansion to a full four-year medical school campus in Phoenix, Creighton has become one of the largest Catholic health professions educators in the nation.

Phoenix is also home to a number of residency and fellowship programs through the Creighton University Arizona Health Education Alliance. The strategic partnership, established in 2017, brings together Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Valleywise Health, District Medical Group and Creighton University to provide access to high-quality teaching environments for Creighton students and medical residents.

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Creighton is the only Jesuit, Catholic medical school in the Western U.S.

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residency and fellowship programs in Omaha and Phoenix

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St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is ranked No. 4 on the "15 Top Major Teaching Hospitals" list by Fortune

Oluwatosin Babarinde
“Creighton is a true community, where we care about each other. I definitely recommend this program. Arizona is a rapidly growing area with a shortage of physicians, and it’s an amazing place to live, with a variety of local and visiting attractions.”
— Oluwatosin Babarinde, School of Medicine
Randy Richardson
“If you want to be part of a mission-driven program of men and women working for and with others, to provide care for each individual person, body, mind and spirit, then Creighton School of Medicine is where you will thrive.”
— Randy Richardson, MD, Regional Dean, Creighton University Health Sciences Campus – Phoenix
Bryant Noss
“As a first-generation student with roots in Japan, Africa, Hawaii and the mainland, my future patients may have a variety of different values stemming from their own cultures. Creighton has taught me how to embrace their values at the center of their care.”
— Bryant Noss, School of Medicine

Contact Information

Creighton University School of Medicine
Phoenix Regional Campus
St. Joseph’s Hospital & Medical Center
350 West Thomas Road
Phoenix, AZ 85013
602.406.9900