Training Opportunities

CHS provides training for:

Public Health Students
Graduate Psychology Students
Medical Residents
Medical Students
Nursing Students
Pharmacy Students
Psychiatry Nurse Practitioner Interns
Psychiatry Residents
Sports Medicine
Graphic Design Students


Public Health Students

Internships for UA students enrolled in the Public Health graduate program or majoring in Public Health are available through the Health Promotion and Preventive Services department. Depending upon the student's area of interest, internships may focus on one or more of a variety of areas including: alcohol and drug prevention, sexual health, nutrition and fitness, and social marketing of health-related messages. Students interested in obtaining an internship must visit the Health Promotion reception desk (3rd floor of Campus Health) to fill out an Internship Application form. For more information, call (520) 621-5700.

Clinical Psychology Externship at CAPS

CAPS offers training for qualified advanced level graduate students in Clinical Psychology, who are interested in training in a multidisciplinary, progressive campus- based counseling and consultation service. Externs work independently, but under the supervision of a licensed clinical psychologist. Externs gain experience doing initial evaluations, crisis intervention, brief therapy, and referrals as indicated. Additionally, they are urged to participate in staff meetings; as well as in support groups; life skills workshops; consultations with parents, faculty and other Campus Life Professionals; and in workshops offered to the campus community. The ideal commitment is 20 hours per week, but this may be negotiated under certain conditions. There is currently no monetary stipend available for this position. Interested graduate psychology students should call Dr. Marian Binder to discuss the externship program, (520) 621-3334.

Medical Students

4th year medical students are offered a 3-4 week elective rotation at Campus Health Service. Interested students should inquire through the Family and Community Medicine Department at UA College of Medicine. Students will see patients in General Medicine, Walk-In Clinic and Sports Medicine.

Campus Health's Medical Resident Training Program

Training for medical residents is available in the Sports Medicine department and the Gynecology clinic of Campus Health. In the Sports Medicine department, all first year Pediatric residents come through as a part of their Adolescent Medicine rotation, and all Family Medicine residents come through as a part of their Sports Medicine and Orthopedic rotation. Emergency Medicine residents will be rotating as part of their musculoskeletal training. In addition, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine and Internal Medicine residents may rotate through as an elective. In the Gynecology clinic, all Pediatric residents come through as part of their Adolescent Medicine rotation. Family Medicine and Internal Medicine residents can rotate through as a part of their Women's Health elective.

Nursing Students

Campus Health Registered Nurses precept UA nursing students. They help educate them with hands-on clinical experience with varied procedures such as intravenous management, rapid strep tests, and assisting with minor procedures.

Pharmacy Students

Campus Health Service Pharmacy is a rotation site for Pharmacy Practice 803a. Fourth year students from the College of Pharmacy complete a six-week clinical rotation on site. Historically 6 students a year complete rotations our Pharmacy.

Psychiatry Nurse Practitioner Interns

CAPS offers an internship opportunity for students completing Psychiatric NP training. This internship is supervised by our staff psychiatrist. UA Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner students may apply for this internship in the last semester of their academic program. Prospective interns may apply to CAPS directly after they have conferred with their program coordinator/director.

Psychiatry Residents

Psychiatry residents from Banner University Medical Center may opt to complete a rotation at Counseling and Psych Services (CAPS). The resident will gain experience in college mental health, under the supervision of CAPS staff. Interested residents are encouraged to contact Dr. Marian Binder at 621-3334.

Sports Medicine Fellowship

  • One-year ACGME-accredited sports medicine fellowship designed to teach residency-trained primary care physicians the principles and practice of sports medicine. Residents are accepted from: Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine and Med-Peds.
  • Emphasis is placed on learning the clinical skills necessary to prevent and treat exercise-related injuries while promoting a healthy lifestyle and preparing the graduate to be a team physician.
  • Clinical experience is gained at the University of Arizona Campus Health Center (including intercollegiate, club and disabled athletics), McKale Athletic Center, Family Medicine Clinic, Emergency Department, Arizona Institute for Sports Medicine, Canyon Ranch, and various other sporting events.
  • Contact information: Program Director: Stephen Paul, M.D., Assistant Professor Department of Family Medicine and Clinical Coordinator Sports Medicine Campus Health at the University of Arizona.
  • Website information: Sports Medicine Fellowship (external link)
  • 2-3 positions are offered each year. Priority will be given to the fourth-year track of the University of Arizona Family Practice Residency and Emergency Medicine residents. We are currently not participating in the match.
  • 2004 Fellows: Bruce Helming, MD and Heather Walsh, MD.
  • 2005 Fellow: Ed Clarke M.D.
  • 2006 Fellows: Holly McNulty, M.D. and David Millward, M.D.
  • 2007 Fellows: Jim Hagan, M.D. and Anna Waterbrook, M.D.
  • 2008 Fellows: Paul Hansen, M.D. and Lynn Marie Morski, M.D.
  • 2009 Fellows: Matt Baird, M.D. and Luis Cruz, M.D.
  • 2010 Fellows: Krista Sunderman, M.D.; Lindsay Tanner, M.D.
  • 2011 Fellows: Josie Jedick, D.O., Charlene Shaughnessy, M.D., Matt Tennison, M.D.
  • 2012 Fellows: Amish Shah M.D., Jaclyn Brown M.D., Elisabeth Jannicky M.D.
  • 2013 Fellows: Steven Christensen D.O., Allison Lane M.D., Daphne Scott M.D.
  • 2014 Fellows: Sagir Bera D.O., Brenden Balcik M.D.
  • 2015 Fellows: Alicia Marie Gustafson, D.O. and Jaimon Stucki M.D.

Graphic Design Internship

Internships for UA graphic design students are available through the Health Promotion department. Interns will be given the opportunity to work on a variety of projects and acquire valuable experience and skills. Interested students can call (520) 621-8027 for more information.