Get to Know Mindy Fain, MD

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Board Director
University of Arizona Center on Aging

Dr. Fain is the Anne & Alden Hart Professor of Medicine and serves as the division chief of geriatrics, general internal medicine, and palliative medicine in the College of Medicine at the University of Arizona. She also is the co- director of the Arizona Center on Aging, a statewide center of excellence to improve the health and wellbeing of older adults through comprehensive programs in education, clinical care, research, and community outreach. She is boarded in internal medicine, geriatrics, and hospice and palliative medicine. She also is a past president of AAHCM.

At the University of Arizona, she was a board member of the Health Network and chair of the quality and safety committee. She is dedicated to improving the health outcomes of older adults and currently is leading the implementation of age-friendly health systems. She started Healthy Together Care Partnership, a home-based program for high-risk Medicaid beneficiaries funded by the University of Arizona Health Plans.

Dr. Fain grew up in Brooklyn, NY, and attended New York University for undergraduate school and medical school. She trained in internal medicine at Case Western/University Hospitals of Cleveland, OH, where she completed a clinical infectious disease fellowship. She moved to Tucson, AZ, in 1984, and was delighted to “find” home care medicine. There, she served at the Southern Arizona VA Healthcare System for 25 years.

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