Craig McClure, MD

Professor, Family and Community Medicine

Dr. McClure's experience has spanned the full range of family practice, from patient care to administration to research to teaching.

After completing medical training at the New York Medical College, Dr. McClure served his internship at Maricopa County General Hospital in Phoenix. He worked as a primary care physician at the Mesa Primary Care Center for two years before completing his Family Practice residency at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.

Dr. McClure served as Director of the University of Arizona Family Practice Residency Program from 1982-1994. In 1995 he was the first family physician to serve as Chief of Staff for the University Medical Center. In January, 1996 he stepped down as Chief of Staff a year early to serve as Acting Co-Head of Family and Community Medicine. He served as Departmental Co-chair and then Chair until Spring of 2002. Since 2002 Dr. McClure has concentrated on clinical teaching of FP residents in the ambulatory and Inpatient settings. With the advent of the ACGME Outcome project he also devotes time to efforts to assist Program Directors and faculty members with the transition to a competency-based curriculum.

Research Interests: 

Medical Education: Aging/Geriatrics and Palliative Care/End-of-Life

Degrees
  • MD: New York Medical College, 1975
Honors and Awards
  • Vernon and Virginia Furrow Award for Innovation in Medical Education Grants Award, 2000
Residency
  • Arizona Health Sciences Center, Family Practice
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Family Medicine
  • Certificate of Added Qualification in Geriatric Medicine