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Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinical Scholar Track
The University of Arizona College of Medicine
Medical Oncologist and Chair of the Ethics Committee at the Southern Arizona Veterans Administration Health Care System
Dr. Bishop is an Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinical Scholar Track, in the Department of Medicine, at the University of Arizona, and a member of The University of Arizona Cancer Center in Tucson. She also a medical oncologist and chair of the ethics committee at the Southern Arizona Veterans Administration Health Care System. She specializes in treatment of breast and brain cancers, as well as end-of-life care.
Dr. Bishop earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing and a medical degree from The University of Arizona, where she also completed her residency and fellowship programs.
Dr. Bishop teaches at the pre- and postdoctoral levels. She was included on the 2002 Dean's List for Excellence in Teaching in the Clinical Sciences. Dr. Bishop is also a Faculty Mentor for the Societies Program at The University of Arizona College of Medicine. Societies, a professional learning community, is a four-year longitudinal teaching and mentoring program for the medical students where they learn interviewing, physical examination, and patient care skills at the patient bedside; develop clinical thinking, documentation and presentation skills; and provide consistent and structured exposure to modern concepts of professionalism.
Dr. Bishop is board-certified in internal medicine, medical oncology and hospice and palliative medicine.