Members of the University of Arizona Arthritis Center (UAAC) provide healthcare through their sections, Rheumatology and Orthopedics at the University of Arizona Health Network facilities. Comprehensive care is offered in our clinics and cooperates with the research and education mission of the Center. The UAAC is involved with research and education as part of our overall mission. This ideal situation connects clinical care and research with the aim of improving both. Faculty within the UAAC also provide high-quality integrated clinical care at the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System and Indian Health Service clinics.