Dr. Bishop is a 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 is a medical oncologist and chair of the ethics committee at the Southern Arizona Veterans Administration Health Care System (SAVAHCS). 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 predoctoral and postdoctoral levels. She was included on the 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 medical students where they learn interviewing, physical examination, and patient care skills at the patient bedside. She also provides instruction in developing clinical thinking, documentation and presentation skills, and provides consistent and structured exposure to modern concepts of professionalism.
Dr. Bishop is board-certified in internal medicine, medical oncology, and hospice and palliative medicine.
Dr. Bishop is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Cancer Education.
Neuro-oncology and end-of-life care.
Amercian Association for Cancer Education
American College of Physicians
Eurpoean Association for Cancer Education
International Cancer Prevention Consortium
Society for Neuro-Oncology
Southwestern Oncology Group
2014 Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine Recertification
2012 Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine Hospice and Palliative Medicine
2008 Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine Medical Oncology Recertification
2006 Diplomate, American Association of Hospice and Palliative Medicine American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
2004 Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine Recertification
1998 Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine Medical Oncology
1997 Board Eligible, Hematology
1994 Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine