Class of 2021

Resident Brief Bio

Zane Ahmed
Zane Ahmed
 

Undergraduate: UCLA
Medical School: Midwestern University of Arizona
Best Thing About Our Program: The people
Career Interests: Hospitalist, possibly fellowship

Sarah Benberou
Sarah Benberou
 

Undergraduate: Arizona State University
Medical School: Midwestern University of Arizona
Best Thing About Our Program: The dedicated and caring faculty and the teamwork and camaraderie between residents
Career Interests: Pulmonary/critical care or hospitalist

Mazen Beydoun
Mazen Beydoun
 

Undergraduate: Arizona State University 
Medical School: Midwestern University of Arizona
Best Thing About Our Program: The amount of effort put into AHD by the administration and physicians. It's a fantastic learning experience.
Career Interest: Hematology/oncology

Aashiv Bharij
Aashiv Bharij
 

Undergraduate: University of Illinois
Medical School: Midwestern University of Arizona
Best Thing About Our Program: The great co-residents and faculty
Career Interest: Hospitalist or pulmonary/critical care

Richard Bigler
Richard Bigler
 

Undergraduate: Grinnell College
Medical School: Western University of the Pacific Northwest
Best Thing About Our Program: Knowledgeable attendings, fantastic residents and a great academic hospital setting
Career Interest: Cardiology

Weston Bowker
Weston Bowker
 

Undergraduate: University of North Dakota
Medical School: University of North Dakota School of Medicine
Best Thing About Our Program: The faculty. Everyone is so willing and passionate about teaching.
Career Interest: Cardiology or hospitalist

Raquel Burbank-Roberts
Raquel Burbank-Roberts
 

Undergraduate: University of Arizona
Medical School: University of New Mexico
Best Thing About Our Program: The people are great, and the patients are complex.
Career Interests: Cardiology or pulmonary/critical care

Chelsea Carlson
Chelsea Carlson
 

Undergraduate: University of Minnesota
Medical School: Midwestern University of Arizona
Best Thing About Our Program: The supportive and friendly faculty and staff; camaraderie among residents; diversity of pathology and patient population.
Career Interests: Cardiology

Brian Carpenter
Brian Carpenter
 

Undergraduate: Northern Arizona University
Medical School: Midwestern University of Arizona
Best Thing About Our Program: It's a very supportive program. We have all the tools/support we need to succeed on the boards and in real life.
Career Interests: Critical care, infectious disease 

Tae Chang
Tae Chang
 

Undergraduate: University of Colorado – Boulder
Medical School: University of Colorado
Best Thing About Our Program: The enthusiasm for residents, education, growth and well-being
Career Interest: Hepatology, pulmonary/critical care, immunology

Ivorie Coleman
Ivorie Coleman
 

Undergraduate: Hofstra University
Graduate: Loma Linda University
Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix
Best Thing About Our Program: The people! I'm blessed to have amazing co-residents and faculty that are approachable and supportive.  
Career Interest: I am still exploring different specialties. Overall, I plan to integrate my background in Health Policy and Management to my future practice with plans to hold a leadership position and be an active member in the community.  

Rotem Fishel
Rotem Fishel
 

Undergraduate: University of California, San Diego
Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix
Best Thing About Our Program: The people and the faculty
Career Interest: Infectious disease or hematology/oncology

Shaiban Jubair
Shaiban Jubair
 

Undergraduate: Al-Nahrain University College of Medicine
Medical School: Al-Nahrain University College of Medicine
Best Thing About Our Program: The camaraderie, AHD and big family feeling
Career Interests: Cardiology or GI

Bryan Mahoney
Bryan Mahoney
 

Undergraduate: University of Arizona
Medical School: Midwestern University of Arizona
Best Thing About Our Program: Great attendings and the collegial atmosphere
Career Interests: Allergy/immunology, rheumatology, cardiology

Cris Jacob Molina
Cris Jacob Molina
 

Undergraduate: University of California, San Diego
Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix
Best Thing About Our Program: Very supportive faculty and staff with helpful and down-to-earth residents that I have enjoyed working with since I was a  third-year medical student.
Career Interest: Fellowship, GI

Daniel Munley
Daniel Munley
 

UndergraduateWashington University, St. Louis
Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine
Best Thing About Our Program: Community clinic and AHD
Career Interests: Cardiology or hospitalist

Natasha Narang
Natasha Narang
 

Undergraduate: University of California, San Diego
Medical School: Midwestern University of Arizona
Best Thing About Our Program: The People! Everyone — from co-residents to faculty to staff — are kind, dedicated and supportive.​
Career Interests: Fellowship, GI

Jessie Reisner
Jessie Reisner
 

Undergraduate: Dartmouth
Medical School: Midwestern University of Arizona
Best Thing About Our Program: Camaraderie among residents
Career Interests: Cardiology

Lauren Ridenhour
Lauren Ridenour

Undergraduate: University of Michigan
Medical School: Midwestern University of Arizona
Best Thing About Our Program: Emphasis on teaching, camaraderie among the residents
Career Interests: Pulmonary/critical care, hospital medicine

Meenakshi Sridhar
Meenakshi Sridhar
 

Undergraduate: Arizona State University
Medical School: Lady Hardinge Medical College, India
Career Interests: Cardiology or nephrology 

Ian Welsh
Ian Welsh
 

Undergraduate: Grand Canyon University
Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine
Best Thing About Our Program: The culture and the people
Career Interests: Cardiology

Daniel Yu
Daniel Yu
 

Undergraduate: Pacific Union College
Medical School: Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Best Thing About Our Program: Everyone is really friendly and always willing to help out with work.
Career Interests: Pulmonary/critical care