Jordan Coulston, MD

Chair

Brief Bio

Michael B. Fallon, MD, FACP
Michael B. Fallon, MD, FACP​

Chair, Department of Medicine
Executive Director for Clinical Research and Professor

A national expert in transplant hepatology and other disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, Dr. Fallon is a strong advocate and outstanding leader of the department in advancing our educational, research and clinical missions. He has significant academic medicine experience, over more than 25 years in extensive patient care, education, leadership and clinical investigation in internal medicine. Dr. Fallon has received numerous awards recognizing his accomplishments in academic medicine — including teaching, research and innovation. Additionally, he has held a number of leadership positions in professional organizations — including the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease and the editorial boards of many prominent journals in gastroenterology and hepatology.

Faculty

Brief Bio

Donna L. Holland, MD
Donna L. Holland, MD

Program Director, Internal Medicine
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Program

Medical School: The University of Texas Health Science Center Houston
Residency: The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix/Phoenix Children's Hospital Med-Peds Program
Areas of Academic Interest: Primary care, resident wellness, integrative medicine, hospital medicine

Shinar

Brenda Shinar, MD

Associate Program Director, Preliminary​

Medical School: UA College of Medicine – Tucson
Residency: UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Areas of Academic Interest: Medical knowledge acquisition and assessment, faculty developmnet

Jordan Coulston

Associate Program Director, Feedback and VA QI

Medical School: UA College of Medicine – Tucson
Residency: University of California San Diego
Areas of Academic Interest: Hospital medicine, medical student education, efficient workflow/LEAN, quality improvement

Jayne Peterson, MD

Jayne Peterson, MD

Associate Program Director, Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix Ambulatory Education

Medical School: UA College of Medicine – Tucson
Residency: Jefferson University, Philadelphia
Areas of Academic Interest: Mentoring, ambulatory internal medicine, shared medical visits, ambulatory diabetes management, care of the underserved, interprofessional collaboration

 

Heather Bartz, DO
Heather Bartz, DO

Associate Program Director, Med-Peds

Medical School: UA College of Medicine – Tucson
Residency: The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix/Phoenix Children's Hospital Med-Peds Program
Academic Areas of interest: Transitions of care, safe patient handoffs, transition from pediatric to adult care, adolescent medicine

Emily Mallin

Emily Mallin, MD

Associate Program Director, Inpatient Medicine
Director of Education, Department of Medicine
Chair, UA UA College of Medicine – Phoenix Graduate Medical Education Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Subcommittee.  

Residency: UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Areas of Academic Interest: Hospital medicine, transitions of care and medication safety, quality improvement/patient safety, mentoring, faculty development

Ruth Franks Snedecor

Ruth Franks Snedecor, MD

Associate Program Director, Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

Medical School: UA College of Medicine – Tucson
Residency: UA College of Medicine – Phoenix 
Areas of Academic Interest: Hospital Medicine, quality improvement/patient safety, scholarly activity and mentorship

Christina Bergin, MD
Christina Bergin, MD

Associate Program Director, Recruitment

Medical School: Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Residency: UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Areas of Academic Interest: Physician wellness, health care advocacy and enhancing physician-patient communication

Julie Crawford, MD

Julie Crawford, MD

VA Associate Program Director 

Medical School: The Ohio State University
Residency: Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix/Phoenix Children’s hospital
Areas of Academic Interest: Quality Improvement, patient safety and faculty development

A. Gibson Wong, MD

A. Gibson Wong, MD

Medical School: University of Minnesota Medical School
Residency: Internal Medicine, Indiana University and University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix
Areas of Academic Interest: Patient safety, health system quality improvement, medical education curriculum design, system design for chronic disease management and transition of care, health analytics, global health, population health

Junior Faculty

Personal Bio

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

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

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

Ann Cordray
Ann Cordray

Undergraduate: Washington and Lee University
Medical School: University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Career Interests: Hospitalist medicine
Personal Interests: Ballroom dancing, walking the dogs, hiking, yoga
Why UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix: I felt at home during my interview day and could see myself being supported during residency at this program. Spoiler alert: I had a great time and felt I received the support I needed to be a successful physician. I also made some incredible friendships along the way! 

Ann Cordray
Zhubene Mesbah, MD

Undergraduate: University of Florida – Gainesville
Medical School: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland