Class of 2023

Resident

Brief Bio

Tara Bachofer
Tara Bachofer
 

Undergraduate: Montana State University
Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine
Career Interests: Rural medicine, hospital medicine, pulmonology and critical care

Alicia Benson
Alicia Benson
 

Undergraduate: Arizona State University
Medical School: Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine
Career Interests: Hospitalist, critical care

Kaelin Bernier
Kaelin Bernier
 

Undergraduate: Saint Louis University
Medical School: Midwestern University Arizona College of Medicine
Career Interests: Undecided, academic hospitalist


Olivia Book, MD
 

Undergraduate: Southern Methodist University
Medical School: A.T. Still University of Health Sciences School of Osteopathic Medicine

Matthew Borchart
Matthew Borchart
 

Undergraduate: Luther College
Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine
Career Interests: Pulmonary/critical care

Diksha Chhetri
Diksha Chhetri
 

Undergraduate: Arizona State University
Medical School: St. George’s University 
Career Interests: Infectious disease, hematology/oncology

Faraz Damghani
Faraz Damghani
 

Undergraduate: University of Texas, Austin
Medical School: Texas A&M College of Medicine
Career Interests: Hematology/oncology

Hyun Byung Hun
Byung Hyun Hun

Undergraduate: Arizona State University
Medical School: Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Career Interests: Rheumatology or hospital medicine

Ahsan Kamal
Ahsan Kamal
 

Undergraduate: Dartmouth College
Medical School: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Career Interests: Hospital medicine, critical care and oncology

Chirag Kapadia
Chirag Kapadia

Undergraduate: Arizona State University
Medical School: UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix
Career Interests: Hematology/oncology and GI

Samantha Kohn
Samantha Kohn

Undergraduate: University of Arizona
Graduate: Arizona State University
Medical School: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Career Interests: Rheumatology or pulmonary/critical care

Rma Kumra
Rma Kumra

Undergraduate: University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Medical School: University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine
Career Interests: Hospitalist or pulmonary/critical care

Derek Lafarga
Derek Lafarga

Undergraduate: Arizona State University
Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Career Interests: Academic medicine, hematology/oncology, gastroenterology

Pierce Lewien
Pierce Lewien

Undergraduate: University of Colorado
Medical School: University of Colorado, Boulder
Career Interests: Hospitalist cardiology

Bridgette McNally
Bridgette McNally

Undergraduate: University of Denver
Medical School: UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson
Career Interests: Gastroenterology and hepatology

Dakota McNierney
Dakota McNierney

Undergraduate: Eastern Kentucky University
Medical School: A.T. Still University Kirksville College of Medicine
Career Interests: Academic medicine and interventional cardiology

George Nguyen
George Nguyen

Undergraduate: University of Arizona
Medical School: UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix
Career Interests: Primary care/hospitalist hybrid

Trevor Octavio
Trevor Octavio

Undergraduate: University of Pittsburgh
Medical School: Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine, New Mexico State University
Career Interests: Hospital medicine, pulmonary/critical care

Arati Pandya
Arati Pandya

Medical School: UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson
Career Interests: Undecided, hospitalist, hematology/oncology

Aishwarya Puri
Aishwarya Puri

Medical School: Punjab Institute of Medicine Sciences
Career Interests: Rheumatology

Daniel Rabulinski
Daniel Rabulinski

Undergraduate: East Tennessee State University
Medical School: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Career Interests: Pulmonary/critical care

Nuria Sisterna
Nuria Sisterna

Medical School: UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix

Nawar Talukder
Nawar Talukder

Undergraduate: Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education
Medical School: SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Career Interests: Hospital medicine, gastroenterology

Joseph Teng
Joseph Teng

Undergraduate: University of Southern California
Medical School: Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine
Career Interests: Hepatology, critical care

Damir Vukomanovic
Damir Vukomanovic

Undergraduate: Loyola University of Chicago
Medical School: George Washingtion University
Career Interests: Cardiology

Stephanie Wong
Stephanie Wong

Undergraduate: UCLA
Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences
Career Interests: Primary care, undecided