Class of 2022

Resident

Brief Bio

Mohamed Abdelhabib
Mohamed Abdelhabib
 

Undergraduate: Arizona State University
Medical School: UA College of Medicine – Tucson
Best Thing About Our Program: Commitment and dedication toward education and wellness; above all, the people!
Career Interests: Global health, academic medicine

Ahmad Atallah
Ahmad Atallah
 

Undergraduate: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Medical School: Creighton University
Best Thing About Our Program: The faculty and co-residents along with the diverse population and pathology to help take care of!
Career Interests: Hospital medicine, cardiology

Karissa Aldrete
Karissa Aldrete
 

Undergraduate: University of New Mexico
Medical School: University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Best Thing About Our Program: The caring, supportive staff and my amazing co-residents
Career Interests: Endocrinology, hospital medicine

Mike Brigoli
Mike Brigoli
 

Undergraduate: University of Hawaii
Medical School: John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii
Best Thing About Our Program: I love the commitment to resident and physician wellness. There are system wide measure that invest in the well-being of providers rather than putting the onus of burnout prevention on the providers themselves. There is a dedicated wellness area for residents and team building activities.
Career Interests: Palliative care, physician wellness, critical care

Thahn Cao
Thahn Cao
 

Undergraduate: University of California, Berkeley
Medical School: UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Best Thing About Our Program: The patient population and residents
Career Interests: Hematology and oncology

Taylor Cushman
Taylor Cushman  

Medical School: UA College of Medicine – Phoenix

Jason Dienhart
Jason Dienhart
 

Undergraduate: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Medical School: Creighton University
Best Thing About Our Program: The friendly staff and co-residents
Career Interests: Hospitalist or intensivist

Jiaxi Dong
Jiaxi Dong
 

Undergraduate: McGill University
Medical School: Midwestern University – Glendale
Best Thing About Our Program: Friendly co-residents and approachable faculty
Career Interests: Fellowship

Diana Elizalde
Diana Elizalde
 

Medical School: UA College of Medicine – Phoenix

Cordel Fuher
Cordel Fuher
 

Undergraduate: University of Minnesota
Medical School: University of Minnesota
Best Thing About Our Program: Balance between autonomy and supervision
Career Interests: Hospitalist/primary care hybrid

Anand Gandhi
Anand Gandhi
 

Undergraduate: Virginia Commonwealth University
Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University
Best Thing About Our Program: Sense of community
Career Interests: Endocrinology

Kavisha Gandhi
Kavisha Gandhi
 

 

Naomi Newman
Naomi Newman

Undergraduate: Arizona State University
Medical School: Thomas Jefferson University
Best Thing About Our Program: The primary care tract! And all the individualized support that allows for opportunities tailored to specific interests.
Career Interests: Primary care

Shaunak Pandya
Shaunak Pandya

Undergraduate: Arizona State University
Medical School: UA College of Medicine – Tucson
Best Thing About Our Program: Co-residents
Career Interests: Hematology/oncology, hospitalist

Divya Patel
Divya Patel

Undergraduate: Virginia Commonwealth University
Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University
Best Thing About Our Program: Supportive community of co-residents and faculty
Career Interests: Undecided

Sumit Patel
Sumit Patel

Undergraduate: University of New Mexico
Medical School: University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Best Thing About Our Program: Friendly faculty and staff, as well as welcoming residents
Career Interests: Academics, hospital medicine, critical care

Kyle Phipps
Kyle Phipps

Undergraduate: Westmont College
Medical School: Rocky Vista University College of Medicine
Best Thing About Our Program: Our attendings don't just teach; they support our personal well-being and set us up for long term success. And, of course, my co-residents.
Career Interests: Hospitalist/hospice and palliative care

Elizabeth Rowland
Elizabeth Rowland

Undergraduate: Purdue University
Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine – Peoria
Best Thing About Our Program: Large volume of patients with diverse pathology exposure and variety of socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds; daily ability to gain specialist expertise alongside the generalist approach to patient care. Also, you can’t shovel sunshine!
Career Interests: Procedural sub-specialty

Gabriel Ruiz
Gabriel Ruiz

Undergraduate: Grand Canyon University
Medical School: Escuela de Medicina San Juan Bautista
Best Thing About Our Program: The focus on resident wellness, the collegial atmosphere, academic half day, diversity of patient population
Career Interests: Preventative cardiology, nephrology

Aleksandra Schriber
Aleksandra Schriber

Undergraduate: Knox College
Medical School: UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Best Thing About Our Program:The people, everyone is friendly and willing to teach!
Career Interests: Primary care or endocrinology

Angiela Sivakumar
Angiela Sivakumar

Undergraduate: Georgetown University
Medical School: University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine
Best Thing About Our Program: The genuine kindness and camaraderie among the faculty,residents, staff and students
Career Interests: Gastroenterology/hepatology, oncology, allergy and immunology

Divya Venkat
Divya Venkat

Undergraduate: Northwestern University
Medical School: University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
Best Thing About Our Program: Friendly atmosphere
Career Interests: Primary care

Ryan Willen
Ryan Willen

Undergraduate: Lafayette College
Medical School: AT Still University
Best Thing About Our Program: Commitment to resident growth
Career Interests: Hospitalist

Zack Wilson
Zack Wilson

Undergraduate: University of Arizona
Medical School: UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Best Thing About Our Program: The people
Career Interests: Cardiology