Medical Director

Jim Lindgren, MD​
Medical Director, Center for Simulation and Innovation
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix
jlindgren@arizona.edu

Jim Lindgren

Curricular Director

Jordan Coulston, MD​
Co-Director, Simulation Curriculum
Assistant Director, Doctoring Curriculum
Co-Director, Intersessions Curriculum
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix
jbc305@arizona.edu

Jordan Coulston

Simulation Instructors

The Simulation Instructor Program at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix is comprised of a multidisciplinary team of physician educators respected for their patient-centered clinical care and excellence in education. The instructors receive specialized training and faculty development regarding the most up-to-date simulation-based training theories and methodologies in education. As recognized leaders and innovators, they teach and engage learners throughout all four years of our medical school curriculum and are vital to the continued growth and expansion of our world class simulation program.

Shaghayegh Abdollahi, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Specialty: Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Ali Al-Yaqoobi, MD, FACP
Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Internal Medicine Residency Program, Valleywise Health (formerly Maricopa Integrated Health System)
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Ricardo Correa, MD, EsD, FACP, FAPR
Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Program Director, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Fellowship

Elliot Cropp, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
​UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Specialty: Emergency Medicine

Sarika Desai, DO
Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Specialty: Cardiology

Douglas Doehrman, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Specialty: Emergency Medicine

Pooja Deb Doehrman, MD, MPH
Clinical Assistant Professor, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Clinical Faculty, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
Specialty: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Matthew Joseph K. Douglas, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix

Candace Engelhardt, MD
Complex Care and Adolescent Medicine, Phoenix Children's Hospital
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Child Health, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Specialty: Pediatrics

Lauren Fisher, DO
Department of Anesthesiology, Valleywise Health (formerly Maricopa Integrated Health System)
Career and Professional Advisor, Office of Student Affairs
Clinical Assistant Professor, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Specialty: Anesthesiology

Nilda Franco, MD
Chief, Division of Hospital Medicine, Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix and UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Vishal Gunnala, MD
Southwest Fertility Center, LTD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department Obstetrics and Gynecology, ​UA College of Medicine – Phoenix and Creighton University School of Medicine – Phoenix
Specialty: Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Jennifer A. Kovacik, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Child Health, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Specialty: Pediatrics

Alice S.Y. Lee, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Specialty: Emergency Medicine

James Lindgren, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, ​UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Specialty: Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics

Palak Patel, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, ​UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Specialty: Pediatric Anesthesiology

Douglas Patton, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Specialty: Emergency Medicine

Dustin J. Rayhorn, MD, FAAP
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Child Health, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Specialty: Pediatrics

Allan Reinfeld, MD, FACC
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Specialty: Cardiology

Kris Samaddar, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Specialty: Emergency Medicine

Sheetal Shah, DO
Associate Medical Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Maricopa Medical Center
Clinical Assistant Professor, Departments of Child Health and Emergency Medicine, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Specialty: Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Paul Steinmetz, MD, FCCP
Clinical Assistant Professor, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Specialty: Pulmonary/Critical Care

Dan Stone, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Specialty: Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (Urogynecology)

Jaime Testa, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Specialty: OB/GYN

C. Paige Waslewski, MD, FACEP​
Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Specialty: Emergency Medicine

Jimmie Parks Watkins, DDS, PhD, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Specialty: Anesthesiology

Andrew Wong, MD
Family Practice Physician, The Neighborhood Christian Clinic
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family, Community and Preventive Medicine, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Specialty: Family Medicine

Marc Zosky, DO
Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Specialty: Emergency Medicine