Residency Program Alumni

​Graduation ClassMedical SchoolWhere are they now / Fellowships
Class of 2017

David Benaron MD
UCSD
Renown Regional Medical Center, CA

James Grieme MD
Univ of Texas, Houston
Physician's Premier ER South Texas

Aaron Heerboth MD
Weill Cornell
UCSD HBO Fellowship

Jeff Kurz MD
Univ of Iowa
Eglin AFB, Florida

Adam Nadolski MD
Tufts University
UCSD Ultrasound Fellowship

Sean Okumura MD
Northwestern
Palomar Hospital, CA

Elizabeth Owen MD
UCSD
UCSD HBO Fellowship

Nicholas Pokrajac MD
USC
UCSD Pediatric EM Fellowship

Rachel Post MD
UCSD
Temecula Valley Hospital, CA
Class of 2016
Sebastian Aldaz MDUT Houston St. David's Medical Center, Austin, TX

Kenneth Choi MD
NorthwesternKaiser Sports Medicine Fellowship, Los Angeles, CA

Amanda Cobb MD
Univ of Cincinnati Temecula Valley Hospital, Temecula, CA 

Stacy Gomez MD
Ohio StatePioneers Memorial Hospital, Brawley, CA

Michael Holman MD
Georgetown Sharp Chula Vista, CA

Cathleen​ Mummert MD
Univ of Michigan Doctor's Hospital at Renaissance, McAllen, TX

Daniel Popa MD
UCSDUCSD 

Nicholas Ward MD
UCSD Temecula Valley Hospital, CA

Julie Watkins-Torry MD
Univ of Missouri-Columbia CEP Administrative Fellowship, San Francisco, CA​
​Class of 2015

Alex Bromfield MD
Univ of ColoradoSaint Anthony Hospital, Lakewood, CO

Sarah Espinoza MD
Texas A&MDoctors Hospital at Renaissance, Edinburg, TX

Sow Kobayashi MD
UCSF​​Guam / UCSD

Andrew LaFree MD
Drexel UnivEl Centro Regional Medical Center, CA

Charlie Lanzillo MD
Albert EinsteinEl Centro Regional Medical Center, CA

Daniel Lasoff MD
Univ of IllinoisUCSD 

Judson Merritt MD
UT HoustonHouston Methodist Willowbrook, Houston, TX

Gabe Wardi MD
Emory UnivUCSD Faculty

Marian Xu MD
Albert EinsteinUCSD
Class of 2014
Owen Bowers MDUniv of ColoradoScripps Mercy, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA
Lauren Elliott MDUniv of FloridaWest Palm Beach, Florida
Erin King MDWeill Cornell Medical CollegeRady's Children Hospital, San Diego, CA
Cade Lawrence MDSaint Louis UnivPioneer Hospital, Indio, CA
Justin Lemieux MDYaleStanford EMS Fellowship
Nas Rafi MDMedical College of GeorgiaUCSD Ethics Fellowship
Charlotte Sadler MDUniv of IowaUCSD Faculty
Chad Valderrama MDUCSDScripps Encinitas, CA
Class of 2013
Ted Armstrong MDWashington UnivKaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA
Christanne Coffey MDUniv of South CarolinaUCSD Faculty
Christian Kelly MDHarvardKaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA
Lucia Modesti MDUCSFLowell Hospital, Boston, MA
Elezer Negus MDUniv of MichiganVA San Diego
Chuck O'Connell MDPennsylvania StateUCSD Faculty
Asia Takeuchi MDUSCUCSD DEM Faculty & Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA / UCSD Ultrasound Fellowship
Class of 2012
Steve Aguilar MDUCSDUCSD Resuscitation Fellowship, San Diego, CA
Todd Baumbacher MDNew York Medical CollegeScripps Health, San Diego, CA
Nicholle Bromley MDGeorge WashingtonPalomar Medical Center, Escondido, CA
Jennifer Cullen MDUniversity of North CarolinaPalomar Medical Center, Escondido, CA / UCSD Medical Toxicology Fellowship
Siobhan Gray MDUCSDWillamette Valley Medical Center, McMinnville, OR
Amanda Holden MDUCSDPalomar Medical Center, Escondido, CA
Danielle Kiggins MDUniversity of ChicagoMercy Regional Medical Center, Durango, CO
Davut Savaser MD Albert EinsteinUCSD DEM Faculty, San Diego, CA / Hyperbaric Medicine Fellowship
Class of 2011
Ilona Barash MDUCSDUCSD DEM Faculty, San Diego, CA
Alfred Joshua MDSUNY SyracuseMedical Director, San Diego Sheriffs Dept., San Diego, CA / UCSD Administrative Fellowship
Angela Pham MDSUNY SyracuseKaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA
Anthony Salazar MDUCSDKaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA
Todd Simmons MDUSCPalomar Medical Center, Escondido, CA
Michelle Voigt MDUC DavisTri-City Medical Center, Oceanside, CA
Beth Zelonis MDSt. Louis UniversitySharp Chula Vista, CA
Class of 2010
Guy Bizek MDWashington UniversitySharp Memorial and Scripps Mercy, San Diego,CA
Kevin Buford MDUniv of PennsylvaniaUniv of Pennsylvania, HBO Fellowship
Jamila Danishwar MDUC DavisPalomar Medical Center, Escondido, CA
Allan Hansen MDBrown UniversityPalomar Medical Center, Escondido, CA / UCSD Ultrasound Fellowship
Dan Morris MDWashington UniversityKaiser Permanente, Napa/Solano, CA
Arash Soroudi MDUCSDPioneers Memorial Hospital, Brawley, CA
Mike Wilson, MD, PhDUniv of IllinoisUCSD DEM Faculty, San Diego, CA
Class of 2009
Shane Hamman MDUniv of WashingtonPoway Dermatology, Poway, CA / UCSD Dermatology Residency Program
Mark Koenig MDUCSDSharp Medical Center, Chula Vista, CA
Cameron McFarland MDUniv of PittsburghKaiser Permanente San Diego, CA
Mike Nielsen MDWake Forest UnivSharp Memorial Hospital and UCSD, CA
Jeremy Peay MDUCSDSharp Memorial Hospital and UCSD, CA
James Smithson MDUCSFSharp Memorial Hospital San Diego, CA
Heather Villani MDUC IrvineKaiser Permanente San Diego, CA
Sherry Yafai MDUCSDSt. John's Health Center, Santa Monica, CA
Class of 2008
Byron Buckley MD Univ of North Carolina Sharp Memorial Hospital, San Diego, CA
Dan Firestone MD UCSD Kaiser Permanente San Diego, CA
Julie Marmon MD Univ of Colorado Sharp Memorial Hospital, San Diego, CA
Robert Marsan MD Univ of Pennsylvania Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego, CA
William Meade MD Duke University Tri-City Medical Center, Oceanside, CA
Alicia Minns MD Tufts University UCSD DEM Faculty / UCSD Medical Toxicology Fellowship Program
Sean Nordt MD University College Dublin Director Toxicology Keck School of Medicine of USC, Los Angeles, CA / UCSD Medical Toxicology Fellowship Program
Class of 2007
Danielle Douglas MD Univ of Connecticut Sharp Grossmont and Kaiser, San Diego, CA
Jennifer Johnson MD UCLA Kaiser Permanente, Redwood City, CA
Mamata Kene MD UCSD Kaiser Permanente, Fremont, CA / Intntl. EM Fellowship, Brigham and Women, MA
Lisa Lowe MD UC Davis UCSD and Tri-City Medical Center, San Diego, CA
Aaron Pessl MD Tulane University Kaiser Permanente, San Francisco, CA
Yiannis Venieris MD Georgetown University Sharp Memorial Hospital, San Diego, CA
Class of 2006
Jeff Bush MD Yale Kaiser Permanente San Diego, CA
Jessica Hill MD U Penn Sharp Rees Stealy, San Diego, CA
Alec Huynh MD George Washington San Clemente Hospital, San Clemente, CA
Jim Hwang MD Univ of Pittsburgh Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego, CA / Ultrasound Fellowship at Yale, CT
Saul Levine MD Univ of Colorado Sharp Hospital, San Diego, CA
Jim Nelson MD UCSD Medical Director, Pioneers Memorial CA
Class of 2005
Robyn Heister MD UC Davis Scripps Mercy Hospital, Encinitas, CA
Minh Le MD Univ of South Florida Mission Regional, Mission Viejo, CA
Raj Patel MD UCSD Mission Regional, Mission Viejo, CA
Rob Patel MD SUNY at Brooklyn Scripps Mercy, San Diego, CA
Kelly Pettit MD Univ of Washington St. Charles Medical Center, OR
Adam Wos MD SUNY at Stony Brook Forest Hill Hospital , NY
Class of 2004
Brandon Backlund MD Univ of Iowa Hawaiian Emergency Physicians Associates, Inc.
Colleen Buono MD Univ of Penn Sharp Rees-Stealy, San Diego, CA / UCSD EMS Fellowship
Julie Doyle MD UCSD Biosite Technologies, San Diego, CA
Ian Reilly MD USC Sharp HealthCare, San Diego, CA
Tyler Vadeboncoeur MD UCSD Jacksonville Memorial Hospital , FL
Carla Valentine MD USC Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, CA
Class of 2003
Taylor Cardall MD UCSD Scottsdale Emergency Associates, AZ
Jeff Davis MD Vanderbilt John Muir Medical Center, Point Richmond, CA
Mike Doney MD Cincinnati Department of Veteran Affairs, Palo Alto, CA / International EM Fellowship, GWU
Judd Glasser MD Vanderbilt UCSD DEM Faculty and Tri-City
Angela Loh MD UCSD Kaiser Permanente, San Jose, CA
Jon Ludwig MD UCSD Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego, CA
Class of 2002
Sean Deitch MD UCSD Scripps La Jolla Memorial Hospital , CA
Anthony Huynh MD UC Irvine Irvine Regional Medical Center , CA
Albert Jin MD UCSD Irvine Regional Medical Center , CA
Elaine Sapiro MD Brown University UCSD DEM Faculty
Becah Wilks MD UCSD Kaiser Permanente, Portland, OR
Class of 2001
Joe Bellezzo MD St. Louis University Sharp HealthCare, San Diego, CA
Chris Ho MD UCSD Sharp HealthCare, San Diego, CA
Tamaki Kimbro MD UCSD Medical Director, Mendocino Coast District Hospital, Fort Bragg, CA
Dan Meltzer MD Boston University Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA
Sean-Xavier Neath MD Univ of Chicago UCSD DEM Faculty
Chris Sloane MD UCSD Medical Director, UCSD, CA
Tim Watt MD Stanford Sharp HealthCare, San Diego, CA
Ruth Wold MD UCSD JJ&R Emergency Medical Group, Marina del Rey
Class of 2000
Tami Gash-Kim MD UCSD Medical Director, Marin General Hospital, Greenbrae, CA
Gene Ma MD UCSF Tri-City Medical Center, Vista CA
Allen Marino MD U Penn Medical Director, Advisory Board Management and Consulting, Nashville, TN
Jim Schmitt MD George Washington Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, MO
Sam Torbati MD UCSD Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Class of 1999
Kenny Bramwell MD UCSD St. Luke's Regional Medical Center, Boise, ID
Gordon Chew MD UCSF Kaiser Vallejo, CA
Danny Davis MD UCSD UCSD DEM Faculty
Robert Hamilton MD Univ of Colorado Mercy Medical Center, Redding, CA
Tom Moats MD UC Davis Palomar Hospital, San Diego CA
Class of 1998
Mary Anne Fuchs MD UC Irvine Grossmont Emergency Medical Group, La Mesa, CA
Katie Hurt MD UCSF Kaiser Hospital, San Francisco CA
Aviva Jacoby MD UCSF Legacy Hospital, Portland, OR
Greg Lampe MD Cornell University Mission Hospital Medical Center, Mission Viejo, CA
Christy Rosa MD USC Alvarado Medical Center, San Diego, CA
Brian Snyder MD Univ of Maryland UCSD DEM Faculty, CA
Class of 1997
Paulo Berger MD UCSF Chief of Staff, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego CA
Shawn Evans MD UC Irvine Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla CA
Jim Larson MD University of Florida Univ of North Carolina DEM Faculty
Chris Richards MD UCSD University of Oregon Medical Center
Guy Tarleton MD USC Santa Inez Hospital, Santa Barbara CA
Skip Walton MD Dartmouth University of Michigan DEM Faculty
Class of 1996
Erik Barton MD UCSD Chair, UC Irvine, CA
Ted Chan MD UCSF Chair, UCSD DEM Faculty, CA
Terry Jones MD Univ of Pittsburgh Medical Control Officer for EMS, Hawai'i District
Lisa Morikado MD Washington Univ Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla CA
Bing Pao MD Duke University Palomar Hospital, San Diego CA
Gary Vilke MD UCSD UCSD DEM Faculty
Class of 1995
Stewart Coffman MD Baylor Chair, DEM, Medical Ctr. of Lewisville, TX
Glenn Hebel MD UCSD Chair, DEM, Newport Hospital, Newport, RI
Scott Jones MD Univ of Washington Chair of EM Services, Plaza Medical Ctr, TX
Dan Safranek MD Stanford Providence Hospital, Anchorage, Alaska
Marc Taub MD USC Medical Director, Saddleback Memorial Medical Center, Laguna Hills, CA
Class of 1994
Michelle Grad MD Univ of Cincinnati Palomar Hospital, Escondido, CA
Todd Hanna MD Wayne State Menifee Valley Medical Center, Menifee, CA
Tom Peitz MD UCLA Chair, California Pacific Medical Center DEM, San Francisco, CA
Charles Simmons MD UCSD Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego, CA
Saralyn Williams MD Duke Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Class of 1993
Richard Kingsland MD UCSD Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, CA
Roneet Lev MD UCSF Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego, CA
Leslie Milne MD Temple Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Karen Van Hoesen MD Duke UCSD Dem Faculty, CA

  

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