Educational Opportunities

All physicians are actively involved in teaching activities for the hematology/oncology fellows, residents in the UCSD/RCHSD Pediatric Residency Program, other residents and fellows working at RCHSD, and UCSD medical students. Clinical teaching occurs in the inpatient and outpatient settings. The faculty provides formal lectures to the residents and students, attend morning report, morbidity & mortality conferences, and other teaching conferences.

William D. Roberts, M.D.
Dr. Roberts is a resident advisor for UCSD/RCHSD pediatric residents and a member of the Intern Selection Committee.

Donald L. Durden, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Durden as Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Pediatrics, he is the director of the bimonthly Subspecialty Fellowship Research conference for all subspecialty clinical fellows within the UCSD/Rady clinical fellowship training program. 

Dennis Kuo, M.D., M.S.
Dr. Dennis Kuo is the Medical Director, Long-Term Follow-up Program as well as the Program Director, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program

Deborah E. Schiff, M.D.
Dr. Schiff serves as a faculty preceptor and advisor for UCSD medical and pharmacy student independent study projects. She is an advisor for fellows in the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program and a member of the Fellowship Scholarship Oversight Committee.

Janet Yoon, M.D.
Dr. Yoon is the coordinator for the hematology/oncology rotation for second-year pediatric residents in the UCSD/RCHSD Pediatric Residency Program. She is an advisor for fellows in the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program

Jenny M. Kim, M.D.
Dr. Kim is an advisor for fellows in the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program. She is a CPC Preceptor for UCSD/ RCHSD pediatric residents.

Jennifer Yu, M.D.
Dr. Jennifer Yu is a pediatric hematologist/oncologist at Rady Children's Hospital- San Diego and a clinical instructor in pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

John Crawford, M.D., M.S.
Dr. John Crawford is a neurologist at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego as well as director of pediatric neuro-oncology, director of the pediatric neurology fellowship program and an associate clinical professor at UC San Diego.

Paula Aristizabal, M.D.
Dr. Paula Aristizabal is a hematologist-oncologist at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and an assistant professor in the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at UC San Diego. 

Sun Choo, M.D.
Dr. Sun Choo is a pediatric hematologist/oncologist at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and an assistant clinical professor of pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

Hyunah Ahn, M.D.
Dr. Hyunah Ahn is a pediatric hematologist/oncologist at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and an associate clinical professor in pediatric hematology/oncology at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

Eric Anderson, M.D.
Dr. Eric Anderson is a pediatric hematologist/oncologist at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and an associate clinical professor in pediatric hematology/oncology at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

Faith Kung, M.D.
Dr. Faith Kung is a physician in the Hematology/Oncology Division at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and a professor of pediatrics at UC San Diego.

Courtney Thornburg, M.D., M.S.
Dr. Courtney Thornburg is the medical director of the Hemophilia and Thrombosis Treatment Center at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and the co-director of the Hemostasis and Thrombosis Research Program. She is also an associate professor of clinical pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine.
 
Peter Zage, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Peter Zage is an attending hematologist/oncologist at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and an associate professor-in-residence in pediatric oncology at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center.

Victor Wong, M.D.
Dr. Victor Wong has just completed the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program, and now will primarily be working with the Leukemia & Lymphoma and Solid Tumor teams, working on both the inpatient unit and the outpatient clinic.  He is also an assistant clinical professor in pediatric hematology/oncology at UC San Diego School of Medicine.