Cultural event

Residents Sara Park, Cristian Dominguez and Brentin Roller enjoying our 2014-15 annual cultural event.

2016 DOM Education Awards

Dr. Pryce Gaynor (PGY-2) presented with this year's Outstanding Resident in Infectious Disease Award by Dr. Stephen Klotz.

2016 DOM Education Awards

Dr. Ram Baalachandran (PGY-3) is presented with the Program Director's Outstanding Humanism & Professionalism Award for University Campus.

2015 Team Building Retreat

PGY-3 residents support each other and work together in order to cross the wire.

2016 DOM Education Awards

WE ARE PROUD OF OUR PROGRAM'S MANY AWARD RECIPIENTS: Dr. Jennifer Aranas (R2), Dr. Pryce Gaynor (R2), Dr. Ram Baalachandran (R3), Dr. Usman Ajaz (R3), Dr. Manjinder Kaur (R2), Dr. Thu Pham (R2), Dr. Nour Alhoda Parsa (R2), Dr. Iwan Nyotowidjojo (R2), Dr. Tirdad Zangeneh (APD), and Dr. JP Ferreira (APD)

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Meet Our Chief Residents

Laith Ghazala, MD

Laith Ghazala was raised in Iraq and received his MD from the University of Jordan. He moved to Canada where he spent one year at the University of Alberta in Edmonton as a Research Associate. Afterward, he joined the faculty at UC, San Diego where he continued his passion in research and worked in the department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency training at the University of Arizona and is currently applying for Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship. His primary research interest is in elderly chronic lung disease. Dr. Ghazala serves mainly as the Outpatient Chief resident and a QI project leader for 2016-2017. In his free time, he enjoys swimming, playing soccer and spending time with the family.