2015 Team Building Retreat

PGY-3 residents find that they have trust in each other to be guided/supported through unknown territory.

2016 Research Academic Half Day

FIRST PLACE: Roberto Bernardo... Increased right ventricular (RV) wall thickness in advanced pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is associated with increased ventriculo-vascular (VV) stiffening and impaired treatment response to parenteral treprostinil.

2016 DOM Education Awards

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

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)

Doctor's Dilemma 2014 Winners

Congratulations to our 2013 Doctors’ Dilemma First Prize Team: Glenn Stokken, MD, Emad N. Hammode, MD and Irbaz Riaz, MD led by Nasser Mohamoud, MBBS at the Arizona ACP competition.


Meet Our Chief Residents

Aakash Shah, MD

Aakash Shah was born in Ahmedabad, India and moved to the US at a very young age. He has moved all across the country and was primarily raised in Orlando, Florida. He completed his B.S. in Microbiology & Cell Science with a Minor in Chemistry at the University of Florida. He then proceeded to the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and graduated with his M.D. in 2014. Dr. Shah completed Internal Medicine Residency Training at the University of Arizona and continues on as a Chief Resident with a focus in Ambulatory Medicine for 2017-2018. He is interested in the specialty of Cardiology and his research interest focused on the effects of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI scans) on Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices. In his free time he enjoys traveling, playing basketball, watching sports, and spending time with his family.