2015 Team Building Retreat

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

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.

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.

2015 Team Building Retreat

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

2016 DOM Education Awards

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

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Meet Our Chief Residents

Kris Kumar, DO

Kris Kumar was born outside of Oslo, Norway and then moved the United States, growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area. He attended the University of California, San Diego where he obtained his B.S. in Human Biology along with a Minor in Economics. He then continued his studies and research while at the University of California, San Diego as a graduate student, researcher and teaching assistant, earning his M.S. in Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics. He then spent some time working in industry a Genentech in pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, developing biological and immunological therapies for a variety of disease processes. He graduated from medical school at Midwestern University in 2015 and completed his Internal Medicine training at the University of Arizona, where he completed a sub-internship as a medical student the year prior. He serves as clinical chief, ambulatory chief and research chief for the 2018-2019 academic year. He is interested in pursuing a career in Cardiology with research interests focused on non-ischemic heart disease and the role of cardiac MRI and late gadolinium enhancement, novel structural heart interventional techniques, the use of percutaneous coronary intervention in patients presenting with out of hospital cardiac arrest and transcatheter aortic valve replacement in patients with aortic stenosis. In his free time he enjoys exercising, hiking, cooking, spending time with family and friends and rooting for the Golden State Warriors.