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 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.

Cultural event

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

2015 Team Building Retreat

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


Meet Our Chief Residents

Yunuen Valenzuela, MD

Yunuen Valenzuela was born in Mexico City and lived in Mexico until the age of 12 when his family moved to Arizona. He later completed his BS in Biology with double minor in Spanish and Chemistry at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He then attended medical school at the University of Pittsburgh. His path in medicine has been circuitous. He initially did two years of general surgery at the University of Cincinnati after which he moved back to Arizona and took time off from medicine. He then joined the general surgery program at the University of Arizona for one year and then moved to the Department of Education for a couple of years. He then joined a cardiology research lab as a volunteer followed by entering into the Internal Medicine program at the University of Arizona. He completed his training in Internal Medicine and will be working in Hospital Medicine after his chief year. He is primarily the Academic Conferences Chief for 2017-2018. His primary academic interests are QI projects regarding reduction of hospital re-admissions. He enjoys travelling, weight lifting, running, tennis, and spending time with friends and family.