INTERNAL MEDICINE SENIOR RESIDENTS
|Name: Kimpreet Aulakh||Name: Ahmad Ahmadzia||Name: Adnan Ameer|
|Hometown:||Hometown: Tracy, CA||Hometown: Los Angeles, CA|
|Undergraduate:||Undergraduate: CSUEB||Undergraduate: UC Berkeley|
|Medical School: Ross University||Medical School: Ross University||Medical School: Ross University|
|About Me: I'm originally from Fresno, its good to be back home again.||About Me: During my free time I visit family and friends, enjoy the outdoors, movies, and playing sports when I get the chance. I enjoy watching sports as well, in particular soccer and basketball.||About Me: I have spent most of my life in sunny Southern California, so definitely enjoy the perks of being in this beautiful state. I was actually a categorical surgical resident before deciding to switch over to medicine. Besides work, I enjoy playing golf and basketball, hiking/running, travelling, and enjoy the company of family and friends.|
|Why UCSF Fresno? UCSF Fresno is a great mix of diverse patient population, various pathologies and great teaching!||Why UCSF Fresno? I have lived in CA for more than 2 decades and my intention was to stay close to home, so the choice was very easy. Furthermore during my research of the various programs last year, I learned UCSF Fresno had a great mix of pathology, excellent and dedicated faculty and various opportunities to further resident training by offering various fellowships||Why UCSF Fresno?
I feel the program offers the uniqueness of combining the strengths of an academic institution and community program. The vast number of opportunities in research and fellowships, and access to cutting-edge technology and tertiary care is second to none. Each and every day, you get to appreciate the program's priority of stressing the importance of education over service, which fosters you becoming a complete physician.
|Name: Eveleen Bhashin||Name: Janet Chou||Name: Hong Zheng|
|Hometown: Fremont, CA||Hometown: Bothell||Hometown: Fujian China, Tustin, Orange county is my second home town|
|Undergraduate: UCLA||Undergraduate: Mount Holyoke College||Undergraduate: University of California, Irvine|
|Medical School: Touro University - Mare Island||Medical School: Midwestern University CCOM||Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences|
|About Me: I grew up in the Bay Area and always dreamed of having a career in medicine. After much debate on which specialty to choose, I felt that Internal Medicine offered the variety and openness that I was looking for. In my free time, I enjoy hanging out with family and friends, watching movies, reading, traveling, photography, scrapbooking, spending time in water (especially swimming), and trying new things.||About Me:
I enjoy sleeping and eating in my free time
|About Me: I initially embarked on a career in electrical engineering designing integrated circuits for various major corporations. During that phase of my life, I learned how to apply technology and problem solving techniques to the tasks of the day. However, after several years in the engineering workforce developing consumer products, the desire to contribute in a more meaningful way became strong. I eventually decided to make a career change and took a two year sabbatical to prepare for medical school.|
|Why UCSF Fresno? I choose to attend UCSF Fresno for residency after doing a rotation at the hospital. The attendings, fellows, residents, and staff that I met were very approachable and knowledgeable. I was very impressed with the focus on education and everyone's willingness to teach. The patient population at CRMC is very diverse and offers a great learning opportunity. Last but not least, being able to remain in California is icing on the cake!||Why UCSF Fresno? It is a well-established program with a strong curriculum and opportunities for pursuing fellowships and research. The program is committed to helping the residents succeed, and the work environment here is very friendly.||Why UCSF Fresno?It is a strong well-rounded program|
|Name: Amitha Gona||Name: Vishnu Karthik Ilineni||Name: Samer Moghaddam|
|Hometown:Hyderabad, India||Hometown: Karimnagar, India||Hometown: Mashad|
|Undergraduate:||Undergraduate: Vikas Junior College||Undergraduate: UC Irvine|
|Medical School: Deccan college of Medical Sciences||Medical School: Siddhartha Medical College, Vijayawada, India||Medical School: Ross University|
|About Me:||About Me: I would like to become a good internist and pursue a fellowship in Gastroenterology. I enjoy reading books, listening to music and watching soccer.||About Me: During my free time I enjoy hanging out with my friends, family and my two dogs.|
|Why UCSF Fresno?Choosing Internal medicine residency program is one of the difficult task in ones career and I felt I did a good decision when I chose in UCSF Fresno. It’s these 4 factors which led me to choose this program faculty, facility, residents and patients the valley is great catchment area for the variety of patients which helps in learning different pathologies.
I believe training here will induce in me the confidence and knowledge base that would last the rest of my professional career.
|Why UCSF Fresno? UCSF Fresno has good teaching hospitals (CRMC & VA hospital), offering University-based state-of-the-art medicine in a community hospital setting. The program provides wide range of fellowship opportunities and places emphasis on research.||Why UCSF Fresno? I picked UCSF Fresno because It is the a perfect combination of academic medicine with a community feel. We also have specialty training in almost every field.|
|Name: Alla Ostrovskaya||Name: Jaynesh Patel||Name: Mickey Sachdeva|
|Hometown: Mountain View, CA||Hometown:Madera, CA||Hometown: Fresno, California|
|Undergraduate:||Undergraduate:||Undergraduate: University of California, Davis|
|Medical School: NY College of Osteopathic Medicine||Medical School: University of California, Riverside||Medical School: Ross University|
|About Me: I enjoy travelling, spending time with my family, architecture and interior design in my spare time.||About Me: I enjoy playing music, various sports, traveling and the list goes on||About Me: Born and raised in Fresno, attended Bullard High School, wanted to come back home and serve my community|
|Why UCSF Fresno? It is a program with a strong curriculum and opportunities for pursuing fellowships and research. The work environment here is very friendly with the great attendings and of course great residents.
||Why UCSF Fresno?I grew up in the valley and after doing my sub-I i knew UCSF Fresno was the only hospital i want to do my training at. It has state of the art facility, the teaching is hands on, and the work environment is friendly.||Why UCSF Fresno?Fresno has a diverse population and I felt that being part of a well-renowned institution like UCSF Fresno would give me the opportunity to become a better and a well-rounded physician and eventually pursue a career as a Gastroenterologist. UCSF Fresno offers many different fellowships and provides great opportunities for research in a variety of areas.|
|Name: Manminder Singh||Name: Puja Thakkar||Name: Andrew Yue|
|Hometown: Amritsar, Punjab, India||Hometown: Oakland, CA||Hometown: San Jose, California|
|Undergraduate: Khalsa College, Amritsar.||Undergraduate: Occidental College||Undergraduate: University of California at Riverside|
|Medical School: Government Medical College, Armitsar||Medical School: Touro University||Medical School: UC Los Angeles|
|About Me: I was born and raised in Punjab. It was my childhood dream to become physician . My journey started when I got admission to my hometown medical school. I migrated to USA last year and settled in Fresno. During my free time, I enjoy playing outdoor games like volleyball, soccer and spending quality time with my family and friends.
||About Me: I enjoy travelling, dancing, tasting different types of food, and spending quality time with my family.||About Me: I’m originally from Southern California, but did middle and high school in San Jose in northern California before coming back south for the combined UCR/UCLA medicine program. I enjoy hobbies such as scuba diving, playing the violin, and video gaming.|
|Why UCSF Fresno?
I am really impressed by the enthusiastic faculty and friendly environment with a good balance between autonomy and supervision. I am settled in Fresno, so doing residency here at UCSF Fresno is going to help me learn more about diverse pathology prevalent in this area, serve the community locally and stay connected with my family.
|Why UCSF Fresno? UCSF Fresno offers a great volume of patients, great attendings and of course I am surronded by a great resident family.||Why UCSF Fresno?I came to UCSF Fresno because I wanted to go to an academic institution that was close to home and had good access to fellowship options. I was looking for a small program located in a growing area and UCSF Fresno fit the bill exactly. I felt that the residents were happy and the program had good leadership, everyone here seemed to be a tight-knit group.|
|Name: Natalia Johnson|
|Hometown: San Jose, CA|
|Medical School: Tver State Medical University, Russia|
|About Me: I enjoy reading, travel, hiking, skiing, doing yoga and spending time with my family and friends.
|Why UCSF Fresno?
The UCSF Fresno Residency has many opportunities for research, fellowships and has international electives as an option. UCSF Fresno has solid teaching foundation by both the faculty and the residents with friendly environment. UCSF Fresno has diverse patient population and lots of interesting pathology that gives you broad clinical experience in both inpatient and ambulatory settings.