University of California, Riverside

Graduate Medical Education



Meet Our Residents & Graduates


Meet Our Residents & Graduates

The UCR School of Medicine Internal Medicine Residency Program welcomed our first class in 2012.

PGY-1

group photo of the PGY-1 Class

From left: Yvonne Vazquez, Mandira Patel, Erin Witchik, Helen Hanna, Nneka Oluoha, Sonha Nguyen, Ravi Rao, Naila Khan, Brian Lee, Estevan Torrez, Sear Saleh, Natalie Abrahamian.

PGY-2

group photo of the PGY-2 Class

From left: Timnit Tekeste, Andrew Nguyen, Lynette Ilano, Mopelola Adeyemo, Bao Ho, Steven Do, Shannon Carbajal, Michele Ko, Patrick Pham, Karen Chang, Joyce Lee, Phildrich Teh.

PGY-3

group photo of the PGY-2 Class

From left: Agathon Girgis, Chibuzo Eke, Sean Grewal, Ceyda Zarifi, Nguyen Doan, Jeffrey Bonenfant, Pardis Poorzand, Van La, Austin Evans, Kathleen Teves, Aditi Parikh, and Almira Yang.

About Our Graduates

2016 Graduates

group photo of class of 2016

From left: Ahmed Shafter, Linnea Amesur, Vida Jahangari, Priyanka Yaramada, Ragavi Elangovan, Armen Eskandari, Swapna Merupula, Program Director Daniel Kim, Nareg Minaskeian, Shu-Yi Liao, Clare Robertson, Sajib Saha, and Sarah Thomas.

2017 Graduates

group photo of class of 2017

From left: Haik Yanashyan, Christopher Thomas, Alexander Friedman, Victor Guharoy, Sudipta Mohanty, Kathleen Chak, Cynthia Fuentes, Simon Lim, David Antoun, Douglas Clements, Karla Talavera, and Jeffrey Wu.

Following Graduation

After completing our program, our residents have gone on to the following fellowships and positions.

Fellowships (Since 2016)
  • Stanford Geriatrics
  • UCSF Fresno Cardiology
  • Loma Linda University Pulmonary Critical Care
  • UC Davis Pulmonary Critical Care
  • UC Davis Gastroenterology
  • Alleghany Medical Center Hematology / Oncology
Professional Placements (Since 2016)
  • Kaiser Permanente – Southern California /Northern California – Hospitalist, Primary Care
  • Riverside University Health System – Hospitalist
  • Sound Physician Hospitalist Group
  • Sharp Medical Group in San Diego
  • Riverside Medical Clinic – Hospitalist
  • St. Bernadine Medical Center
  • Tri-City Hospital Hospitalist Group

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Graduate Medical Education
2608 School of Medicine Education Building

Tel: (951) 827-7669

E-mail: medschool@ucr.edu

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