Our Graduates

We pride ourselves on having faculty members dedicated to teaching as well as housestaff members that are outstanding in clinical service, professionalism, diversity and camaraderie. Over the past five years, 45 percent of our graduates have gone into fellowships, 38 percent into hospitalist positions, 12 percent into academics and less than 1 percent into traditional private practices.

2013-2014 Graduates

Hospitalists: 9

41%

Fellowships: 8

36%

Academics:

5

23%

22

• 2014 graduate destinations

Ashraf Alhafez, M.D., Hospitalist, Topeka KS
Christopher Avila, M.D., Hospitalist, St. Luke's Kansas City
Jesica Brown, M.D., Gastroenterology Fellowship, KUMC
Sonia Castillo, M.D., Chief Resident
Hieu Doan, M.D., Hospitalist, KUMC
Kristine Grdinovac, M.D., Chief Resident
Michael Gutierrez, M.D., Hospitalist, Austin, TX
Cassandra Kimber, D.O., Nephrology Fellowship, KUMC
Jessica Lee, D.O., Hospitalist, St. Luke's Kansas City
Calvin Madrigal, M.D., Hospitalist, St. Mary's Kansas City
Adam Merando, M.D., Chief Resident
Maykol Postigo-Jasahui, M.D., Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship, KUMC
Lindsey Prochaska, D.O., Hematology/Oncology Fellowship, KUMC
Michael Rouse, D.O., Chief Resident
Arvind Satyanarayan, D.O., Hospitalist, Phoenix, AZ
Bradley Scheu, D.O., M.B.A., Hospitalist, Indiana
Kinza Shamsi, M.D., Nephrology Fellowship, Texas
Mitchell Tener, M.D., Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship, KUMC
Kellie Wark, M.D., Infectious Disease Fellowship, KUMC
Andrew Waters, M.D., Cardiology Fellowship, KUMC
Peniel Zelalem, M.D., Hospitalist, KUMC
Jessica Zibert, M.D., Chief Resident

2012-2013 Graduates
Hospitalists:
11
42%
Primary Care:
1
4%
Fellowships:
9
35%
Academics:
5
19%
26

• 2013 graduate destinations

Christi L. Bartlett, M.D., Palliative Care Fellowship, KUMC

Colleen E. Brown, M.D., Chief Resident

Matthew Butler, M.D., Cardiology Fellowship, University of Florida

Nugma Chadha, M.D., Hospitalist, Georgia

Shivali Devgon, M.D., Hospitalist, Minnesota

Alan K. Doty, D.O., Hospitalist, St. Luke's Hospital

J. Cipporah Gordon, D.O., Hospitalist, St. Luke's Hospital

Leona J. Graham, M.D., Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship, KUMC

Michelle A. Homan, D.O., Chief Resident

Michele Jean-Francois, M.D., Hospitalist, Shawnee Mission Med. Ctr.

Matthew W. Jones, D.O., Chief Resident

Tamim R. Mahayni, D.O., Chief Resident

Kerri A. McGreal, M.D., Renal Fellowship, KUMC

Mark J. Oertel, M.D., Primary Care, Lawrence, KS

Sravanthi Parasa, MBBS, GI Fellowship, KUMC

Yung A. Park, M.D., Med/Psych, Psycho-Somatic Fellowship, Yale

Danielle Pellow, M.D., Chief Resident

Benjamin M. Petelin, D.O., Hospitalist, KUMC

Sneha D. Phadke, D.O., Hematology/Oncology Fellowship, Univ. of Iowa

Aaron K. Pinion, D.O., Allergy and Immunology Fellowship, KUMC

Heather Rusten, D.O., Hospitalist, North Dakota

Jennifer M. Schrimsher, M.D., Infectious Disease Fellowship, KUMC

Shaundre N. Terrell Brown, M.D., Hospitalist, Georgia

Elizabeth A. Weatherman, D.O., Hospitalist, KUMC

Cynthia Wheat, M.D., Hospitalist, Shawnee Mission Med. Ctr

Wansi Bernadette Zedom, M.D., Hospitalist, North Carolina
 

2011-2012 Graduates
Hospitalists:
12
43.0%
Primary Care:
1
3.5%
Fellowships:
15
53.5%
28


• 2012 graduate destinations

Bashar Ababneh, MBBS, research year, then Cardiology Fellowship
Basil Abu-El-Haija, MBBS, Fellowship, Cardiology, University of Iowa
Kamran Aghaie, M.D., Chief Resident, Fellowship, GI, University of Pittsburgh
Heather Cunningham, M.D., Fellowship, KU Hematology & Oncology
Dereje Desta, M.D., Hospitalist, Texas
Bradley Dyer, D.O., KU IM Hospitalist
Jennifer Fink, M.D., Chief Resident, Hospitalist/Assistant Professor, KUMC
Laura Frye, M.D., Fellowship, Pulmonary/Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania
Nathan Heckerson, M.D., Hospitalist, Kansas City, MO
Muhammad Imran, M.D., Fellowship, KU Rheumatology
Vishal Jain, MBBS, Hospitalist, Chicago, IL
Anna Johnson Kumru, M.D., Primary Care physician, Lawrence, KS
Anup Kumar Kasi Loknath Kumar, MBBS, Fellowship, KU Hematology & Oncology
Amanjot Lehil, MBBS, Fellowship, KU Endocrinology
Collin Lovitt, D.O., Chief Resident, Hospitalist, Kansas City, MO
Heather McWilliams, D.O., Hospitalist, Kansas City, MO
Chadi Obeid, M.D., Fellowship, Nephrology, Southern California
Kavous Pakseresht, Fellowship, KU Gastroenterology
Aradhana Pandey, MBBS, Hospitalist, Olathe, KS
Andre Saad, M.D., Fellowship, Cardiology, Louisville, KY
Deepti Satelli, MBBS, Hospitalist, KUMC
Bassam Shakil, M.D., Fellowship, KUMC Nephrology
Cole Spresser, M.D., Hospitalist, Kansas City, MO
Ourania Stephanopoulos, M.D., KUMC Integrative Medicine
Laura Thomas, M.D., Chief Resident, Fellowship, Pulmonary/Critical Care, KUMC
Rexy Thomas, M.D., KUMC Hospitalist
Niralee Vaishnav, M.D., KUMC Endocrinology
Jorge Valdivia, M.D., Hospitalist

2010-2011 Graduates

Hospitalists:
5
23%
Primary Care:
3
14%
Fellowships:
14
64%
22


2011 graduate destinations

Marci Allen, D.O., Hematology/Oncology Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Ben Alsop, M.D., Chief Resident, Gastroenterology Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Ramchandur Bakhtiani, MBBS, Nocturnist, Leavenworth VA
Wynn Canio, M.D., Geriatric Medicine Fellowship, VA-UCLA
Rashaad Chothia, M.D., Chief Resident, Cardiology Fellowship-University of Rochester, NY
Toni Garvin, M.D., General Outpatient Medicine, Topeka VA
Brendan Kelly, D.O., Hospitalist, University of Kansas Medical Center
Haroon Khalid, MBBS, Hospitalist, University of Kansas Medical Center
Raymond Kim, M.D., Gastroenterology Fellowship, George Washington
Sravanthi Nagavalli, MBBS, UCLA Endocrine Fellowship
Usman Nazir, M.D., Chief Resident, Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Amitkumar Patel, M.D., Hospitalist, Texas
Chirag Patel, M.D., Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Carrie Pohl, M.D., Geriatrics Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Centerr
Micholee Polsak, D.O., Chief Resident, Assistant Professor, KUMC
Candice Rose, M.D., Endocrine Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Paul Schmidt, M.D., Rheumatology Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Firas Sibai, M.D., Rheumatology Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Berhane Solomon, M.D., Hospitalist, HIMS Kansas City
Chernet Teklemichael, M.D., Hospitalist, Maryland
Steve Tokraks, D.O., Palliative Care Fellow, The Institute for Palliative Medicine (IPM) at San Diego Hospice
Amanda Wilkinson, M.D., Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship, University of Maryland

2009-2010 Graduates
Hospitalists:
12
60%
Primary Care:
1
5%
Fellowships:
7
35%
20


2010 graduate destinations

David Abernathy, M.D., Hospitalist, University of Kansas Medical Center
Haseeb Ahmed, D.O., Hospitalist, St. Luke's, Kansas City, Mo.
Jeffrey Beasley, D.O., Hospitalist, University of Kansas Medical Center
Kenneth Boc, D.O., Hospitalist, University of Kansas Medical Center
John Paul Greenwood, M.D., Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Ryan Hays, M.D., Chief Resident, Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Trang Ho, M.D., Hospitalist, Lawrence, Kan.
Laurie Hohberger, M.D., Chief Resident, Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship, Mayo Clinic
Alice Hsu, M.D., Private Practice, Swope Clinic, Kansas City, Mo.
John-Paul Jansen, M.D., Hospitalist, Colorado
Brinda Koya, MBBS, Hospitalist & Hematology/Oncology Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Julian Magadan, M.D., Rheumatology Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Jimmy Mbogori, MBChB, Hospitalist, University of Kansas Medical Center
Nicholas Nguyen, M.D., Hospitalist, Texas
Amber Niewald, M.D., Hospitalist, University of Kansas Medical Center
Ulunma Nwachuku, M.D., Hospitalist, Florida
Dominic Robine, M.D., Chief Resident, Cardiology Fellowship, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Robert Rodriguez, M.D., Hospitalist, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship, KUMC
Mayra Sanchez, M.D., Chief Resident, Palliative Care Fellowship, University of California-San Diego
Gillian Schmidt, M.D., Hospitalist, University of Kansas Medical Center

2008-2009 Graduates
Hospitalists:
5
25%
Primary Care:
1
5%
Fellowships:
14
70%
20


2009 graduate destinations

Oksana I. Anand, M.D., GI Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Abbie L. Begnaud, M.D., Chief Resident, Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship, University of Florida
Michael D. Chacey, M.D. Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship, The Ohio State University
Christopher S.R. Dakhil, M.D., Hematology/Oncology Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Amanda N. Davis, D.O., Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Mathew B. Good, D.O., Cardiology Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Emily R. Horn, M.D., Private Hospitalist, Denver, Colo.
Jessica L. Kalender-Rich, M.D., Geriatrics Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Peter LeBourveau, M.D., Private Hospitalist, Overland Park, KS
Joe T. McDonald, M.D., Chief Resident, Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship, Washington Center Hospital
Laura L. Michaud, M.D., Private Hospitalist, Charlotte, NC
Jessica R. Newman, D.O., Infectious Diseases Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Jeremy R. Schue, M.D., Rheumatology Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Curtis S. Solomon, M.D., Chief Resident, Cardiology Fellowship, St. Luke's Hospital
Kelly J. Steffen, D.O., Cardiology Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Chloe R. Steinshouer, M.D., Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship, Creighton University
Ky B. Stoltzfus, M.D., Academic Hospitalist, University of Kansas Medical Center
Roseanne OngYiu, M.D., Private Hospitalist, St. Joseph, MO
Jeremy Strom, M.D., Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Sarah T. McGuire, M.D., Outpatient Psychiatry, St Joseph, MO

2007-2008 Graduates
Hospitalists:
6
26%
Primary Care:
4
17%
Fellowships:
13
57%
23


2008 graduate destinations

Abebe Abebe, Hospitalist, University of Kansas Medical Center
Zalina Arasenov, Hospitalist,   University of Kansas Medical Center
Jay Banister, Med-Psych Practice, Kansas City VA Medical Center
Jennifer Barbin, Private Practice, St. Louis, Mo.
David Becker, Hospitalist, University of Kansas Medical Center
Sarah Folscroft, Hospitalist, University of Kansas Medical Center
Selina Gierer, Chief Resident, All/Immunology Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Hema Gutta, Nephrology Fellowship, Tampa, Fla.
Dana Hawkinson,  ID Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Molly Imber, Chief Resident, Private Practice, University of Kansas Medical Center
Heather Male, Heme/Onc Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Ira Marsh, Hospitalist, Emory University, Georgia
Jeff Michalak, Chief Resident, GI Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Sushil Patel, Private Practice, Las Vegas, Nev.
Vijay Patel, Heme/Onc Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Micah Pescetto, Hospitalist, Kansas City VA Medical Center
Lucas Pitts, Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Krishna Rangarajan, Chief Resident, Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Scott Rawson, Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Dar Shah, Nephrology Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Mudita Shah, Allergy/Immunology Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Susmitha Vaka, Heme/Onc Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Kyle Zimmerman, Cardiology Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center

2006-2007 Graduates
Hospitalists:
6
26%
Primary Care:
5
22%
Fellowships:
11
48%
Residency:
1
4%


2007 graduate destinations

Paul Bassett, Private Practice
Frank Belibi, Nephrology Fellowship, Denver, Colo.
Kevin Bernd, Chief Resident, Cardiology Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Mazda Biria, Research Cardiology Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Vishal Chandra, Anesthesia Residency, University of Kansas Medical Center
Robert Evangelidis, Hospitalist, Kansas City, Mo.
Maire Fowler, Private Practice, Topeka, Kan.
Nivedita Ganguly, ID Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Melissa Henke, Private Practice, North Dakota
Srilatha Konduri,  Private Practice, Lee's Summit, Mo.
Becky Lowry, Chief Resident, Hospitalist, University of Kansas Medical Center
Brian Moloney, Chief Resident, GI Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
David Naylor, Chief Resident, Hospitalist, University of Kansas Medical Center
Anne O'Dea, Heme/Onc Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Dipika Patel, Hospitalist, Rheumatology Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Jiten Patel, Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Valeria Perruci, Hospitalist, Florida
Ina Porter, Hospitalist, Colorado
Sarah Samimi, Allergy/Immunolgy Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Kristi Shaumeyer, Geriatrics Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Leslie Spikes, Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Jessica Stone, Hospitalist, University of Kansas Medical Center
Amir Torshizi, Private Practice, Chicago, Ill.

2005-2006 Graduates
Hospitalists:
4
17%
Primary Care:
7
30%
Fellowships:
11
48%
Residency:
1
4%
23


2006 graduate destinations

Aruna Baratham, Hospitalist, Rheumatology Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Jeff Dunn, Private Practice, Kansas City, Kan.
Ashley Ferraro, Private Practice Kansas City, Mo.
Neil Goodloe, Private Practice, Parsons, Kan.
Aditi Gupta, Nephrology Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Renjith Joseph, Private Practice, St. Joseph, Mo.
Theresa King,  Hospitalist, University of Kansas Medical Center
Bryan Kirkland, Private Practice, Georgia
Scott Kono, Chief Resident, Heme/Onc Fellowship, Denver, Colo.
Ratnesh Kumar, Hospitalist, Joplin, Mo.
Joni McCullagh, Nephrology Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Kimberly Moore, Hospitalist, Topeka, Kan.
Isaac Opole, Hospitalist, University of Kansas Medical Center
David Quintero, Chief Resident, Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship,  Emory University, Ga.
Michelle Runchey, Heme/Onc/Palliative Care Fellowship,  University of Kansas Medical Center
Jeffrey Sattler, Private Practice, Richmond, Mo.
Gretchen Shull, Chief Resident/Endocrinology Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Rachel Sosland, Cardiology Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Srivani Thatikonda, Radiation Oncology, University of Kansas Medical Center
Andrea Anthony, Pulmonary/Critical Care, Fellowship University of Kansas Medical Center
Saurin Patel, Pulmonary/Critical Care, Fellowship University of Kansas Medical Center
Amit Kumar, Cardiology Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Angela Mayorga, Chief Resident, Med-psych Practice, University of Kansas Medical Center

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