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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.

2020-2021

Position # percent
Hospitalists 12 52%
Fellowships 11 48%
Total graduates 23

2021 Graduate Destinations

Graduate Agency Department/Division Postion
Anas Abudan Al-Masry, MBBS University of Arizona Cardiology Fellow
Alec Britt, MD KU Medical Center Hematology/Oncology Fellow
Jonathan Chandler, DO KU Medical Center General Medicine Clinical Instructor/Chief Resident
Christopher Chapman, DO Gates Hospitalists, North Kansas City General Medicine Hospitalist
Sibgha Chaudhary, MD Saint Lukes Hospital, Kansas City General Medicine Hospitalist
Yvonne Daugherty, MD Advent Health, Shawnee KS General Medicine Hospitalist
Chloe French, MD Alaska Regional, Anchorage, Alaska General Medicine  Hospitalist
John Fritzlen, MD KU Medical Center General Medicine Clinical Instructor/Chief Resident
Connor Grantham, MD KU Medical Center General Medicine Clinical Instructor/Chief Resident
Jonathan Henke, MD St Louis, MO General Medicine Hospitalist
Tyler Johnson, MD KU Medical Center General Medicine Hospitalist
Logan Kline, DO KU Medical Center General Medicine Hospitalist
Uzair Mahmood, MBBS Westchester Medical Center, New York Cardiology Fellow
Benton McGivern, MD Stomont Vail, Topeka, KS General Medicine Hospitalist
Nikki Miller, MD KU Medical Center General Medicine Hospitalist
Ralph Mohty, MD Phoenix, AZ Ultrasound Fellowship
Maire Okoniewski, DO The Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA General Medicine Hospitalist
Sonya Parashar, MD Children's Mercy Hospital Allergy and Immunology Fellow
Farhad Sami, MBBS University of Iowa Cardiology Fellow
Stephanie Slimmer, MD KU Medical Center General Medicine

Clinical Instructor/Chief Resident

Dale Smith, MD KU Medical Center Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellow
Praveen Subramanian, DO KU Medical Center Infectious Disease Fellow
Sammy Tayiem, MD KU Medical Center General Medicine Hospitalist
Robert Weidling, MD KU Medical Center General Medicine Clinical Instructor/Chief Resident

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.

2019-2020

Position # percent
Hospitalists 14 58%
Primary Care 2 8%
Fellowships 8 33%
Total graduates 24

2020 Graduate Destinations

Position # percent
Hospitalists 8 35%
Primary Care 2 9%
Fellowships 13 56%
Total graduates 23

2019 Graduate Destinations
Graduate Agency Department/Division Position
Charmineh Arshadi, MD KU Medical Center General Medicine Faculty
Muhammad Aziz, MD University of Toledo Internal Medicine Chief
Amna Batool, MBBS University of Kentucky Rheumatology Fellow
Tyler M. Buechler, DO KU Medical Center General Medicine Clinical Instructor/Chief Resident
Brandon D. Carlisle, MD KU Medical Center General Medicine Hospitalist
Ashley E. Clark, MD KU Medical Center General Medicine Clinical Instructor/Chief Resident
Tarun Dalia, MBBS KU Medical Center Cardiology Fellow
Sydne I. DiGiacomo, MD TBD General Medicine Hospitalist
Jihan S. Fathallah, MD NCH Healthcare, Naples, FL Internal Medicine Chief
Shauna M. Gibbons, MD KU Medical Center Geriatrics Fellow
Nour Hamade, MD Indiana University Gastroenterology Fellow
Matthew P. Harrison, MD KU Medical Center Gastroenterology Fellow
Nicholas R. Isom, MD KU Medical Center General Medicine Clinical Instructor/Chief Resident
Amanda L. Jobe, MD KU Medical Center General Medicine Clinical Instructor/Chief Resident
Julia Katz, DO KU Medical Center General Medicine Hospitalist
Joseph W. Kerley, MD KU Medical Center General Medicine Clinical Instructor/Chief Resident
Taquiuddin Khaja, DO University of Texas-Baylor Nephrology Fellow
Lei (Pearl) Pei, MBBS, PhD KU Medical Center General Medicine Hospitalist
Arman Pirzad, MD University of Colorado Allergy/Immunology Fellow
Jesse Richards, DO KU Medical Center

General Medicine

Hospitalist
John Roller, MD (ends 9/15/19) KU Medical Center General Medicine Hospitalist
Arash Sattarin, MD KU Medical Center General Medicine Hospitalist
Sara A. Stewart, MD Stormont Vail Health, Topeka, KS General Medicine Ambulatory Medicine
Position # percent
Hospitalists 10 42%
Primary Care 2 8%
Fellowships 12 50%
24

2018 Graduate Destinations
Graduate Agency Department/Division Position
James (Jimmy) E. Allen, M.D.

KU Medical Center

Gastroenterology

Fellowship

Elizabeth A. Cristiano, M.D.

KU Medical Center

General Medicine Faculty

Benjamin (Ben) T. Cullan, M.D.

Stormont Vail Hospital-Topeka

General Medicine Hospitalist

Kristin N. Fee, D.O.

KU Medical Center

General Medicine Hospitalist

Michael D. Holyoak, D.O.

KU Medical Center

Endocrinology Fellowship

John H. Howard, III, M.D.

UC Davis

Nephrology Fellowship

Kyle P. Jansson, M.D.

KU Medical Center

General Medicine Clinical Instructor and IM Chief Resident

Amanda L. Jones, M.D.

KU Medical Center

General Medicine Clinical Instructor and IM Chief Resident

Timothy J. Kamerzell, M.D., Ph.D.

Overland Park Regional Hospital

General Medicine Hospitalist

Joanna M. Kimball, M.D.

Vanderbuilt University

Infectious Disease Fellowship

Ryan C. Kubat, D.O.

KU Medical Center

Infectious Disease Fellowship

Zachary R. Lauer, M.D.

KU Medical Center

General Medicine Clinical Instructor and IM Chief Resident

Alain A. Mina, M.D.

Northwestern University

Hematology/Oncology Fellowship

Michael A. Murillo, D.O.

Deaconess Hospital, Evansville, IN

General Medicine Hospitalist

Julie Nguyen, M.D.

Olathe Medical Center

General Medicine Hospitalist

Michael J. Pierpoline, D.O.

KU Medical Center

CV Electrophysiology Research Fellowship

Benjamin (Ben) W. Quick, M.D.

KU Medical Center

General Medicine Clinical Instructor and IM Chief Resident

Muhammad H. Rafique, MBBS

KU Medical Center

General Medicine Hospitalist

Olivia M. Siwoski, M.D.

KU Medical Center

Oncology Nocturnist

Christopher D. Streiler, M.D.

KU Medical Center

General Medicine Clinical Instructor and IM Chief Resident

Anusha Vittal, MBBS

National Institute of Health

Nephrology Fellowship

Victoria (Tori) B. Weaver, D.O.

KU Medical Plaza

General Medicine Faculty

Samuel L. Worsham, D.O.

KU Medical Center

Endocrinology Fellowship

Rami H. Zayed, M.D.

Stormont Vail Hospital-Topeka

General Medicine Hospitalist

Position # percent
Hospitalists: 9 43%
Primary Care: 1 5%
Fellowships: 11 52%
Total graduates 21

2017 Graduate Destinations
Graduate Agency Department/Division Position
Abdallah Abboud, M.D.

KU Medical Center

Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine

Fellowship

Sajjad A. Bhatti, MBBS

KU Medical Center

Hematology/Oncology Medicine Fellowship

Anthony M. Dominick, D.O. KU Medical Center Hematology/Oncology Medicine Fellowship

Carly A. Ernst, D.O.

Scottsdale, AZ

Abrazo Medical Group Primary Care

Peter Giangreco, D.O.

KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine

Hospitalist

Joshua L. Gray, D.O.

Abiline, TX Hendrick Medical Center

Dualist

Ammar Haikal, D.O.

KU Medical Center

Rheumatology

Fellowship

Priyanka P. Hirlekar, MBBS

Grand Rapids, MI Spectrum Health Center

Hospitalist

Palwasha Kamal, MBBS

University of Cincinnati

Endocrinology  Fellowship

Guneet S. Kochar, D.O. Vanderbilt University Nephrology Fellowship
Matthew Lippmann, D.O.

KU Medical Center

Cardiology Fellowship

Ghulam Rehman Mohy-Ud-Din, MBBS

KU Medical Center

Hematology/Oncology Medicine Fellowship
Shravan Nadella, D.O.

KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine

Hospitalist
Swathi Paleti, MBBS

University of New Mexico Gastroenterology

Fellowship
Asad Pervez, MBBS

KU Medical Center

Gastroenterology  Fellowship

Patrick E. Prath, M.D.

Baylor University Hematology/Oncology Medicine  Fellowship

Kelly Spence, M.D.

St. Petersburg, FL Baycare Medical Center, St. Anthony's Hospital Hospitalist
Ahmad Gaith Tarakji, M.D.

KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine

Hospitalist

Melissa E. Taylor, M.D.

KU Medical Center

General and Geriatric Medicine Hospitalist
David Vernikov, M.D. KU Medical Center Psychiatry Hospitalist
Daniel K. Washko, D.O.

University of Cincinnati

Cardiology Fellowship
Quinn N. Willet, M.D.

Lincoln, NE

Bryan Health Center

Hospitalist
Ahmad Yehya, M.D.

Methodist Hospital Endocrinology

Fellowship

KU School of Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
Internal Medicine
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