Residents

 

Chief Residents

Class of 2022

Rustin
Kashani

MD

Hometown:
San Rafael, CA

Medical School:
UCLA

Undergraduate:
Georgetown

Personal Interests:
Conga drums, romantic-era pianists, playing volleyball and basketball, table tennis, nature documentaries, Netflix  

Grace
Kim

MD

Hometown:
Houston, TX

Medical School:
Stanford University 

Undergraduate:
Harvard University

Personal Interests:
Tennis, piano, screenwriting, cross-stitching, knitting, discovering delicious food
 

Maxwell
Kligerman

MD, MPH

Hometown:
Plantation, FL

Medical School:
Stanford University

Undergraduate:
Duke University

Personal Interests:
The outdoors (hiking, biking, rock climbing, skiing, surfing), March Madness, chess, reading , time with family & friends

Tyler
Okland

MD

Hometown:
Coral Springs, FL

Medical School:
University of Colorado

Undergraduate:
Colorado State University, Fort Collins

 



 

Neelaysh
Vukkadala

MD

Hometown:
Morgan Hill, CA

Medical School:
UCSF

Undergraduate:
Saint Louis University

Personal Interests:
Nature photography, visiting/hiking state & national parks, cooking, writing, San Jose Sharks
 

   

PGY 4

Class of 2023

Noel Fahed
Ayoub

MD, MBA

Hometown:
 

Medical School:
Stanford 

Undergraduate:
UCLA

Personal Interests:
Reading long-form journalism, hiking, playing basketball and table tennis, traveling, skydiving, spending time with family and friends

Samuel
Cohen

MD, PhD

Hometown:

Medical School:
NYU

Undergraduate:
Wesleyan University

Personal Interests:
Running, marathons, cooking, reading novels, traveling, making artwork and prints, following Boston sports teams, design

Chloe
Santa Maria

MBBS, MPH

Hometown:

Medical School:
University of Western Australia

Undergrad:
University of Western Australia

Personal Interests:
Music, singing, pilates
 
 
 
 

Flavio
Oliveira

MD, PhD

Hometown:

Medical School:
UCSF

Undergrad:
University of São Paulo, Brazil

Personal Interests:
Traveling, cycling, juggling
 
 
 
 

Z. Jason
Qian

MD

Hometown:
London, Ontario, Canada 

Medical School:
Columbia University

Undergraduate:
University of Toronto

Personal Interests:
Violin,  comedy, fencing, the outdoors, design, and landscape photography
 
 
 

   

PGY 3

Class of 2024

Julien
Azimzadeh

MD, PhD

 

Hometown:
Strasbourg, France

Medical School:
Weill Cornell Medicine (PhD at Rockefeller) 

Undergraduate:
University of Maryland

Personal Interests:
Cycling, running, recording music with father, cooking

 
 

Alanna
Coughran

MD

Hometown:

Medical School:
Stanford University

Undergraduate:
Agnes Scott College

Personal Interests:
Crafts: woodworking (eg shaker-inspired table), watercolor portraits; rock climbing (bouldering); being outdoors (trail running, road races, camping and hiking); reading (news and arts periodicals, historical fiction, autobiographies)

Javier
Howard

MD, MPH

Hometown:
Flint, MI

Medical School:
University of Cincinnati 

Undergraduate:
Michigan State University

Personal Interests:
Long-distance swimming, hiking, travel, cooking, reading, watching collegiate sports, exploring integrative medicine

 
 
 

George
Liu

MD

Hometown: 
Rochester, NY 

Medical School:
Stanford University 

Undergraduate:
Princeton University

Personal Interests:
Tennis, clarinet, chess, creative writing, running, skiing, swimming, fiction, NFL, podcasts, live music

 
 
 
 
 

Tina
Munjal
MD

Hometown:
Houston, TX

Medical School:
Johns Hopkins University

Undergraduate:
Rice University

Personal Interests:
Creative writing, short stories, cooking, dancing, watching independent & foreign language films, roadtrips, my nephew

 

 

 

Joanne
Soo

MD

Hometown:

Medical School:
Duke University 

Undergraduate:
Duke University

Personal Interests:
Cooking (eg themed dinners, different ethnic cuisines); TV & movies (eg Game of Thrones); handmade gifts (eg.1000 paper cranes arranged to form a picture, scrapbooks of family vacations)

 

   

PGY 2

Class of 2025

Mohamed
Diop

MD, MS

Hometown:

Medical School:
Columbia University 

Undergraduate:
Boston College

Personal Interests:
Cycling, soccer, cooking senegalese food, and cutting hair

 

 
 

Zoë
Fullerton

MD, MBE

Hometown:

Medical School:
CHarvard Medical School

Undergraduate:
Vassar College

Personal Interests:
Running, ocean swimming, reading, crossword puzzles, jigsaw puzzles, cake decorating, and bread baking

 
 

Alice  E.
Huang

MD

Hometown:

Medical School:
Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine

Undergraduate:
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Personal Interests:
Nature and food photography, sightreading classical piano and chamber music, cross stitching, running, and yoga

Ki Wan
Park

MD

Hometown:

Medical School:
UCLA

Undergraduate:
UC Berkeley

Personal Interests:
Tennis (avid Roger Federer fan), French horn, running, and music (top hits vs k-pop)

 
 
 

Eric
Wei

MD

Hometown:

Medical School:
Johns Hopkins

Undergraduate:
Columbia

Personal Interests:
Squash, basketball, volleyball, playing piano and reading

 
 
 

   

PGY 1

Class of 2026

Michael Belsky

MD, MS

Medical School: University of Pittsburgh

Undergraduate: Schreyer Honors College, The Pennsylvania State University

Hobbies: Music - piano and singing, musical theater, running, reading, and mentoring junior medical students.

 

Rami Ezzibdeh

MD, MS

Medical School: Stanford

Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania

Hobbies: Urban design and architectural preservation, education, biomaterials, surgical oncology, premier league soccer, drumming and percussion.

 

Patrick Kiessling

MD

Medical School: Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine

Undergraduate: University of Michigan

Hobbies: Music performance: solo classical singing, opera, musical theatre, choir, and classical piano; Baking, cooking, and teaching myself new recipes; Running, hiking, reading, and yoga.

Steven Losorelli

MD, MS

Medical School: Stanford

Undergraduate: Stanford

Hobbies: Scientific Scuba Diving, Great Highland Bagpiper (Grade III; 2011–present), Coffee roasting and farming, Long-distance trail running, Surfski ocean kayaking, Backpacking, Tennis, and Creative writing.

Arifeen Rahman

MD

Medical School: Stanford

Undergraduate: Harvard College

Hobbies: Creative writing, theater (plays, musicals, live magazines), crafting travel itineraries, and baking.

Residents in Research Years

Year 2

Yu-Jin
Lee

MD

Hometown:
 

Medical School:
Stanford 

Undergraduate:
Stanford

Personal Interests:
Ceramics, triathlons, running, patio gardening, baking