Third Annual Department of Medicine Fellows Retreat

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Beverages and refreshments available


  1. Introduction – Monica Kraft, MD
  2. Career Trajectories – the many paths to a fulfilling academic career
    • Irving Kron, MD
    • Tara Carr, MD
    • Anita Koshy, MD
  3. Mentoring – Prabir Roy-Chaudhury, MD, PhD
  4. Biostatistics & Informatics Resources for Researchers – Dean Billheimer, PhD
  5. Breakout & Discussion (20 minutes each)
    • Senior Resident and Fellow's Perpectives on Research – moderated by Drs. Lauren Estep and Michael Insel, UA Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellows
    • How to Choose and Work with Your Mentor – moderated by Dr. Monica Kraft (on left below right)
    • The Fellowship-to-Academic-Faculty Transition – moderated by Dr. Jil Tardiff (on right below right)
  6. Adjourn

Wednesday, Sept. 12
UA Cancer Center | Kiewit
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.


By invitation only, the DOM Fellows Retreat 2018 will be hosted in Kiewit Auditorium with fellowship members of the following programs expected to attend:

  • Advanced Heart Failure &Transplant Cardiology Fellowship Program
  • Allergy & Immunology Fellowship Program
  • Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship Program
  • Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Fellowship Program
  • Gastroenterology Fellowship Program
  • Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program
  • Hematology & Oncology Fellowship Training Program
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine Fellowship
  • Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program
  • Integrative Medicine Fellowship Program
  • Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program
  • Micrographic Surgery & Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship Program
  • Nephrology Fellowship Program
  • Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program
  • Rheumatology Fellowship Program
  • Sleep Medicine Fellowship Program

The evening’s goal is for fellows to learn about research options (clinical, epidemiological and basic) within the Department of Medicine and our extensive support resources, including biostatistics and focused mentoring. The interactive retreat provides ample opportunity for questions and networking.

CONTACT: Claudia Duran, Executive Assistant, Office of the Chair, UA Department of Medicine, (520) 626-6349 or

Event Location: 

University of Arizona Cancer Center, Kiewit Auditorium 
Leon F. Levy Building
1515 N. Campbell Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85724