UA Match Day Results: 49 DOM Incoming Residents, with 46 in Internal Medicine, 3 in Dermatology

Collage of internal medicine candidates and faculty at Match Day 2019Congratulations to the 97 University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson graduating medical students who matched March 15 on Match Day 2019 into residency physician training programs. Eighteen of them matched into internal medicine residency programs here and around the nation, and 46 total matched into those programs at the UA Department of Medicine. See the video and a mini-photo album below!

“I couldn't be more proud of the wonderful match results for our students in Internal Medicine and Dermatology,” said Amy Sussman, MD, associate chair for education, clerkship director and associate professor in the UA Department of Medicine, and director of the Nephrology Fellowship Program. “Not only did our students match into some of the most competitive of programs, we were able to keep some of our fantastic talent here at the UA!”

Facebook photo album of photos from Match Day 2019 at the Westin La PalomaThirty-eight of the 46 internal medicine matched into UA Internal Medicine Residency Programs (28 at Tucson Campus and 10 at South Campus) as categorical residents who will complete their residency here, and eight as preliminary interns who’ll move on to other residency programs after a preliminary year here. All begin their residency training in July 2019. 

Of the eight interns, one will go to the UA Advanced Dermatology Residency Program and four will go to the UA Anesthesia Residency Program in July 2020. Two others matched into the Dermatology program from outside the UA who will complete their internship elsewhere and begin their UA residency in 2020.

Map of where UA graduating medical students will train as resident physiciansIn all, of the UA medical students in the Match, 39 will complete their residencies in Arizona, including 27 in Tucson and eight in primary care. Twenty-seven matched into UA College of Medicine – Tucson residency programs, including two at the UA Internal Medicine Residency Program at Banner University Medical Center Tucson and one at into the program at Banner – UMC South.

See a UA Match Day 2019 photo abum for the March 15 ceremonies at the Westin La Paloma Resort at this link. Click image at right to enlarge map of where all 97 are headed.

For more photos, visit the UA College of Medicine - Tucson Photo Galleries webpage here. The links take you to the college's flickr website; the specific Match Day 2019 gallery can be found here. Or just see the mini-photo album at the bottom of this page for internal medicine candidates and faculty attending.

Coming to Tucson, the Internal Medicine and Dermatology residents break down as follows:

INTERNAL MEDICINE – SOUTH CAMPUS

Categorical:
  • Mario Bernaba | MD: University of California – Irvine
  • Catherine Chan | DO: Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Buies Creek, N.C.
  • Sofia Jaramillo | MD: Universidad de Cuenca Facultad de Ciencias Médicas, Ecuador
  • Rachel Pinto | MD: Federal Fluminense Faculdade de Médicina, Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Sanjay Polisetty | MBBS: Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam, Andrah Pradesh, India
  • Robby Randhawa | MD: American University of Antigua, Osbourn, Antigua and Barbuda
  • Sharanyah Srinivasan | MBBS: SRM Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Kattankulathur, Kanchipuram, India
  • Muhammad Ulhaque | DO: A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Mesa, Ariz.
  • Kathy Vo | DO: Midwestern University – Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, Glendale
  • Kenji Yoshino | MD: Ross University, Bridgetown, Barbados

Incoming 2019 residents for UA Internal Medicine Residency Program – South Campus

INTERNAL MEDICINE – TUCSON CAMPUS

Categorical:
  • Colin Anderson | MD: St. George's University, Grenada
  • Christopher Arteaga | MD: St. George's University, Grenada
  • Ankita Ashoka | MBBS: S.D.M. College of Medical Sciences, Manjushree Nagar, India
  • Alexander Azzam | MD: University of Nevada, Reno
  • Michael Bonelli | DO: Midwestern University – Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, Glendale College of Osteopathic Medicine, Glendale
  • David Dimcheff | MD: Wayne State University, Detroit
  • Collin Durham | MD: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston
  • Ritika Halder | MD: University of Kansas, Kansas City
  • Kevin Isidro | MD: University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, N.Y.
  • Amanpreet Kaur | DO: Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Buies Creek, N.C.
  • Sean Lee | MD: Tulane University, New Orleans, La.
  • Mustafa Malik | MBBS: Rawalpindi Medical University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
  • University of Arizona med students celebrate the moment when they get to open their Match Day announcements!Sarah Mirembe | DO: Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Indianapolis
  • Kayvon Moazam | DO: Midwestern University – Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, Glendale, Glendale
  • Juan Moreno-Ortiz | MD: Texas A&M University, Bryan
  • Sylvestor Moses | University of Arizona – Tucson
  • Michele Relton | MD: St. George's University, Grenada
  • Samantha Russell | MD: University of Arizona – Tucson
  • Marni Sarazen | MD: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • Nicholas Schlund | DO: Midwestern University – Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Aishan Shi | MD: University of Arizona – Phoenix
  • Kristen Shields | Western University of Health Sciences
  • Mei So | MD: University of Arizona – Phoenix
  • Fortune Unegbu | MD: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock
  • Zachary Warner | MD: Ross University, Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Andrew Wu | MD: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, N.Y.
  • Erica Yothment | DO: Midwestern University – Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Tianrong Yu | DO: Midwestern University – Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, Glendale
Preliminary (Intern Year):
  • David Frome | MD: Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill.; Next: Anesthesia
  • Greggory Gahn | MD: University of Nevada – Reno; Next: Ophthalmology
  • David Hamblin | MD: University of Arizona – Tucson; Next: Anesthesia – UA (Tucson)
  • Melody Maarouf | MD: University of Arizona – Tucson; Next: Dermatology – UA (Tucson)
  • Christopher Moreno | MD: Texas A&M; Next: Dermatology
  • Chelsey Santino | MD: University of Arizona – Tucson; Next: Anesthesia – Johns Hopkins (Baltimore)
  • Ryan Schmoll | MD: University of Arizona – Tucson; Next: Anesthesia – UA (Tucson)
  • Erika Scholtes | MD: University of Arizona – Tucson; Next: Anesthesia – UA (Tucson)

ADVANCED DERMATOLOGY

Will start July 2019 (matched in 2018):

  • Brayden Forbes, MD – intern year, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, CA (Transitional program, 2019); med school: University of Utah School of Medicine (MD, 2018);
  • Mohammad Fazel, MD, PharmD – intern year, University of AZ College of Medicine – Tucson, (pre-lim, Internal Medicine program, 2019); UA College of Medicine - Tucson  (MD, 2018); UA College of Pharmacy (2013)

Will start July 2020 (matched in 2019): 

Incoming 2020 residents for UA Advanced Dermatology Residency Program

  • Mitchell (Mitch) Herold | Prelim Year: University of Central Florida – Orlando; MD (2019): University of Florida – Gainesville
  • Melody Maarouf, MHS | Prelim Year: University of Arizona – Tucson (Internal Medicine); MD (2019): University of Arizona – Tucson; MHS (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology): Johns Hopkins University (2014)
  • Christopher (Topher) Moreno | Prelim Year: University of Arizona – Tucson (Internal Medicine); MD: Texas A&M University

VIDEO OF MATCH DAY 2019 CEREMONY:

Courtesy of UA College of Medicine - Tucson:

MINI-PHOTO ALBUM FROM UA COLLEGE OF MEDICINE – TUCSON MATCH DAY CEREMONIES

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(Above album images courtesy of Rick Kopstein, UAHS Biocommunications photographer.)

ALSO SEE:
“Future Physicians Celebrate Match Day” | Posted March 15, 2019
“Soon-to-be-Doctors Learn their Future at Match Day Ceremony” | (UAHS Office of Public Affairs) Posted March 7, 2019
“2018 Match Day for UA College of Medicine – Tucson Wows Crowd in New Venue” | Posted March 16, 2018

Release Date: 
03/18/2019 - 6:00pm