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Member Accomplishments

If you have any current news to share about yourself or a colleague that we can celebrate, please e-mail it to Gus Chavez.

Kudos to the following Resident/Fellow Members and Medical Students who were winners at the 2016 Internal Medicine Meeting abstract competition:

Resident/Fellow Clinical Vignette Poster Winner
Stephanie Hsiao, MD, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco; Gout Gone Wild! Tophaceous Gout in the Spine

Resident/Fellow Research Poster Winner
Heather N. Bitar, DO, Community Memorial Health System, Ventura; Clostridium Difficile Infections in Hospital and Community Settings

Medical Student Clinical Vignette Poster Winner
Anjali Dixit, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford; Upper GI Bleed Secondary to Esophageal Varices in the Absence of Liver Cirrhosis

Medical Student Research Poster Winner
Emily Johnson, Keck School of Medicine of the USC, Los Angeles; Multiple Hypoglycemic Events in Hospitalized Patients

The California Chapters are proud to announce the following resident and medical student Young Achievers who were honored for their academic excellence:

California Northern

Anjali Dixit, Stanford University School of Medicine
Ariana A. Hosseini
Tiffany Seto
Santo Ricceri
Colette Dejong
Amisha S. Patel, RNe
Jane Park, MD
Annie K. Hung, MD
Stephanie Hsiao, MD
Priya Jayachandran, MD
Vivian Tian, MD
George C. Leef, MD
Thomas Keller, MD
Sneha M. Sundaram, MD
Yifan Geng, MD
Stephanie Kim, MD
Jonathan H. Chen, MD
Reza Khosravani Goshtaseb, MD

California Southern 1

Negeen Shahandeh
Abraar Karan
Subir Bhatia
Emily E Miller
Kimngan Nguyen
Emily Johnson
Margarita Ivanova
Erin Meierhenry, MD
Gurdeep Jhaj, MD
Angelica L Zen, MD
Dean Ehrlich, MD
Christine A Haynes, MD
Sahar Sherf, MD
Katherine Chen, MD
Alan K John, MD
Kimberly Truong
Niraj Kumar Jani, MD
Noah Wald-Dickler, MD
Heather N Bitar, DO
Kin Wai (tony) Hung, MD
Kosal Seng, MD

California Southern II

Trina Mansour
Kevin Junus
Ebaa Alobeidi
Michelle Dilley
Lisa Dao
George Ishak MD
Deepika Narasimha, MD
Andrew Frank Bernard, DO
Cory Taylor, MD
Steven Zhao, MD
Jeffrey Hughes, MD
Brian T Lee, MD
Lakshmi L Ganesan, MD
Chung Y Cuiffo, MD
Zorawar S Noor, MD

California Southern III

Leila Haghighat
Elisa Rogowitz, MD
Satya Das, MD
Naomi Julia Serling-Boyd
Stuti J Jaiswal, MD
Pamela V Lam, DO
Emily J Martin, MD

Congratulations to Donald C. Balfour III, MD, MACP, who has been elected to Mastership in the College (MACP). To be considered for Mastership, the candidate must have made a notable contribution to medicine. This includes but is not limited to teaching, outstanding work in clinical medicine (research or practice), contributions to preventive medicine, improvements in the delivery health care, or contributions to medical literature.

We are also proud to announce that Jason Williams, MD has been named a Herbert S. Waxman Award Scholar.

The California Chapters recognize and congratulate physicians who have been elected to Fellowship in the College in the past six months as well as welcomes their new members. Please view the list and join us in celebrating with them!

The California Chapters would like to thank the following members for recruiting their colleagues as part of ACP's Recruit-a-Colleague program:

Mohinder P. Ahluwalia, MBBS
Russ B. Altman, MD FACP
Monica M. Banchero-Hasson, MD, FACP
Tracy E. Bercu, MD
Emery H. Chang, MD
Molly Cooke, MD, FACP
Phyllis A Guze, MD, MACP
Lia E. Katz, MD, FACP
Alireza Khazaeizadeh, MD
Charles Liao
Robert A. Lowell, MD
George W. Meyer, MD, FACP
Michael K. Ong, MD, FACP
John E. Padour, MD, FACP
Mohsen Saadat, DO, FACP