Hometown: San Gabriel, CA
Medical School: Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Residency: UC Irvine
Why Nephrology: It demands the mastery of physiology to tackle academically challenging and high acuity cases. At the same time, it offers rewarding holistic, long-term patient care.
Hobbies/Interests: Badminton, landscape and street photography, board games and video games.
Plans After Fellowship: General nephrology in the community
Hometown: Lancaster, CA
Medical School: Loma Linda University
Residency: University of Utah and Primary Children's Hospital
Why Nephrology: I enjoy the interesting physiology of the kidney and the mix of inpatient acuity while maintaining longitudinal continuity on the outpatient side.
Hobbies/Interests: Running, hiking, travel, cooking, and enjoying good music.
Plans After Fellowship: Bridging the transition from pediatric to adult care for general nephrology and transplant patients.
Hometown: San Marino, CA
Medical School: Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Cape Fear Valley Health
Why Nephrology: In medical school, nephrology physiology felt complicated but it motivated me to spend extra time to understand it. I enjoy taking care of patients in the hospital, ICU and clinic, all in one day. Providing hemodialysis for ESRD patients so they can live longer and enjoy their precious time with family and friends.
Hobbies/Interests: basketball, tennis, eating at new restaurants
Plans After Fellowship: general nephrology
Hometown: Walnut, CA
Medical School: The University of Queensland, Ochsner Clinical School
Residency: Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Why Nephrology: I've always been very math-y, I enjoy working with numbers (I took a calc course in college FOR FUN), so the methodical thinking and calculations pulled me towards nephrology. It also helps that my dad had an amazing nephrologist when I was still trying to make major career choices.
Hobbies/Interests: reading, cooking, Nintendo Switch, swimming, traveling, and eating very fancy food
Plans After Fellowship: General nephrology, hopefully academics!
Hometown: La Crescenta, CA
Medical School: Creighton University, School of Medicine
Residency: University of California, San Diego
Why Nephrology: I was drawn to longitudinal patient care opportunities, the varied practice environment, and the diverse pathology that nephrology provides.
Hobbies/Interests: running, baking, hiking, traveling
Plans After Fellowship: Academic medicine with a focus on medical education