Reminder: Primary Care Career Panel!

Please mark your calendar for the virtual primary care career panel! We encourage you to attend even if you are not certain whether you are interested in a career in primary care. This is a great opportunity to talk to representatives from many local healthcare organizations including UCSD, VA San Diego, Sharp Rees-Stealy, Kaiser, Scripps, SharpCare Medical Group, Family Health Centers of San Diego, and more!

Thursday, April 29th at 5:30pm

https://uchealth.zoom.us/j/5427861524

Please RSVP to Stacy Charat (scharat@health.ucsd.edu) if you plan to attend, but an RSVP is not necessary for attendance.

Save the Date: Primary Care Career Panel

Please save the date for a virtual primary care career panel! We encourage you to attend even if you are not certain whether you are interested in a career in primary care. This is a great opportunity to talk to representatives from many local healthcare organizations including UCSD, VA San Diego, Sharp Rees-Stealy, Scripps, SharpCare Medical Group, Family Health Centers of San Diego, and more!

Thursday, April 29th at 5:30pm

https://uchealth.zoom.us/j/5427861524

Please RSVP to Stacy Charat (scharat@health.ucsd.edu) if you plan to attend, but an RSVP is not necessary for attendance.

CONGRATS!

Congratulations to Aram Namavar for being appointed as a Resident Liaison to the San Diego Chapter of the Society of Hospital Medicine. He will be the first resident on the leadership team of this organization!

Congratulations also to our Associate Program Director and hospitalist extraordinaire, Ali Farkhondehpour who is the President-Elect of the SHM San Diego Chapter!

New Pathway Participants 2020-21

Congratulations to all our pathway participants for our upcoming academic year!

Primary Care

  • Stacy Han (R1)
  • Jessica Hansen (R1)
  • Allison Yip (R1)

Hospital Med

  • Nick Flores (R1)
  • Thejas Kamath (R1)

Global Health

  • Jed Bell (M/P R1)
  • Randall Blankers (R1)
  • Elena Cutting (R1)
  • David Hibbert (R1)
  • Samara Sorus (M/P R1)

RACE Track

  • Tally Buckstaff (R1)
  • Soumya Kurnool (R1)
  • Mehul Trivedi (R1)
  • Edward Wang (R1)
  • Kendel Flegenheimer (R2)
  • Erin Roberts (R2)
  • Revathy Sampath-Kumar (R2)

Integrative Med

  • Anna Armitage (R1)
  • Amy Guzdar (R1)
  • Allison Ibarra (R1)
  • Annie Ondracek (M/P R1)
  • Kevin Sung (R1)
  • Allison Yip (R1)
  • Neena Iyer (R2)
  • Ambika Munaganuru (R3)

EVEN MORE Primary Care Job Opportunities!

There EVEN MORE organizations currently hiring primary care doctors in the Southern California region and UCSD graduates are highly desirable candidates! If you are considering a job in primary care, please reach out to Stacy Charat, Primary Care Pathway Director for more information (scharat@health.ucsd.edu)

Examples of opportunities include:

  • TrueCare Federally Qualified Health Centers in North County, San Diego
  • UC Irvine primary care affiliate
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Independent private practice opportunity
  • St. Jude Heritage Medical Group in Orange County
  • Private Practice multi-specialty group in San Diego

Planning on applying to fellowship?

Join us tonight, Thursday, 1/14, 6-7:30 PM – Zoom link is in your email!

Agenda for the Session:

6-6:30pm: General overview of the application timeline and steps all applicants need to take presented by Alex Cypro and Dr. Jassal. 

6:30-7:30pm: Sub-specialty breakout rooms featuring all of the specialties that you expressed interest in on a survey earlier in the year, including Cardiology, PCCM, GI, Rheumatology, Endocrinology, Allergy & Immunology, Infectious Disease, Heme/Onc, Geriatrics, and Nephrology!

Endo Interest Group!! 11/12/20

Dear Residents,
Please join us for our Endocrinology Interest Group on Thursday 11/12 from 5:30pm-6:30pm via Zoom (information below). Thank you to Sophie Cannon and Dr. Santos for setting this up!
Sincerely, Your Chiefs

Topic: Endocrinology Interest GroupTime: Nov 12, 2020 05:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://uchealth.zoom.us/j/88683090322?pwd=RXFUVER2d0JUNzVwcUpJamlGaUtDUT09 Password: Endo
Or iPhone one-tap : US: +16699006833,,88683090322# or +12532158782,,88683090322# Or

Resident Research Series!

Hi everyone!

If you’d like to participate in the research block elective next year, now is your chance! We are planning a session to set you up for success with regards to helping find a mentor, writing a proposal and submitting an application to secure this coveted protected research time during your senior residency years.

This session is open to those interested in pursuing fellowship, Hospital Medicine or Primary Care! Many residents who are looking for careers in hospital medicine and primary care have participated in this research block. The world is your oyster! Furthermore, if you are a 2nd year and have not yet applied to this block, there is still the opportunity to participate during your 3rd year!

“How to choose a research mentor and write a research proposal.”

– 10/23: AFTER Friday school (5:10-6:10pm) via Zoom (link below)

https://uchealth.zoom.us/j/86771455306?pwd=Yml3cDBoczVNVUhZSEt2bHZjQ3YyQT09

Password: research

If you plan to do a research block next year, it is MANDATORY to attend this session with Dr. Davey Smith (If due to clinical duties, you are unable to attend, please let me know!)

Please see the blog for pertinent documents: https://ucsdim.wordpress.com/research-rotation/

You should be getting interest group meeting emails soon, which we highly encourage you to attend!

Please also fill out the following form to let me know you will be attending: 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdF6x56ZNlPkk6O_pc5ngMLEDRFTvWlK6AoXrF4vRiAwzTaBA/viewform?usp=sf_link

Let me know if you have any questions.

Sincerely

Luke, on behalf of the chiefs