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Graduates

We are proud of our graduates, who are fully capable of pursuing a career in general pediatrics or training in a pediatric subspecialty. Because of our reputation for training outstanding pediatricians, our graduates have had the highest level of success in securing jobs and fellowship positions.

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GraduateMedical SchoolCareer Plans
Ngegha Abongwa Medical College of Wisconsin General Pediatrics
Jonathan Africa University of Miami Gastroenterology Fellowship, UCSD
Christine Chou UCLA Chief Residency - General Pediatrics
Sumit Datta Drexel University Critical Care Fellowship, UCLA
Amy Haley University of Washington General Pediatrics
Malaika Howard Michigan State University General Pediatrics
Daniel Kang University of Maryland Chief Residency - Hospital Medicine
Khanh Lai UC Irvine Pulmonology Fellowship, UC Irvine
Tina Lin Albert Einstein General Pediatrics
Elisabeth Malin UC Davis Hospital Medicine
Benjamin  McDonald University of Toledo Neonatology Fellowship, Nationwide Hospital/OSU
Cedric Ng University of Hawaii Endocrinology Fellowship, CHLA
Hung Tran University of Colorado Hematology/Oncology Fellowship, CHLA
Jackson Vane Chicago Medical School Emergency Medicine Fellowship, University of New Mexico
Megan Waldrop Albany Medical College Neurology Fellowship, UC Irvine
UC Irvine Class of 2012 »
GraduateMedical SchoolCareer Plans
Erica Chou Medical College of Wisconsin General Pediatrics
Janet Chou University of Texas General Pediatrics
Janet Do Creighton University General Pediatrics
Omid Fathi Ohio State University Neonatology Fellowship, UC Irvine
Jamilah Friday University of Washington Chief Residency - General Pediatrics
Monika Garg Wayne State University Neurology Fellowship, UC Irvine
Rebecca Gill UC Irvine Hospital Medicine
Jennifer Hanson Drexel University General Pediatrics
Matthew Harmelink Medical College of Wisconsin Neurology Fellowship, Medical College of Wisconsin
Talayeh Khatibi UC San Diego General Pediatrics
Iris Kuo Case Western University General Pediatrics
Sheena Maharaj Chicago Medical School Pumonology Fellowship, UC Irvine
Henry Nguyen University of Virginia General Pediatrics
Linh Nguyen UC San Diego General Pediatrics
Sara Phelps UCLA Hospital Medicine
Colleen Shaw University of Colorado General Pediatrics
Kimberly Silva University of Iowa Chief Residency - Gastroenterology Fellowship, UCLA
Crystal Singewald New York Medical College General Pediatrics
CHOC Class of 2012 »
GraduateMedical SchoolCareer Plans
Chansa Cha Loma Linda University School of Medicine General Pediatrics
Daisy Catalina Cortes University of Illinios College of Medicine Hem/Onc Fellowship at CHOC
Emily Edwards St. George's University School of Medicine General Pediatrics at Memorial Care Medical Group, Irvine
Nwando Eze UC Davis School of Medicine Neonatology at UCLA Harbor
Alisha Floyd Michigan State University College of Human Medicine General Pediatrics
Kathryn Ginder Western University of Health Sciences Chief Resident at CHOC - then Hospitalist
Lisa Hoang UCSD School of Medicine Outpatient General Pediatrics at St. Joseph Heritage
Helene Hoi New York Medical College General Pediatrics
Lucy Huynh Drexel University, College of Medicine General Pediatrics - Northern California
Deborah Kim Drexel University, College of Medicine Hospitalist - Northern California
Adebanke Lesi University of Wisconsin Medical School The Children's Clinic at Long Beach
Joy Mombourquette University of Colorado, Health Sciences Center - School of Medicine Fellowship in Pediatric Rheumatology at Stanford University, Palo Alto
Kirk Mulgrew UC Davis School of Medicine Chief Resident at CHOC
Joan Nguyen University of Vermont College of Medicine Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship at McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Neggy Rismanchi Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine (PhD in Neurobiology in 2008 - MD in 2010) Child Neurology Fellowship followed by a Research Fellowship at UC San Diego
Serena Sah UCI College of Medicine Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship at Rady Children's Hospital, UC San Diego
Leann Williams Olsen Creighton University, School of Medicine Urgent Care at Good Night Pediatrics, Phoenix, AZ
Mabel Yang Temple University School of Medicine Outpatient Clinic - North East Medical Services in San Francisco
UC Irvine Class of 2011 »
GraduateMedical SchoolCareer Plans
Jennifer Birkhauser Chicago Medical School Chief Residency; General Pediatrics
Jen Jen Chen Oregon Health & Science University Pulmonary fellowship at UC Irvine
Michael Cooper University of Massachussetts ER fellowship at Texas Children’s U. of Texas
Susan Gage St. Louis University Pulmonary fellowship at Stanford
Lisa Gershman UC Irvine General Pediatrics
Albert Khait Meharry Medical College Chief Residency; Hem/onc fellowship at McGill
Courtney Lee University of Hawaii NICU fellowship at UC Irvine
Jacqueline Leon Tufts University General Pediatrics
Courtney Nicholas Indiana University NICU fellowship at USC/CHLA
Cindy Njemanze UC San Francisco General Pediatrics
Lara Pappas Eastern Virginia Hem/onc fellowship at Sloan-Kettering/Cornell
Patricia Pascual UC Irvine General Pediatrics
Pedro Paz Tulane University NICU fellowship at USC/CHLA
Meera Shah Chicago Medical School General Pediatrics
Nisha Shah Albany Medical College Research; A/I fellowship
James A. Washington III Howard University NICU fellowship at UCLA
CHOC Class of 2011 »
GraduateMedical SchoolCareer Plans
Olubumni Bakare Boston University Locum Tenens in GA and CA
Applying for NICU fellowship
Jacqueline Chak Albert Einstein College of Medicine Chief resident
Diane Faher Loma Linda University General Pediatrician at Rancho Cucamonga
Zachary Hoy University of Louisville PSF Hospitalist/Rheumatologist (1 year) then
ID fellowship at Rochester Medical Center
Mona Jasuja Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland General Pediatrics
Georgie Joven University of Illinois-Chicago Chief Resident
Priya Mahajan Tulane University Heme-Onc fellowship @UT Southwestern
Rachel Morgan New York Medical College General Pediatrics - Fountain Valley
Junko Nakai University of California, Davis General Pediatrician - Indian Health Sciences, AZ
Donna Nikanjam Chicago Medical School General Pediatrics
Kristin O'Sullivan Darthmouth Medical School Darthmouth Medical School
Bahman Panbehi Chicago Medical School Hospitalist in Salem, MA
Sharon Pham UC Davis Hospitalist Kaiser Anaheim
Francoise Raiola American University of Carribean NICU fellow at UCLA Harbor
Jacquetta Roberts Howard University Per Diem for General Pediatrics CHOC
Katherine Roberts UC San Francisco General Pediatrics
Per Diem primary care private practice
Kimberly Sobell Virginia College Pediatric Urgent Care Physician at Urgi Kids
Transport Team Physician (UCLA & CHOC)
Plans to do Peds ED
Jade Tran Tufts University California Institute for Regenerative Medicine
(1 year) then Cardiology fellowship at Johns Hopkins
UC Irvine Class of 2010 »
GraduateMedical SchoolCareer Plans
Ahmad Bailony Medical University of Ohio General Pediatrics
Reema Basu UC Irvine General Pediatrics
Jon Cuento Loyola University General Pediatrics
Christine Field Boston University General Pediatrics
Geoffrey Kenyota SUNY Downstate Chief Residency
Alison Kirk Albany General Pediatrics
Swetha Kowsik Northwestern University General Pediatrics
Juliana Liang UCLA General Pediatrics
Dana Marseille UC Irvine General Pediatrics
Aman Sandhu Texas Tech General Pediatrics
Erika Veeh St. Louis University General Pediatrics
Mark Weems University of Tennesee NICU Fellowship, USC/CHLA
Natasha White UCLA General Pediatrics
Elaine Yang New York Medical College Chief Residency
CHOC Class of 2010 »
GraduateMedical SchoolCareer Plans
Miryah Baker University of Washington General Pediatrics
Sanny Chan UC Davis Allergy & Immunology Fellowship, Baylor
Brian Chen Loma Linda University Emergency Medicine Fellowship, Loma Linda
Yi-Ning Cheng USC Preventive Medicine Fellowship, John Hopkins
Maria Chuang UC Davis Endcrinology Fellowship, CHLA
Myrna Cortez-Perez Temple University General Pediatrics
Jennifer Crisp-Ho UC Irvine Hospitalist
Thomas Do New York Medical College Cardiology Fellowship, MUSC
Cheri El-Hawany University of Missouri General Pediatrics
Suman Ghosh State University New York Neurology Fellowship, UC Irvine
Jennifer Green Duke Chief Residency
Daniel Lee UC San Diego Neonatology  Fellowship, UC Davis
Carol Lin SUNY Upstate Heme/Onc Fellowship, CHOC
Tracy Peck UC Irvine General Pediatrics
Nina Peng Chicago Medical School Heme/Onc Fellowship, CHOC
Parisa Salehi University of Nevada Endocrinology Fellowship,  CHLA
Kevin Turner UC Irvine Chief Residency
Marisa Turner New York Medical College General Pediatrics
UC Irvine Class of 2009 »
GraduateMedical SchoolCareer Plans
Aviva Alyeshmerni Sackler Nonoperative Orthopedics Fellowship, UCLA
Audrey Briscoe Chicago Medical School Endocrinology Fellowship, UCSD
Darcy Grant Georgetown General Pediatrics
Rebecca Hicks USC Chief Residency/Endocrinology Fellowship, Harbor-UCLA
Yvonne Lee University of Hawaii General Pediatrics
Vi Lieu UCLA General Pediatrics
Erik Lindseth University of Arizona General Pediatrics
Sarah Liss Medical College of Wisconsin General Pediatrics
Priya Mody UCLA/Drew General Pediatrics
Carla Nelson Morehouse School of Medicine General Pediatrics
Kim Ngo UC Irvine PICU/Anesthesia Fellowship, USC/CHLA
Mandeep Singh University of Missouri General Pediatrics
Angela Sun St. Louis University Genetics Fellowship, UCLA
Lena Schultz UC Irvine Hospitalist
Tamara Taketani UC Irvine GI Fellowship, UCLA
Aline Wong Mount Sinai Chief Residency/General Pediatrics/UCI Faculty
Karine Zakarian St. Louis University Allergy/Immunology Fellowship, USC
CHOC Class of 2009 »
GraduateMedical SchoolCareer Plans
Jamilet Alegria UCSF Chief Residency/Hospitalist,CHLA
Vasudha Arora Government Medical College, India Neonatology Fellowship, CHLA
Reshmi Basu UCSD General Pediatrics
Douglas Blank Medical College of Virginia Baylor International AIDS Initiative
Alice Brinkman Chicago Medical School General Pediatrics
Quynh Hoang University of Hawaii Sports Medicine Fellowship, University of Colorado
Bo Kong University of North Carolina General Pediatrics
Jay Lee New York Medical College Behavior and Development, Long Island Jewish-Northshore
Alysia Lu UCLA Chief Residency/General Pediatrics
Carlos Martinez UC Davis General Pediatrics
Brian Miyazaki Albert Einstein Endocrinology Fellowship, UCLA
Tien Nguyen University of Arizona General Pediatrics
Jaclyn Roberts Boston University General Pediatrics
Erlyn Smith Chicago Medical School Hem/Onc Fellowship CHOC
Christianne Strickland New York Medical College General Pediatrics
Taylor Tran Drexel University General Pediatrics
Taryn Winkle Albany Medical College General Pediatrics
UC Irvine Class of 2008  »
GraduateMedical SchoolCareer Plans
Tara Agena Iowa University General Pediatrics
Lianne Beerman University of Cape Town Pediatric Emergency Medicine, CHLA
Clara Chau Chicago Medical School General Pediatrics
Kent Fung UCSD General Pediatrics
Svetlana Gorodetski UC Irvine General Pediatrics
Irene Kan Albany General Pediatrics
Rachel Kerford Lescher University of Missouri Endocrinology Fellowship, Washington University
Yana Klebanova Memorial University of Newfoundland Chief Residency/ Allergy/Immunology Fellowship, Kaiser LA
Chandra Krishnan Chicago Medical School General Pediatrics
Raanan Odom University of Texas Southwestern General Pediatrics
Beena Patel University of Pittsburgh Emergency Medicine Fellowship, UCSD
Elena Ruiz-Rios UC Irvine General Pediatrics
Tommy Wang Albany Chief Residency/Hospitalist/UCI Faculty
Albert Yu UCLA Pulmonary Fellowship, CHLA
Rumina Zaman UC Irvine Nephrology Fellowship, UCLA
CHOC Class of 2008 »
GraduateMedical SchoolCareer Plans
Megan Bayless New York Medical College General Pediatrics
Yolanda Chen University of Missouri, Kansas City General Pediatrics
Susan Choo UCSD Chief Residency
Miranda Chyo UCSD General Pediatrics
Jennifer Everhart Chicago Medical School Chief Residency
Melissa Krebs Eastern Virginia Medical School Neonatology Fellowship, UCLA
Andrew Lee Washington University General Pediatrics
Shirly Lee Chicago Medical School General Pediatrics
Clara Lo New York Medical College Hem/Onc Fellowship, Stanford
Wayley Louie Chicago Medical School General Pediatrics
Parul Patel Chicago Medical School Endocrinology Fellowship, Stanford
Mary Jane Piroutek UC Irvine Emergency Medicine Fellowship, Loma Linda University
Anjana Uppal Ohio State University Emergency Medicine Fellowship, Albert Einstein
Neda Zadeh UCLA Genetics Fellowship, Stanford
Jenny Zipkin UC Irvine General Pediatrics
UC Irvine Class of 2007 »
GraduateMedical SchoolCareer Plans
Mikayel Abramyan New York Medical General Pediatrics;
Jamesina Chen Georgetown General Pediatrics
Jennifer Christensen UC Irvine General Pediatrics
Valerie Ebert Touro University General Pediatrics/University of Arizona Faculty
Alireza Halati Tufts University General Pediatrics
Emily Hsu George Washington General Pediatrics
Jennifer Lai Albany Medical College Chief Residency/University of Texas Faculty Hospitalist
Alvin Lee Mount Sinai Anesthesiology, UCSD
Helen Liu Drexel University General Pediatrics
Lori Livingston UCLA General Pediatrics/MCH Faculty
Kirat Malhi University of Missouri Chief Residency/General Pediatrics
Barry Mizuo University of Hawaii University of Hawaii Faculty Hospitalist
David Nathalang Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine PICU Fellowship, UCSD
Hanh-Uyen Nguyen-Tang University de Geneva, Switzerland General Pediatrics
Sarah O’loughlin UC Irvine General Pediatrics
Neha Reshamwala Drexel University Allergy/Immunology Fellowship, Stanford
Katherine Taub Georgetown Child Neurology Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
CHOC Class of 2007 »
GraduateMedical SchoolCareer Plans
Genieve Buser McGill University Chief Residency
Cecilia Chang UCSD General Pediatrics
Michael Chang UCSD General Pediatrics
Mia Karamatsu University of Hawaii Emergency Medicine Fellowship, Loma Linda
Katheria Anup Drexel University Neonatology Fellowship, UCSD
Anjui Kumar New York Medical College Gastroenterology Fellowship, UCLA
Jonathan Lin UCLA General Pediatrics
Susan Lin UCLA General Pediatrics
Carmen Pelavo UCLA General Pediatrics
Sarah Razi Drexel University General Pediatrics
Alexandra Roche New York Medical College General Pediatrics Faculty, CHOC
Christina Southern Loma Linda University Endocrinology Fellowship, CHLA
Janani Umakanthan UCLA General Pediatrics
Yvonne Vu UC San Diego General Pediatrics
Regina Yee UC San Diego General Pediatrics
Ronen Zipkin UC Irvine Chief Residency
UC Irvine Class of 2006 »
GraduateMedical SchoolCareer Plans
Anne Marie Angeloff University of South Carolina General Pediatrics
Natale Carasali University of Nevada Hospitalist
Melanie Chan UCSD General Pediatrics
Bisrat Gebrekristos University of Iowa Neonatology Fellowship, UC Irvine
Patricia Goldenberg UCLA General Pediatrics
Allen Gomez Marshall University MCH Hospitalist
Virginia Hsu Brown Medical General Pediatrics
Christi Inman Drexel University Rheumatology Fellowship, University of Washington
Larissa Isterabadi USC General Pediatrics
Eshter Kim Saint Louis University General Pediatrics
Darby Lynch University of Washington General Pediatrics
Carolyn Moser Georgetown Chief Residency/General Pediatrics
Jodi Richardson Georgetown Chief Residency/General Pediatrics
Patty Wong University of Rochester General Pediatrics
Jeff Yuan University of Virginia Neonatology Fellowship, Cedar-Sinai
CHOC Class of 2006 »
GraduateMedical SchoolCareer Plans
William Binder Medical College of Wisconsin Neonatology Fellowship, Cedars-Sinai
Matthew Coulson St. George’s University, Grenada General Pediatrics
Sarah Fleming UC San Francisco Neonatology Fellowship, UCSD
Casey Gray Medical College of Virginia General Pediatrics
Dan Hoang University of Florida General Pediatrics
Connie Lin FUHS/Chicago Medical School General Pediatrics
Srividiya Mahendran Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences General Pediatrics
Pamela Mattson University of Arizona General Pediatrics
Anthony McCanta Loyola University Chief Residency/Cardiology Fellowship, University of Colorado
Christine Mikesell University of Michigan PICU Fellowship, Harbor-UCLA
Varsha Puri Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine Adolescent Medicine Fellowship, CHLA
Thomas Showalter Chicago Medical School General Pediatrics
Vincent Thomas University of Nevada Cardiology Fellowship, Emory
Melanie Tioleco-Cheng Tufts University General Pediatrics
Cecilia Vaquero-Solans University of Buenos Aires, Argentina General Pediatrics
Eugenio Vazquez Loma Linda University General Pediatrics
UC Irvine Class of 2005 »
GraduateMedical SchoolCareer Plans
Carla Busto University of Alberta Chief Residency/General Pediatrics
Jose Hernandez University of Illinois General Pediatrics
Henry Legere Columbia Allergy/Immunology Fellowship, Brigham Women and Children’s
Alison Motosue University of Hawaii Allergy/Immunology Fellowship, University of Texas
Kristin Nguyen New York Medical School General Pediatrics
Anoshie Nimalasuriya USC Allergy/Immunology Fellowship, USC
Shefali Patel Western University General Pediatrics
Anat Pilpoul Hebrew University Hadssah General Pediatrics
Eric Schultz Western University Neonatology Fellowship, Duke
Brinda Singh University of Oklahoma Chief Residency/MCH Hospitalist
Amy Tran UCSD General Pediatrics
Trinh Truong University of Wisconsin GI Fellowship, UCLA
Chouey Yam University of Pittsburgh General Pediatrics
Margaret Zimmerman Northwestern General Pediatrics
CHOC Class of 2005 »
GraduateMedical SchoolCareer Plans
Sally Ahmed Dartmouth Medical School Neonatology Fellowship, UCSD
Julia Castillo University of Utah General Pediatrics
Laura Cerny University of Illinois Neonatology Fellowship, Harbor-UCLA
Jershonda Hartsfield UCLA General Pediatrics
Rashmi Jain Chicago Medical School General Pediatrics
Monica Kandeval UC Davis General Pediatrics
Ritu Khurana Chicago Medical School General Pediatrics
Maria King Western University Neonatology Fellowship, UCLA
Steve Kwon Tufts University General Pediatrics
Patricia Liao Northwestern University PICU Fellowship, CHLA
Kenson Lo Tufts University General Pediatrics
Delma Nieves University of Washington Infectious Diseases Fellowship, CHLA
Anhthu Phung Albany General Pediatrics
Vincent Valenzuela University of Utah General Pediatrics
UC Irvine Class of 2004 »
GraduateMedical SchoolCareer Plans
Anita Baringham Loma Linda General Pediatrics
Christopher Chinnici University of Nevada Chief Residency/General Pediatrics
Yong Chun UC Irvine General Pediatrics
Sumina Fukami University of Wisconsin Nephrology Fellowship, Cedars-Sinai
Michelle Kurlawalla UC Irvine Chief Residency/General Pediatrics
Steven Lu New York Medical School Neonatology Fellowship, Cedars-Sinai/UCLA
Beena Matthews University of Texas General Pediatrics
Bao Nguyen Albany Medical College General Pediatrics
Jennifer Ou UCSD General Pediatrics
Linh Pham University of Wisconsin General Pediatrics
Angela Rossetti-Smith USC General Pediatrics
Joanne Ruthenberg Tulane General Pediatrics
Sandra Salsberg Cornell Endocrine Fellowship, Boston Children's
Jennifer Stahl USC General Pediatrics
Katherine Wu New York Medical School General Pediatrics/MCH Faculty
Jennifer Yee UC Irvine Endocrinology Fellowship, Harbor-UCLA
CHOC Class of 2004 »
GraduateMedical SchoolCareer Plans
Katherine Andreeff Wayne State University Chief Residency/Hospitalist, CHOC
Mariana Baserga Universidad del Salvador General Pediatrics
Nhu-Loan Bui Medical College of Virginia Heme/Onc Fellowship, CHOC
Richard Chang University of Iowa General Pediatrics
Tansyla Keels University of Arkansas General Pediatrics
Lilian Lai FUHS/Chicago Medical School General Pediatrics
Christopher Lin University of Chicago General Pediatrics
Sudha Rani UC  San Diego Neonatology Fellowship, Harbor-UCLA
Sameer Pathare Medical College of Wisconsin Chief Residency/Hospitalist, CHOC
Mercedes Perez University of Wisconsin General Pediatrics
Raquel Rissman MCP-Hahnemann General Pediatrics
Bonnie Sanchez St. George’s University General Pediatrics
Eric Wong New York Medical College General Pediatrics
Justin Yeh Albany Medical College Cardiology Fellowship, Tulane
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