Photo by Suzanne Neubauer

Keck School of Medicine of USC
LA General Medical Center

Department of
Emergency Medicine

Year End Celebration

Thursday, June 27, 2024


Reception and Cocktails
6:00 pm

Dinner and Presentations
7:00 pm

Welcome and Introduction
Dr. Carl Chudnofsky, Chairman of Emergency Medicine
Dr. Ramin Tabatabai, Residency Program Director

Awards Ceremony

The Class of 2024

Residency Graduates

Ivan Oreb Aispuro, MD
Palomar Hospital
San Diego, CA

Ashley Rebekah Allen, MD
Community Emergency Medicine

Eric Arnold, MD
St. Mary Medical Center and
Garden Grove Hospital,
Long Beach & Garden Grove, CA

Joseph PonyBoy Cannizzo, MD
Critical Care Fellowship, Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA

Darlene Janalyn Curran, MD
Kaiser Downey, PIH Whittier, PIH Downey
Downey, CA

Sonia Apsara Desai, MD
Community Emergency Medicine
Los Angeles & Orange County, CA

Taylor Docter, MD
Addiction Medicine Fellowship, UCLA and Providence St. Joseph’s Hospital
Burbank, CA

Megan Eiko Fischer-Colbrie, MD
Critical Care Fellowship,
Keck School of Medicine of USC
Los Angeles, CA

David Fowler, MD
California Hospital, Kaiser West LA and
Panorama City
Los Angeles, CA

Ruben Guzman, MD
PIH Health Downey, PIH Health Whittier and
Kaiser Downey
Downey, CA

Antonio Hernandez Saenz, MD
Providence St. Joseph’s Hospital
Burbank, CA

Sarah Nancy Hsu, DO
Kaiser Permanente
San Diego, CA

Kyle Joyner, MD
USC Arcadia
Arcadia, CA

Karra K. ManiƩr, MD
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Peter Mattson, MD
Kaiser West Los Angeles Medical Center; Masters in Health Informatics, Boston University
Los Angeles, CA & Boston, MA

Samantha Nanayakkara, MD
Providence St. Joseph
Burbank, CA

Zach Reichert, MD
Research Fellowship,
Keck School of Medicine of USC
Los Angeles, CA

Noa Pulama Sung Bo Yee, MD
Hawaii Pacific Health – Straub Hospital
Honolulu, HI

Fellowship Graduates

Emergency Medical Services
Rom Rahimian, MD

Emergency Medicine Ultrasound
Lydia Koroshetz, MD
Dainis Berzins, MD

Medical Education
Ignacio Calles, MD

Special Thank You

To the Department of Emergency Medicine for their generous sponsorship of this evening. Thank you to the residency office and faculty for your commitment to our education. We are forever changed by your investment.
And finally, thank you to our families for your love, support and patience through the years.
We made it!