Internal Medicine Residents Graduation, 2022

“Do you really think I’m ready for Hollywood?” That was the question posed by Internal Medicine Residency Program Director Manish Suneja, MD, to Dale Abel, MD, PhD, near the end of the short film “Suneja Stream.” The film debuted midway through last week’s Residency Graduation event as graduates and their families, faculty and staff were […]

Chief Resident Introductions, 2022–23

Ahmed Adbelhamid, MD Growing up as an Egyptian American, I learned from an early age to appreciate the various disparities in the world. My frequent trips to Egypt were always a direct reminder of how fortunate I am to have access to basic needs. These experiences motivated me to seek out a career that was centered […]

Farewell from our 2021–22 Chief Residents

When we began our chief resident year in June of 2021, we knew that it would be one filled with learning and evolution, however none of us could have expected the degree of impact that it would have on us. It has been a year of professional and personal growth for us—from expanding our skills […]

The Chiefs’ Grand Rounds, 2022

As much as they are leaders in the residency program, the Chief Residents’ acumen as clinicians and educators is rarely on full display to the entire institution and beyond. Every year, they are invited to deliver a Grand Rounds in Internal Medicine close to the end of their term in office. (View previous years’ presentations here: […]

Online Presentation: Chief Resident Presentations – June 2, 2022

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, June 2, 2022, will be: Chief Resident Presentations 12:00-1:00pm Thursday, June 2, 2022 TBA – Desmond Barber, MD Innovations in Ultrasound Training – Sydney Bowmaster, MD Improving Hospital Follow-Up in a VA Transitions of Care Clinic – Derek Hupp, MD A Little Extra Stress Can’t Hurt – Yana Zemkova, […]

2023–24 Chief Residents Announced

The following is a statement from Vice Chair for Education and Internal Medicine Residency Program Director Manish Suneja, MD. It is with great pride that I announce the 2023–24 Chief Residents for the Internal Medicine Residency Program. The Chief Residents are chosen for their leadership skills, moral integrity, and clinical acumen and are the most […]

Farewell from our 2020-21 Chief Residents

Residents, It is with great sadness that we say goodbye as your Chief Residents for the 20-21 academic year. Although this year has been very different than we ever expected (thanks COVID), we have enjoyed working with every single one of you. When we interviewed for the role of Chief Resident in Spring 2019, we […]

Chief Resident introductions, 2021–22

Desmond Barber, MD Growing up in Wichita, Kansas, I was fortunate enough to watch my dad serve our community as a firefighter and EMT. I saw the dedication and pride he took in his job as well as the respect that he earned in our community. I remember the stories people would tell me about […]

The Chiefs’ Grand Rounds, 2021

Every year the Chief Residents deliver a Grand Rounds in Internal Medicine. Though social distancing kept Medical Alumni Auditorium mostly empty, nearly 150 still logged on to cheer these four beloved members of the department dazzle them in their role for one of the last times. Before that could begin, though, Manish Suneja, MD, Residency […]

Online presentation: Chief Resident Presentations – May 6, 2021

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, May 6, 2021, will be: Chief Resident Presentations12:00-1:00pmThursday, May 6, 2021 Fine Line Between Air and Water – Amanda Heuszel, MDDyspnea, Edema & the Fight Against Clinical Inertia – Nicholas Arnold, MDImproving Goal Concordant Care at a VA Medical Center – Matthew Soltys, MDSurviving Fluids – Roger […]