September 22, 2017

ACP was this past weekend in Marina Del Rey and we are so proud of all our residents who presented a poster.  Congratulations to our winners – Sati Patel (3rd place in Clinical Vignette), Daniel Kaplan (2nd place in Clinical Vignette), Alexis Gordon (1st place in Innovation), and our medical jeopardy team, Praveen Belur, Kevin Do, and Ju Suh, for 2nd place!

Our newly remodeled Continuity Clinic move-in date will be October 2, 2017.  Please remember that you should go to the 4P OPD area for your primary care clinic assignments and not the 2P clinic.

Finally, our new USC Internal Medicine Residency website is now live!  You can access it through

September 10, 2o17

If you have any research you’d like to present, please consider Dr. Goldkorn’s invitation to apply to the Western Medical Research Conference in Carmel, CA. The chief residents have sent out an email with information on how to apply or you can find the information at

Congratulations on finishing the In-Training Examination! Scores should be available within 6 weeks. We’ll let you know when they arrive.

Happy Birthday to September Birthday Housestaff!

Prachi Rana – September 2
Bradford Chong – September 3
Christopher Lynch – September 4
Sarah Wheeler – September 7
Jeffrey Tran – September 8
Alexander Yang – September 11
Pruthul Patel – September 13
Neil Bhambi – September 14
Elizabeth Pan – September 15
Lissette Cervantes – September 15
Wilson Kwan – September 17
Stephanie Wu- September 19
Spencer Liebman – September 24
Stacy Shen – September 25
Jonathan Nattiv – September 27
Vivian Ning – September 27
Jenica Thangathurai – September 30

August 19, 2017

Reminder to all PGY 3s applying to fellowship to send your interview confirmation dates to the chief residents ( so they can schedule your time off to go to your interviews.

Internal Medicine In-Training Examination is starting on August 24th.  Please be sure to check AMION for your scheduled date and location.

LAC+USC Open Notes begins September 1st.  On that date all patients will be able to access their medical records through the online patient portal.

Happy Birthday to all of our August born residents:

Satish Balasubramanian – August 7
Peter Sohn – August 8
Han Zhang – August 15
Xin Chen – August 16
Alex Rosenberg – August 16
Jacob Alexander – August 17
John Lim –  August 19
Sara Ptasnik – August 19
Peter Xu – August 21
Poorva Vaidya – August 21
Melissa Atmadja – August 22
Bing Zhang – August 23
Pam Lee – August 23
Hannah Gwin – August 27
Shawn Shah – August 29
Derenik Estepanian – August 31
Karen Tsai – August 31

Most Importantly – congratulations to Bert Liu for being named #16 in Hinge’s Most Eligible Doctor and Medical Professional in California!