Emma Simpson, MD

I grew up in England and moved to the US in my early twenties. I had previously worked in public relations in London since graduating university and came to medicine later than most. I ended up in Chicago for medical school and then Phoenix, Arizona for residency and fellowship. I became a US citizen in […]

Julian Rojas, MD

I was born and raised in Colombia. I loved medicine since I remember. During my medical school I had the opportunity to serve as the President of the Medical Students Scientific Committee, contributing to my compromise to always go beyond and participate in the development of the medical field. In my last year of medical […]

Javid Kamali, MD

I was born and raised in a small town, south of Tehran, Iran. After high school, I moved to Vienna, Austria for higher education and completed medical school in 1997. After completing  18 months of residency in Austria, I moved to the US. I first lived in Oklahoma for my licensing and then I moved […]

Edwin Lee, MD

I first arrived in Alaska as a long-haired wannabe beatnik during the summer after my senior year of high school in California. Working in one of the salmon canneries on the Kenai Peninsula, I remember telling myself that I would one day return. I ended up taking the scenic route back that included a stop […]

Jon Grace, MD

I grew up in southern California attending the University of California Irvine for undergraduate where I double majored in immunology and chemistry and minored in European history as a Regent’s Scholar as a first generation college graduate in my family. I then went on to attend medical school at the University of California San Diego […]

Jose Luna, MD

I was born in El Salvador, and grew up in Venezuela and Costa Rica. In Costa Rica I lived for over 10 years and it was there where I did my medical school. I graduated with Honors from “Universidad de Ciencias Medicas”. After medical school I had the opportunity to work as the medical officer aboard  a cruise ship for several months, […]

Lior Dolgonos, MD

Lior Dolgonos grew up on the East Coast, but spent most of his formitive years in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. He earned a BA in Economics and MD at the University of Colorado before heading back east to do his internship and residency in internal medicine at Harvard. Lior completed his pulmonary and critical care medicine fellowships back at the University of Colorado, where […]

Alex Delgado, MD

Born and raised in Elizabeth NJ, I graduated from Rutgers University with honors. My professional training started at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School followed by an Internal Medicine residency at the University of Miami-JMH. From Miami, I traveled west and completed my pulmonary and critical care fellowship at the University of California-San Diego. At UCSD, I […]

Matt Berenson, MD

My training has been throughout the west coast, completing medical school at the University of New Mexico, Internal Medicine residency at Oregon Health Sciences University, and fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care at Stanford University in California. Having been raised in Utah, I am fond of the outdoors, enjoying mountains and outdoor sports. After fellowship I chose to go […]

Ryan McGhan, MD

I was born in Anchorage, and grew up in Big Lake. I went to Amherst College in Massachusetts, where I majored in English and chemistry. I returned to Alaska for medical school through the WWAMI program, graduating with Honors from the University of Washington School of Medicine in 1999. I did my residency in Internal […]