Sonia Shah is a current PGY-3 resident who will be completing a cardiology fellowship at UT Southwestern next year. Sonia has an interest in cardiovascular disease in women, and under the mentorship of Dr. William Fearon, has focused on understanding sex differences in coronary physiology and cardiovascular outcomes. She recently received the 2018 Stanford Research Symposium Award for her research on sex differences in intracoronary perfusion measures and has presented her research at the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology annual meetings. Sonia is also a member of the Stanford Society of Physician Scholars, which supports collaboration and the academic development of medical trainees at Stanford. She plans to pursue a career in academic medicine and credits the Clinical Teaching Pathway of Distinction for refining her teaching skills during residency.
Ulysses Rosas is a PGY-3 who will be completing a Gastroenterology fellowship at Cedars-Sinai. Under the mentorship of Dr. Uri Ladabaum and Dr. Jennifer Y Pan, Ulysses' research focuses on tracking physician adherence to post-polypectomy surveillance guideline recommendations. He received the NIH/NHMA Academic Career Fellow Travel Award and was recognized in January 2018 with the “Clinical Decision-Making Award”. This award serves to recognize moments of exceptional clinical decision-making by residents in Stanford’s Internal Medicine Residency program. Ulysses credits his time at Stanford with continuing to expose him to further his career goals in academic medicine. Ulysses is also a member of the GME and Medicine Residency Diversity Committees. While on these committees, Ulysses has worked to help increase Stanford’s outreach and support for residents from diverse and traditionally underrepresented backgrounds in medicine and championed the mentoring outreach efforts with Stanford medical students.