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Residencies and Fellowships in Phoenix

Creighton University School of Medicine-Phoenix offers seventeen residency and fellowship programs in the Valley. Our residents and fellows represent some of the best and brightest from the finest medical schools across the country and world, and our programs are at the forefront of advanced medical education, scholarly activity and training of new generations of physicians committed to compassionate care with a patient-centric focus.

The programs reflect a climate of collaboration and support and a diverse patient population offers learners challenging and rewarding opportunities to improve the health outcomes of our community, state and nation.

The office of graduate medical education oversees 17 residency and fellowship programs in Phoenix between Dignity Health St. Joseph's Hospital and Valleywise Health.

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Daniel Castellanos

Daniel Castellanos, MD

Founding Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education and Designated Institutional Official
Graduate Medical Education Office
DanielCastellanos@creighton.edu or you can reach out to his administrative assistant at mollyerickson@creighton.edu
602.812.3132

 

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Juliaette Chamberlain

Juliaette Chamberlain
Manager, GME
Graduate Medical Education Office
JuliaetteChamberlain@creighton.edu
602.406.7218

 

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Julie Weissbuch Allina, MSW
Director of Wellbeing
JulieWeissbuchAllina@creighton.edu

 

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Tami Berrelez

Tami Berrelez
GME Institutional Coordinator - St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center 
Graduate Medical Education Office
602.406.7218
tamiberrelez@creighton.edu

 

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Leticia Rasillo

Leticia Rasillo
GME Institutional Coordinator - Valleywise Health 
Graduate Medical Education Office
LeticiaRasillo@creighton.edu
602.344.5968

 

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Joanna Corken
Institutional Alliance Coordinator
Graduate Medical Education Office
joannacorken@creighton.edu
602.812.3128

 

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Anaiz Ochoa

Anaiz Ochoa
Contract Coordinator
Graduate Medical Education Office
AnaizOchoa@creighton.edu
602.812.3133

 

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Amber Burgos
Accreditation Specialist
amberburgos@creighton.edu
602.812.3147

 

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Olivia Long
Data and Systems Analyst
olivialong@creighton.edu
602.812.3132

Scholarly Activity

The Creighton University School of Medicine is committed to providing affiliated learners with the tools and resources needed to help navigate research. The process can be complex and we want to help you navigate the process with ease.  The process can be complex and we want to help you navigate the process with ease.

We can support you with:

  • Research planning process
  • How to complete research
  • Understanding the project submission process
  • Navigating research at our partner sites
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Alliance residents conferring about research study.
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Health workers consulting around patient in hospital.

Academic Success

We are dedicated to providing academic and professional development support services to the Creighton University School of Medicine–Phoenix, Graduate Medical Education (GME) programs, residents, and fellows. Resources include individual consultation, assessments, and support for students experiencing academic challenges and those seeking to improve performance. We can also support individuals who need resources studying for ITEs, Step 3, NBME Subject Examinations.

Time Management

  • An essential skill, especially for physicians. Improvement in this arena may lead to increased productivity, decreased stress, and improved wellbeing overall.

Effective Study Plans

  • Academic support services for those experiencing academic challenges or seeking to improve performance, by creating a more meaningful, effective action plan.

Learning Strategies

  • We are all lifelong learners, but successful students are those who take charge of their own learning. Strategies can be developed and put into everyday practice.

Teaching Techniques

  • Residents have an important role as both learner and teacher. Timely teaching techniques are imperative for successful training of all health professionals on a team.

Resume and CV Writing

  • It’s critical to provide future employers with a well-organized overview of background and achievements relevant to a medical career. We can help you create or edit these important documents.

JADE

  • JADE is the CUSOM home for Jesuit Academic Development and Education, where we learn, teach, share, and grow together.

Creighton’s Partnership with the Phoenix Health Community

The Creighton University Arizona Health Education Alliance gives learners access to state-of-the-art facilities with knowledgeable practitioners. Through the partnership, Creighton students gain essential patient-care experience in prominent Phoenix facilities from world-class faculty.

The Creighton Alliance includes Creighton University, Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Valleywise Health and District Medical Group.

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Creighton Univeristy Arizon Health Education Alliance partnerships: Creighton, DMG, Dignity Health and Vallerywise Health

Well-being

Learn more about how Creighton builds a culture of well-being.