EM-Peds Class of 2019

Combined EM & Peds Residency - Class of 2019

Danielle Dardis, MD

St. George's University School of Medicine

Where are you from?

Suffolk, Virginia.

What are your personal interests/hobbies?

Horseback riding, hiking, riding ATVs/dirt bikes, and hanging out with friends and family.

What are your professional interests?

I plan on splitting my time between adult and pediatric shifts but might do some inpatient or outpatient pediatric stuff on the side too.

Why did you choose UA EM?

The weather and the amazing people.

Favorite activity in Tucson?

Being outside in general. The weather is almost always perfect for any outdoor activity.

What are your non-medical goals during residency?

Survive.

James Dill

James Dill, MD

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans

Where are you from?

New Orleans, LA

What are your personal interests/hobbies?

Writing, cinephile, hiking, overseas travelling

What are your professional interests?

Pediatrics, global health

Why did you choose UA EM?

Specifically for the EM & Peds program at UA, which is the best there is

Favorite activity in Tucson?

Easily the hiking and being out in nature

What are your non-medical goals during residency?

Working with my church over in Malawi, Africa, to help malnourished kids and their families with sustainable farming.

Priti Rawani-Patel

Priti Rawani-Patel, MD

St. George's University School of Medicine

Where are you from?

I am from New York.

What are your personal interests/hobbies?

I love to run, hike, bake. I love road trips. And snuggles with my puppy!

What are your professional interests?

I am interested in pediatric emergency medicine and pediatric critical care.

Why did you choose UA EM?

I chose UA because of the EM Peds training, the people, and to get away from the snow.

Favorite activity in Tucson?

Seven Falls hike at Sabino Canyon.

What are your non-medical goals during residency?

Form lifelong friendships, complete rim-to-rim hike in the Grand Canyon and make it to Havasu falls.