Rabih Geha, MD
Rabih was born in Lebanon, and grew up mostly in Pakistan before coming to the US to attend Boston College and then Brown for medical school. He completed residency and chief residency at UCSF. An avid soccer fan, he plans his weekends around watching soccer. He also enjoys relaxing getaways with his wife, and high school sweetheart, Zari.
Rabih splits his time between the Emergency Room and the inpatient teaching wards. His primary interests are in medical education and clinical reasoning. Within diagnosis, Rabih enjoys creating diagnostic schemas; this interest in crafting logical solutions dates back to the good old days of high school math, most of which he learned from his dad.
Sharmin Shekarchian, MD
Sharmin was born and raised in Iran before moving to the Bay Area. After graduating from UC Berkeley, she attended UCSF medical school. She is currently a chief resident at UCSF. After residency, Sharmin is planning to be a hospitalist and to pursue a career in medical education. Her interests include clinical reasoning and curriculum design.
Sharmin is an avid tennis and soccer fan and loves traveling and spending time with family and friends. She knows every episode of Friends by heart, thinks there is never a bad time to drink coffee and she’s a big fan of a good laugh.
Arsalan Derakhshan, MD
Arsalan was born in Iran and moved to Atlanta, Georgia as a young child. He loves to travel and considers himself a global citizen. After graduating from Emory University, he attended the Medical College of Georgia and completed internal medicine residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
He spends his time attending on inpatient team, staffing resident clinic, and working as the global health track director. He enjoys working with medical students and interns to help them discover their passions. His primary interests include clinical reasoning, global health, and medical innovations.
He enjoys listening to hip-hop, drinking tea, and having lively discussions with friends. He dislikes ticking clocks, the idea of skipping leg day, and how much air is in a bag of potato chips.
Daniel Minter, MD
Dan grew up in Gig Harbor, WA (a small town outside of Seattle). He studied neurobiology at the University of Washington and then spent a year in Argentina working in a basic science lab after graduation. He moved to San Francisco to attend medical school at UCSF. He stayed on for internal medicine residency. He is considering fellowship in infectious diseases and ultimately wants to be a physician educator focusing on clinical reasoning. His hobbies include traveling, cooking, and jogging in golden gate park
Reza Manesh, MD
Reza was born in Tehran, and grew up mostly in Pittsburgh. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and completed internal medicine residency at UCSF.
He works as a hospitalist, primarily taking care of patients with medical students and residents.
Reza’s passions include lifting heavy weights, eating at chipotle, and studying at coffee shops. His life hero is his grandfather. His ultimate goal is to share his excitement and love of clinical problem-solving with others.