Graduate Medical Education Program

Graduate Medical Education Program

At Maricopa Integrated Health System (MIHS) you will become a part of an elite group of physicians trained to exceed ordinary expectations. Our residents and fellows represent the top medical graduates of some of the finest medical schools across the country.

We train more than 400 physicians in 12 graduate medical education programs every year, ranging from pediatrics to psychiatry. In fulfilling their responsibilities, the administrators, hospital boards and faculty of MIHS are committed to supporting quality graduate medical education programs and excellence in residency training and research.

MIHS ensures all of its graduate medical education programs meet or exceed the institutional and program requirements set by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, the Council on Podiatric Medical Education, the American Society of Hospital Pharmacy, and the Commission on Dental Accreditation.

The 2016 New Resident Orientation will be held on June 15 & 17, 2016. Please note this orientation is mandatory.

Application Process

For a general overview of graduate medical education at MIHS, please contact the academic affairs department at 602-344-5366.

For information specific to one of our residency programs please see below.

Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Shayne Tomisato, MD, Program Director,

Kelly Sacco, Program Coordinator,

Phone:  480-344-2026

Emergency Medicine 

Michael Epter, DO, Program Director,

Michele (Miki) Flooring, Program Coordinator,

Phone:  602-344-5808

Department of Internal Medicine

Shannon Skinner, Program Director,

Karen Boettcher, Program Coordinator,

Phone:  602-344-1218

OB/GYN Department

Michael Brady, MD, Program Director,

Patricia Habak, MD, Associate Program Director,

Sabrina Duarte, Program Coordinator, 

Phone:  602-344-5444

Department of Pediatrics 

Vasu Bhavaraju, MD, Program Director,

Stephanie Putman, Residency Coordinator,   

Phone: 602-344-5885 

Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency with Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle

Bryan Roth, DPM, Program Director,

Donna Benavidez, Program Coordinator,

Phone: 602-344-5611


Chandrika Shankar, MD, Program Director,

Olivia Pearce, Program Coordinator,

Phone:  480-344-2028


Mary Connell, MD, Program Director,

Norma Valverde, Program Coordinator,

Phone:  602-344-1532


Elizabeth Ferguson, MD, Program Director,

Lila Mirza, Program Coordinator,

Phone:  602-344-5445

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