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Program leadership biographies


Allan Markus

Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program

Specialty:
Internal Medicine
General Internal Medicine

Medical School:
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Residency:
Baystate Medical Center

Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester

(Other Degrees):
University of Maryland University College - Business Administration
University of Maryland University College MS Degree in Management

Board Certifications:
American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

"I love the priviledge to start a second residency program here in Arizona. I am very active in multiple medical organizations including being the incoming ACP-AZ Governor. My focus of practice has been preoperative medicine, neurology, and primary care. My teaching focuses on leadership in medicine, evidenced-based practice, and wellness of trainees. I recently got married and have three wonderful daughters that make sure that I have work-life balance."

Allan Markus

Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program

Specialty:
Internal Medicine
General Internal Medicine

Medical School:
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Residency:
Baystate Medical Center

Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester

(Other Degrees):
University of Maryland University College - Business Administration
University of Maryland University College MS Degree in Management

Board Certifications:
American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

"I love the priviledge to start a second residency program here in Arizona. I am very active in multiple medical organizations including being the incoming ACP-AZ Governor. My focus of practice has been preoperative medicine, neurology, and primary care. My teaching focuses on leadership in medicine, evidenced-based practice, and wellness of trainees. I recently got married and have three wonderful daughters that make sure that I have work-life balance."


Shalini Chaliki MD

Associate Program Director - Inpatient Palliative Care & Ambulatory Medicine

Specialty:
Hospice & Palliative Care

Medical School:
University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City School of Medicine

Residency:
Internal Medicine
UCF/HCA GME Consortium-Gainesville, North Florida Regional Medical Center

Fellowship:
Hospice & Palliative Care Fellowship
Memorial Sloan Kettering

Board Certifications:
Board Certified in Internal Medicine
BLS/ACLS Certification

Professional Affiliations, Awards and Honors:
American Medical Association
American College of Physicians
Florida Medical Association
American Academy of Hospice & Palliative Medicine
Florida ACP Chief Resident of Year
Most Supportive PGY2
National Merit Scholar
Certificate of Scholastic Achievement, Alpha Delta Pi

"As a Scottsdale native, Dr. Chaliki is excited to come back to the Valley with her dog Ari to help train residents in Internal Medicine and Hospice & Palliative Care. Her educational and professional career took her from Arizona to Kansas City, MO, Gainesville, FL, and New York City."

Shalini Chaliki MD

Associate Program Director - Inpatient Palliative Care & Ambulatory Medicine

Specialty:
Hospice & Palliative Care

Medical School:
University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City School of Medicine

Residency:
Internal Medicine
UCF/HCA GME Consortium-Gainesville, North Florida Regional Medical Center

Fellowship:
Hospice & Palliative Care Fellowship
Memorial Sloan Kettering

Board Certifications:
Board Certified in Internal Medicine
BLS/ACLS Certification

Professional Affiliations, Awards and Honors:
American Medical Association
American College of Physicians
Florida Medical Association
American Academy of Hospice & Palliative Medicine
Florida ACP Chief Resident of Year
Most Supportive PGY2
National Merit Scholar
Certificate of Scholastic Achievement, Alpha Delta Pi

"As a Scottsdale native, Dr. Chaliki is excited to come back to the Valley with her dog Ari to help train residents in Internal Medicine and Hospice & Palliative Care. Her educational and professional career took her from Arizona to Kansas City, MO, Gainesville, FL, and New York City."


Melanie Cloonan Schulte MD

Assistant Program Director - Wellness and Ambulatory Medicine

Specialty:
Internal Medicine

Medical School:
Creighton University School Of Medicine

Residency:
St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center

Board Certifications:
Internal Medicine

Professional Affiliations:
Fellow of the American College of Physicians

Melanie Cloonan-Schulte, MD, FACP is assistant program director, wellness and outpatient medicine. She also maintains a solo practice in Chandler, AZ and has particular interests in nutrition, endocrinology, geriatrics, and GLBTQ healthcare.

Melanie Cloonan Schulte MD

Assistant Program Director - Wellness and Ambulatory Medicine

Specialty:
Internal Medicine

Medical School:
Creighton University School Of Medicine

Residency:
St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center

Board Certifications:
Internal Medicine

Professional Affiliations:
Fellow of the American College of Physicians

Melanie Cloonan-Schulte, MD, FACP is assistant program director, wellness and outpatient medicine. She also maintains a solo practice in Chandler, AZ and has particular interests in nutrition, endocrinology, geriatrics, and GLBTQ healthcare.


Rachel Bond, MD

Assistant Program Director - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Specialty:
Cardiology

Areas of Focus:
Echocardiography
Nuclear Cardiology
Preventive Cardiology

Medical School:
NYU Grossman School of Medicine

Residency:
NYU Grossman School of Medicine

Fellowship:
Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Board Certifications:
Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine (Sub: Cardiovascular Disease)

Professional Affiliations:
Co-chair of the Women in Cardiology Committee
Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee for the Arizona Chapter of the American College of Cardiology
Women in Cardiology Section Leadership Council for the National Chapter of the American College of Cardiology
Co-Chair of the Women and Children Committee for the Association of Black Cardiologists

Dr. Rachel M Bond is a board-certified attending cardiologist in Arizona who has devoted her career to the treatment of heart disease through early detection, education, and prevention. She is a women's heart health & prevention specialist and the author of several review papers referencing maternal health, sex and gender differences and cardiovascular conditions that predominantly affect women, along with opinion pieces aimed at addressing health equity, reducing health disparities, and promoting the professional development of women and minorities in the health-science profession.

Rachel Bond, MD

Assistant Program Director - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Specialty:
Cardiology

Areas of Focus:
Echocardiography
Nuclear Cardiology
Preventive Cardiology

Medical School:
NYU Grossman School of Medicine

Residency:
NYU Grossman School of Medicine

Fellowship:
Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Board Certifications:
Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine (Sub: Cardiovascular Disease)

Professional Affiliations:
Co-chair of the Women in Cardiology Committee
Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee for the Arizona Chapter of the American College of Cardiology
Women in Cardiology Section Leadership Council for the National Chapter of the American College of Cardiology
Co-Chair of the Women and Children Committee for the Association of Black Cardiologists

Dr. Rachel M Bond is a board-certified attending cardiologist in Arizona who has devoted her career to the treatment of heart disease through early detection, education, and prevention. She is a women's heart health & prevention specialist and the author of several review papers referencing maternal health, sex and gender differences and cardiovascular conditions that predominantly affect women, along with opinion pieces aimed at addressing health equity, reducing health disparities, and promoting the professional development of women and minorities in the health-science profession.