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A full list of faculty is available on the Keck School of Medicine website

Program Leadership


Ramin Tabatabai, MD

Program Director
Hometown: Rockville, MD; Calabasas, CA
Undergrad: University of California – San Diego
Med School: Medical College of Wisconsin
Residency: LAC+USC Medical Center
Areas of Academic Interest: Medical Education, Resident Wellness & Mental Health

Jess Osterman, MD

Associate Program Director
Hometown: Bethesda, MD
Undergrad: University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
Masters Degree: Georgetown University
Med School: University of Maryland
Residency: LAC+USC Medical Center
Areas of Academic Interest: Physician Wellness, Correctional Medicine, Women in Medicine, Diversity & Inclusion

Caroline Brandon, MD

Assistant Program Director
Hometown: Washington, DC
Undergrad: University of Colorado
Med School: Temple University
Residency: LAC+USC Medical Center
Fellowship: Ultrasound, LAC+USC Medical Center
Areas of Academic Interest: Ultrasound, Simulation, International Medicine

Aarti Jain, MD

Assistant Program Director
Hometown: Altadena, CA
Undergrad: Princeton University
Med School: Keck School of Medicine at USC
Residency: LAC+USC Medical Center
Fellowship: Medical Education, LAC+USC Medical Center
Areas of Academic Interest: Simulation, Physician Wellness

Craig Torres-Ness, MD MPH

Assistant Program Director
Hometown: Roanoke, Indiana
Undergrad: Indiana University
Masters Degree: SUNY Downstate
Med School: SUNY Downstate
Residency: LAC+USC Medical Center
Areas of Academic Interest: Immigrant Health, Transitions of Care