July 2015 – Present – American Society of Plastic Surgeons – Active Member
June 2015 – Present – California Society of Plastic Surgeons – Active Member
May 2014 – Present – the University of Southern California, Division of Plastic Surgery – Clinical Assistant Professor
March 2012 – February 2013 – Curriculum Development Committee, American Society of Plastic Surgeons – Committee Member
Developing a relevant curriculum for plastic surgeons in training.
May 2013 – Present – American Society of Plastic Surgeons – Candidate for Membership
October 2010 – Present – Professionalism Curriculum Committee, University of Southern California – Committee Member/Speaker/Moderator
Creating a professionalism curriculum for the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Moderating discussions. Giving talks on various topics related to work-life balance and professionalism challenges encountered in private practice.
Planning initiatives for society to pursue
July 2013 – May 2014 – the University of Southern California, Division of Plastic Surgery / Hand Surgery – Volunteer Faculty
August 2008 – June 2010 – Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA – Clinical Research Fellow
Performing and organizing clinical research in the department of craniofacial and plastic surgery.
June 2009 – June 2010 – Persian American Cancer Institute, Los Angeles, CA – Medical Board Member
Non-profit – Educating, guiding, and supporting cancer patients. Fundraising. Recruiting bone marrow donors.
July 2005 – August 2008 – Los Angeles County Hospital, USC University Hospital, Los Angeles, CA – General Surgery Resident
Caring for and operating on general surgery patients. Teaching and mentoring medical students and junior residents.
March 2003 – Arya Movie, New York, NY – Supporting Actress
New York International Film Festival / Atlanta Film Festival
February 1998 – December 2002 – Test Takers, Roslyn Heights, NY – SAT Math Instructor/ Tutor
Teaching SAT math to classrooms of high-school students.
Summer 1999 – Columbia SURF Program, New York, NY – Researcher (Genetics Laboratory)
Extracting plant nuclear DNA, Performing gel electrophoreses, Amplifying DNA via PCR, Sequencing DNA, and Analyzing DNA sequence.