Class of 2024

Miriam Alam, MD

Mariam Alam, MD

Undergraduate School: Bates College

Undergraduate Major: Interdisciplinary Studies: Health and Society

Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine

Residency: Internal Medicine Residency, University of Washington

Hometown: Greenwich, Connecticut

Dr. Alam has spent several years following her internal medicine residency in clinical practice as a hopitalist. Her clinical and research interests include complex medical-dermatology, inpatient consultative dermatology and skin of color. Following dermatology residency, she hopes to build her career in an academic setting with plenty of opportunities to teach.  


Brian Connor, MD

Brian Connor, MD

Undergraduate School: University of Tennessee

Undergraduate Major: Biochemistry, Cellular and Molecular Biology

Graduate School: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Research in Translational Medicine

Medical School: Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Internship: University of Washington, Internal Medicine

Hometown: Memphis, TN

Pronouns: he/him/his

Dr. Connor's clinical interests include general medical dermatology, cosmetic dermatology, and LGBTQ+ health. He is also interested in health systems/outcomes-based research as well as healthcare policy and leadership.


Amoreth Gozo, MD

Amoreth Gozo, MD

Undergraduate School: Georgia Institute of Technology

Undergraduate Major: Biomedical Engineering

Medical School: Morehouse School of Medicine

Internship: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Dr. Gozo's clinical and research interests include health education, skin of color, telederm, working with medically underserved communities, and procedural dermatology. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, hiking, crafting, eating at new restaurants, going to Disneyland/Disney World, and spending time with family and her fiance. 


Sidney Hoskins, MD

Sidney Hoskins, MD

Undergraduate School: Idaho State University

Undergraduate Major: Biology

Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine

Internship: Virginia Mason Medical Center

Hometown: Blackfoot, Idaho

Dr. Hoskins's clinical and research interests include rural general dermatology, pediatric dermatology, teledermatology and procedural dermatology. Her interests outside medicine include enjoying the outdoors via mountain biking, snowboarding, backcountry split boarding, backpacking and hiking. When not outside with her partner, the rest of her time is spent reading and spoiling their dogs, Easton and Nelson.  


Laura Valaas, MD

Laura Valaas, MD

Undergraduate School: Whitman College

Undergraduate Major: Applied Mathematics

Graduate School: University of Washington, Master of Health Informatics

Medical School: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Internship: Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center

Hometown: Wenatchee, WA

Dr. Valaas's career interests include general dermatology and dermatologic surgery as well as exploring how to be an effective leader in the healthcare setting and navigate change management.