My name is Analiese DiConti-Gibbs, and I am Chief Resident at LAC+USC Medical Center in the Department of Internal Medicine. Following my chief year, I plan to pursue Geriatric Medicine. During my residency, I was involved in multiple quality improvement projects, from reducing unnecessary lab orders to post-discharge medication reconciliation. During my second year, I received awards for Excellence in Primary Care and Junior Resident of the year. I graduated from Keck School of Medicine at USC where I was involved in the Health Technology and Engineering program and worked with Dr. Valero-Cuevas in the Brain and Body Dynamics Lab at Viterbi School of Engineering on a pilot study using novel technology to better quantify abnormal movements Parkinson’s Disease. I was also a founding member of the Innovation in Medicine interest group and participated in various service groups including Reach Out and Read and Tom Bradley Mini-Med School.

I graduated with a degree from the Department of Biological Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in June 2010, where I was president of the Women’s Water Polo Club Team and a member of BrainTrust and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. Between undergrad and medical school, I worked at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles as a research specialist that focusing on bringing induced pluripotent stem cell reprogramming to the laboratory and volunteered at the Hem-Onc Playroom.

I was born and raised in Glendale, California, a suburb of Los Angeles and attended a prestigious All-Girls Catholic High School, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, where I was second in my class and received awards for academic excellence in math and science. During high school, I was captain of the softball and water polo teams. I was also president of Varsity Club and a member of Mu Alpha Theta and the National Honor Society. I was also very active in service, focusing on the children of under-served communities.

Currently, I am keeping busy with work and learning about home renovation. I love to travel with my husband and can be often found creating a complicated spreadsheet of logistics for out upcoming international adventures. When not exercising, traveling, or working, I can be found reading from my pile of books about European History or watching USC Trojans Football.