Hometown: Murrieta, CA
Undergraduate: Brigham Young University, BS Biology and minor in Spanish
Medical School: Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Residency: Anesthesiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Why I chose UCLA: Training at UCLA gives access to not only top-notch clinical exposure, but also excellent clinician mentors. Even after a short visit while interviewing, I knew attendings and residents at UCLA reflected the type of physician I wanted to train to become.
Dr. Colby Tanner is a dad of three; he was blessed with 2 children in medical school, Eliza and Truman, and then his 3rd child, Calvin, was born during his CA-1 year at UCLA. When he is not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife and children at the beach, riding bikes, visiting Disneyland, and hiking. Dr. Tanner is fond of a variety of outdoor activities, including skiing, snowboarding, fly-fishing, camping, running, and biking.
Hometown: Smithville, Tennessee
Undergraduate: University of Tennessee, BS Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, FL
Why I chose UCLA: I chose UCLA because of the diverse and unique liver transplant population I would encounter while training. Also, I was excited to experience life as an Angeleno for a year!
Dr. Courtney Scott received a Mayo Clinic Scholarship for her fellowship training at UCLA this year. She plans to return to Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida after fellowship to join their liver transplant anesthesiology team. Dr. Scott enjoys baking in her free time, and during the pandemic, has added homemade bread to her repertoire.