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Dr. Wassim Ballan went to the American University of Beirut for medical school, followed by pediatric residency at SUNY Upstate in Syracuse, NY. After completing his Pediatric Infectious Diseases fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco, he joined Phoenix Children's hospitalist service in 2007 and the Infectious Diseases division in 2011. He has served as Medical Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship Program since it was established and also serves as Associate Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Control.