Events With the Faculty and Residents



The dermatology residents are from the accredited training programs of Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and through the Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine.





Umami II
May 28, 2009

Five new Spanish wines highlighted our return excursion to Spain, once again, paired with food from La Espanola.

The Sixth D.R.A.F.T.
April 21, 2009

We ventured to Spain discovering 5 delicious wines representing a good cross section of the fabulous varietals the country offers. The wine was paired with food from La Espanola, the premier supplier of Spanish food products to all restaurants featuring Spanish food.

Umami I
November 12, 2008

The First Umami! It was a celebration of new tastes with physicians and pathologists. We began with five flights of ales, followed by a dinner of Brazilian BBQ paired with 2 surprise wines.

The Fifth D.R.A.F.T.
October 1, 2008

A sake sampler paired with sushi! We ventured into the world of sake, sampling 6 flights of the delicious brew.

The Fourth D.R.A.F.T.
June 26, 2008

Our fourth Dermatology and Resident Faculty Tasting departed from previous tastings. We undertook the daunting task of pairing Chinese food with wines that could be readily purchased at stores in Southern California.

Michael Kolodney and Joanna Bernstein Wedding
Hyatt Regency Long Beach
September 2, 2007

The Third D.R.A.F.T
(Dermatology Resident and Faculty Tasting)

August 7th, 2007

Our third meeting paired 5 ales with three cheeses (Manchego, Cheddar, and Gouda) and an eclectic mix of Italian food. But the dessert was the big surprise of the evening! Two glasses of wine...but all is not what it appears to be! Check out the presentation to find out why!

The Second D.R.A.F.T.
(Dermatology Resident and Faculty Tasting)

February 26, 2007

Dr. Shitabata hosted the second tasting of exquisite Belgian ales paired with food, including a special treat of Stilton cheese.

D.R.A.F.T.-Dermatology Resident And Faculty Tasting Presentation
August 7, 2006

Dr. Shitabata hosted the first ale tasting of exquisite Belgian and American ales, paired with food. Since it was our first meeting, we affectionately referred to it as the First Draft!

Harbor-UCLA Dermatology Graduation Dinner
May 24, 2006

The Chart House, Redondo Beach, CA

Left to Right: Evangeline Shitabata, DDS, MS., Paul Shitabata, M.D., Yong Tao, M.D, PhD.

Harbor-UCLA New Dermatology Resident Welcome Party
November 13, 2004
Dr. Noah Craft's home in Venice Beach, CA

Left to right: Paul Shitabata, M.D., Michael Kolodney, M.D., PhD., Howard Fein, M.D., Noah Craft, M.D., PhD., Mark Maida, M.D.






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