Dr. Sussman is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center. She completed her medical schooling at the University of Arizona and her Internal Medicine/Chief Residency training at the University of Washington. She subsequently pursued a Nephrology Clinical and Research Fellowship at the University of Washington. Dr. Sussman was recruited back to the University of Arizona in 2009 and has served as a clinician educator with a strong emphasis in medical student education. Dr. Sussman maintains an active interest in Glomerulonephritis and innovative teaching methodologies in medical education. She additionally serves as the Medical Director of Sahaurita DCI Desert Dialysis unit and has developed and is the Clinical Director of the nocturnal in-center dialysis program at DCI South Tucson.