Class of 2022

Christopher Aiudi, MD, PharmD

Christopher Aiudi, MD, PharmD

Hometown: Woonsocket, RI
Undergraduate School: University of Rhode Island, College of Pharmacy
Medical School: Mayo Clinic School of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Chronic pain management
Personal Interests: Tennis, running, skiing, hiking, breweries, card/board games, trivia nights



Shamsa Baaj, MD

Shamsa Baaj, MD

Hometown: Timisoara, Romania
Undergraduate School: Loyola University Chicago
Medical School: Stritch School of Medicine Loyola University Chicago 
Clinical Interests: Acute pain and regional anesthesia, cardiac anesthesia 
Personal Interests: Trying new restaurants, traveling, going to musicals


Shika Card, MD, MA

Shika Card, MD, MA

Hometown: Victoria, BC
Undergraduate School: Harvard College
Medical School: University of British Columbia
Clinical Interests: Pediatric anesthesia, cardiac anesthesia
Personal Interests: Yoga, bird watching, piano/music, movies, podcasts, anthropology 


Juan Cotte Cabarcas, MD

Juan Cotte Cabarcas, MD

Hometown: Bogotá, Colombia
Undergraduate School: 
Medical School: Universidad de Los Andes
Clinical Interests: Chronic pain management, acute pain and regional anesthesia
Personal Interests: Running, hiking, traveling



Lu "Angela" Dai, MD, MS

Lu Angela Dai, MD, MS

Hometown: Guangzhou, China
Undergraduate School: University of Toronto
Medical School: Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine Case Western Reserve University
Clinical Interests: Cardiac anesthesia
Personal Interests: Dancing, cooking, baking, reading



Sean Dangelmajer, MD

Jonathan S. Erdman, MD

Hometown: Barnegat, NJ
Undergraduate School: Johns Hopkins University
Medical School: Stanford University School of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Regional anesthesia and acute pain
Personal Interests: Surfing, fishing, lifting, Stanford athletics, dogs (my dog Maverick), hiking, traveling with my wife


Jonathan S. Erdman, MD

Jonathan S. Erdman, MD

Hometown: Connecticut
Undergraduate School: Dartmouth College
Medical School: Stanford University School of Medicine
Clinical Interests: 
Personal Interests: Skiing, travel, cooking


Adam Flaczyk, MB BCh, MS

Adam Flaczyk, MB BCh, MS

Hometown: Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada
Undergraduate School: McGill University
Medical School: University College Dublin
Clinical Interests: Critical care
Personal Interests: Travel, hockey, cycling and Tour de France, cooking, bowling




J. Paul Fleming, MD

J. Paul Fleming, MD

Hometown: Orlando, FL
Undergraduate School: Florida State University
Medical School: University of Central Florida College of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Intensive care, cardiac anesthesia
Personal Interests: Exercise (lifting weights, basketball), cooking, reading 



Philipp Gerner, MD

Philipp Gerner, MD

Hometown: Graz, Austria
Undergraduate School: Stony Brook University
Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Clinical Interests: Pediatric anesthesia, cardiac anesthesia
Personal Interests: Outdoors, skiing, traveling, spending time with friends and family



Lauren E. Gibson, MD

Lauren E. Gibson, MD

Hometown: Hopkinton, NH
Undergraduate School: Tufts University
Medical School: Johns Hopkins University
Clinical Interests: Cardiac anesthesia, pediatric anesthesia
Personal Interests: Running(!), cycling, rollerblading, volleyball, hiking/backpacking



Jean J. He, MD

Jean J. He, MD

Hometown: Ithaca, NY
Undergraduate School: Cornell University
Medical School: University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Critical care, cardiac anesthesia, pain
Personal Interests: Traveling, hiking, trying new restaurants



Ronnie M. Ibrahim, MD

Ronnie M. Ibrahim, MD

Hometown: Waldorf, MD
Undergraduate School: University of Maryland
Medical School: Florida Atlantic University
Clinical Interests: Interventional/chronic pain, cardiac anesthesia
Personal Interests: Video games, reading, watches, cameras, science fiction



Lee-Wei Kao, MD

Lee-Wei Kao, MD

Hometown: Zionsville, IN
Undergraduate School: Purdue University
Medical School: Indiana University
Clinical Interests: Cardiac anesthesia, critical care
Personal Interests: Learning languages, traveling, board games, video games, eating


Kyla Lappo, MD

Kyla Lappo, MD

Hometown: Southlake, TX
Undergraduate School: Texas A&M University
Medical School: Texas A&M University College of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Pediatric anesthesia
Personal Interests: Traveling, hiking, exploring with my dogs, crafts




Johanna M. Lee, MD

Johanna M. Lee, MD

Hometown: Old Tappan, NJ
Undergraduate School: Harvard University 
Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Clinical Interests: Pediatric anesthesia, critical care
Personal Interests: Baking, traveling, learning guitar



Patrick Lindsay, MD, MSCE

Patrick Lindsay, MD, MSCE

Hometown: Sydney, Australia
Undergraduate School: University of Wollongong
Medical School: University of Wollongong
Clinical Interests: Critical care
Personal Interests: Travel, fitness, nutrition, sports



Gem M. Manalo, MD

Gem M. Manalo, MD

Hometown: Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
Undergraduate School: University of Michigan
Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Cardiac anesthesia
Personal Interests: Yoga, spinning, working out, University of Michigan football, hanging out with my dog, trying new restaurants, cooking, traveling



Lukas H. Matern, MD

Lukas H. Matern, MD

Hometown: Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Undergraduate School: Columbia University
Medical School: University of Chicago
Clinical Interests: Critical care, obstetric anesthesia
Personal Interests: Playing chamber music, reading nonfiction, running, hiking



Miguel A. Patino Montoya, MD

Miguel A. Patino Montoya, MD

Hometown: Medellin, Colombia
Undergraduate School: Universidad de Antioquia
Medical School: Universidad de Antioquia
Clinical Interests: Cardiac anesthesia, critical care
Personal Interests: Spending time with family, sports (particularly basketball and soccer), traveling, reading, movies, dancing




Adriana M. Posada, MD

Adriana M. Posada, MD

Hometown: Bogota, Colombia 
Undergraduate School: Universidad Javeriana Bogota 
Medical School: Universidad Javeriana Bogota 
Clinical Interests: Cardiac anesthesia, pediatric anesthesia 
Personal Interests: Running, cooking, Netflix 



Kyle J. Riley, MD

Kyle J. Riley, MD

Hometown: Seattle, WA 
Undergraduate School: New York University 
Medical School: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai 
Clinical Interests: OB anesthesia, acute pain and regional anesthesia, pediatric anesthesia  
Personal Interests: Classical music, kayaking, museums, travel 



Max Samimi, MD, MBA

Max Samimi, MD, MBA

Hometown: Thousand Oaks, CA
Undergraduate School: University of California Santa Barbara
Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Pediatric anesthesia
Personal Interests: Travel, surf, hosting dinner parties


Zachary Sullivan, MD, MSBS

Zachary Sullivan, MD, MSBS

Hometown: Perrysburg, OH
Undergraduate School: The Ohio State University
Medical School: University of Toledo College of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Critical care, cardiac anesthesia, pediatric anesthesia
Personal Interests: Visiting metroparks with my wife Ariel and dog Bear, going to the movies, watching football (go Buckeyes!) and basketball, reading, trivia, board/card games



Gabrielle White-Dzuro, MD

Gabrielle White-Dzuro, MD

Hometown: Toronto, ON
Undergraduate School: Oberlin College
Medical School: Vanderbilt University
Clinical Interests: Critical care, OB anesthesia
Personal Interests: Indoor cycling, reading, exploring new coffee shops 



Samuel D. Wood, MD

Samuel D. Wood, MD

Hometown: San Diego, CA
Undergraduate School: University of California San Diego
Medical School: University of California San Diego
Clinical Interests: Cardiac anesthesia
Personal Interests: Board games, snowboarding, movie watching, video games



Luca Zazzeron, MD

Luca Zazzeron, MD

Hometown: Fagnano Olona, Italy
Undergraduate School: 
Medical School: University of Milan
Clinical Interests: Critical care, thoracic anesthesia, cardiac anesthesia, transplants, vascular anesthesia
Personal Interests: Swimming in the summer, tennis, spending time with wife, son and daughter

Class of 2021

Mark Abraham, MD, MSBS

Mark Abraham, MD, MSBS

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Undergraduate School: University of California, Los Angeles
Medical School: University of Toledo
Clinical Interests: Acute pain and regional anesthesia 
Personal Interests: Watching Seinfeld, hiking, good food and spending time with good company

Cliodhna Ashe, BaBDentSc, BMBS

Cliodhna Ashe, BaBDentSc, BMBS

Hometown: Ireland
Undergraduate School: Trinity College Dublin (Dentistry)
Medical School: University of Limerick, Ireland
Clinical Interests: Critical care and cardiac anesthesia 
Personal Interests: Travel, reading, eating out and cinema/movies


Gloria Berchmans, MD

Gloria Berchmans, MD

Hometown: Coral Springs, FL
Undergraduate School: University of Florida
Medical School: Florida Atlantic University Schmidt College of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Critical care and OB anesthesia 
Personal Interests: My favorite thing to do is spend time with my son and family. I also enjoy oil painting, reading, dancing, yoga and trying new cuisines.

Frances Chen, MD

Frances Chen, MD

Hometown: Exton, PA
Undergraduate School: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Medical School: Stanford University
Clinical Interests: Pediatric anesthesia 
Personal Interests: Cooking, baking, reading murder mystery books and swing dancing


Jenny Cheng, MD

Jenny Cheng, MD

Hometown: Vancouver, Canada
Undergraduate School: University of British Columbia
Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Clinical Interests: Chronic pain management, acute pain and regional anesthesia, critical care 
Personal Interests: Snowboarding, traveling, cooking and ultimate frisbee


Devan Cote, MD

Devan Cote, MD

Hometown: Hollis, NH
Undergraduate School: University of Michigan
Medical School: Washington Case Western Reserve University
Clinical Interests: Critical care, cardiac
Personal Interests: Running, skiing, Jeopardy and dogs


Michelle Dyrholm, DO

Michelle Dyrholm, DO

Hometown: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Undergraduate School: University of Western States 
Medical School: Midwestern University
Clinical Interests: Regional anesthesia 
Personal Interests: Skiing, indoor rock climbing, hockey games, traveling and hideaway coffee shops


Michael Fettiplace, MD, PhD, MSE

Michael Fettiplace, MD, PhD, MSE

Hometown: Madison, WI
Undergraduate School: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Critical care, cardiac, acute pain and regional
Personal Interests: Cycling, Red Sox baseball,Guatemalan coffee, oolong tea and tiki



Gregory Foos, MD

Gregory Foos, MD

Hometown: Needham, MA
Undergraduate School: Bates College
Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, MA
Clinical Interests: Critical care and chronic pain
Personal Interests: Running, hiking, exploring new restaurants with my wife and craft beer


Hilary Gallin, MD, MBA

Hilary Gallin, MD, MBA

Hometown: Irvington, NY
Undergraduate School: Yale University
Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Clinical Interests: Cardiac and regional
Personal Interests: Sailing, squash and cooking


Erica Gee, MD

Erica Gee, MD

Hometown: Danville, CA
Undergraduate School: University of California, Los Angeles
Medical School: University of California, Los Angeles
Clinical Interests: Pain (both chronic and acute), ICU and cardiac 
Personal Interests: Hiking/climbing, yoga, photography, soccer, running and cooking


Paul Guillod, MD

Paul Guillod, MD

Hometown: Denver, CO
Undergraduate School: Vanderbilt University
Medical School: Yale University
Personal Interests: Programming, maintaining a reef aquarium, playing music (guitar and piano), TV/movies and hiking with dog



Casey Hamilton, MD

Casey Hamilton, MD

Hometown: Billerica, MA
Undergraduate School: Northeastern University
Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, MA
Clinical Interests: Critical care, cardiac anesthesia
Personal Interests: Being outdoors, running around the Charles, knitting, reading, cooking and spending time with my wife and son



David Hao, MD

David Hao, MD

Hometown: Edmonton, Canada
Undergraduate School: University of Pennsylvania
Medical School: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Clinical Interests: Chronic pain management, regional anesthesia and acute pain medicine
Personal Interests: Soccer (Chelsea F.C.), basketball (Boston Celtics), collecting sneakers and throwback jerseys, soda fountain Coca-Cola

Evan Hodell, MD

Evan Hodell, MD

Hometown: Davis, CA
Undergraduate School: California Polytechnic State University
Medical School: University of California, San Francisco
Clinical Interests: Regional anesthesia
Personal Interests: I love home improvement projects! (But my wife would prefer I do these at your house, not ours.) I enjoy traveling, exploring, hosting friends and spending time with my family.

Max Lang, MD

Max Lang, MD

Hometown: Tallahassee, FL 
Undergraduate School: University of Florida 
Medical School: Vanderbilt University 
Clinical Interests: Cardiac, pediatrics and chronic pain
Personal Interests: Weightlifting, outdoor sports (skiing, hiking, climbing), Florida State Seminoles sports, ballroom dancing and psychology

Thomas Lavin, DO

Thomas Lavin, DO

Hometown: Manhasset, NY 
Undergraduate School: Hofstra University 
Medical School: New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
Clinical Interests: Cardiac anesthesia and critical care
Personal Interests: Playing tennis, competing in Spartan Races, snowboarding, NBA basketball and visiting the beach


Lucy Li, MD

Lucy Li, MD

Hometown: Miami, FL
Undergraduate School: Princeton University 
Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Clinical Interests: Pediatric anesthesia and critical care
Personal Interests: Travel, movies and TV shows, reading, cooking, spending time with family and friends



Rupeng Li, MD, PhD

Rupeng Li, MD, PhD

Hometown: Dalian, China
Undergraduate School: China Medical University
Medical School: China Medical University
Clinical Interests: Pain management, pediatric anesthesia and cardiac anesthesia
Personal Interests: Fishing, cooking, volleyball and traveling


Alisha Ling, MD, PhD

Alisha Ling, MD, PhD

Hometown: Montreal, Canada
Undergraduate School: Columbia University
Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Clinical Interests: Critical care
Personal Interests: Baking, cooking, exploring new restaurants and working out



Christopher Mariani, MD, PhD

Christopher Mariani, MD, PhD

Hometown: Shrewsbury, MA
Undergraduate School: University of Notre Dame
Medical School: University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Critical care
Personal Interests: Being outside camping, biking, running and spending time with family



Raissa Nobrega, MD

Raissa Nobrega, MD

Hometown: Fortaleza, Brazil
Medical School: Faculdade Christus Curso de Medicina Brazil
Clinical Interests: Chronic pain, acute pain, regional anesthesia and pediatric anesthesia
Personal Interests: Traveling, cooking, arts, spending time with family and friends



Peter Ochieng, MD

Peter Ochieng, MD

Hometown: Tucson, AZ
Undergraduate School: University of Arizona
Medical School: Meharry Medical College
Clinical Interests: Critical care, cardiothoracic and pediatric
Personal Interests: Running, basketball, snowboarding, hiking, guitar, reading, DIY projects and traveling


Kai Qiu, MD, MBA

Kai Qiu, MD, MBA

Hometown: Irvine, CA
Undergraduate School: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Clinical Interests: Critical care
Personal Interests: Gaming, eating, more eating, wine/beer/scotch and pickup sports



Matthew Tung, MD

Matthew Tung, MD

Hometown: Sharon, MA
Undergraduate School: Harvard College
Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Clinical Interests: Critical care and cardiac
Personal Interests: Board and card games, frisbee, superhero movies


Elisa Walsh, MD

Elisa Walsh, MD

Hometown: Westwood, MA
Undergraduate School: California Institute of Technology
Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Clinical Interests: Critical care, cardiac anesthesia and pediatric anesthesia
Personal Interests: Spending quality time with my fiancé and enormous Siberian cat (Niko), running, cooking, baking, writing, traveling and unconvincingly denying my caffeine addiction

Class of 2020

Diana Barragan-Bradford, MD

Diana Barragan-Bradford, MD

Hometown: Bogota, Colombia
Medical School: Pontificia Universidad Javeriana - Bogota
Clinical Interests: Critical care, research
Personal Interests: Professional eater, singer enthusiast, music lover

 

Richard Boyer, MD, PhD

Richard Boyer, MD, PhD

Hometown: Cooper City, FL
Undergraduate School: Johns Hopkins University
Medical School: Vanderbilt University
Clinical Interests: Medical devices (infusion pumps and hemodynamics monitors), Peripheral nerve injury, MR Neurography, Diffusion tensor imaging
Personal Interests: Wife, Bean (the cat), and Walter (the dog), traveling, trying new restaurants around Boston, climbing and hiking 



Stephen Campbell, MD

Stephen Campbell, MD

Hometown: Akron, OH
Undergraduate School: The University of Akron
Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical University
Clinical Interests: General anesthesiology
Personal Interests: Competitive basketball, classical piano, and table tennis



Kelly Chen, MD

Kelly Chen, MD

Hometown: Nashville, TN
Undergraduate School: Emory University
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Medical education and research
Personal Interests: Playing and watching tennis, trying new food, exploring new places



Kayla Florio, MD

Kayla Florio, MD

Hometown: Boca Raton, FL
Undergraduate School: University of Florida
Medical School: Florida Atlantic University Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine 
Clinical Interests: Regional anesthesia
Personal Interests: Hiking, yoga, dancing



Christine Haddad, MD, PhD

Christine Haddad, MD, PhD

Hometown: Syria
Undergraduate School: University of Iowa
Medical School: University of Illinois-Chicago
Clinical Interests: Cardiac anesthesia 
Personal Interests: Working out, running, hiking, traveling, cooking



Kellie Jaremko, MD, PhD

Kellie Jaremko, MD, PhD

Hometown: Cleveland, OH
Undergraduate School: Ohio Wesleyan University 
Medical School: Jefferson Medical College 
Clinical Interests: Regional, pain, neuro 
Personal Interests: Sports fan, yoga, baking, board games, animals & traveling with my husband and friends



Benjamin Katz, MD, MBA

Benjamin Katz, MD, MBA<

Hometown: Sarasota, FL 
Undergraduate School: Florida State University 
Medical School: Florida Atlantic University
Clinical Interests: Healthcare Administration, Regional 
Personal Interests: Hiking, camping, aviation, travel



Jason Kung, MD

Jason Kung, MD

Hometown: San Francisco, CA 
Undergraduate School: University of San Francisco 
Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine 
Clinical Interests: IT, medical devices 
Personal Interests: 80s rock, grilling, cars


Daewoong "DW" Lee, MD

Daewoong

Hometown: Seoul, South Korea 
Undergraduate School: Dartmouth College 
Medical School: Columbia University 
Clinical Interests: Building an international bridge to South Korea through research/med ed 
Personal Interests: Travel, camping/outdoors, swimming, playing with my awesome three kids, anime, making curry



Lizbeeth Lopez, MD

Lizbeeth Lopez, MD

Hometown: Sacramento, CA
Undergraduate School: Swarthmore College 
Medical School: UC Davis Medical School 
Clinical Interests: Pediatric anesthesia 
Personal Interests: Happily engaged. When I am not in the hospital, I love to hike, run and enjoy the beautiful outdoors.



Sarah Low, MD

Sarah Low, MD

Hometown: Tucson, AZ 
Undergraduate School: University of Arizona 
Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine 
Clinical Interests: Chronic pain, research 
Personal Interests: Baking and cooking, cycling, traveling, yoga, camping, hiking, science, piano, catching critters



Lathan McCall, MD

Lathan McCall, MD

Hometown: Birmingham, AL
Undergraduate School: Middlebury College 
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine 
Clinical Interests: Intensive care, technology in medicine, and clinical research 
Personal Interests: My lovely wife and my silly baby boy, cars and motorycles, board games and video games


Richard Missett, DO

Richard Missett, DO

Hometown: Exeter, PA 
Undergraduate School: Pennsylvania State University 
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Clinical Interests: Global health, including anesthesia disparities in the developing world 
Personal Interests: Spending time with my wife and dog, Penn State football, traveling, camping, hiking, golf



Meryl Paul, MD

Meryl Paul, MD

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA 
Undergraduate School: Temple University 
Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine 
Clinical Interests: Pediatric Anesthesia, Global Health 
Personal Interests: Being outdoors, trying new things, seeing old friends, and exploring this incredible planet



Aubrey Samost-Williams, MD, MS

Aubrey Samost-Williams, MD, MS

Hometown: North Reading, MA 
Undergraduate School: Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School 
Clinical Interests: Critical care, patient safety, system engineering and modeling 
Personal Interests: Figure skating, cooking, brewing beer


Lauren Schergen, MD

Lauren Schergen, MD

Hometown: Mercer Island, WA 
Undergraduate School: University of Washington 
Medical School: New York Medical College 
Personal Interests: Roasting and drinking coffee, people watching, tinkering around, culturing yogurt and kombucha tea




Christina Shin, MD

Christina Shin, MD

Hometown: Lisle, IL
Undergraduate School: Wellesley College 
Medical School: Harvard Medical School 
Clinical Interests: Critical care, medical education 
Personal Interests: Husband and one baby boy, traveling, watching movies, cooking and baking, eating



Valerie Tainsh, MD

Valerie Tainsh, MD

Hometown: Winter Park, FL 
Undergraduate School: University of Florida 
Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine 
Clinical Interests: Pediatrics, Critical Care, Cardiothoracic 
Personal Interests: Paddle boarding, the beach, reading, old school N64, traveling



Kimberly Ting, MD, MS

Kimberly Ting, MD, MS

Hometown: Hicksville, NY
Undergraduate School: Carnegie Mellon University 
Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine 
Clinical Interests: Undecided 
Personal Interests: Running, kayaking, drinking copious amounts of coffee, spending time with friends



Kelly Tseng, MD

Kelly Tseng, MD

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Undergraduate School: University of California, Los Angeles 
Medical School: New York Medical College 
Clinical Interests: Acute and chronic pain, research, quality improvement and patient safety 
Personal Interests: Hiking, working out, running along scenic routes, international travel, Laker games, concerts, Food Network, cooking healthy recipes, wineries



Jonathan M. Weimer, MD, MS

Jonathan M. Weimer, MD, MS

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA 
Undergraduate School: University of Pittsburgh 
Medical School: Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University 
Clinical Interests: Critical Care, Outcomes Research, Neuroanesthesia, Cardiac Anesthesia 
Personal Interests: Running, Biking, Golfing, Eating, Napping, Discovering local microbrews



Jared Wortzman, MD

Jared Wortzman, MD

Hometown: Stoughton, MA 
Undergraduate School: Harvard University
Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine 
Clinical Interests: ICU, medical education
Personal Interests: Recently married, enjoy cooking, jokes, hiking, and sports


Nancy Wu, MD

Nancy Wu, MD

Hometown: Beijing, China 
Undergraduate School: Tufts University
Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine 
Clinical Interests: Cardiac anesthesia, pediatric anesthesia, medical education 
Personal Interests: Gardening, traveling, music, spending time with family and friends

Class of 2019

Eric Abhold, MD

Eric Abhold, MD

Hometown: Fresno, CA
Undergraduate School: UC San Diego
Medical School: Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Clinical Interests: Pediatrics, regional, research
Personal Interests: Golf, soccer, reading, exercise, board games, travel


Aditi Balakrishna, MD

Aditi Balakrishna, MD

Hometown: Memphis, TN
Undergraduate School: Harvard College
Medical School: Yale School of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Critical care, all types of operative anesthesia
Personal Interests: Spending time with friends/family, cooking/eating, tennis, reading


David Combs, MD, PhD

David Combs, MD, PhD

Undergraduate School: UC Santa Cruz
Medical School: Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Clinical Interests: OB anesthesia, research
Personal Interests: Husband and child, cooking, travel



Nikki Davis, DO

Nikki Davis, DO

Hometown: Sacramento, CA
Undergraduate School: University of California, Davis
Medical School: Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine
Clinical Interests: Regional, pain, pediatrics, QA, Global health 
Personal Interests: Scuba diving, travel, running, cooking, music, hanging out on my rooftop


Hassan Farhan, MD

Hassan Farhan, MD

Hometown: London, United Kingdom
Undergraduate School: Imperial College of London
Medical School: Imperial College of London
Clinical Interests: Outcomes research, cardiac and OB anesthesia
Personal Interests: Boxing, cycling, tennis, urban and landscape photography, FIFA (online matches only!), Arsenal Football Club


Jaleesa Jackson, MD

Jaleesa Jackson, MD

Hometown: Jacksonville, FL
Undergraduate School: University of Florida
Medical School: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Chronic pain, regional, critical care
Personal Interests: Traveling


Rabeea Khan, MD

Rabeea Khan, MD

Hometown: Duluth, GA
Undergraduate School: Emory University
Medical School: Yale School of Medicine
Clinical Interests: MedEd, quality improvement
Personal Interests: International travel, running, yoga

Shu (Denis) Lu, MD

Shu (Denis) Lu, MD

Hometown: West Haverstraw, NY
Undergraduate School: Cornell University
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh
Clinical Interests: Cardiac, ICU, outcomes research
Personal Interests: Cooking, trying new restaurants around Boston, working out, playing video games, Netflix, skiing


Ben MacDougall, MD

Ben MacDougall, MD

Hometown: Ottawa, Canada
Undergraduate School: University of Ottawa
Medical School: Yale School of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Pain, pediatrics
Personal Interests: Hockey, golf


Gibran Minero, MD, MBA

Gibran Minero, MD, MBA

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Undergraduate School: Harvard College
Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Clinical Interests: Cardiac anesthesia, critical care, value based healthcare
Personal Interests: Movies, eating, dancing, traveling, personal finance and investing


Matthieu Newton, MD, DPT

Matthieu Newton, MD, DPT

Hometown: Somerset, NJ
Undergraduate School: Northeastern University
Medical School: University of Rochester
Clinical Interests: Medical ethics, healthcare policy
Personal Interests: Cooking, staying active


Bruna Maria Castro de Oliveira, MD

Bruna Maria Castro de Oliveira, MD

Hometown: Fortaleza, Brazil
Medical School: Universidade Federal do Ceara, Faculdade de Medicina
Clinical Interests: Pain, regional and pediatrics
Personal Interests: Traveling, running, indoor cycling, cooking, spending time with family and friends



Allie Plichta, MD

Allie Plichta, MD

Hometown: Somers, NY
Undergraduate School: Cornell University
Medical School: NYU School of Medicine
Clinical Interests: RICUs, cardiac anesthesia
Personal Interests: Spoiling her cat children (Mac and Miller), spending time in the sunshine, cheering on the NY Giants, drinking Diet Sunkist

Christopher Rosicki, MD

Christopher Rosicki, MD

Hometown: Stony Brook, NY
Undergraduate School: Stony Brook University
Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Cardiac anesthesia
Personal Interests: Cooking, mountain biking, PC building


Aaron Rudin, MD, MS

Aaron Rudin, MD, MS

Hometown: Boulder, CO
Undergraduate School: University of California, Santa Cruz
Medical School: Washington University in St Louis
Clinical Interests: Cardiac, critical care, OB
Personal Interests: Physical activities outdoors (mountain biking, rock climbing, kayaking, hiking, etc), my wife, emerging technology & finance

David Rudnick, MD

David Rudnick, MD

Hometown: Hershey, PA
Undergraduate School: Pennsylvania State University
Medical School: Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Clinical Interests: Cardiac anesthesia, critical care, global health
Personal Interests: Traveling, photography, computers and technology, brewing beer


Kendrick Shaw, MD, PhD

Kendrick Shaw, MD, PhD

Hometown: Portland, OR
Undergraduate School: Case Western Reserve University
Medical School: Case Western Reserve University
Clinical Interests: Critical care, cardiac, research
Personal Interests: 3D printing, open-source software and hardware, hiking


Ben Shields, MD, PhD

Ben Shields, MD, PhD

Hometown: Dallas, TX
Undergraduate School: Rice University
Medical School: UT Southwestern 
Clinical Interests: UT Southwestern 
Personal Interests: Reading, soccer, travel


Lauren Smith, MD, MPH

Lauren Smith, MD, MPH

Hometown: West Covina, CA
Undergraduate School: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Medical School: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Clinical Interests: Regional, pediatrics, APS



Corey Spiro, MD

Corey Spiro, MD

Hometown: Cleveland, OH
Undergraduate School: Oberlin College
Medical School: Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University 
Clinical Interests: Cardiothoracic anesthesia, medical education 
Personal Interests: Running, swimming, biking, reading fiction, guitar, camping, hiking


Rachel Steinhorn, MD

Rachel Steinhorn, MD

Hometown: Chicago, IL 
Undergraduate School: Bard College
Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine 
Clinical Interests: Critical care, opioid-sparing analgesia, delirium 
Personal Interests: Speculative fiction, rock climbing, knitting, calligraphy


Yasmine Tameze, MD

Yasmine Tameze, MD

Hometown: Miami, FL
Undergraduate School: Duke University 
Medical School: Duke University 
Clinical Interests: Critical care 
Personal Interests: HGTV


Amanda Xi, MD, MSE

Amanda Xi, MD, MSE

Hometown: West Bloomfield, MI 
Undergraduate School: University of Michigan 
Medical School: Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine 
Clinical Interests: Critical care, cardiac 
Personal Interests: AMWA, blogging, food


Howard Zee, MD

Howard Zee, MD

Hometown: Honolulu, HI 
Undergraduate School: University of Southern California 
Medical School: University of Southern California 
Personal Interests: Traveling, sports, cooking, spending time with family and friends



Alyssa Zhu, MD

Alyssa Zhu, MD

Hometown: Springfield, VA
Undergraduate School: Duke University 
Medical School: Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
Clinical Interests: Research 
Personal Interests: Online gaming, music