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PGY-4

Angelica Anguilli, MD
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Hometown: New York, NY
Hobbies/Interests: Scuba diving, running, all the veg restaurants in the city, wine, LGBT advocacy, travel, and beaches, beaches, beaches.

Jerome Balbin, MD
Medical School: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Hometown: Paramus, NJ
Hobbies/Interests: Running, playing/watching sports (soccer, tennis, baseball, football), adventurous/binge eating, laughing and joking around, traveling and music.

Fernando Barajas, MD
Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Hometown: New Rochelle, NY
Hobbies/Interests: I'm a foodie. Love dancing, traveling, scuba diving, tropical beaches, the outdoors, HBO series and comedies.

Dane Campbell, MD
Medical School: Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Hometown: Bronx, NY
Hobbies/Interests: Sleeping, eating, traveling, music and water activities.

Anthony Fontana, MD
Medical School: NYU School of Medicine
Hometown: Bohemia, NY
Hobbies/Interests: Running, city biking, NPR, documentaries and pondering the life my dog leads.

Priya Ghelani, DO
Medical School: Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hometown: Richardson, TX
Hobbies/Interests: Scuba diving, skiing, surfing, photography, trekking/hiking and reading.

Brian Gilberti, MD
Medical School: NYU School of Medicine
Hometown: Avon, CT
Hobbies/Interests: Food carts, storytelling, traveling on a shoestring, urban exploration, chess, bacon, hiking and international medicine.

Michael Halperin, MD, MPH
Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine
Hometown: Cincinnati, OH
Hobbies/Interests: Surf, coffee, CrossFit, ultrasound, EKGs, medicine in resource-limited environments, and more coffee.

Najm Haque, MD
Medical School: UCSF School of Medicine
Hometown: San Jose, CA
Hobbies/Interests: Coffee, travel (especially back home to the Bay Area), basketball, hip-hop, reading/napping in Central Park and Cal Bears football.

Steve Ko, MD
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Hometown: Irvine, CA
Hobbies/Interests: Movies, basketball and stand-up comedy.

Ankita Bassi, MD
Medical School: Rush Medical College
Hometown: New Dehli, India
Hobbies/Interests: Going to the gym, learning new dances (salsa, tango) and swimming.

Nneka Ndukwe, MD
Medical School: New York Medical College
Hometown: Easton, PA
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, cooking West African cuisine, collecting records, reading stuff and thrifting.

Jeremy Price, MD
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Hometown: Flemington, NJ
Hobbies/Interests: Basketball, scuba diving, learning photography, the outdoors, travel and wishing I had a dog.

Daniel Sas, MD
Medical School: Sackler School of Medicine
Hometown: Bronx, NY
Hobbies/Interests: Grilling things, eating and drinking things and baseball.

Chris Schramm, MD
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Hometown: New York, NY
Hobbies/Interests: Music, martial arts, snorkeling, bodysurfing, austere medicine (disaster, civil disturbance, wilderness).

Kyle Shibuya, MD
Medical School: University of Hawaii School of Medicine
Hometown: Honolulu, HI
Hobbies/Interests: Netflix, hoppy beer, Apples to Apples, figuring out how to ski and snowboard and finding places to eat in NYC.

Sofia Simich, MD
Medical School: University of Puerto Rico Recinto de Ciencias Médicas
Hometown: Lima, Peru
Hobbies/Interests: Soccer, running, road trips, paddle boarding, beach bumming, dancing (salsa, merengue) and volunteer work.

Maninder Singh, MD
Medical School: Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education/SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
Hometown: Queens, NY
Hobbies/Interests: Basketball, Traveling, Movies (Action/Comedy) and Bhangra.

Lucia Somberg, MD, MPH
Medical School: Weill Cornell Medical College
Hometown: Cambridge, MA
Hobbies/Interests: Yoga, travel, eating new foods and hanging out with my daughter.

Calvin Sun, MD
Medical School: SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
Hometown: New York, NY
Hobbies/Interests: Writing about myself in the third person, running a travel company, backpacking & travel hacking, leading group trips abroad, competitive dancing & choreography (hip hop, bboying, modern, Bhangra, and Bollywood), civil rights advocacy & intersectionality, coalition building & community organizing, public speaking, bartending, skiing, snowboarding, surfing, swimming, lacrosse, teaching my cat to fetch like a dog, filmmaking, photography, listening to This American Life, finding new restaurants and cooking, & adoring the ampersand.

Christopher Walker, MD
Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine
Hometown: Teaneck, NJ
Hobbies/Interests: Football, basketball, health wellness, Broadway musicals and dancing.

PGY-3

Lindsey Breinager, MD
Medical School: NYU School of Medicine
Hometown: Detroit, MI
Hobbies/Interests: Cooking, baking, vintage shops, architecture and interior design, antiques, theater and my cats!

Italo M. Brown, MD, MPH
Medical School: Meharry Medical College
Hometown: Sacramento, CA
Hobbies/Interests: Spoken word poetry, writing, art, music, foodie, basketball, running (Just Do It!), disruptive innovations, health policy, anything TED-oriented, Social Emergency Medicine, health 2.0, 90s sitcoms, especially Martin and A Different World.

William Chiang, MD
Medical School: Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education/SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
Hometown: Bayside, NY
Hobbies/Interests: Running, climbing, backpacking, wilderness and austere medicine.

Elliott Chinn, DO
Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences, COMP
Hometown: Atascadero, CA
Hobbies/Interests: Critical care, ultrasound, EDM, playing the bass, thrift stores, craigslisting, traveling, torrenting, shamelessly watching E.R. and spending time with my lovely wife.

Lindsey Edwards, MD, MS
Medical School: Chicago Medical School
Hometown: Lake Forest, IL
Hobbies/Interests: Breakfast, triathlons, beaches and traveling.

Christina Eng, MD
Medical School: SUNY Buffalo
Hometown: Flushing, NY
Hobbies/Interests: foodie, baking, travel, dogs, hotpot, brewing beer, brunch, Settlers of Catan and watching hockey and football—GO Giants!!

Brian Feng, DO
Medical School: Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hometown: Torrance, CA
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, hiking, camping, backpacking, national parks, swimming, cycling, running, road trips, attempting to cook, exploring NYC's amazing food scene, bars, breweries, wineries, IPAs and coffee shops.

Neil Flannery Haidorfer, MD
Medical School: Jefferson Medical College
Hometown: Takoma Park, MD
Hobbies/Interests: Soccer, public transportation, plants, travel, art and cereal.

Khadil Hosein, MD
Medical School: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Hometown: San Fernando, Trinidad/Boca Raton, Fl
Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with my kids and wife. Die-hard soccer player even after two torn ACLs, ping pong, spartan races, movies, my faith, swimming, hiking and exploring the Outback (Steakhouse, that is).

Vikram Mahal, MD, MS
Medical School: Chicago Medical School
Hometown: San Jose, CA
Hobbies/Interests: Football (huge 49ers fan), cooking, traveling, exploring new restaurants, fashion and coffee.

Kendall Moore, MD
Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Hobbies/Interests: Playing sports- basketball, football, track and field. Poker, fantasy football, traveling exploring the city and relaxing when I can.

Alec Petrie, MD
Medical School: Albert Einstein School of Medicine
Hometown: Spokane, WA
Hobbies/Interests: Books, music and jogging.

Shazia Rahman, MD
Medical School: NYU School of Medicine
Hometown: Queens, NY
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling/road trips, hiking, DIY projects, trying new foods and activities.

Aresh Ramin, MD
Medical School: University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine
Hometown: Nazareth, PA
Hobbies/Interests: Listening to music, traveling the world, going on outdoor adventures, weight lifting, playing sports (football, basketball), hanging out with friends, finding new restaurants and watching action and comedy movies.

Ramon A. Robertson, MD, MPH
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Hometown: Pembroke Pines, FL
Hobbies/Interests: Movies, cooking, traveling and music.

Hubert Robin, DO
Medical School: Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hometown: Westchester, NY
Hobbies/Interests: Running, biking, soccer, gym, music, traveling (Caribbean Islands), road trips, photography and coffeeeee.

Apiradee Sanglimsuwan, MD
Medical School: Medical College of Virginia
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Hobbies/Interests: Swimming, ice skating, photography, traveling and eating dark chocolate.

Robert Song, MD, MBA
Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Hometown: Tarrytown, NY
Hobbies/Interests: Spending quality time with my wife and daughters, beer, health policy and running.

Daniel Sternberg, MD
Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Hometown: Buffalo, NY
Hobbies/Interests: I love to cook, bake, hike, bike, camp, swim, sail, read, teach, eat, play, meet new people, sniff flowers and walk at least moderate distances on the beach.

F. Curtis Tucker, MD
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Hometown: Fredericksburg, VA
Hobbies/Interests: Cycling, piano, drums, hiking, scuba diving, traveling, history and games of chance.

Jenny Zhao, MD
Medical School: University of Michigan Medical School
Hometown: Northville, MI
Hobbies/Interests: Eating, traveling, reading, cooking, drawing/painting, cuddling with the cat, sleeping, having long profound text message conversations, Neil Gaiman novels, pride in all things Michigan, animal documentaries, museums, being overly sentimental and central lines.

PGY-2

Molly Bourke, DO
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hometown: Media, PA
Hobbies/Interests: Huevos rancheros and all things eggie, arts and crafts, outdoor adventuring, trampolines and onesies.

Darnell Cain, MD
Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Hometown: New York, NY (born in WI!)
Hobbies/Interests: Too many to list... An incomplete list of those that aren't usually lost in work/life deluges are: Fitness and sports medicine, mindfulness, holistic wellness, peak performance, exploring NYC (especially food and desserts!), reading, sports (playing and watching in some cases), beach during the summer, ice skating during the winter.

Clara Cheung, MD
Medical School: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Hometown: Ridgewood, NJ
Hobbies/Interests: Travel, running, hiking, baking, randomly bursting into song and dance, eating and petting strangers' dogs.

Gordon Chien, MD
Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine
Hometown: Palo Alto, CA
Hobbies/Interests: Rooting for my Cal Bears, drowning my sorrows when my Bears lose, telling myself that today is the day I start a regular running regimen, giving up on lofty exercise-related goals, making you delicious food from Mark Bittman or Thomas Keller's cookbooks, watching everything on Netflix and HBO so I have things to talk to my friends about, losing at Settlers of Catan, losing at Ticket to Ride, winning at Mario Kart.

Sam Chuncong Du, MD
Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Hometown: Olney, MD
Hobbies/Interests: Climbing, hiking, running, cycling, board games, photography.

Pierre des Anges, MD
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia
Hometown: Port of Spain, Trinidad
Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with family, traveling, swimming, running and gyming.

Patrick Eiben, MD
Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, concerts, sports (soccer, ultimate frisbee, basketball, surfing), tasty brews and breweries, road trips with no set agendas, TED talks, exploring new parts of NYC and international medicine.

Nauman Khankhel, MD
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Hometown: Craiova, Romania
Hobbies/Interests: Cycling, soccer, running, weightlifting and PC games.

Jeffrey Kimm, MD
Medical School: Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Hometown: Voorhees, NJ
Hobbies/Interests: Basketball, volleyball, scuba, cooking, reading, hiking and traveling.

Alan Ko, MD
Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine
Hometown: Toronto, ON
Hobbies/Interests: Working to exhaustion, playing to exhaustion, eating shawarma to exhaustion, curating life advice from Reddit, joy rides throughout Michigan, joy (bus) rides throughout Manhattan, predicting which Saturday Night Live cast member will be the next big star, avoiding processed foods, indulging in processed foods, returning videotapes in a timely fashion and regular dinners at Dorsia.

Kathryn Koons Rouse, MD
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Hometown: River Vale, NJ
Hobbies/Interests: Vegan cooking, running, hiking.

Carlo Lutz, MD
Medical School: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Hobbies/Interests:
Professional Interests: Quality Improvement
Personal Interests: Politics. A good skier, enthusiastic but inexpert hiker, very poor skateboarder and an amateurish sommelier.

Tiffany Mitchell, MD
Medical School: Keck School of Medicine of USC
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Hobbies/Interests: Cooking, TV (Game of Thrones, Empire, Real Housewives of anything...), exploring the city!

Michelle Montenegro, MD
Medical School: Ponce Health Sciences University
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Hobbies/Interests: I was born in Venezuela, have been in Brooklyn since I was 12 and had the pleasure of studying medicine in beautiful Puerto Rico. As a result: I love/can make amazing arepas, dabble in film photography and will someday hopefully learn to make Christmas-worthy pasteles, until then, I will continue stashing them in my freezer from my PR connections. Among my other interests, I am a lover of all things Tango (both the Argentine dance and my Italian Greyhound), a beginner jewelry maker and enjoy the occasional outing to the opera.

Gabrielle Moronta, MD
Medical School: Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education/NYU School of Medicine
Hometown: Valley Stream, NY
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, foodie, music, jogging, health policy and social medicine, baseball (huge Red Sox fan!!! and yes I am also a diehard New Yorker-not mutually exclusive).

Mutaz Musa, MD, MSc, MBA
Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Hometown: Sudan/Kuwait/Toronto
Hobbies/Interests: Reading, writing, astronomy, international development, tech.

Seth Nulman, DO
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hometown: Bronx, NY
Hobbies/Interests: I'm a cross-fit addict who's into outdoor activities, DIY projects, music, electronics, discovering new restaurants, salt water aquariums, and spending time with family.

Elaine Rodriguez, MD, MPH
Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Hometown: Bronx, NY
Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy baking, yoga, reading and discovering new sangria recipes. I also have interests in international medicine, health policy and academic medicine.

Maha Salama, MD
Medical School: Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education/SUNY Downstate
Hometown: Bronx, NY
Hobbies/Interests: Reading, video games, sports, going on adventures, learning new things, being a nerd, coffee and food.

Allan So, MD
Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Hometown: New City, NY
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling (goal is to visit every continent), music concerts, trying to find the best pizza place or chicken and rice stand in NY. Staying fit, running, hiking to find the best views of the city and just hanging out with friends and family.

Robert Sun, MD
Medical School: UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine
Hometown: Irvine, CA
Hobbies/Interests: Scuba diving, surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, settlers of catan, sculpin IPA, and sunset strolls along the beach.

PGY-1

Oark Ahmed, MD
Medical School: Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education/New York Medical College
Hometown: Queens, New York
Hobbies/Interests: Attending as many concerts and music festivals as I can, listening to my iPod, watching MMA, collecting comic books, gaming, foosball and pretty much anything nerdy.

Brendan Barrett, MD
Medical School: Weill Cornell Medicine
Hometown: Lansing, NY
Hobbies/Interests: Hammocks, ice cream, hiking, Scattergories, fixing things, playing drums, singing, soccer and basketball.

Nimish Bhatt, MD
Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Hometown: Fountain Valley, CA
Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, running, sports, piano, painting, cooking, hiking, quoting my favorite movies and comedians (Aziz Ansari, Louis CK, Jo Koy, John Mulaney, Russell Peters), spending time in my nothing box, traveling, camping, backpacking, anything else outdoorsy and board games, did I mention hiking?

Linelle Campbell, MD, MS
Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine
Hometown: Baldwin, NY
Hobbies/Interests: Food, food, and more food! I like to eat, cook, talk about, read about, take pictures of, travel for, and watch TV shows about food. Mentoring and increasing diversity in medicine. When I am not indulging in the gastronome lifestyle, I enjoy watching Formula 1, dancing, painting, outdoor activities, live music, exploring new places and spending time with family and my dogs.

Junaid Chaudhry, MD
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Hometown: Jersey City, New Jersey and Lahore, Pakistan
Hobbies/Interests: Cricket (Pakistan>India), travel (been to Rwanda, Uganda, DRC, Germany, France, Holland, and England in the last year...oh 4th year), social justice, MSM health access research, French language, exploring Le Bronx, running outdoors and South Asian hole-in-the-wall restaurants that are only known to cabbies.

Nicole Del Valle, MD
Medical School: Ponce Health Sciences University
Hometown: Caguas, Puerto Rico
Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy traveling whenever my bank account allows it, discovering new restaurants, Latin dancing, photography, cooking "arroz con habichuelas," delivery day after an online shopping spree, singing in my car and spontaneous road trips.

Karen Foo, MD, MMSc
Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling/exploring, all things food- and drink-related (history, culture, preparation, consumption), most things ocean-related (marine life, SCUBA, being on boats, swimming in the ocean, other marine activities), other outdoor activities (hiking, biking, occasionally running), puzzles and cows.

Allison Lee, MD
Medical School: SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
Hometown: Old Westbury, NY
Hobbies/Interests: Eating, finding new places to eat, trying new foods, baking, running, painting, singing Disney songs, finding green spots in the city and re-watching Scrubs.

Nicole Leonard, MD
Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine
Hometown: Westport, MA
Hobbies/Interests: Cooking/baking, eating (lots and lots of eating, especially spicy food), yoga, my puppy Boomer (actually all dogs, let's be honest), traveling/adventuring, hiking, beaching, kayaking running and The Office.

Andres S Maldonado, MD
Medical School: Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education/Northeast Ohio Medical University
Hometown: West Hempstead, NY
Hobbies/Interests: Soccer, music, attempting to stay fit, comedy, thoughtful conversations, sleeping and competitive gaming (Melee!)

Dylan Martin, MD
Medical School: SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
Hometown: North Bangor, NY
Hobbies/Interests: Basketball, weightlifting, snowboarding, binge-watching Netflix, video games, Patriot's football, trying new foods, travel, and sleep.

Kumelachew "Kume" Mekuria, MD
Medical School: New York Medical College
Hometown: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Hobbies/Interests: Soccer

Mohamed G. Mohamed, MD
Medical School: Stony Brook Medicine
Hometown: Sudan/UK/Saudi Arabia/Rochester NY
Hobbies/Interests: I love playing soccer, tennis, and almost any sport, even ones I'm deceptively bad at like basketball. Getting together with friends and exploring new areas and different foods around New York or wherever we are! Otherwise, a potluck with maybe some board games would be my go-to indoor activity. When the weather gets nice I like to take advantage of it by going on a hike somewhere I've never been or just kayaking on a lake. And if it's a really bad snow day outside you'll probably find me planning a spontaneous ski/snowboard/cabin trip.

Joseph Offenbacher, MD
Medical School: SUNY Downstate
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with my wife (an intern at CHAM) and our two little boys!

Jessica Oh, MD
Medical School: New York Medical College
Hometown: Bellevue, WA
Hobbies/Interests: Coffee, running, hiking for the views, finding new music on SoundCloud, listening to podcasts, shopping at Muji, trying different ramen places in the city and putting hot sauce on everything.

Alex Petti, MD, MSE
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Hometown: Buffalo Grove, IL
Hobbies/Interests: Running, hiking, camping, backpacking and skiing. I also brew my own beer. Rooting for Michigan. Go Blue!!

Blake Primi, MD
Medical School: University of Colorado School of Medicine
Hometown: Wantagh, NY
Hobbies/Interests: Skiing, snowboarding, climbing, hiking, camping, international travel, scuba diving, woodworking and coffee.

Michelle Sachet, MD, MS
Medical School: New York Medical College
Hometown: Portland, OR
Hobbies/Interests: Coffee, puppies, climbing, soccer, snowboarding, trying to surf, reading, traveling and international Emergency Medicine. But mainly coffee. And puppies.

Stanley Sweeting, MD
Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine
Hometown: Long Beach, CA
Hobbies/Interests: Debating with people between In-N-Out Burger and Shake Shack, laughing at things I shouldn't laugh at, basketball, football, hiking, cooking, family friendly board games, non-family friendly board games, education, simulation medicine, talking to dogs like they can talk back, gyming, and making funny faces at children.

Michael Vittoria, MD
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Hometown: Yorktown, NY
Hobbies/Interests: Classic cars, car restoration, fixing cars, going to car shows, taking road trips (anything involving four wheels and an engine). Also, listening to jazz/good music (Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, etc), going to soccer games, attempting to cook, and watching The Great British Bake Off with the wife.

Sophia Umphress, MD
Medical School: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Hometown: Westchester, NY
Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with family and friends, traveling, soccer, running, interior decorating, photography and trying new restaurants.