CURRENT RESIDENTS

EM Chief Residents

Medical School

University of Illinois at Chicago

Undergraduate School

Northwestern University

Education Chief Resident:                  Molly Conroy MD

Hometown

Hinsdale, IL

Interests

Cooking, running, scuba diving, sailing, true crime documentaries and podcasts, Northwestern football, traveling and global health

Medical School

Touro University California

Undergraduate School

UC Berkeley

Lutheran Chief Resident:                    Evan Jackson MD

Hometown

Charlotte, NC

Interests

Martial arts (jiujitsu, boxing), city strolls, cooking, weightlifting

What niche are you developing during your residency?

On-shift learning

What is your favorite part of the program?

The family feel, how close everyone is.

Medical School

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Undergraduate School

University of Michigan

Education Chief Resident:                        Lilly Jordan MD

Hometown

Chicago, IL

Interests

Cooking and baking, pizza, going to the park with my dog and husband, pizza, exploring different parts of Chicago, yoga, running, doing puzzles, travel, and pizza

What niche are you developing during your residency?

Medical education, resident wellness, social emergency medicine

What is your favorite part about the program?

UIC EM is truly a family, through and through. Attendings, leadership, residents, significant others, etc – we are there for one another, and treat each other like family which is exactly what I was looking for in a residency!

Medical School

Michigan State University

Undergraduate School

Michigan State University

UIC Chief Resident:
Taylor Kraft DO

Hometown

Parma, Michigan

Interests

Playing drums, live music, video games, ice hockey, weightlifting, traveling

Medical School

Kansas City University

Undergraduate School

Truman State University

Masonic Chief Resident:
Christy Kwon MD

Hometown

Rolla, Missouri 

Interests

Running, reading, eating, travelling, and dogs

Medical School

Rosalind Franklin University

Undergraduate School

California State University Los Angeles

Mercy Chief Resident:
Ben Saiyasombat MD

Hometown

Monterey Park, California 

Interests

Video games, weightlifting, time travel stories, szechuan food, ramen, fried chicken, strategic napping