Meet Our Residents and Faculty!

Name: Joe Horowitz
Hometown: Milwaukee, WI
College: Haverford College (PA)
Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine
Career Aspirations/Interests: Adolescent/Young Adult Hematology/Oncology
Current Extracurriculars/Research: NICU review on COVID effect on microbiome. In search of Oncology research.
Hobbies: Playing/watching/following all sports especially soccer, Travel (in non-COVID times), Board games, Playing piano/Singing
Other Interesting Facts: I worked at Disney World briefly before medical school.

Name: Jerry Luo
Hometown: Buffalo Grove, IL
College: Northwestern University
Medical School: University of Illinois at Chicago
Career Aspirations/Interests: Combined Cardiology or Heme-Onc fellowship, or maybe just a combined adult and peds hospitalist!
Current Extracurriculars/Research: Since 2015, I’ve been a member of the Board of Directors for the Danny Did Foundation, a local Chicago nonprofit that works to advance public awareness about Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP). Trying to get involved in research but also trying to become a competent intern first!
Hobbies: Drone photography, cooking, being a foodie, and binging YouTube!
Other Interesting Facts: I recently got engaged to my fiancée, Amy, and we will be getting a corgi puppy in the second half of 2020 (Potential official UIC Med-Peds mascot? I am taking names)

Name: Madelyn Pérez
Hometown: Upland, CA
College: Pomona College
Medical School: University of Southern California
Career Aspirations/Interests: Unsure! Currently thinking about primary care or hospitalist.
Current Extracurriculars/Research: I hope to focus more on public health research and advocacy, especially as it pertains to healthcare access in immigrant communities.
Hobbies: I enjoy knitting – mostly baby blankets for the little ones in my family. Also love running and following the NBA (go Lakers!).

Name: Anita Shanker
Hometown: Frankfort, KY
College: University of Kentucky
Medical School: University of Kentucky
Career Aspirations/Interests: Not sure, but most likely primary care med-peds. I like the idea of being able to treat anyone for any type of problem.
Current Extracurriculars/Research: I’m planning to apply to the Community Pediatrics and Advocacy Track and I’m hoping to find a mentor this year to get involved with research!
Hobbies: I love eating interesting foods with fun people, baking way too many sweets for me to eat myself, playing board games and video games, and staying active with whatever seems fun in the moment (yoga, lyra, climbing, tennis…). Basically a myriad of random hobbies because, most of all, I love trying new things!
Other Interesting Facts: I was once chased down a mountain by a kitten. It was a very intimidating kitten, I promise.

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Name: Jeffrey Cohen
Hometown: Laguna Beach, CA
College: University of California, Los Angeles
Medical School: Unversity of California, San Diego
Career Aspirations/Interests: Transplant Renal or potentially primary care
Current Extracurriculars/Research: Working on a renal case report
Hobbies: Reading/writing (particularly science fiction), biking through the city, exploring new foods
Other Interesting Facts: I had my first real winter in Chicago last year.

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Name: Adriana Giuliani
Hometown: West Lafayette, Indiana
College: Indiana University
Medical School: The Ohio State University COM
Career Aspirations/Interests: fellowship in ID/critical care/hospitalist, global health (aiming for MSF aka Doctors Without Borders), cat taming
Current Extracurriculars/Research: Pediatric Hospitalist Track, Street Medicine, Med-Peds Book Club, Women’s Trainee Interest Group, Spanish classes
Hobbies: board games, hiking, audiobooks, composing dope prose, learning teen slang, letting exercise gurus yell at me from my television
Other Interesting Facts: Despite the fact that I glow in the dark, I am Italian. I am not related to the other Giuliani.

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Name: Jessica Hsueh
Hometown: San Jose, CA
College: University of California, San Diego
Medical School: Northwestern University
Career Aspirations/Interests: Combined MICU/PICU, palliative care, adolescent medicine, women’s health
Current Extracurriculars/Research: Diagnostic error in asthma/COPD, event medicine
Hobbies: On days off, I can be found repotting my plants, napping with my cats, taking a long bubble bath, watching my fiancé play COD MW, or not using the Oxford comma.
Other Interesting Facts: My kitchen contains at least 7 different types of spoons and at least 15 different hot sauces.

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Name: Aisha Uraizee
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
College: Saint Louis University
Medical School: University of Missouri
Career Aspirations/Interests: Women’s health, peds hospitalist, public health
Current Extracurriculars/Research: Academic Internal Medicine Track, Women’s Trainee Interest Group
Hobbies: Walking/biking/anything on the Lakefront Trail
Other Interesting Facts: I can whistle any tune.

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Name: Paul Cooper
Hometown: Needham, MA
College: Emory University, Atlanta
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh
Career Aspirations/Interests: I’m interested in cardiology, critical care, and resuscitation medicine, and am considering either a combined fellowship in MedPeds ICU, Adult Congenital Heart Disease, or Cardiac Critical Care (specific details TBD)
Current Extracurriculars/Research: Pediatric Hospitalist Track, MedPeds Global Health Track, creation of a resuscitation curriculum for residents
Hobbies: Settlers of Catan, Poker, Learning to play Tennis during a pandemic, biking, skiing
Other Interesting Facts: been scuba diving in Honduras, went on a solo trip to Malaysia and Bali, very mediocre at conversational and medical Spanish.

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Name: Meghan Hudak
Hometown: Greenville, SC
College: University of Notre Dame
Medical School: University of South Carolina School of Medicine – Greenville
Career Aspirations/Interests: Med/Peds Hospitalist
Hobbies: reading, reality TV, jogging, crossword puzzles
Other Interesting Facts: I’m a dog mom to a sweet goldendoodle named Rory

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Name: Charles Swanson
Hometown: South Lyon, Michigan
College: Michigan State University
Medical School: MSU College of Human Medicine
Career Aspirations/Interest: ICU, allergy-immunology and outpatient/hospitalist
Current Extracurriculars/Research: Chicago Street Medicine
Hobbies: Writing, tennis, Settlers Of Catan (amongst other games)
Other Interesting Facts: I ran an international marathon

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Name: John “Jack” Flores
Hometown: Chicago, IL
College: University of Notre Dame
Medical School: University of Texas – San Antonio
Career Aspirations/Interests: Adult & Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Current Extracurriculars/Research: MedPeds Chief Resident (along with Ashley Zilberstein), Academic Internal Medicine (research) track, Geographic Information Systems, HIV clinical research, PrEP research, Vaccine Advocacy, Medical School Student Mentoring Program
Hobbies: Notre Dame Football, biking, happy hours, trivia nights, video games, history
Other Interesting Facts: I have a one year old daughter, have traveled to every continent except Antarctica, was a History Major in College, applying to combined ID fellowship this fall.

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Name: Zoe Haemer
Hometown: Boulder, CO
College: Washington University in St. Louis
Medical School: Tulane University
Career Aspirations: Academic General Med-Peds
Career Interests: Advocacy and pediatric to adult transitions
Current Extracurriculars/Research: Pediatric Advocacy Curriculum, CHAT Track, Women’s Trainee Interest Group
Hobbies: Illustrating, Bullet Journaling
Other Interesting Facts: To some, I am known as the crazy cat lady. I have also been dubbed the Med-Peds residency media director. I made our very own Med-Peds website and you can find me doing all the artsy things on our Instagram and Facebook.

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Name: David Hodge
Hometown: Belvidere, IL
College: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine – Chicago
Career Aspirations/Interests: Lottery Winner… Adult Hospitalist + Outpatient Peds + Policy Work
Current Extracurriculars/Research: PrEP Compliance research with Jack, Pediatric Developmental Outcomes in 2-Generation Mother Baby Clinic, Design Team for Med Peds Community Health Track,
Hobbies: Power naps, cooking/eating boujee vegetarian food, running, petting all dogs and all chill cats, nerdy board games, the Monday NYT Crossword, Star Wars, reading for the MP book club, dancing Reggaeton, Spanish slang, the #12 bus
Other Interesting Facts: One of my dreams is to operate a goat farm

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Ashley Zilberstein, MD
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
College: University of California, Los Angeles
Medical School: Sackler School of Medicine
Career Aspirations/Interests: Academic Med-Peds
Current Extracurriculars/Research: Med-Peds Chief Resident; Women’s Trainee Interest Group
Hobbies: Barre, running outdoors, hiking, cooking Mediterranean dishes, watching romantic comedies
Other Interesting Facts: I am a new mom to an adorable baby boy.

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Pavan Srivastava, MD is the Program Director for the MedPeds residency program and an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Pediatrics. He has been at the University of Illinois at Chicago since the turn of the century: completing his undergraduate studies, medical school education, and residency training at the institution. He has also served as Chief Resident for the MedPeds and the Pediatrics residency programs at UIC. Dr. Srivastava has strong interests in medical education and quality improvement, as well as, primary and preventative health care for underserved adults and children. He supervises residents in clinic and on the medicine and pediatric wards. Dr. Srivastava has received teaching awards from both the Departments of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, as well as, a Golden Apple Award for excellence in medical education from the College of Medicine. Other roles include being the Peds M4 Clerkship Director and Synthesis longitudinal course Co-Director for M1’s and M2’s at the College of Medicine.

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Katie Mena, MD is an Associate Program Director and an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics. Dr. Mena is a former graduate and now Director of our MedPeds Global Health Track. She completed medical school at the University of Toledo College of Medicine in Toledo, Ohio where she is originally from and then moved to Chicago to complete her MedPeds residency training at UIC. She has served as Chief Resident for the MedPeds and Pediatrics residency programs at UIC. Dr. Mena has interests in medical education and global health. She supervises residents in the MedPeds, Peds, and Internal Medicine resident clinics as well as on the medicine wards and newborn nursery.

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Kelsie Avants, DO is an Associate Program Director and an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics. She completed her residency training at UIC and then served as Chief Resident for the Pediatrics residency program. She supervises residents in the pediatrics and internal medicine clinics, general pediatrics wards, internal medicine wards, and newborn nursery. She enjoys working with medical students in her role as a College of Medicine Physician House Advisor and a faculty tutor in the Doctoring and Clinical Skills course. In addition to medical education, Dr. Avants has interests in preventative health and chronic disease management for underserved populations, global health, community public health and advocacy, and refugee and immigrant health.

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Rachel Caskey, MD, MPP is the former Program Director for the MedPeds residency program, and is now Chief of the Section of Academic Internal Medicine, an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, and a health services researcher. Dr. Caskey attended Jefferson Medical College for medical school and University of Michigan for residency and served as the MedPeds Chief Resident. Dr. Caskey completed a health services research fellowship at University of Chicago, where she also got a Master of Arts in Public Policy. Dr. Caskey holds an affiliate appointment at UIC’s School of Public Health. She precepts residents in MedPeds clinic and serves as an attending on the both medicine and pediatric wards. Her research focuses on investigating novel system-level mechanisms to positively impact and incentivize preventive health behaviors which result in improved health outcomes. She has studied adoption of HPV vaccine and timely receipt of contraception among women. Currently, she is studying a novel system-level intervention to co-located care for postpartum women and infants, with the goal of improving outcomes for women.

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Leslie Jabine, MD has had a long and successful history here at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She attended medical school and completed her MedPeds residency at UIC and has been a beloved MedPeds attending here for over two decades, now practicing primarily outpatient Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. She has received awards for her teaching skills and patient care. Her clinical interest lies in the transition of care for children with chronic illnesses into adulthood. She currently runs the Adults with Childhood Cancer Survivor Clinic. Being a child who lived outside the U.S. has provided her with cross-cultural perspectives on medicine and health, while being a mother of three has given her daily perspective on pediatrics and parenting.

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Amanda Osta, MD is our former pediatric residency Program Director and is now Assistant Dean of Advising and Counseling for the College of Medicine. She is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Pediatrics. Dr. Osta attended medical school at Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, and did her MedPeds residency at the University of Michigan Health Center in Ann Arbor. She was MedPeds Chief Resident during her fourth year of residency, and then went on to serve as an Internal Medicine Chief Resident at the University of Michigan. Her clinical interests include the care of urban underserved populations and adolescent health. Dr. Osta often precepts residents in the peds clinic and is a supervising attending on both the medicine and pediatric wards. She is extremely committed to teaching residents and medical students. She has won awards of excellence in clinical teaching from the Departments of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. In addition, Dr. Osta is one of the authors of a national curriculum sponsored by the AAP entitled Resilience in the Face of Grief and Loss.

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Michelle Barnes, MD is the Program Director for the pediatrics residency program and an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Pediatrics at UIC. Dr Barnes attended medical school at Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine, followed by MedPeds residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She then did a Chief Resident year in the Department of Pediatrics at Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital. Dr. Barnes works as a supervising attending on both the pediatric and medicine wards, the Peds clinic, and the newborn nursery.  Her interests lie in community outreach and medical education. She is the Director for the Community Health and Advocacy Track and leads the transitions to clerkship curriculum for the College of Medicine. Dr. Barnes has received honors for clinical teaching from the Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine.

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Sara Smith, MD is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Pediatrics.  She attended the University of Notre Dame as an undergraduate, where she studied anthropology and Spanish. She returned to Chicago to attend the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University. She then matched into and completed a combined MedPeds residency at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. After finishing residency, she remained on the faculty at the University of Michigan, then returned to Chicago and joined the faculty at the University of Illinois. At UIC she currently serves as a hospitalist, caring for inpatients in both the departments of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. She also serves on the physician advisor team for the hospital, helping to optimize hospital throughput and appropriate utilization management. Dr. Smith is also a lead faculty for the M1/M2 curriculum for the sub-theme Healthcare Systems.  Her interests include medical education, patient safety, and quality improvement, as well as, caring for underserved populations.

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Benjamin Van Voorhees, MD, MPH is a Professor of Pediatrics (and Medicine), Head of the Department of Pediatrics, and Physician-in-Chief of the Children’s Hospital University of Illinois. He received his BA in History from Dartmouth College, his Doctor of Medicine from Vanderbilt University, and his Master of Public Health from Johns Hopkins. Between college and medical school, Dr. Van Voorhees served as an officer in the U.S. Navy. He completed a Combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency at Vanderbilt University Hospital and a Following residency training, he founded and managed a community primary care practice in Brentwood, Tennessee. He then completed a General Internal Medicine Fellowship at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Van Voorhees has developed a “technology-based behavioral vaccine” model to prevent mental disorders in children and adolescents called CATCH-IT, “Competent Adulthood Transition with Cognitive, Humanistic, and Interpersonal Training.” Other projects have been CURB, “Chicago Urban Resiliency Building,” for African American and Latino youth; “Vets Prevail,” for returning war veterans; “Grasp the Opportunity,” for Chinese youth; a program, focused on Arab youth; and CHECK (Coordinated Healthcare for Complex Kids), which was originally funded by a $19.5 million CMSHCIA award and now has been accepted as an Illinois Integrated Health Home. He has completed NIMH K-08 and NIMH RO-1 funded phase 2, and three clinical trials of CATCH-IT. The comparable effectiveness of CATCH-IT is now being studied with $7.6 million of funding from PCORI. Outcome studies from CMSHCIA and NIMH studies have recently been published in JAMAOpen. Dr. Van Voorhees has a lifetime funding history of more than $32 million in research funding, with more than 70 publications and 100 scientific conference presentations.

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Jalene Shoener, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics. She completed medical school and MedPeds residency training at UIC. She served as Chief Resident for the MedPeds and Pediatrics residency programs. Dr. Shoener has interests in legislative advocacy, transitional care, and medical education. She supervises residents in the MedPeds and Peds resident clinics and off-site at a Federal Job Corp Training Center caring for adolescents and young adults. She is also a supervising hospitalist in the Clinical Decision Unit, a observation unit for patients who need care beyond the emergency room.   Dr. Shoener is the assistant medical director for the Child and Youth Center (pediatrics clinic) which involves both quality improvement and patient education projects.

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Michael Charles, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics. As an undergraduate, he studied Human Nutrition and Chemistry at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He went on to complete both medical school and MedPeds residency training at UIC. Michael is passionate about promoting healthy lifestyle habits and also enjoys the management of complex health issues in his primary care clinics. He precepts residents in the Internal Medicine and Pediatric clinics as well as on the medicine wards. As a graduate of the MedPeds Global Health Track, he has worked with health systems strengthening and capacity building through various projects in Senegal. As a College of Medicine Physician House Advisor, he engages students in the exploration of professional development and health, illness, and society. Outside of UIC, Michael spends a lot of time with his family. He likes learning new languages. In fact, he speaks English, French, Haitian Creole, and Spanish. He frequently dreams about being a professional soccer player. Every year, he plays at the intramural soccer league with medical students, residents, and other attendings.

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Sarah Messmer, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics.  As an undergraduate, she studied engineering physics at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, and then went on to medical school at Harvard Medical School.  She completed her MedPeds residency at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.  She then returned to her home state of Illinois and joined UIC as faculty.  She supervises residents in pediatrics and internal medicine clinics, as well as on inpatient medicine and pediatrics.  She has been involved in UIC efforts to address opioid use disorder, and provides primary care for adults at a syringe exchange on the west side of Chicago in partnership with the UIC School of Public Health.  Her additional interests include LGBTQ+ health, gender affirming care,  global health, and immigrant and refugee health.  Dr. Messmer has also spent several years working in Guatemala and speaks Spanish.

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Andrea A. Pappalardo, MD is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is board certified in three specialties: internal medicine, pediatrics and allergy/immunology. Dr. Pappalardo serves as the Medical Director in the Coordinated Healthcare for Complex Kids or CHECK program where she oversees a large care coordination program recently chosen by the state of Illinois to service much of Chicagoland’s highest risk patient population. Her research focuses on school and community-based interventions to reduce health disparities in asthma and other allergic diseases. She believes strongly in increasing sub-specialty access in vulnerable populations and provides school-based allergy and asthma specialty care through Mobile Care Chicago’s Asthma Van one day a week in addition to her clinics at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Saul Weiner, MD is Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics and Medical Education, and Director of the Clinical Leaders and Academic Scholars (CLASS) fellowship at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and deputy director of the Center of Innovation for Complex Chronic Health Care, Veterans Health Administration. He has served as medical education dean, university vice provost and currently is senior advisor to the provost. He arrived at UIC in 1997 after completing a MedPeds residency at the University of Chicago and, from 1998-2009 served as director of the UIC MedPeds Program. From 2004-2009 he was Head, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.

Dr. Weiner has pursued an extensive program of research at UIC and the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center. His research focuses on identifying and preventing contextual errors in clinical decision making and care planning. He has developed strategies for identifying contextual errors, measuring their impact on health outcomes and costs, and on preventing them.  His research extensively employs unannounced standardized patients, patients who audio record their visits, and clinical decision support tools enhanced with contextual information in the electronic medical record.  He leads studies funded by the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Dr. Weiner is the University of Illinois at Chicago 2013 Distinguished Researcher of the Year in the Clinical Sciences.  His recent book Listening for What Matters: Avoiding Contextual Errors in Health Care (Oxford University Press) received the 2017 American Publishers Award for Professional & Scholarly Excellence (PROSE) in the life sciences from the American Association of Publishers. His most recent book, On Becoming a Healer: The Journey from Patient Care to Caring About Your Patients, was published in 2020 by Johns Hopkins University Press.

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Kruti Acharya, MD is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Disability and Human Development. Dr. Acharya attended medical school at Boston University. She then completed a MedPeds residency, a Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics fellowship and a Medical Ethics fellowship, all at the University of Chicago. Her research interests include the role of childhood adversity in the health disparities experienced by individuals with disabilities. Her clinical interests include supporting adolescents and young adults with developmental disabilities as they transition to adult-systems of care. Dr. Acharya is also the Director of the Illinois Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and other related Disabilities (LEND) Program at UIC, a state-wide interdisciplinary training program to develop leaders to care for and advocate for individuals with disability.

Erin Hickey, MD is a Clinical Leaders and Academic Scholars (CLASS) Fellow at the University of Illinois at Chicago. As an undergraduate, she studied Biology at Northwestern University. She went on to complete medical school at the University of Colorado and Med-Peds residency at the University of Chicago. She grew up in Cincinnati, OH and she apologizes for her sports allegiances lying in Boston, where she was born. Her medical interests include the care of children and adults with disabilities and other special health care needs, as well as in the health care transition of children and adolescents with chronic conditions into the adult model of care.

Jennifer Schulte, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine. As an undergrad, she majored in Anthropology and Science Preprofessional Studies at the University of Notre Dame, and went on to medical school at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. She completed her Med Peds training at Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Boston Children’s Hospital Medicine-Pediatric Residency program before returning to her home state of Illinois and joining the faculty at UIC. She sees patient in the Med-Peds and internal medicine clinics, and supervises residents on the inpatient medicine wards. Her interests include preventative health, addressing health disparities for underserved populations, and medical education.

Melissa Brook Zimmerman, MD is a current fellow in the Clinical Leaders and Academic Scholars (CLASS) Fellowship. During her fellowship she will be working on implementing a resident-as-teacher curriculum for the Med-Peds residents as well as a community health residency track. She will also work with medical students through the Doctoring and Clinical Skills (DoCS) program and precepting residents in the pediatrics clinic. She graduated from Med-Peds residency at UIC in 2020 where she served as Chief Resident in her final year. Her undergraduate, medical school training, and MPH were completed at OSU in Columbus, Ohio. Her research interests are in medical education and preventative health.

Maria Isabel Angulo, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics. She earned her undergraduate degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She then completed her Medical degree and MedPeds residency training at UIC. She is a member of the Gold Humanism Honor Society. Her clinical interests include preventive medicine, minority health and health equity, and women’s health. Her academic interests include medical education and public health. Dr. Angulo supervises residents in the Internal Medicine and Pediatric outpatient resident clinics and Medicine wards.


Class of 2020 MedPeds Graduation Ceremony

2020
Trinh Khong –> Medicine Hospitalist, Hoag Memorial Hospital, Orange County, CA
Ana Mauro –> Pediatric Chief Resident, UIC
Shuvani Sanyal –> Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine Fellowship, Texas Children’s Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine
Melissa Zimmerman –> Clinical Leaders and Academic Scholars (CLASS) Fellowship, UIC

2019
Alex Arges –> Medicine Chief Resident, UIC
David Leone –> Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship, Yale University
Xixi Luo –> MedPeds Hospitalist, University of Chicago & AMITA Health St. Alexius Medical Center
Sarah Sefcovic –> MedPeds Hospitalist & Primary Care, St. Anthony Hospital, Chicago, IL

2018
Michael Charles –> Academic MedPeds, UIC
Nishi Dedania –> Academic MedPeds, Brown University
Jorge Ramallo –> MedPeds Primary Care, 16th St Community Health Center, Milwaukee, WI
Lily Rotman –> MedPeds Hospitalist, Massachusetts General Hospital and Cape Cod Hospital, MA

2017
Kelsie Avants –> Pediatric Chief Resident, UIC; Academic MedPeds, UIC
Justin Choi –> Medicine Hospitalist, Torrance, CA
Adriana Herrera –> MedPeds Hospitalist/Global Health Fellow, University of Florida and Innovating Health International
Nili Seleski –> Pediatric Hospitalist, Silver Cross Hospital; Medicine Hospitalist, UIC

2016
​Isabel Angulo​ –> MedPeds Primary Care, UIC Miles Square Health Center
​Nancy Choi​ –> Medicine Chief Resident, UIC; Academic MedPeds, UCSF
​Hannah Nam​ –> Adult Infectious Disease Fellowship, Northwestern University
​Pamela Stamegna​ –> MedPeds Primary Care, NH

2015
Sae-Rom Chae –> Epidemic Intelligence Service, CDC
Lauren Greene​​ –> ​MedPeds Hospitalist, Geisinger Medical Center, PA
​Jalene Shoener​ –> Pediatric Chief Resident, UIC; Academic MedPeds, UIC
​Jennifer Vu​ –> Pediatric Chief Resident, UIC; MedPeds Community Practice, NC

2014
Olabunmi Agboola –> Allergy-Immunology Fellowship, Duke Unversity
Katie Mena –> Pediatric Chief Resident, UIC; Academic MedPeds, UIC
Caroline Skolnik –> MedPeds Hospitalist, Chicago, IL
Clemence Sullivan –> MedPeds Primary Care, Minneapolis, MN

2013
Amber Brown –> Pediatric Chief Resident, UIC; MedPeds Community Practice, Nebraska
Denise Dewald –> Adult Infectious Disease Fellowship, UIC
Gina Mathew  –> MedPeds Primary Care, Elk Grove, IL
Joseph Poterucha –> Pediatric Cardiology/Congenital Heart Disease Fellowship, Mayo Clinic
Lauren Williams –> MedPeds Primary Care, Washington, DC

2012
Nathan Bolden –> MedPeds Hospitalist, DuPage Medical Group, IL
Daina Roberson –> Primary Care, MacNeal Hospital, Berwyn, IL
Linda Steeb –> MedPeds Primary Care, Chinatown Practice, Chicago, IL

2011
Shanna Butts –> Medical Genetics Fellowship, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY, NY
Sarah Joseph –> MedPeds Primary Care, Peoria, IL
Pavan Srivastava –> Pediatric Chief Resident, UIC; Academic MedPeds, UIC
Aziz Valika –> Adult Nephrology Fellowship, Yale University

2010
Alyssa Cook –> Pediatric Chief Resident, UIC; Medical Education Fellowship,
University of Chicago; MedPeds Faculty, Johns Hopkins University
Amy Huang –> Pediatric Chief Resident, UIC; Academic MedPeds, UCSD
Yazen Joudeh –> Primary Care and Weight Management Clinic, Suburban Chicago
Orhan Sancaktar –> Adult Cardiology Fellowship, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

2009
Kelly Riggs –> MedPeds Primary Care, Anderson, IL
Yasser Said –> MedPeds Hospitalist, DuPage Medical Group
Tasin Shuaipaj –> MedPeds Hospitalist, Hinsdale, IL
Garret Yam –> MedPeds Primary Care, Redmond, WA

2008
Jessica Diethelm –> General Internal Medicine, Rush Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Ashish Goyal –> MedPeds Primary Care, Honolulu, HI; Founder of Pediatrics Board Review
Julien Pham –> Adult Nephrology Fellowship, Harvard/Mass General Hospital, Boston, MA

2007
Thomas Chweh –> MedPeds Hospitalist, Melrose Park, IL
Alicia Fernandez –> MedPeds Primary Care, Ripon, WI
Anjum Hussaini –> MedPeds Primary Care, Mt. Vernon, IL
Anna Mathew –> Adult and Pediatric Nephrology, University of California San Diego

2006
Naina Bhalla –> International Emergency Medicine and Global Health Fellowship, UIC;
Doctors’ Without Borders
Sejal Dave –> Adult Heme-Onc, Arlington Heights, IL
Richard Fernandez –> Combined Pediatric Critical Care and Cardiology Fellowship,
Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL