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CURRENT RESIDENTS

EM Residents Class of 2019

Medical School

Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

Undergraduate School

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Sophia Bodnar DO

Hometown

Chicago, IL 

Interests

Playing guitar, cooking and spending time with family and friends, going to shows

Medical School

University of Utah

Undergraduate School

University of Utah

Mary Callis MD

Hometown

Salt Lake City, Utah

Interests

Rural and academic emergency medicine, health policy, women’s health, running, skiing, kayaking, paddle boarding, traveling, cooking, reading, and road biking

Medical School

Rush Medical College

Undergraduate School

Emory University

Masonic Chief Resident: Austin Causey MD

Hometown

Lake Forest, IL 

Interests

Advocacy work, environmentalism, Chicago hockey, running, origami, and theater

Medical School

San Juan Bautista School of Medicine

Undergraduate School

University of Puerto Rico

Jonathan Cosme Berrios MD

Hometown

Puerto Rico 

Interests

Drawing, painting, traveling and adventure

Medical School

Ponce Health Sciences University

Undergraduate School

University of Puerto Rico

Alexis Diaz Ramos MD

Hometown

Puerto Rico

Interests

Playing acoustic guitar, deep sea fishing, reading, and traveling

Medical School

Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

Undergraduate School

Loyola University

Lutheran Chief Resident: Erik Fossen MD

Hometown

Addison, IL 

Interests

Football, basketball, golf, mixed martial arts, weight lifting, hiking, wake boarding, snowboarding, home beer brewing, and spending time with family and friends

Medical School

Saint James School of Medicine

Undergraduate School

Northwestern University

Mercy Chief Resident: Anita Goyal MD

Hometown

Chicago, IL 

Interests

Running, Intramural basketball, tennis, creative writing, acrylic painting, baking, archery, and traveling to foreign countries

Medical School

University of Illinois at Chicago

Undergraduate School

Arizona State University

Javier Herrera MD

Hometown

Mundelein, IL 

Interests

Running, boxing, wrestling, brazilian Jiu Jitsu, backpacking, paintball, shooting, ballroom dancing, and beer tasting

Medical School

Rush Medical College

Undergraduate School

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Patrick McCaffrey MD

Hometown

Chicago, IL

Interests

Music, comedy, food, touring breweries, sports(Chicago and fantasy), camping, traveling, and training, raising, playing with and cleaning up after my Sheltie puppy, Sherlock

Medical School

Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

Undergraduate School

University of Dayton

Education Chief Resident: Molly McCormack DO

Hometown

Cincinnati, OH

Interests

Drawing, painting, running (5k, 10k, and half marathons), and watching sports (gymnastics, hockey and football)

Medical School

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Undergraduate School

University of Miami

UIC Chief Resident: Komal Paladugu MD

Hometown

Houston, TX

Interests

Saturdays, whimsical independent films (any Duplass brother movie), summertime sunshine, binge shopping, black coffee on shift, cappuccinos on days off, mugs & drinkware, nap enthusiast, Youtube pug/bulldog videos, brunching, and socializing with my co-residents

Medical School

New York Medical College

Undergraduate School

Florida International University

Adrian Romero MD

Hometown

Cuba

Interests

Exercising, competing in triathlons, hiking, playing tennis, volleyball, table tennis, watching movies, listening to music, and skydiving

Medical School

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Undergraduate School

Miami University

Colleen Shields MD

Hometown

Toledo, Ohio

Interests

Traveling, Cooking, trying out new restaurants, beaches, photography, skiing

Medical School

University of Illinois at Chicago

Undergraduate School

Loyola University

Gabriela Szatko MD

Hometown

Palos Hills, IL

Interests

Hiking, cycling, running, kayaking, tennis, intramural dodgeball, spending time with friends and family, learning about different cultures through food, restaurants, and travel, brunching on weekends, gardening, fruit picking, picnicking, wine tasting, reading, watching movies and TV shows, and keeping up with world events and politics

Medical School

The University of Toledo College

Undergraduate School

University of Wisconsin

Hannah Yang MD

Hometown

Baltimore, MD

Interests

Half marathons, snowboarding, Intramural volleyball, travel, cooking, and trying new restaurants

Medical School

Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

Undergraduate School

Purdue University

Education Chief Resident: Jessica Zahn DO

Hometown

Waukon, Iowa

Interests

Pianist, competitive jet-skiing, skydiving, and equestrian enthusiast