Class of 2018

Resident Brief Bio

Mayank Amin
Mayank Amin

Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences
Best Thing About Our Program: Friendly, accommodating
Career Interest: Hospitalist

Abby Borhan
Abby Borhan
 

Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine
Best Thing About Our Program: Balance and Academic Half Day with Dr. Shinar
Career Interest: Hospitalist

Madhav Chopra
Madhav Chopra
 

Medical School: University of Cincinnati
Best Thing About Our Program: We get to train at two very different, but equally fantastic sites (BUMCP and the VA).
Career Interest: Pulmonary/critical care medicine

Edward Distler
Edward Distler

Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Best Thing About Our Program: You can feel confident that the program and staff will back you up in achieving your residency and career goals.
Career Interest: Cardiology

Robert Drutel
Robert Drutel
 

Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
Best Thing About Our Program: Excellent program for learning
Career Interest: Cardiology

Luke Hise
Luke Hise
 

Medical School: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Best Thing About Our Program: Our ICU experience and wide spectrum of diseases we encounter.
Career Interest: Hospitalist

Allysia Houser
Allysia Houser
 

Medical School: Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine
Best Thing About Our Program: Approachable, compassionate people, who are great teachers!
Career Interests: Academic medicine, pulmonary/critical care

Sumaiya Islam
Sumaiya Islam
 

Medical School: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Best Thing About Our Program: Co-residents
Career Interest: Hospitalist

Kenneth Klein
Kenneth Klein
 

Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Best Thing About Our Program: Colleagues
Career Interest: Hospitalist

Robert Koch
Robert Koch
 

Medical School: Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Best Thing About Our Program: Exposure to a broad range of pathology and extensive training on the management of seriously ill and tenuous patients
Career Interest: Hospitalist

Mateja Lekic
Mateja Lekic

Medical School: UA College of Medicine – Tucson
Best Thing About Our Program: Great colleagues, faculty and our patients
Career Interest: Cardiology

Patrick Leonberger
Patrick Leonberger

Medical School: AT Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine
Best Thing About Our Program: Patient population and attendings
Career Interest: Internal medicine

Salam Mohammad Arif
Salam Mohammad Arif

Medical School: Al-Nahrain University College of Medicine
Best Thing About Our Program: Resident education is a priority, serving our veterans and promoting quality improvement projects.
Career Interest: Hospitalist

Indrajit Nandi
Indrajit Nandi

Medical School: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas
Best Thing About Our Program: By far, it's the attendings and co-residents.
Career Interest: Hospitalist

Mayur Patel
Mayur Patel

Medical School: Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science/Chicago Medical School
Best Thing About Our Program: Excellent work/life balance
Career Interest: Cardiology

Akshjot Puri
Akshjot Puri

Medical School: Dayanand Medical College
Best Thing About Our Program: The people — co-residents, faculty and administration staff
Career Interest: Hematology/oncology

Anita Rasheed
Anita Rasheed

Medical School: Dow Medical College
Best Thing About Our Program: The supportive environment, brilliant co-residents and an involved faculty that is dedicated to play the pivotal role in resident teaching and well-being. Academic Half Day is an outstanding attribute of our residency program, providing protected time for medical knowledge acquisition. 
Career Interests: Cardiology Fellowship and academic medicine

Esa Rayyan
Esa Rayyan

Medical School: Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine
Best Thing About Our Program: Academic Half Day
Career Interest: Pulmonary/critical care medicine

William Reichert
William Reichert

Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine
Best Thing About Our Program: Camaraderie
Career Interest: Cardiology

Michael Rowley
Michael Rowley

Medical School: University of Michigan Medical School
Best Thing About Our Program: The people
Career Interests: Gastroenterology, hepatology

Kaivan Salehpour
Kaivan Salehpour

Medical School: Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
Best Thing About Our Program: The residents, pathology
Career Interests: Gastroenterology, hospitalist, hospital administration

Siamac Yazdchi
Siamac Yazdchi

Medical School: Tabriz University of Medical Sciences
Best Thing About Our Program: The people
Career Interest: Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship

Kristen Young
Kristen Young

Medical School: Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine
Best Thing About Our Program: Supportive faculty, fellows and residents; various opportunities in research, quality medicine and specialty based.
Career Interests: Academic medicine, pulmonary/critical care