Class of 2019

Resident Brief Bio

Amanda Andersen, MD
Amanda Andersen, MD

Medical School: Souther Illinois University School of Medicine
Best Thing About Our Program: The people
Career Interest: Undecided

Susan Bocanegra, MD
Susan Anduaga Bocanegra, MD

Medical School: University of Colorado
Best Thing About Our Program: More than a program, BUMCP Med-Peds is a family to me, where I have found amazing friends and mentors; they all are very supportive and created a great environment for learning. We train at different sites, which gives us the opportunity to learn how to manage a diverse range of diseases in a very diverse population with a wide range of illness acuity.
Career Interest: Undecided — I enjoy both the inpatient and the outpatient setting. Areas of interest include adolescent and integrative medicine and global health.

Paul Broker, MD
Paul Broker, MD

Medical School: University of Minnesota Medical School
Best Thing About Our Program: I really appreciate the people who make up our program. Every day I am happy to work beside such wonderful residents, fellows, attendings and staff members. They truly make it enjoyable.
Career Interests: Med-Peds, hospitalist

Ashley Higashi, MD
Ashley Higashi, MD

Medical School: Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science/Chicago Medical School
Best Thing About Our Program: Dr. Holland and the very organized Academic Half Day
Career Interest: Long-term critical care

Jordan Merz, MD
Jordan Merz, MD

Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine
Career Interests: PICU, Pulmonary/Critical Care, Primary Care
Best Thing About Our Program: The people that compromise it.
Career Interest: Pediatric critical care

Mfonobon Udoko, MD
Mfonobong Udoko, MD

Medical School: University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Best Thing About Our Program: Having a program director that advocates for you.
Career Interest: Pediatric cardiology, access to health care in underserved areas