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Get to know our current residents by browsing their profiles below:

Class of 2025

Class of 2024

Class of 2023

 

 

2026

Brian Abarbanel, MD

Hometown: Oak Park, IL
Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University

Fun Fact: I can split an apple in half using only my hands

Nicole Feng, MD

Hometown: Temple City, CA
Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School

Fun Fact: I'm a certified Pure Barre instructor! Catch me on the mic or tucking it out at the barre!

Ryan Kelly, MD

Hometown: Wilton Manors, FL
Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine

Fun Fact: Some cats are allergic to people

Irene Tseng, MD

Hometown: Laguna Niguel, CA
Medical School: Loyola University Chicago

Fun Fact: Someone thought I was Mulan once

2025

Joseph Aguirre, DO

Hometown: Navarre Beach, FL
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Fun Fact: I have met some of the original players and coaches from my favorite movie, “Remember the Titans”

Miriam Alpert, DO

Hometown: San Diego, CA
Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific

Fun Fact: I played lacrosse for the Women's Israeli National Team

David Civitarese, DO

Hometown: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Medical School: Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Fun Fact: The whoopee cushion was invented in Canada and so was I

Rachel Esparza, MD

Hometown: Joliet, IL
Medical School: Yale School of Medicine

Fun Fact: My dad helped build the Shirley Ryan Abilitylab building.

Naldine Isaac, MD

Hometown: New Rochelle, NY
Medical School: Albany Medical College

Fun Fact: I painted all the art in my home!

Brian Kim, MD, PhD

Hometown: Watchung, NJ
Medical School: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Fun Fact: I claim to be a hip-hop head but my heart is in female vocalist pop

Lisa Laurenzana, MD

Hometown: Lombard, IL
Medical School: Loyola University Chicago

Fun Fact: I hiked the world’s longest slot canyon! I’ll take any excuse to get outside and hike/camp.

Madeline Miller, MD

Hometown: De Pere, WI
Medical School: Northwestern University

Fun Fact: My grandpa is a World Champion cheddar cheese maker - proud Wisconsinite!

Antonio Mondriguez Gonzalez, MD

Hometown: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Medical School: Universidad Central del Caribe

Fun Fact: I was part of a Glee Club while in Undergrad (have not watched the show though)

Shivam Patel, DO

Hometown: Carol Stream, IL
Medical School: Midwestern University

Fun Fact: I swam with sharks and sky dived on the same day

Sarae Sager, DO

Hometown: Caribou, ME
Medical School: University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Fun Fact: I've had a motorcycle since age 16

Sean Weber, DO

Hometown: Raleigh, NC
Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM)

Fun Fact: I once went swimming with penguins in the Galapagos Islands

2024

Austin Boos, DO

Hometown: Indianapolis, IN
Medical School: Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Fun Fact: I love the science of cooking

Kaitlyn Chin, DO

Hometown: North Easton, MA
Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine

Fun Fact: Current Lacrosse coach and former collegiate athlete

Madeline Flores, MD

Hometown: San Antonio, TX
Medical School: The University of Texas

Fun Fact: I love going to the Lincoln Park farmer's market

Annette Grotheer, MD, MPH


Medical School: University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine

Fun Fact: I've visited 32 countries and counting

Jessica Marone, MD

Hometown: Okemos, MI
Medical School: Northwestern University

Fun Fact: I am married to my high school sweetheart

Ankur Mathur, DO

Hometown: San Ramon, CA
Medical School: Lincoln Memorial University DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine

Fun Fact: I met Kobe Bryant at a Starbucks the day before my wedding

Benjamin Petrie, MD

Hometown: Stillwater, MN
Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine

Fun Fact: I did Judo in college.

Brendan Pier, MD

Hometown: Cheshire, CT
Medical School: University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Fun Fact: Even though I'm from the east coast, ever since I was 5 years old, I've always loved coming out to the midwest to fish in the northwoods of Wisconsin

Niketa Parikh, DO

Hometown: Irvine, CA
Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona Campus

Fun Fact: Die hard Orange Theory Fitness fan since 2014

Ashley Sanchez, MD

Hometown: McAllen, TX
Medical School: UT Houston McGovern Medical School

Fun Fact: I climbed Machu Picchu with my medical school roommate! I was passed by multiple older Peruvian ladies on the way to the top.

Olumide Sokunbi, MD

Hometown: Nacogdoches, TX
Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine

Fun Fact: I love karaoke. My med school roommate and I had a personal karaoke machine.

Eric Villanueva, MD

Hometown: Phoenix, AZ
Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine

Fun Fact: I have travelled to the Arctic Circle

2023

Stanley Abrams, MD

Hometown: Lexington, MA
Medical School: Northwestern University

Fun Fact: Aspires to be a “plant daddy”

Seth Bires, DO

Hometown: Russell, PA
Medical School: Kansas City University

Fun Fact: When I was 6 years old, I was the lead in an Off-Broadway show entitled The Littlest Christmas Tree

Elizabeth Brown, MD

Hometown: Baltimore, MD
Medical School: Mount Sinai

Fun Fact: My favorite thing to eat is cinnamon ice cream

Julia Fram, MD

Hometown: Needham, MA
Medical School: Northwestern University

Fun Fact: My first job was at my family's bookstore!

Alexandra Jensen, DO

Hometown: Louisville, KY
Medical School: New York Institute of Technology

Fun Fact: Always smiling and sweating

Christopher Lewis, MD

Hometown: Seattle, WA
Medical School: University of Washington

Fun Fact: Canyoneered through Robber’s Roost in southeastern Utah- a network of canyons used by Butch Cassidy to store horses, cattle, and supplies

Brock Mullenbach, DO

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Medical School: Midwestern University- Chicago

Fun Fact: While in the Philippines, I ate Balut not just once, but twice! It’s not as bad as you think.

Kian Nassiri, DO

Hometown: San Ramon, CA
Medical School: Midwestern University- Arizona

Fun Fact: I planted mangrove seedlings in waist deep mud in Ecuador!

Shane Stone, MD

Hometown: East Brunswick, NJ
Medical School: Wake Forest University

Fun Fact: I like to waffle

Caroline Vail, DO

Hometown: Bethlehem, PA
Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine

Fun Fact: Really good at useless trivia

Cara Vernacchia, DO

Hometown: San Luis Obispo, CA
Medical School: Touro University- California

Fun Fact: I come from a big Italian family and can hand make my own ravioli!

Alice Ye, MD

Hometown: Macomb, IL
Medical School: Loyola University

Fun Fact: Currently leash training my two cats in hopes of going on hikes with them.

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