CURRENT RESIDENTS

CHIEF RESIDENTS

portrait of Doctor Adrian Cotarelo

Adrian Cotarelo, MD, MHS
Hometown: Miami, FL
Undergraduate: Johns Hopkins University
MHS: Johns Hopkins University
Medical School: Brown University School of Medicine
Academic Interests: EMS, Medical Education, Research
Personal Interests: Coffee, video games, escape rooms, hiking, cooking

portrait of Doctor Nishad Rahman

Nishad Rahman, MD
Hometown: Aberdeen, MD
Undergraduate: Pennsylvania State University
Medical School: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Academic Interests: Health policy, disparities in healthcare, healthcare models
Personal Interests: Reading, American football, podcasts

PGY-3

portrait of Doctor Nathaniel Bradley

Nathaniel Bradley, MD
Hometown: Wichita, KS
Undergraduate: Johns Hopkins University
Medical School: New York University School of Medicine
Academic Interests: Ultrasound, Quality Improvement, Administration
Personal Interests: Wakeboarding, fishing, rock scrambles, concerts, husky training, baking, picking up heavy things and putting them back down

portrait of Doctor Elizabeth Brining

Elizabeth “Danielle” Brining, MD
Hometown: Southampton, Bermuda
Undergraduate: Stanford University
Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Academic Interests: International and disaster medicine
Personal Interests: languages, travel, scuba (instructor), dance, baking. sports & outdoor activities

portrait of Doctor Jonathan Chan

Jonathan Chan, MD
Hometown: Cupertino, CA
Undergraduate: University of California, San Diego
Medical School: Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
Academic Interests: Global Health, Social Emergency Medicine, Wilderness Medicine
Personal Interests: Scuba diving, movies, traveling, exploring NYC

portrait of Doctor Alex Hsieh

Alex Hsieh, MD
Hometown: Toronto, ON
Undergraduate: University of Toronto
Medical School: The Ohio State University
Academic Interests: Ultrasound, sports medicine
Personal Interests: Triathlon, hip hop, traveling, Netflix, video games, food

portrait of Doctor Ahmad Hussein

Ahmad Hussein, MD
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Undergraduate: Loyola University Chicago
Medical School: Rush University
Academic Interests: Ultrasound, Trauma, Disaster Medicine
Personal Interests: Volleyball (beach and indoor), hammocking, hiking, camping, snowboarding, traveling, reading fiction novels

portrait of Doctor Arthur Jurao

Arthur Jurao, MD, MS
Hometown: Washington, DC
Undergraduate: Georgetown University
Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
MS: Georgetown University
Academic Interests: Ultrasound
Personal Interests: Art history, fitness, photography,learning new languages, video games

portrait of Doctor Sandra Leke-Tambo

Sandra Leke-Tambo, MD
Hometown: BUEA, Cameroon
Undergraduate: University of Central Oklahoma
Medical School: Meharry Medical College
Academic Interests: Wellness, Patient Centered Outcomes
Personal Interests: Reading, exploring NYC, occasional karate dabbler, TV & movies

portrait of Doctor David Liu

David Liu, MD
Hometown: Canandaigua, NY
Undergraduate: Stony Brook University
Medical School: SUNY Downstate
Academic Interests: Healthcare equity, critical care, wellness
Personal Interests: All the food, coffee, rock climbing, video games, film/photography, travel, earning points so I can travel

PGY-2

portrait of Doctor Lisa Chan

Lisa Chan, MD
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Undergraduate: UC Berkeley
Medical School: Quinnipiac University School of Medicine
Academic Interests: Ultrasound, Simulation
Personal Interests: Cooking, gardening, video games, Pokémon Go, exploring local favorites, traveling/cruise boating

portrait of Doctor Nathan Denicoff

Nathan Denicoff, MD
Hometown: Silver Spring, MD
Undergraduate: Yeshiva University
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Academic Interests: Healthcare policy, quality improvement
Personal Interests: Biking, hiking, reading, podcasts, Washington DC sports

portrait of Doctor Harry Hong

Hieu “Harry” Hong, MD
Hometown: Vietnam
Undergraduate: Wayne State University
Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine
Academic Interests: Critical care, toxicology
Personal Interests: Hiking, exercise, traveling

portrait of Doctor Daniel Laub

Daniel Laub, MD
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Undergraduate: UC Santa Barbara
Medical School: Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Academic Interests: Wilderness medicine, toxicology, HIV/AIDS
Personal Interests: Working out, yoga, volleyball, LGBTQ, History

portrait of Doctor Curtis Marino

Curtis Marino, DO
Hometown: Pittsburg, PA
Undergraduate: Duquesne University
Medical School: Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine
Academic Interests: Wilderness Medicine
Personal Interests: The EM staples: snowboarding, rock climbing, etc. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Learning and bombarding others with random nature and/or history facts.

portrait of Doctor Jaison Medayil

Jaison Medayil, DO
Hometown: West Hempstead, NY
Undergraduate: SUNY Geneseo
Medical School: New York Institute of Technology School of Osteopathic Medicine
Academic Interests: Medical education, sports medicine, ultrasound, critical care
Personal Interests: Basketball, football, listening to podcasts, Marvel superheroes, story time with friends at Applebees 1/2 price apps

portrait of Doctor Ilana Rosner

Ilana Rosner, DO
Hometown: New Rochelle, NY
Undergraduate: Mount Holyoke College
Medical School: Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Academic Interests: Ultrasound, toxicology, addiction medicine
Personal Interests: Running, spending time with my kids, forcing them to do outdoor activities with me, hiking, indoor rock climbing, teaching myself to play guitar.

portrait of Doctor Collin Tebo

Collin Tebo, MD
Hometown: New York City
Undergraduate: Boston University
Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Academic Interests: Wilderness Medicine, toxicology, critical care, global health
Personal Interests: Surfing, finance, motor cycles, boxing

portrait of Doctor Bilal Zeftawi

Bilal Zeftawi, MD
Hometown: Farmington, MI
Undergraduate: Wayne State University
Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine
Academic Interests: Medical Education
Personal Interests: Basketball, Snowboarding, Wakeboarding, Biking, Jogging

PGY-1

Iman Aly, MD
Hometown: Washington, DC
Undergraduate: The George Washington University
Medical School: The George Washington University, School of Medicine
Academic Interests: Community and Urban Health, International Medicine
Personal Interests: Horseback riding and jumping, Arabic poetry, skiing, knitting, and iPhone photography

Kathryn Kimpel, MD
Hometown: Tacoma, WA
Undergraduate: Bryn Mawr College
Medical School: University of Washington
Academic Interests: MedEd, Social EM
Personal Interests: Ballet dancing, hiking, reading, true crime

Nitin Kuppanda, MD
Hometown: Corona, CA
Undergraduate: Claremont McKenna College
Medical School: George Washington University
Academic Interests: Pediatric EM, Disaster Medicine
Personal Interests: Exploring food scenes, watching competition shows (particularly cooking shows), scuba diving, tennis

Alina Mitina, DO
Hometown:
 Thousand Oaks, CA

Undergraduate: California State University Channel Islands
Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences
Academic Interests: Ultrasound, Geriatrics
Personal Interests: Exercise, the outdoors, reading

Joseph O’Keefe, MD
Hometown: Malden, MA
Undergraduate: Boston University
Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Academic Interests: Ultrasound, Wellness
Personal Interests: Live music, quirky films, working out

Xavier Quezada, MD, MPH
Hometown: Framingham, MA
Undergraduate: Boston University
MPH: Boston University
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Academic Interests: Ultrasound, Trauma, EMS, Wellness
Personal Interests: Hip Hop dancing, exploring NYC, Tik Tok-ing, Painting, Hamilton, Karaoke

Heather Schlaman, MD
Hometown: Bothell, WA
Undergraduate: Walla Walla University
Medical School: Loma Linda University
Academic Interests: Wilderness Medicine, Pediatric EM, Sports Medicine
Personal Interests: Cooking, baking, climbing, board games with friends

Anum Shahab, MD
Hometown: Canton, MI
Undergraduate: University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine
Academic Interests: Critical care, global health, ultrasound
Personal Interests: Cooking and exploring restaurants, traveling, road trips, makeup/fashion, the stock market, naps, outdoor activities (hiking, biking, etc)

Maria Tran, DO, MS
Hometown: Syracuse, NY
Undergraduate: University of Rochester
MS: Kansas City University School of Medicine and Biosciences
Medical School: Kansas City University School of Medicine and Biosciences
Academic Interests: Disaster Medicine, Social EM, Wellness
Personal Interests: Muay Thai Kickboxing, running, snowboarding, cooking, trying to be a Yelp Elite foodie, traveling, reading, video games, listening to podcasts

Thomas Weiss, MD
Hometown: Freeland, MI
Undergraduate: Grand Valley State University
Medical School: Central Michigan University College of Medicine
Academic Interests: Ultrasound, Critical Care, Resuscitation, Wellness
Personal Interests: Hiking, swimming, volleyball, traveling, anything social