Current Residents

CHIEF RESIDENTS

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

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.

PGY-3

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

PGY-2

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

PGY-2

PGY-1

Alyssa “Michal” Auerbach, DO
Hometown: West Hempstead, NY
Undergraduate: Stern College for Women at Yeshiva University
Medical School: NYIT
Academic Interests: Ultrasound, medical education
Personal Interests: Chill hiking, traveling, stress baking, podcast listening, impromptu paint night-ing

Liz Fordhal, DO
Hometown: Oakley, CA
Undergraduate: University of California, Santa Cruz
Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences
Academic Interests: Critical care, medical education, aerospace medicine
Personal Interests: Crafting/building/painting, true crime, puzzles, pasta

Avi Ginsburg, DO
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Undergraduate: University of Maryland, College Park
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Academic Interests: Ultrasound, critical care, medical education
Personal Interests: Video games, reading, spending time with family 

Jennifer Goldston, DO
Hometown: Scarsdale, NY
Undergraduate: The George Washington University
Medical School: Touro COM-Harlem
Academic Interests: Improving health literacy, trauma and critical care, ultrasound
Personal Interests: Karaoke, cooking, baking, wine, animals

Mateen Haroon, DO
Hometown: East Amherst
Undergraduate: 
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Academic Interests: Trauma, health policy
Personal Interests: Music (especially heavy metal), football, soccer, videogames

Sam Miller, MD
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Undergraduate: Tulane University
Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine
Academic Interests: Wilderness medicine, global health, ultrasound
Personal Interests: International travel, mountaineering, surfing, running, eating good food

Matt Mocol, MD
Hometown: Waconia, MN
Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
Medical School: University of Minnesota Medical School
Academic Interests: Ultrasound, critical care, medical education
Personal Interests: Exercising, sports, outdoor activities, travel, gaming (everything from video games to MtG and DnD), history, writing

Neal R Parekh, MD
Hometown: Union City, NJ
Undergraduate: Cornell University
Medical School: The George Washington University School of Medicine
Academic Interests: Critical care, pain management, toxicology
Personal Interests: Cryptocurrency, coffee/tea, DIY projects

Jazmin Sevilla, MD
Hometown: Santa Cruz, CA
Undergraduate: Loyola Marymount University
Medical School: Meharry Medical College
Academic Interests: Social EM, physician wellness, criminal justice reform
Personal Interests: Karaoke, working out, cooking, traveling, exploring pinterest

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