CURRENT RESIDENTS

CHIEF RESIDENTS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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