Meet the Pediatric Residency Class of 2026

Emily Ammon, M.D.

Hometown: New Orleans, Louisiana

Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Clinical Interests: Allergy and immunology

Personal Interests: Embroidery, spending time with family, going to thrift/vintage stores, cooking, hiking and being outdoors

Emily Ammon MD

Joanna Bennett, M.D.

Hometown: Tarpon Springs, Florida

Medical School: University of Florida College of Medicine

Clinical Interests: I love general pediatrics, but I'm also interested in adolescent medicine and emergency medicine. I can't wait to explore more specialties throughout my residency and decide which path I'm going to take!

Personal Interests: I love spending time with my husband and our dog! In my free time, I like baking, cooking, spending time at the beach, paddle boarding, and playing tennis.

Joanna Bennett MD

Emilee Greager, M.D.

Hometown: Evergreen, Colorado

Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine

Clinical Interests: I love all pediatric medicine, so I am keeping an open mind about my future direction! I especially love pediatric intensive care, hematology/oncology, pediatric hospital medicine, and general pediatrics. I also enjoy advocacy, especially when I can get involved with local community organizations.

Personal Interests: Basically, anything outside! I love hiking, skiing (in the snow, not the water), and camping. My newest activity is taking my black lab, Calvin, to the Fort De Soto Dog Beach. I also love Polaroids, podcasts, and baking (ask about my lemon cheesecake!).

Emilee Greagr MD

Katherine Hole, M.D.

Hometown: Novi, Michigan

Medical School: Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine

Clinical Interests: Hospitalist medicine, academic general pediatrics, PICU, or adolescent medicine. I look forward to integrating mental health and community outreach in whichever path I pursue!

Personal Interests: Exploring Tampa’s best food spots, winters without snow, Peloton power zone training, reading books by Colleen Hoover, and spending time with my husband and two cats!

Katherine Hole MD

Michele Karn, M.D.

Hometown: Warrington, Pennsylvania

Medical School: University of South Florida MCOM SELECT Program

Clinical Interests: I have loved every pediatrics rotation thus far, so I know that I will enjoy whichever specialty I pursue! Currently, I can see myself going into general pediatrics or hospital medicine, but I am excited for the opportunity to explore other potential specialties throughout the next three years of residency.

Personal Interests: I enjoy re-charging at the beach, and I am grateful to live so close to the beautiful Gulf Coast! Aside from beach days and sunsets, I am an avid reader and love thrifting. I’m also always down to explore new places, restaurants, and coffee shops.

MIchele Karn MD

Samantha Korn, M.D.

Hometown: Naples, Florida

Medical School: University of Florida College of Medicine

Clinical Interests: I am interested in caring for children with complex medical conditions in both the outpatient and inpatient settings. I am also passionate about palliative care, advocacy, and studying the language we use in medicine.

Personal Interests: I love reading, making allergen-friendly baked goods, spending time with my dog, and exploring new coffee shops and bookstores in St. Pete and Tampa!

Samantha Korn MD

Brianna Leone, M.D.

Hometown: New Port Richey, Florida

Medical School: University of Central Florida College of Medicine

Clinical Interests: General pediatrics, adolescent medicine, advocacy, and public health

Personal Interests: In my free time I'm outside by the water or hanging out with my husband and our two pups! I love trying new restaurants, weightlifting, baking, and reading.

Brianna Leone MD

Sarah Masten, M.D.

Hometown: Kissimmee, Florida

Medical School: University of Florida College of Medicine

Clinical Interests: Interested in gastroenterology and inpatient pediatric care. Passionate about uplifting children's voices, trauma-informed care, and quality of life improvement.

Personal interests: Spending time outside (at our amazing parks and beaches!), running, cooking new recipes, and spending time with friends and family.

Sarah Masten MD

Emma Milne, M.D.

Hometown: Andover, Massachusetts

Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Clinical Interests: I am interested in Hospitalist medicine! I love the wide range of patients and working inpatient. I also love the medicine and patient/family continuity in NICU. Newborn medicine is also so much fun. Basically, I am still deciding.

Personal Interests: When not at work, you can find me spinning, at the beach, eating downtown in St. Pete with my husband Marty, or hanging out with family and friends. I love Taylor Swift, the color blue, Thai food, and traveling to national parks.

Emma Milne MD

Shannon Mooney, D.O.

Hometown: Yonkers, New York

Medical School: LECOM- Bradenton

Clinical Interests: General pediatrics but also considering NICU or newborn hospitalist

Personal Interests: Being a boy mom to 2 under 2, family walks with our dog @thatdoodleo, Notre Dame Football (Go Irish!), iced coffee, going to the beach

Shannon Mooney DO

Austin Sellers, D.O.

Hometown: Dunedin, Florida

Medical School: LECOM-Bradenton

Clinical Interests: PICU, Heme/Onc, and Infectious Disease

Personal Interests: Beach volleyball, saltwater fishing, trying to find the best Buffalo chicken sandwich in town, visiting all of the National Parks in the US!

Austin Sellers DO

Monica Tromer, D.O.

Hometown: Tampa, Florida

Medical School: Nova Southeastern University Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine

Clinical Interests: I'm currently keeping an opening mind as I progress through residency, but I am highly interested in primary care.

Personal interests: I love exploring new restaurants in the area, spending quality time with family/friends, and participating in activities that promote overall well-being (especially group fitness classes!).

Monica Tromer DO