UH IM 2020-2021
Hometown: Houston, TX/Khobar, Saudi Arabia
Medical School: Yale School of Medicine
For fun I: Love to garden and hike!
Favorite things about Baltimore: The inner harbor, the diversity of neighborhoods, proximity to DC, and the awesome food scene!
Career interests: Primary care/GIM
Talk to me about: Anything!! But also primary care, public health, refugee health, dual-physician households and having children during residency (my husband is a pediatrician and we have a 2-and-a-half-year-old- it is doable!).
Hometown: Nashville, TN
Medical School: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
For fun I: explore new restaurants with friends, signup for group exercise classes, learn to cook from Youtube videos
Favorite things about Baltimore: Ekiben (Asian Fusion restaurant), Jones Falls Trail (for biking), the microcultures of different neighborhoods, museums
Career interests: I got an MBA so I could convince people it is worth investing in social determinants of health to empower our patients to be their healthiest self
Talk to me about: restaurants in Baltimore, which neighborhood to live in, business of medicine, social determinants of health
Hometown: Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
Medical School: University of New Mexico
For fun I: mix dance music, watch movies, go to concerts/plays, enjoy cooking for/with friends, see family abroad, explore new things
Favorite things about Baltimore: crabs (!), hiking trails in and around town, history, Lake Roland area, Patterson Park, Druid Hill, the water
Career interests: Underserved care, global health, LGBT+ medicine, Infectious Diseases, health policy
Talk to me about: transitioning to the east coast (especially from the Southwest), being an immigrant, LGBT+ life in Baltimore/Hopkins.
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Medical School: Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
For fun I: Go to spin classes (loving my Peloton bike during COVID times), cook and bake, try new restaurants, travel, watch TV
Favorite things about Baltimore: The people! Great spots for food/drink, the many parks and green spaces in/out of the city, the waterfront area in Fells Point
Career interests: Primary care for complex, underserved and vulnerable patients, geriatrics, care delivery redesign, payment reform
Talk to me about: Home based primary care, the West Coast to East Coast transition, residency with a partner not in medicine (including long distance relationships; it’s doable!)
Hometown: Bel Air, Maryland
Medical School: Uniformed Services University
For fun I: enjoy exploring Baltimore's restaurant scene with friends, heated card games with my family and ballroom dancing
Favorite things about Baltimore: our foundational role in America's history that can still be explored today--for example, our maritime industry, the Star Spangled Banner and Frederick Douglas; also, the Os!
Career interests: I'm currently an active duty officer in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps; I look forward to pursing a career that combines primary care of complex, underserved patients and leadership in health systems policy & quality improvement
Talk to me about: the USPHS Commissioned Corps, health economics, Quality Improvement Pathway, growing up as a local
Hometown: Georgetown, DE
Medical School: Johns Hopkins University
For fun I: sleep and/or make snide remarks
Favorite things about Baltimore: widespread love for Old Bay, Baltimore Aquarium, HOPKINS!!!
Career interests: something in Urban Health; maybe high utilizer clinic
Talk to me about: what it’s like to spend almost 7 years at Hopkins
Hometown: Miami, Florida
Medical School: Yale School of Medicine
For fun I: enjoy going to workout classes (from HIIT to yoga), exploring art museums, pretending to be a foodie in the Baltimore and DC food scene, traveling and going to dance classes (jazz, modern, hip hop).
Favorite things about Baltimore: the city of neighborhoods feel, access to art/museums for free, fun diverse foodie spots, the strong sense of community amongst Baltimoreans (both native and transplanted)
Career interests: Barriers to care amongst Latino populations; physician advocacy to better address barriers to care; medical education; primary care access; optimizing health care communication/patient friendly language; leadership in addressing health systems disparities through programmatic interventions both locally and federally
Talk to me about: Health disparities amongst Latinx communities, health advocacy, dual resident household, having a partner in DC, getting married during residency, yoga, Zumba, instapot recipes
Hometown: Detroit, MI
Medical School: Wayne State University
For fun I: hike, camp, read fiction
Favorite things about Baltimore: Patterson Park, some excellent book stores, very good pizza
Career interests: primary care, addiction medicine, healthcare for incarcerated populations, health policy and advocacy
Talk to me about: Having a baby during residency, Baltimore neighborhoods, local activism