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Class of 2018

 

 

Matthew Baskind

Hometown: Cortlant Manor, New York

Medical School: New York Medical College

Career Interests: Cardiology, Hematology/Oncology

Life Interests: Skiing, hiking, defending my fantasy basketball title

 

Sumona Bhattacharya

Hometown: Plainsboro, New Jersey

Medical School: Jefferson Medical College

Career Interests: Undecided

Life Interests: Running, exploring restaurants in New Brunswick, violin, and Netflix

 

Miruna Carnaru

Hometown: Queens, New York

Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University 

Career Interests: Rheumatology, Hospital Medicine

Life Interests: Spending time with family and friends, music, classic film, food, food, and food

 

Colleen Ciccosanti

Hometown: Middletown, New Jersey

Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Career Interests: Endocrinology

Life Interests: Reading, traveling, cooking, kayaking

 

Aviva Cohn

Hometown: Elizabeth, New Jersey

Medical School: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Career Interests: Endocrinology, Nephrology, Hospital Medicine, Academic Medicine

Life Interests: Painting, jogging, outdoors, family and friends

 

Ishita Dalal

Hometown: Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine

Career Interests: Gastroenterology, Hospital Medicine

Life Interests: traveling as often as I can, reading, Netflix, trying new restaurants, spending time with friends and family

 

Francis DeMichele

Hometown: Pennsauken, New Jersey

Medical School: Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago

Career Interests: Hospital Medicine, Primary Care, Health Policy and Public Health

Life Interests: cycling, woodworking, automotive restorations, travel, technology

 

Anjana Divakaran

Hometown: Staten Island, New York

Medical School: New York Medical College

Career Interests: Endocrinology

Life Interests: Spending time with family and friends, dancing, exploring new restaurants, and singing terribly in the shower

 

Sasha East

Hometown: Brooklyn, New York

Medical School: SUNY Downstate College of Medicine

Career Interests: Cardiology and Hospital Medicine

Life Interests: family and friends, traveling to the Caribbean, reading  Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, volumes 1 and 2

 

 

Henry Feng

Hometown: Marlton, New Jersey

Medical School: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Career Interests: Ophthalmology

Life Interests: Tennis, Snowboarding, Kayaking, Guitar, Piano

 

 

Renu George

Hometown: Yonkers, New York

Medical School: Albany Medical College

Career Interests: Hospital Medicine, Pulmonary/Crit Care

Life Interests: Spending time with family & friends, traveling, finally mastering how to pick the best thing on the menu

 

 

Daniel Grabell

Hometown: Montville, New Jersey

Medical School: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Career Interests: Dermatology

Life Interests: Travelling, triathlons, paleontology, hiking and the outdoors

 

 

Saamia Hossain

Hometown: Doylestown, Pennsylvania

Medical School: University of Toledo College of Medicine

Career Interests: Primary Care, Global Health

Life Interests: Running, cooking, singing, entertaining family and friends

 

 

Michael Hwang

Hometown: Korea / Southern California

Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin

Career Interests: Hematology/Oncology, Hospital Medicine

Life Interests: Basketball, Lakers, Kobe, movies with twist endings, sports podcasts, Youtube, Kpop

 

 

Elizabeth John

Hometown: Akron, Ohio

Medical School: University of Central Florida College of Medicine

Career Interests: Gastroenterology

Life Interests: I have been singing in the church choir for a large portion of my life, I play the piano, and used to play the violin. I am currently learning the guitar [or attempting to!]. I also enjoy cooking, interior decorating and crafting. Most importantly, I enjoy spending time with my family and loved ones.

 

Laura Methvin

Hometown: Newark, Delaware

Medical School: Jefferson Medical College

Career Interests: Hematology/ Oncology

Life Interests: Sports, HGTV, paying back student loans, baking, hiking, and short walks along the beach

 

Victoria Mock

Hometown: Poughkeepsie, New York

Medical School: New York Medical College

Career Interests: Hospital Medicine, Gastroenterology, Nephrology

Life Interests: Hiking, 90s music, historic houses, NYC speakeasies, spending time with my family and dog

 

 

Alexandra Nicholas

Hometown: Lawrenceville, New Jersey

Medical School: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Career Interests: Anesthesiology & Critical Care

Life Interests: Travel, trekking, skiing, riding, SCUBA, yoga...I love any type of outdoor activity/adventure. I could probably eat sushi everyday and I spend too much time looking at dog adoption websites

 

Vandan Patel

Hometown: Waterford, New York

Medical School: SUNY Downstate College of Medicine

Career Interests: Hematology/Oncology

Life Interests: Procrastinating, squash (the sport), I'm kind of a foodie, and I'm learning to brew beer


 

Hasan Rehman

Hometown: Akron, Ohio

Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical University

Career Interests: Hematology/Oncology

Life Interests: Sports (unhealthy obsession with LeBron), food, traveling/adventures, being the best ping pong player in NJ, Family

 

Alexandra Schwarz

Hometown: Millington, NJ

Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine

Career Interests: Allergy and Immunology, Hematology/Oncology, Gastroenterology

Life Interests: Chalupabatman, sleeping, being outdoors, family

Ken Sluis

Hometown: Ridgewood, NJ

Medical School: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Career Interests: Nephrology

Life Interests: Gardening, watching Everest/K2 documentaries, rowing, calculating Subaru gas mileage.

 

Ulyana Trytko

Hometown: Lviv, Ukraine

Medical School: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Career Interests: Cardiology

Life Interests: Muscle cars, spending inordinate amounts of time on Facebook, fashion shows, and road trips across the US

 

 

Steven Verga

Hometown: Oakland, NJ

Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine

Career Interests: Critical Care

Life Interests: Spending time with family and friends, running, traveling, trying new foods.