Emergency Medicine

Class of 2020

Medical School: University of South Florida
Undergraduate (or other degrees): University of Florida, BS in Chemical Engineering
Hometown: Valrico, FL
Year Graduating From Residency: 2020
Field of Interest: Ultrasound, Critical Care
Hobbies: Tampa Bay sports, personal fitness, food, spending time with family, church
Why USF? USF offers excellent training in a busy ED where people from all walks of life come through the doors. It is made up of an awesome group of residents and faculty. TGH is a great hospital in a beautiful city.
Something about you: I have grown up in the Tampa area and look forward to serving the people of my community. I have an amazing wife, a son, and a crazy dog.

Medical School: Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: Rutgers University, BS in Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Graduate School: The Commonwealth Medical College, MS in Biomedical Sciences
Hometown: Jordan→ NY→ FL
Year Graduating From Residency: 2020
Field of Interest: Sports, Wilderness, & Ultrasound
Hobbies: Fitness balanced by my love for cooking (eating) and baking. Traveling and learning about new cultures
Why USF? USF offers everything I wanted in a residency: level I trauma, diverse patient population, high acuity, and a strong EM family all in a beautiful city
Something about you: My family and friends are rockstars. I’m one of five and we all have the same initials of MB (including my parents). It made breaking into each others high school accounts very easy

Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Undergraduate (or other degrees): Hamilton College
Hometown: Syracuse, New York
Year Graduating From Residency: 2020
Field of Interest: Sports Medicine, Ultrasound
Hobbies: Running, fitness, traveling, golf, sporting events
Why USF? NO SNOW!! But actually, the residents here are extremely happy and I was excited for the new improved ultrasound curriculum. We get exposure to a vast diverse patient population. We also get to work with some sports teams in the area!
Something about you: I have never lived anywhere outside of New York State. GO BILLS!!

Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: University of Tampa (B.A.), University of Colorado (Post-baccalaureate)
Hometown: La Junta, CO
Year Graduating From Residency: 2020
Field of Interest: Pediatric EM, Sports Medicine, Wilderness Medicine
Hobbies: Biking, traveling, food and family
Why USF? I immediately felt part of the ‘TGH ED family’ from the first day and was impressed by the cohesiveness of the residents. USF EM is an amazing team!
Something about you: Colorado native who enjoys outdoor adventures and endurance sports. Swam competitively for 15 years followed by 5 years of triathlons earning a trip to nationals.

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
Undergraduate (or other degrees): University of Georgia, BS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Hometown: Marietta, GA
Year Graduating From Residency: 2020
Field of Interest: Ultrasound, Wilderness Medicine
Hobbies: Crossfit, adventure/mud races, swimming, movies, trying new places to eat, spending time with my family
Why USF? I was attracted to USF based on the location, the outstanding reputation of the program, and the robust ultrasound training. Ultimately what makes this program great is the faculty, staff and fellow residents who make you feel like you are family from the beginning.
Something about you: I have 2 dogs - a Labradoodle named Alfred and a Chinese Crested (with hair!) named Finley

Medical School: University of South Florida
Undergraduate (or other degrees): BS - Marine and Environmental Science, US Coast Guard Academy
MS - Medical Sciences, Univ. of S. Florida
Hometown: Kansas City, KS
Year Graduating From Residency: 2020
Field of Interest: Wilderness/expedition Medicine, Ultrasound, Healthcare Admin
Hobbies: Surfing, sailing, hunting, fishing
Why USF? Camaraderie!!! There is a true sense of team and family among all of the staff and residents.
Something about you: I spent 5 years as an officer in the U.S. Coast Guard specializing in illegal drug interdictio. After that, I worked as an adventure guide in Colorado. Life motto: Hakuna Matata

Medical School: University of South Florida
Undergraduate (or other degrees): University of South Florida: BS in Biology
Hometown: Seminole, Fl
Year Graduating From Residency: 2020
Field of Interest: EMS and Disaster Medicine
Hobbies: Cooking/eating, Gardening, Traveling, Hanging out in coffee shops, Doing anything outside and Spending time with my family
Why USF? I chose USF because it had everything I wanted in a residency program: a close-knit ED family, a diverse patient population, a busy level 1 trauma and a variety of fellowship opportunities!
Something about you: I am a proud triple bull!

Medical School: University of South Florida
Undergraduate (or other degrees): University of North Florida; BS in Biology
Hometown: Jacksonville, FL
Year Graduating From Residency: 2020
Field of Interest: Wilderness medicine, Business of medicine
Hobbies: Surfing, diving, spearing, paddling, art, building things
Why USF? The ultimate hospital to train at with a blend of community and county with the ultimate faculty.
Something about you: Personal best static breath hold of 7:02.

Medical School: University of Florida College of Medicine
Undergraduate (or other degrees): University of Florida; B.S in Biochemistry & B.A in Philosophy
Hometown: Lake City, FL
Year Graduating From Residency: 2020
Field of Interest: Sports Medicine
Hobbies: Sports (Go Gators!), breweries, any outdoor activity, Netflix
Why USF? I did a month long rotation at USF and I loved my time here. The attendings were all approachable and fun to be around. The residents really made me feel like I was already a part of their family. The entire staff, the amazing location of TGH, and the closeness Tampa is to my immediate family made USF the clear winner.
Something about you: I was born in Miami about a couple months after my family immigrated from Colombia. I love visiting Colombia and the 95% of my family who is still back there!

Medical School: University of Florida College of Medicine
Undergraduate (or other degrees): University of Florida, B.S. Health Science
Hometown: Georgetown, FL
Year Graduating From Residency: 2020
Field of Interest: International Medicine, Pediatric EM
Hobbies: Traveling, running, beach volleyball, sports
Why USF? During my AI month I noticed the residents were not only very happy, but they were also a family. The faculty are amazing! TGH is great!
Something about you: During medical school I traveled to 28 countries, on 5 different continents!