Emergency Medicine

Current Residents

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Graduating in 2021

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Graduating in 2022

Graduating in 2020

Graduating in 2021

Medical School: University of South Florida
Undergraduate (or other degrees): Brown University, BS in Human Biology
Hometown: Clearwater, FL
Year Graduating From Residency:  2021
Field of Interest: Sports Medicine, Addiction Medicine
Hobbies: Anything outdoors, yoga, biking, cooking/baking, traveling
Why USF?: The camaraderie of the residents/faculty and the balance of education and wellness. I also love living in the Tampa Bay area!
Something about you: I was a competitive gymnast for 20 years (Go Bears!) and I adopted my coaches’ tradition of doing a standing backflip on every birthday.

Medical School:  
Penn State University (WE ARE!)
Undergraduate (or other degrees):  
Grove City College, BS, Biochemistry
Hometown: Kintnersville, PA
Year Graduating From Residency:  2021
Field of Interest: International Medicine, Military Medicine, Ultrasound, Critical Care
Hobbies:  Freestyle rapping, tearing up the flag football field, college football (Penn State), snowboarding, beach, adventuring, connoisseur of fine pizza, doing hoodrat things with my friends.
Why USF?:  It’s a family. The best people, the best location.
Something about you:  Follower of Jesus

Medical School:  Ross University School of Medicine
Graduate: University of South Florida, M.S. in Medicine
Undergraduate: University of Florida, B.S. in Business Economics (Go Gators!)
Hometown: St. Augustine, FL
Year Graduating From Residency:  2021
Field of Interest: Critical Care, Ultrasound, EMS, Sports medicine
Hobbies: Fishing, water sports, being on a boat, anything on the water, combat sports
Why USF?: Simple…PEOPLE & PLACE! After the interview, I came back for second looks, shadow shifts, connected with residents/faculty and could not be happier with my close knit residency family.
Something about you: I was a Division I wrestler and coach in a previous life.

Medical School:  Medical University of South Carolina
Undergraduate (or other degrees): University of South Carolina
 Hometown:  Phoenix, AZ
Year Graduating From Residency:  2021
Field of Interest: US, crit care, wilderness medicine
Hobbies: kayaking, rock climbing, breweries, nerdy board games
Why USF?: amazing faculty. super friendly and approachable, on shift and off! great city, Florida Man pathology
Something about you:  
Proud to say I haven’t seen my own chin in over a decade

Medical School:  University of Toledo College of Medicine
Undergraduate (or other degrees):  University of Connecticut
Hometown:  Westerly, Rhode Island
Year Graduating From Residency:  2021
Field of Interest: Critical Care, Addiction Medicine
Hobbies:  Sports, Games, Active stuff
Why USF?:  Big hospital with all the bells and whistles, fun and engaging group of residents and attendings, excellent ancillary staff, the whole nice weather thing
Something about you:  I graduated from medical school

Medical School:  University of South Florida
Undergraduate (or other degrees):  
B.S. Microbiology and Cell Science - UF
M.S. Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences - USF
Hometown:  Crestview, Fl
Year Graduating From Residency:  2021
Field of Interest: EMS
Hobbies: Taco Tuesday
Why USF?: The resident family, the fantastic leadership and the awesome rotations
Something about you:  

Medical School:  University of Florida
Undergraduate (or other degrees):

  • Mechanical Engineering @ UCF
  • Pre-med at University of Colorado Boulder

Hometown:  Cooper City, FL
Year Graduating From Residency:  2021
Field of Interest: Education, Ultrasound, Critical Care
Hobbies: Guitar, climbing, hiking, being outside, ultimate frisbee, scifi/fantasy novels
Why USF?: The residents and faculty are amazing; they made me feel welcome from day 1. Tampa is an ever-changing city that offers a great life and broad pathology.
Something about you:  Self-proclaimed aficionado of hot sauces

Medical School:  University of Central Florida
Undergraduate (or other degrees): University of North Florida, BS, Chemistry
Hometown:  Palm Coast, FL
Year Graduating From Residency:  2021
Field of Interest: International medicine and global health.
Hobbies: Soccer, piano, painting, anything beach related
Why USF?:  I knew I wanted to stay in Florida for residency and specifically at a program with nearby beach access! The amazing leadership, diverse faculty, and a genuine collegiality between residents were the cherry on top.
Something about you: I’m the seventh child of eight.

Medical School:  University of South Florida
Undergraduate (or other degrees):  University of Florida, BS, Biology  
Hometown: Miami, FL
Year Graduating From Residency:  2021
Field of Interest: International medicine, Wilderness Medicine
Hobbies: anything outdoors, sports, traveling, board games, chillen
Why USF?:  The people. From day 1 as a rotating medical student I was treated like a friend and valuable member of the team. The attendings/residents, nursing and ancillary staff are very friendly and have your back when things get crazy. The pathology (high volume level 1 trauma center), the location (hospital is on the water) and the facilities (recently renovated ER) are an added bonus.
Something about you:  I cook a mean rack of ribs.

Medical School:  Florida Atlantic University Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
Undergraduate (or other degrees): Colgate University
 Hometown:  Boca Raton, FL
Year Graduating From Residency:  2021
Field of Interest: ultrasound
Hobbies:  beach, arts & crafts, travel, cooking, Broadway shows
Why usf: when I came for a second look the interns invited me to an ugly sweater Christmas party… it felt like home.
Something about you:  I live close to the hospital.. Like really close. I’m watching you from my house

Graduating in 2022

Medical School:  University of Central Florida
Undergraduate (or other degrees):  Biomedical Sciences and Psychology at UCF
Hometown:  Washington, DC
Year Graduating From Residency:  2022
Field of Interest: Sports Medicine, Ultrasound
Hobbies:  Basketball, Football, Surfing, Snowboarding
Why USF?:  Loved my away rotation. Happy residents, beautiful city, and caring faculty
Something about you: I once had a conversation with Jeff Goldblum because life, uh, finds a way.

Medical School:  University of South Florida
Undergraduate (or other degrees): Biochemistry at USF
Hometown: Tokyo, Japan
Year Graduating From Residency:  2022
Field of Interest: Wilderness medicine, Informatics
Hobbies:  Avid rock climber!, skiing, tennis, video games, violin
Why USF?:  Had an amazing time during rotations and my family is in Tampa.
Something about you:  I own a Plott hound.

Medical School:  University of Virginia
Undergraduate (or other degrees): University of Cambridge
Hometown:  Monmouth, England
Year Graduating From Residency:  2022
Field of Interest: Wilderness medicine, Global health, Rural medicine
Hobbies:  Snowboarding, hiking, skydiving, scuba diving, exploring national parks, fixing up boats and houses
Why USF?:  I loved the people I met on the interview day. Having lunch with the residents felt like hanging out with old friends, and everyone I met seemed so incredibly happy. Tampa is also a great city and I have family nearby. For me it was the perfect place to spent the next three years.
Something about you:  I think I have more power tools than Lowes.

Medical School:  Nova Southeastern University College of Medicine
Undergraduate (or other degrees): University of Central Florida, B.S. Biomedical Science
Hometown:  Parkland, FL
Year Graduating From Residency:  2022
Field of Interest: Ultrasound, Administration, Medical Education
Hobbies:  Spending time with family, friends and pets, eating/drinking, traveling, sporting events, hanging out by pool/beach!
Why USF?:  USF has everything I’m looking for: great group of residents and faculty, high volume and diverse patient population, huge academic center in Florida
Something about you:  I played Ice Hockey for UCF

Medical School: Meharry Medical College
Undergraduate (or other degrees):  The University of Southern Mississippi, BS in Biological Sciences
Hometown:  Flowood, MS
Year Graduating From Residency:  2022
Field of Interest: EMS, Disaster Medicine, Global Health
Hobbies:  Traveling, water sports, cooking, dancing, and snuggling with my cat
Why USF?:  Definitely the people and the mentorship!! This program has a level 1 trauma center with great training, amazing faculty, and the happiest residents in a fun city that has warm weather and beaches. After my AI, I didn’t want to leave!
Something about you: I performed with a world class Winter Guard called Paramount. YouTube it!

Medical School:  University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine
Undergraduate:  Azusa Pacific University, B.S. Biology
Hometown: Apple Valley, CA
Year Graduating From Residency:  2022
Fields of Interest: Toxicology, Disaster Medicine, ECG Interpretation
Hobbies:  Cooking, Wine tasting, hanging out by the pool with my fiancee, netflix/hulu binge-a-thons.
Why USF?:  The people at this program are amazing to work with and the hospital sees a great combination of volume and acuity.
Something about you:  I asked Atul Gawande for help writing my personal statement for med school… He said no.

Medical School:  Northeast Ohio Medical University
Undergraduate (or other degrees):  Youngstown State University, B.S. Biology
Hometown:  Youngstown, Ohio
Year Graduating From Residency:  2022
Field of Interest: Medical Education, Business of Medicine, Emergency Cardiology, Ultrasound
Hobbies:  Cooking, eating, basketball, lazy beach days, hiking, biking, leisure reading, Playstation, and relaxing with my wife and cat.
Why USF?:  USF had everything I wanted in a residency program: high volume level 1 trauma center, academic center with plenty of fellowship options, excellent residents and great faculty. During my AI month I felt right at home.
Something about you: I make a killer pasta da vinci.

Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin Undergraduate (or other degrees): Wisconsin Lutheran College Hometown: Palm City, FL Year Graduating From Residency: 2022 Field of Interest: sports medicine, administration, ultrasound Hobbies: Golf, beach, football, softball, watching Netflix/sports, hanging with my wife and our dog Why USF?: After almost a decade of winters in Wisconsin, I knew I had to go back home to Florida! USF had everything I wanted in a training program, and I just knew it was the right fit! Something about you: I left Florida to play football at WLC, and now I’m just excited to escape the cold!

Medical School:  University of Missouri
Undergraduate (or other degrees):  University of Missouri - Saint Louis  Hometown:  Saint Louis
Year Graduating From Residency:  2022
Field of Interest:  Ultrasound, Pediatrics
Hobbies: Movies, enjoying warm weather by the pool, sleeping in
Why USF?:  Did an away rotation here and immediately loved the faculty, residents, and the city
Something about you:  This will be the first time I’ve lived outside of Missouri, and I’m super excited to leave winter behind

Medical School:
University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine
Undergraduate (or other degrees):
University of Florida,
B.S Applied Physiology and Kinesiology
Hometown:  Naples, FL
Year Graduating From Residency:  2022
Field of Interest: Critical Care, Ultrasound
Hobbies:  Anything involving the Florida sun whether its boating, fishing, diving, spearing
Why USF?:  Immediately felt a part of the USF EM family even as a student. Rockstar faculty. Diverse Patient population. TGH is on an island!
Something about you:  
I hosted a tailgate that was featured in a Kenny Chesney music video

Fellows

Emergency Medical Services Fellow

Elizabeth Mannion, MD

Ultrasound Fellow

Allison DeRespino, MD