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AhmedOark Ahmed, MD

Medical School: Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education/New York Medical College

Hometown: Queens, NY

Hobbies/Interests: Attending as many concerts and music festivals as I can, listening to my iPod, watching MMA, collecting comic books, gaming, foosball and pretty much anything nerdy


BarrettBrendan Barrett, MD

Medical School: Weill Cornell Medicine

Hometown: Lansing, NY

Hobbies/Interests: Hammocks, ice cream, hiking, Scattergories, fixing things, playing drums, singing, soccer and basketball


BhattNimish Bhatt, MD

Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine

Hometown: Fountain Valley, CA

Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, running, sports, piano, painting, cooking, hiking, quoting my favorite movies and comedians (Aziz Ansari, Louis CK, Jo Koy, John Mulaney, Russell Peters), spending time in my nothing box, traveling, camping, backpacking, anything else outdoorsy and board games, did I mention hiking?


CampbellLinelle Campbell, MD, MS

Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine

Hometown: Baldwin, NY

Hobbies/Interests: Food, food, and more food! I like to eat, cook, talk about, read about, take pictures of, travel for, and watch TV shows about food. Mentoring and increasing diversity in medicine. When I am not indulging in the gastronome lifestyle, I enjoy watching Formula 1, dancing, painting, outdoor activities, live music, exploring new places and spending time with family & dogs


ChaudhryJunaid Chaudhry, MD

Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Hometown: Jersey City, NJ and Lahore, Pakistan

Hobbies/Interests: Cricket (Pakistan>India), travel (been to Rwanda, Uganda, DRC, Germany, France, Holland, and England in the last year...oh 4th year), social justice, MSM health access research, French language, exploring Le Bronx, running outdoors and South Asian hole-in-the-wall restaurants that are only known to cabbies


delValleNicole Del Valle, MD

Medical School: Ponce Health Sciences University

Hometown: Caguas, Puerto Rico

Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy traveling whenever my bank account allows it, discovering new restaurants, Latin dancing, photography, cooking "arroz con habichuelas," delivery day after an online shopping spree, singing in my car and spontaneous road trips


FooKaren Foo, MD, MMSc

Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine

Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Hobbies/Interests: Traveling/exploring, all things food- and drink-related (history, culture, preparation, consumption), most things ocean-related (marine life, SCUBA, being on boats, swimming in the ocean, other marine activities), other outdoor activities (hiking, biking, occasionally running), puzzles and cows


LeeAllison Lee, MD

Medical School: SUNY Downstate College of Medicine

Hometown: Old Westbury, NY

Hobbies/Interests: Eating, finding new places to eat, trying new foods, baking, running, painting, singing Disney songs, finding green spots in the city and re-watching Scrubs


LeonardNicole Leonard, MD

Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine

Hometown: Westport, MA

Hobbies/Interests: Cooking/baking, eating (lots and lots of eating, especially spicy food), yoga, my puppy Boomer (actually all dogs, let's be honest), traveling/adventuring, hiking, beaching, kayaking running and The Office


MaldonadoAndres S Maldonado, MD

Medical School: Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education/Northeast Ohio Medical University

Hometown: West Hempstead, NY

Hobbies/Interests: Soccer, music, attempting to stay fit, comedy, thoughtful conversations, sleeping and competitive gaming (Melee!)


MartinDylan Martin, MD

Medical School: SUNY Downstate College of Medicine

Hometown: North Bangor, NY

Hobbies/Interests: Basketball, weightlifting, snowboarding, binge-watching Netflix, video games, Patriot's football, trying new foods, travel, and sleep


MekuriaKumelachew "Kume" Mekuria, MD

Medical School: New York Medical College

Hometown: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Hobbies/Interests: Soccer


MohamedMohamed G. Mohamed, MD

Medical School: Stony Brook Medicine

Hometown: Sudan/UK/Saudi Arabia/Rochester NY

Hobbies/Interests: I love playing soccer, tennis, and almost any sport, even ones I'm deceptively bad at like basketball. I enjoy kayaking, hiking, skiing/snowboarding, as well as getting together with friends and exploring new areas and different foods around New York. Otherwise, a potluck with maybe some board games would be my go-to indoor activity


OffenbacherJoseph Offenbacher, MD

Medical School: SUNY Downstate

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY

Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with my wife (an intern at CHAM) and our two little boys!


OhJessica Oh, MD

Medical School: New York Medical College

Hometown: Bellevue, WA

Hobbies/Interests: Coffee, running, hiking for the views, finding new music on SoundCloud, listening to podcasts, shopping at Muji, trying different ramen places in the city and putting hot sauce on everything


PettiAlex Petti, MD, MSE

Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Hometown: Buffalo Grove, IL

Hobbies/Interests: Running, hiking, camping, backpacking and skiing. I also brew my own beer. Rooting for Michigan. Go Blue!!


PrimiBlake Primi, MD

Medical School: University of Colorado School of Medicine

Hometown: Wantagh, NY

Hobbies/Interests: Skiing, snowboarding, climbing, hiking, camping, international travel, scuba diving, woodworking and coffee


SachetMichelle Sachet, MD, MS

Medical School: New York Medical College

Hometown: Portland, OR

Hobbies/Interests: Coffee, puppies, climbing, soccer, snowboarding, trying to surf, reading, traveling and international Emergency Medicine. But mainly coffee. And puppies


SweetingStanley Sweeting, MD

Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine

Hometown: Long Beach, CA

Hobbies/Interests: Debating with people between In-N-Out Burger and Shake Shack, laughing at things I shouldn't laugh at, basketball, football, hiking, cooking, family friendly board games, non-family friendly board games, education, simulation medicine, talking to dogs like they can talk back, gyming, and making funny faces at children


UmphressSophia Umphress, MD

Medical School: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Hometown: Westchester, NY

Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with family and friends, traveling, soccer, running, interior decorating, photography and trying new restaurants


VittoriaMichael Vittoria, MD

Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Hometown: Yorktown, NY

Hobbies/Interests: Classic cars, car restoration, fixing cars, going to car shows, taking road trips (anything involving four wheels and an engine). Also, listening to jazz/good music (Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, etc), going to soccer games, attempting to cook, and watching The Great British Bake Off with the wife