Current Emergency Medicine Residents

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Class of 2018


Nick Aldridge, MD

Hometown: Meadow Vista, CA

Medical School: UC San Diego

Masters in Public Health: Harvard School of Public Health

Extracurricular interests: I love anything outdoors, especially traveling, camping, hiking, surfing, and playing sports like soccer, volleyball, and tennis. I also enjoy brewing beer and cooking with friends.

Professional interests: I am excited to explore ways to leverage the strength of the emergency department, in concert with my public health interests and training in global h​ealth and public policy, to improve the health of communities.

Joe Brown, MD

Hometown: Oak Park, IL

Medical School: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Extracurricular interests: Triathlons, running, getting lost in corners of the world, biking, Chicago sports (go White Sox, Bulls and Bears), basketball, trekking, being outdoors more than I'm in, playing guitar, swimming, concerts, good beer, and scuba diving.

Professional Interests: Sports Medicine, Events Medicine, Ultrasound, International Health.

Jimmy Corbett-Detig, MD


Hometown: Santa Clara, CA

Medical School: University of Vermont

Extracurricular interests: The great outdoors, surfing, brewing beer, learning new languages, traveling.

Professional Interests : Ultrasound and International EM but subject to change.

Brenna Derksen, MD

Hometown: Phoenix, Arizona

Med School: University of Arizona

Extracurricular Interests: Skiing, riding bikes, traveling, playing outdoors with my dogs, spending time with friends and family, and I’m always on the hunt to find the best cheeseburgers and craft beer.

Professional Interests: Medically underserved populations, sports medicine, and still finding my niche within Emergency Medicine.

Mark Darocki, DO

Hometown: Wall, New Jersey

Med School: Rowan University

Extracurricular Interests: The beach, soccer, hiking, and reading.

Professional Interests: Academic Emergency Medicine/Medical Student Education.

Thomas Ence, MD

Hometown: Salem, UT

Medical School: Baylor University

Extracurricular activities: Soccer, beach, novels, family, baking bread, camping, and double rainbows.

Professional interests: Disparities research, immigrant health, wilderness medicine, sports medicine, the art of the physical exam, more to be determined.

Nancy Glober, MD

Hometown: Houston, TX

Medical School: University of Texas, San Antonio

Extracurricular Interests: Traveling, camping, and cooking.

Professional Interests: Traumatic brain injuries and stroke treatment.

Thien Nguyen, MD

Hometown: Stockton, CA

Medical school: Thomas Jefferson University

Extracurricular interests: Boxing, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, Mixed Martial Arts, Basketball, Football, Video games, Traveling, Learning how to surf.

Professional interests: Administration, Medical Education, Disaster EM, EMS, Event Medicine, Pediatric EM, Community service clinics.

Cameron Smyres, MD

Hometown: Auburn, Washington

Medical school: University of Utah

Extracurricular interests: Traveling to South America, camping, skiing, playing baseball/watching the Mariners, ballroom dancing, playing music, and taking my dogs to dog beach!

Professional interests: International medicine, wilderness medicine, ultrasound, and starting a humanitarian organization when I get some free time.

Class of 2019


Ashely Alker, MD, MPH


Hometown: San Diego, CA

Medical School: Geroge Washington University School of Medicine

Master of Public Health: Harvard University School of Public Health

Extracurricular interests:Waterpolo, foreign languages, SCUBA.

Professional interests: Global medicine, public health, immigrant health.

Heather Boynton, MD


Hometown: Stamford, CT

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine

Master of Arts: Princeton University

Extracurricular interests:Food, wine, travel, books, old jazz, being on the water, trying to understand the German speakers in my house ("Mama you said it different")

Professional interests: Global emergency medicine, prehospital medicine, remote medical care.

Obi Chidi, MD, MPH


Hometown: Visalia, CA

Medical School: University of Colorado School of Medicine

Masters of Public Health: Boston University School of Public Health

Extracurricular interests : Fitness, cooking, good food, new technology, traveling, playing most sports and skiing.

Professional interests : Critical care, toxicology, education, event medicine and sports medicine.

Kelly DiLorenzo, MD, MPH


Hometown: Portland, OR

Medical School: Georgetown

Extracurricular interests : Anything outdoors, active and adventurous. I love running, hiking, skiing, playing basketball, rock climbing and yoga. I am a big foodie and love finding new restaurants.​

Professional interests : global health, sports medicine, wilderness medicine, pediatric emergency medicine, public health.

Jesse Guittard, MD


Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine

Masters of Business Administration: Stanford Graduate School of Business

Extracurricular interests : Surfing, backpacking, gardening, African literature, everything related to chocolate, and hanging out with my awesome wife!

Professional interests : Operations & logistics, healthcare management, disaster medicine, medical devices.

Trisha Morshed, MD


Hometown: Portland, OR

Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix

Extracurricular interests : Partner acrobatics, hiking, backpacking, rock climbing, weightlifting.

Professional interests: Global health

Matt Nolan, MD


Hometown: Palo Alto, CA

Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine

Extracurricular interests: Photography, guitar, woodworking, hiking/camping, aspiring surfer, former college soccer player

Professional interests: Hospital management, medical education, patient advocacy


Frannie Rudolf, MD


Hometown: Mercer Island, WA

Medical School: Northwestern University

Extracurricular interests: Running, skiing, being on the water doing almost any water sport, comedy, traveling, and spending as much time as possible with my friends and family.

Professional interests: International emergency medicine, EMS, education, and who knows what else!

Pete Solomon, MD


Hometown: Woodbridge, CT

Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine

Extracurricular interests: SCUBA diving, skiing, hiking, travel, cooking, fitness, football, and hopefully learning to surf soon.

Professional interests: Ultrasound, disaster medicine, toxicology.

Class of 2020


Jessica Brice, MD

Hometown: Burley, Idaho

Medical School: University of Washington

Extracurricular Interests: Basketball, running, hiking, camping, golf, wakeboarding, good wine/beer, piano, reading, traveling to South America

Professional Interests: Critical care, administration, adolescent medicine 

Matthew Correia, MD

Hometown: Pacific Palisades, California

Medical School: ​​Vanderbilt University

Extracurricular Interests: Hiking, skiing, fishing, Roku, tending to my carnivorous plants collection, cooking, eating, reading (food blogs to figure out what I'll make next), repeatedly opening the refrigerator thinking that something new is going to magically appear, and traveling to South America 

Future interests: Toxicology and environmental justice 

Sam Frenkel, MD


Hometown: Washington, DC

Medical School: ​Georgetown University School of Medicine

Extracurricular Interests: Soccer, running, hiking, rock climbing, skiing, volleyball, DC sports, country music, and my silly dog

Professional Interests:  Medical Education, Ultrasound (specifically guided blocks), Wilderness Medicine, Traveling to South America

Aaron Lee, MD

Hometown: Palos Verdes, California

Medical School: UCSD

Extracurricular interests: traveling, running, hiking/camping/backpacking, skiing, ice climbing, piano, tech, cars, power tools, Marvel movies, traveling to South America

 Professional interests: wilderness/austere medicine, international/global health, expedition medicine, EMS/disaster medicine, cruise ship medicine, opioid use in the ED, QI, administration​​

Samantha McGlone, MD

​Hometown: St Catherines, Ontario, Canada

Medical School: ​University of Arizona, Tucson

Extracurricular Interests: Running, stand up paddle boarding, yoga, hanging out with 1 year olds.  Traveling to South America

Professional Interests:  Resident Wellness, Critical care

Vishnu Parthasarathy, MD

Hometown: Bangalore, India

Graduate:  UCSD (Master of Science in​ Neuroscience)

Medical School: UCSD

Extracurricular Interes​ts: Rock climbing, tennis, hiking, camping, beer brewing/drinking, amateur painting, shower karaoke, smelling things, eating other people's food, yelling obscenities at my dog in an endearing voice, NPR, traveling to South America

Professional Interests: Ultrasound, Education, Global Health, Cost Effective Healthcare Practices 

Jack Storey, MD

Hometown: Spokane, Washington

Medical School: University of Washington

JD:  Columbia Law School

Extracurricular Interests: trail biking, pale ales, petting dogs, finding new music via KCRW, culinary adventures, functional fitness, adopting succulents, karaoke, traveling to Latin America

Professional Interests: toxicology, the relationship between primary care and emergency care, suicide prevention, healthcare delivery and administration ​​

Megan   Tresenriter, MD

Hometown: ​Modesto, California

Medical School: UC Davis

Extracurricular Interests: Backpacking and outdoor activities, snowboarding, vegetarian eating and cooking, tiny houses, learning new languages, singing, my pet cat Theodore, traveling to South America

Professional Interests: Medical education, physician wellness and burnout, austere medicine

Claire Wang, MD

Hometown: Hsinchu, Taiwan

Medical School: Boston University

Extracurricular Interests: Video games, yoga, singing, reading, hiking, kayaking, visiting animal shelters, general adventures, amusement parks, eating/cooking/baking, traveling to South America.

Professional interests: Ultrasound, sports medicine, opioid use in the ED​

Class of 2021

Ioan Belovarski, MD, MPH

Hometown: Germany

Medical School: University of New Mexico

Graduate School: University of New Mexico                                                                

Extracurricular interests: Rock climbing/safety, backpacking, diving, building/repairing computers, woodworking, landscaping.

Professional interests: Internationally in resource-limited areas, using the skillsets of wilderness medicine and public health education and ultrasound as they relate to program development and resident training overseas. 

Max Caccese, MD

Hometown: San Luis Obispo, CA

Medical School: UCLA

Extracurricular interests: Backpacking, camping, hiking, trail running, rock climbing, surfing, SCUBA, travel, watercolor painting, German folk songs.

Professional Interests: Medical education, global health, ultrasound and wilderness medicine 

Craig Kutz, MD, PhD

Hometown: Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine

Extracurricular interests: Aviation, Aerospace, Skydiving, SCUBA, sprint triathlons, former Santa Claus/ Iron Man Aquarium Diver.

Professional Interests: Aerospace Medicine, Undersea and Hyperbarics Medicine, HEMS 

Ben Liotta, MD

Hometown: Washington, DC

Med School: UCSF

Extracurricular Interests: Lived in China for 5 years, whitewater kayaking, surfing, cycling, hiking, avid reader, amateur carpenter and potter.

Professional Interests: Health policy & systems, pharma/device industry, international health, sports med, wilderness med 

Dennis Liu, MD

Hometown: Easton, Pennsylvania

Med School: Northwestern

Extracurricular Interests: Avid surfer, former competitive swimmer, weight lifting, basketball, former UC Berkeley water boy.

Professional Interests: Critical care, toxicology, sports medicine, and medical education.  

Cole Nelson, MD

Hometown: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Medical School: University of New Mexico

Extracurricular activities: Extreme sports, rock climbing, kayaking, skydiving, mountain biking, flipping houses.

Professional interests: Sports medicine and toxicology.  

Rahul Nene, MD

Hometown: Nairobi, Kenya

Medical School: UCSD

Extracurricular Interests: Beach volleyball, running, hiking, traveling, white water rafting, fluent in swahili.

Professional Interests: Clinical and translational research, oncologic emergencies, physician wellness 

Emily Sbiroli, MD

Hometown: Queens, New York

Medical school: SUNY Downstate College of Medicine

Extracurricular interests: Environmental conservation, modern art and painting, swimming, avid interest in quantum physics.

Professional interests: Peds EM, Disaster EM, and Environmental Sustainability in Medicine  

Michael Self, MD

Hometown: Arlington, Texas

Medical school: Northwestern

Extracurricular interests: Avid surfer, hiking, backpacking, distance running, spending time with family, formerly worked in pharmaceutical development.

Professional interests: Medical education, toxicology, wilderness medicine and more to be determined 

Eileen Shi, MD

Hometown: Houston, Texas

Medical school: UCSD

Extracurricular interests: A cappella - soprano, oil painting, novice archer, hiking, cooking.

Professional interests: Still searching... interested in ultrasound, simulation, or medical tech.