Name: Class of 2019
Classes: PGY-3 Categorical, PGY-5 EM/IM, & PGY-5 EM/Peds
Roster: (Front row, from left) Shannon Petukhov, MD; Lindsay Weiner, MD; Rupal Jain, MD; Sarah Mahonski, MD; Heba Al-Rebh, MBBS
(Second row) Sarah Kleist, MD; Carmen Avendano, MD; Aleta Hong, MD
(Third row) Shelly Birch, MD, MPH; Megan Kirk, MD; Marisa Dowling, MD, MPP
(Fourth row) Ahmed Al-Hazmi, MBBS; Nich Fern, MBBS
(Last row) Musidapa Rouzi, MD; John Peffer, MD; Mark Sutherland, MD; Robert Brown, MD
What are your plans next year?
Dr. Petukhov: "Next year I will embark on a new adventure at Anne Arundel Medical Center"
Dr. Weiner: "I will be staying at the University of Maryland to complete a Critical Care Medicine fellowship"
Dr. Jain: "I am thrilled to have the opportunity to stay onboard as a UMEM Chief Resident and completing a Faculty Developement Fellowship...I'll be splitting time working between the University of Maryland Medical Center and University of Maryland Prince George's Hospital Center"
Dr. Mahonski: "I'm headed to Pittsburgh to work in the community at the Heritage Valley Health System"
Dr. Al-Rebh: "I will be working in the community, which is what I've always wanted to do"
Dr. Kleist: "I will be leaving the University of Maryland after 9 years [med school+residency] to work at Grand Strand Medical Center in Mrytle Beach, SC"
Dr. Avendano: "I will be practicing in Minnesota as a community emergency doctor at St. Francis Hospital, as well as a pediatric emergency doctor at University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital alongside my father"
Dr. Hong: "I will be taking on the role of Chief Resident at UMEM. I will be completing a fellowship in Faculty Development and working clinically at the University of Maryland Medical Center as well as Mercy Medical Center"
Dr. Birch: "I will be working as an attending at a community hospital in Daytona Beach, Halifax Health"
Dr. Kirk: "I will be moving to the Raleigh area to work full time at UNC Johnson Health"
Dr. Dowling: "I will be a Health Policy Fellow at George Washington University...I will split my time between working clinically (United Medical Center and DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center) and rotate public policy placements"
Dr. Al-Hazmi: "I will continue my educational journey in Baltimore. I will be doing an Emergency Ultrasound fellowship"
Dr. Fern: "I am returning home to Hawaii after 14 years...I'm excited to split my time between two EDs, both community and academic"
Dr. Rouzi: "I will be working at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis"
Dr. Peffer: "I will be working clinically at Medical City Weatherford, just outside Forth Worth, TX"
Dr. Sutherland: "I am excited to continue on at University of Maryland in the role of sixth-year EM/IM/CC fellow"
Dr. Brown: "I will be at the University of Maryland for a fellowship in Critical Care next year"
Check out previous featured residents in the Archive