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Fellowship Match 2021
See where our residents matched!

2022-2023    
FIRST YEAR
PGY 1Traditional CategoricalJennifer Alvarez, MDChicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science
PGY 1Traditional CategoricalAnusha Amaravathi, MDUniversity of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
PGY 1Traditional CategoricalCatherine Chang, MDCase Western Reserve University School of Medicine
PGY 1Traditional CategoricalCelestine Christensen, MDState University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
PGY 1Traditional CategoricalMary Connolly, MDPennsylvania State University College of Medicine
PGY 1Traditional CategoricalNicole Curtis, MDJacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo
PGY 1Traditional CategoricalAilaura Donahoe, MDDrexel University College of Medicine
PGY 1Traditional CategoricalXinxin "Cindy" Du, MDYale School of Medicine
PGY 1Traditional CategoricalShamroz Farooq, MDUniversity of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
PGY 1Traditional CategoricalMorgan Ferrell, MDSidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
PGY 1Traditional CategoricalChristopher Flores, MDTufts University School of Medicine
PGY 1Traditional CategoricalBrian Fowler, MDOhio State University College of Medicine
PGY 1Traditional CategoricalCyndi Gonzalez Gomez, MDUniversity of Michigan Medical School
PGY 1Traditional CategoricalCihang "Cece" Gu, MDVanderbilt University School of Medicine
PGY 1Traditional CategoricalCole Hansell, MDUniversity of Washington School of Medicine
PGY 1Traditional CategoricalJacob Hernandez, MDBoston University School of Medicine
PGY 1Traditional CategoricalJoanne Huang, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
PGY 1Traditional CategoricalRuxandra Ionescu, MDUniversity of Washington School of Medicine
PGY 1Traditional CategoricalHeejae Kang, MD, PhDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
PGY 1Traditional CategoricalDeepak Kumar, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
PGY 1Traditional CategoricalJohn Kundrick, MD, MPHDrexel University College of Medicine
PGY 1Traditional CategoricalSarah Mann, MDPerelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
PGY 1Traditional CategoricalAlexandre Martinez, MDSidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
PGY 1Traditional CategoricalKathleen Mathieu, MDOhio State University College of Medicine
PGY 1Traditional CategoricalJoseph "Joe" Murphy, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
PGY 1Traditional CategoricalDavid Newhouse, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
PGY 1Traditional CategoricalPali Singh, MDDuke University School of Medicine
PGY 1Traditional CategoricalGeorgia Vasilakis, MDWest Virginia University School of Medicine
PGY 1Traditional CategoricalJordan Villars, MDSidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
PGY 1Traditional CategoricalAsim Viqar, MDPerelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
PGY 1Traditional CategoricalSwetha Vontela, MD, MSDrexel University College of Medicine
PGY 1Traditional CategoricalPaul Yacono, MDPonce Health Sciences University School of Medicine
PGY 1Traditional CategoricalRami Yanes, MDUniversity of Maryland School of Medicine
PGY 1Global HealthKatherine Boyd, MDDrexel University College of Medicine
PGY 1Global HealthIrada Choudhuri, MDUniversity of Michigan Medical School
PGY 1Global HealthSarah Falta, MDLewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
PGY 1Global HealthDavid Lazris, MDEmory University School of Medicine
PGY 1Women's HealthModupe "Alexandra" Adegoke, MD, PhDPerelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
PGY 1Women's HealthJoanna Kilbane Myers, MDThe University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences
PGY 1Women's HealthZhexi "Jersey" Lu, MD, PhDPennsylvania State University College of Medicine
PGY 1Women's HealthAnisha Reddy, MDDrexel University College of Medicine
PGY 1Women's HealthSarah Soniwala, MDJacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo
PGY 1Research PathwayNick Huang, MD, PhDState University of New York Upstate Medical University
PGY 1Research PathwayYen-Nan Lin, MD, PhDTexas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
PGY 1Research PathwayRandolph Lyde, MDLewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
PGY 1Research PathwayMary Rossillo, MD, PhDNew York University Grossman School of Medicine
PGY 1International ScholarsThiago Bosco Mendes, MDSanta Casa of Sao Paulo School of Medical Sciences
PGY 1International ScholarsIlias Christodoulou, MDUniversity of Patras School of Health Sciences
PGY 1International ScholarsAdriana Cifuentes de la Torre, MDIntl. University of Ecuador School of Medical Sciences and Health
PGY 1International ScholarsSebastian Niezen, MDUniversity An‡huac School of Medicine
PGY 1International ScholarsNgozi Osuji, MBBSNnamdi Azikiwe University College of Health Sciences
PGY 1International ScholarsStefan Preisendorfer, MDLudwig-Maximilians University of Munich School of Medicine
PGY 1International ScholarsMarissa Zarakas, MDUniversity of Athens School of Health Sciences
PGY 1Med-PedsAnjali Alangaden, MDWayne State University School of Medicine
PGY 1Med-PedsWaynesha Blaylock, MDThe Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
PGY 1Med-PedsMadison Martinez, MD, MPHOhio State University College of Medicine
PGY 1Med-PedsAtif Towheed, DOTouro College of Osteopathic Medicine - Middletown
PGY 1Preliminary YearKamran Harper, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
PGY 1Preliminary YearCaroline Kettering, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
PGY 1Preliminary YearAlexandra "Allie" Khaleel, MDColumbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
PGY 1Preliminary YearYeon Joo "Ashley" Kim, MD, PhDUniversity of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine
PGY 1Preliminary YearCamila Ortiz, MD, MPHUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
PGY 1Preliminary YearUrmila Sivagnanalingam, MDVirginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
PGY 1Preliminary YearSarah Wack, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
PGY 1Preliminary YearAhmed Yousaf, MDWest Virginia University School of Medicine - Charleston
PGY 1Neurology PreliminaryJeremy Grenadier, MDUniversity of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville
PGY 1Neurology PreliminaryZachary Iezzi, DOPhiladelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
PGY 1Neurology PreliminaryRachael Kubeldis, MDDrexel University College of Medicine
PGY 1Neurology PreliminaryChristopher Miao, MDIndiana University School of Medicine
PGY 1Neurology PreliminaryJackson Mitzner, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
PGY 1Neurology PreliminaryStephen "Steph" Orr, MDThe Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
PGY 1Neurology PreliminaryThanmayi Palegar, DOLake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
PGY 1Neurology PreliminaryGabriela Figueiredo Pucci, MDUniversidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP) Faculdade de Cincias MŽdicas
PGY 1Transitional YearOliver Beale, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
PGY 1Transitional YearRenjie "Ted" Chen, MDEastern Virginia Medical School
PGY 1Transitional YearAmani Davis, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
PGY 1Transitional YearAidan Dmitriev, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
PGY 1Transitional YearJoseph Huntley, MDEastern Virginia Medical School
PGY 1Transitional YearAneta Kowalski, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
PGY 1Transitional YearCrystal Lee, MDJefferson Medical College
PGY 1Transitional YearSamyuktha Melachuri, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
PGY 1Transitional YearEmily Trudeau, MDCase Western Reserve University School of Medicine
PGY 1Transitional YearRyan Williamson, MD, PhDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
SECOND YEAR
PGY 2Traditional CategoricalBethlehem Agize, MDHoward University College of Medicine
PGY 2Traditional CategoricalAnne Arnason, MDLoyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
PGY 2Traditional CategoricalMichaela Barry, MDUniversity of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
PGY 2Traditional CategoricalChristopher Breen, MDYale School of Medicine
PGY 2Traditional CategoricalCihan Caglayan, MDUniversity of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
PGY 2Traditional CategoricalKimberly Chow, MDNorthwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
PGY 2Traditional CategoricalMichael Creager, MDLewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
PGY 2Traditional CategoricalAnisha Das, MDOregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
PGY 2Traditional CategoricalVu Dinh, MD, PhDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
PGY 2Traditional CategoricalNicholas Faraci, MDUniversity of Central Florida College of Medicine
PGY 2Traditional CategoricalFarid Farkouh, MDWashington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
PGY 2Traditional CategoricalBenjamin Fuller, MDState University of New York Upstate Medical University
PGY 2Traditional CategoricalRichard Giza, MDDrexel University College of Medicine
PGY 2Traditional CategoricalValerie Gobao, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
PGY 2Traditional CategoricalRichard Grey, MDRenaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
PGY 2Traditional CategoricalShane Kaski, MD, PhDWest Virginia University School of Medicine
PGY 2Traditional CategoricalAlyssa Kelder, MDUniversity of Cincinnati College of Medicine
PGY 2Traditional CategoricalMuhamad Khalid, MDThe University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences
PGY 2Traditional CategoricalAmy Labar, MDColumbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
PGY 2Traditional CategoricalKatherine Lee, MDJacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo
PGY 2Traditional CategoricalJohn Leech, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
PGY 2Traditional CategoricalAlexander Marzec, MDBaylor College of Medicine
PGY 2Traditional CategoricalAmar Patel, MDPerelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
PGY 2Traditional CategoricalMark Rizko, MDUniversity of Illinois College of Medicine
PGY 2Traditional CategoricalNadeen Sarsour, MDUniversity of Michigan Medical School
PGY 2Traditional CategoricalRosalie Siciliano, MDState University of New York Upstate Medical University
PGY 2Traditional CategoricalPriyanka Solanki, MDLewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
PGY 2Traditional CategoricalChristopher Thompson, MDUniversity of Michigan Medical School
PGY 2Traditional CategoricalNathanial Tolman, MDPennsylvania State University College of Medicine
PGY 2Traditional CategoricalPatricia Tyson, MDUniversity of Maryland School of Medicine
PGY 2Traditional CategoricalXiancheng "Lewis" Wu, MDState University of New York Upstate Medical University
PGY 2Traditional CategoricalAkul Yajnik, MDThe University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences
PGY 2Traditional CategoricalBenjamin Zuchelkowski, MD, MSUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
PGY 2Global HealthAndre Bshara, MDDrexel University College of Medicine
PGY 2Global HealthUsnish Majumdar, MDIcahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
PGY 2Global HealthSneha Rajendran, MDVanderbilt University School of Medicine
PGY 2Global HealthAmanda Tompkins, MDUniversity of Colorado School of Medicine
PGY 2Women's HealthKate Amodei, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
PGY 2Women's HealthEva Bugos, MDUniversity of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine
PGY 2Women's HealthJessica Walker, MDMichigan State University College of Human Medicine - Grand Rapids
PGY 2Women's HealthSydney Weill, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
PGY 2Research PathwayChang Kyung "Joanna" Kim, MD, PhDRenaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
PGY 2Research PathwaySarbajeet Nagdas, MDUniversity of Virginia School of Medicine
PGY 2Research PathwayJameson Patak, MDState University of New York Upstate Medical University
PGY 2Research PathwayBalvindar Singh, MDUniversity of Minnesota Medical School
PGY 2International ScholarsJessica Atieh, MDAmerican University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine
PGY 2International ScholarsRonaldo Correa Fabiano Filho, MDFaculdade de Medicina de Bahia, Universidade Federal da Bahia (UFBA)
PGY 2International ScholarsMohanad Hamandi, MDCharitŽ UniversitŠtsmedizin Berlin
PGY 2International ScholarsFilippos Koutroumpakis, MDUniversity of Crete Faculty of Medicine
PGY 2International ScholarsCindy Traboulsi, MDAmerican University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine
PGY 2International ScholarsMaria Tsikala Vafea, MD, PhDUniversity of Athens School of Health Sciences
PGY 2International ScholarsJabra Zarka, MDAmerican University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine
PGY 2Med-PedsKevin Lozo, MDRutgers New Jersey Medical School
PGY 2Med-PedsJulia Pantalone, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
PGY 2Med-PedsTiffany Wang, MDDonald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
PGY 2Med-PedsKim Winiker, MDUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
THIRD YEAR
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalWilliam "Will" Barrington, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalScott Baumgartner, MDGeorge Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalEdwin Chan, MDYale School of Medicine
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalJessica Cohen, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalDominika "Domi" Dulak, MDMedical University of Gdansk
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalDylan Fortman, MD
Future Chief 2023-2024
The University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalNatalie Griffin, MDWashington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalAndrew Groff, MDPennsylvania State University College of Medicine
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalMatt Gross, MDWayne State University School of Medicine
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalRachel Hannum, MDPennsylvania State University College of Medicine
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalFilip Istvanic, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalSusan "Susie" Jacob, MDBoston University School of Medicine
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalPranav Jain, MDWest Virginia University School of Medicine
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalLinda Jiang, MDWashington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalAndrew "Andy" Knight, MD
Future Chief 2023-2024
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalNicole Luche, MDWeill Cornell Medicine
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalAlmut "Ala" McDermott, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalMonica Mehta, MDNorthwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalJessica Oh, MDCase Western Reserve University School of Medicine
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalGregory Olenginski, MDLewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalMichael Porter, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalGautam Rangavajla, MDVanderbilt University School of Medicine
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalNathaniel "Nate" Scarberry, MDUniversity of Cincinnati College of Medicine
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalErin Schikowski, MDUniversity of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalCassandra "Casey" Skittle, MD
Future Chief 2023-2024
University of Virginia School of Medicine
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalWilton Smith, MDDrexel University College of Medicine
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalMikisa "Kisa" Solomon, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalClark Stallings, MDVanderbilt University School of Medicine
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalNikita "Nick" Sumzin, MDColumbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalTyler Tate, MDOhio State University College of Medicine
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalRoberto Tellez, MDWest Virginia University School of Medicine
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalTarryn Tertulien, MDThe Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalBradley Very, MDGeisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalMinting Yu, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
PGY 3Traditional CategoricalRachel Zhuang, MDCase Western Reserve University School of Medicine
PGY 3GeneralistJiating Jiang, MDBaylor College of Medicine
PGY 3GeneralistSanjay Sridaran, MDCase Western Reserve University School of Medicine
PGY 3GeriatricsPete Eisenhauer, MDLewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
PGY 3Global HealthEmily Evans, MDEmory University School of Medicine
PGY 3Global HealthAto Howard, MDUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
PGY 3Global HealthEmily Min, MDUniversity of Maryland School of Medicine
PGY 3Global HealthLee Varelas, MD
Future Chief 2023-2024
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
PGY 3International ScholarsHassan "Adam" Alhassan, MDKwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology School of Medical Sciences
PGY 3International ScholarsBrittany Bromfield, MDUniversity of the West Indies Faculty of Medical Sciences, Jamaica
PGY 3International ScholarsLeonidas Diamantopoulos, MDUniversity of Ioannina Medical School
PGY 3International ScholarsValentina Jaramillo, MD
Future Chief 2023-2024
Universidad CES Escuela de Medicina
PGY 3International ScholarsSusrutha Narayanan, MDJawaharlal Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER)
PGY 3International ScholarsRaisa Silva, MDEscola Bahiana de Medicina e Saœde Pœblica (EBMSP)
PGY 3International ScholarsEffimia Maria "Fay" Zacharia, MDUniversity of Athens School of Health Sciences
PGY 3Women's HealthEman Bani, MDVirginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
PGY 3Women's HealthKatherine Lane, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
PGY 3Women's HealthAudrey Lim, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
PGY 3Women's HealthGrace Lisius, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
PGY 3Women's HealthMichael Lu, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
PGY 3Women's HealthHarnoor Mann, MDSidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
PGY 3Women's Health / Clinical Scientist TrackNikhita "Nikki" Chahal, MDJacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo
PGY 3Med-PedsAnna Maria Coronata, MDEmory University School of Medicine
PGY 3Med-PedsAllison Doyle, MDGeorgetown University School of Medicine
PGY 3Med-PedsJonathan Li, MDSidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
PGY 3Med-PedsTalya Mandelkern, MDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
FOURTH YEAR
PGY 4Med-PedsVivek Ashok, MDRush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center
PGY 4Med-PedsAmanda Krauss, MDMarshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
PGY 4Med-PedsLaura Penny, MDPennsylvania State University College of Medicine
PGY 4Med-PedsJosiah Strawser, MDDonald & Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Chief Medical Residents

Jacob DeBerry, MD

Hometown: Port Townsend, WA

Undergraduate: University of Washington

Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine

Career Plans: Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Clinical Research, Medical Education

Favorite Thing to do in Pittsburgh: trying the many great restaurants and breweries this city has to offer, golfing, and going to Steelers games when the Seahawks are in town

Bio

Jacob grew up in a small town in the Pacific Northwest before attending both undergraduate and medical school in Seattle at the University of Washington. After medical school Jacob was excited to explore other parts of the country and applied mostly to programs in the Midwest and East Coast and UPMC was without a doubt his favorite program. During his time in Pittsburgh, he met his future wife who is a nurse in the Shadyside MICU (you’ll be lucky if you ever get the chance to work with her for both the excellent patient care and laughs you will share) and his adopted daughter, a three-legged pitbull mix. When not at work he enjoys cooking, staying active, and exploring the beauties of Southwestern PA. Following his chief year, he is planning on a career in pulmonary and critical care focusing on clinical research and medical education.

Stephanie Gambino, MD

Hometown: Wexford, PA

Undergraduate: University of Texas at Austin

Medical School: Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Career Plans: Endocrinology

Favorite Thing to do in Pittsburgh: watching the Steelers win

Bio
Steph was born and raised just outside of Pittsburgh and is a self-proclaimed Yinzer. She chose UPMC not only for its location (City of Champions!), but also for its strong emphasis on education and resident autonomy with incredibly supportive and welcoming faculty! When she’s not working, you can find her obsessing over her two cats (Mochi and Henle), trying the newest Pittsburgh restaurants, binge-watching reality TV or begrudgingly going on fishing trips with her husband, Richie. She hopes to pursue a career in endocrinology with a continued focus on medical education.

Matthew Metzinger, MD

Hometown: Youngstown, OH

Undergraduate: University of Notre Dame

Medical School: University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences

Career Plans: General Internal Medicine, Medical Education

Favorite Thing to do in Pittsburgh: walking around the many Pittsburgh neighborhoods and discovering new restaurants and bars (and then making his friends try them out)

Bio

Matthew was born and raised in nearby Youngstown, OH, one of four boys in a very large Italian, Lebanese, German and Irish family. He attended the University of Notre Dame for undergrad and, while there, spent a semester abroad in Puebla, Mexico. While he enjoyed his time spent working in a research lab, he knew working directly with patients was his calling and he returned to Ohio for medical school. While in Toledo, he was fortunate enough to hone his teaching skills and set his sight on a career in medical education. UPMC was the ideal program for him, with its collegial environment, resident-led rounds and focus on medical education. When not at work, Matthew spends his time attempting to become a Yinzer by exploring the nearby neighborhoods and their many restaurants and bars, in addition to convincing his three nephews that he is the fun uncle.

Rachel Pace, MD

Hometown: Cary, NC

Undergraduate: Appalachian State University

Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Career Plans: Women’s Health, General Internal Medicine

Favorite Thing to do in Pittsburgh: Going to the climbing gym and then grabbing dinner afterwards with friends

Bio

Rachel grew up in Cary, NC (a suburb of the research triangle park) and attended college in Western NC, where she developed a love of the outdoors, especially for rock climbing and hiking. She was a chemistry major as an undergraduate and initially had planned to pursue a PhD and conduct pharmaceutical research, but ultimately decided to pursue a career in nursing. Before applying to nursing school, she spent a year living out of her car and rock climbing all over the US, eventually moving to Lexington, KY, where she attended nursing school and then worked as an RN in the MICU at UKMC. After working as an RN for 4 years, she switched careers and went back to medical school at Pitt. She stayed at UPMC for residency because of the quality of the education and because of how supportive the program leadership is. She is interested in medical education and planning to pursue a career in Women’s Health/academic General Internal Medicine after her chief year. Outside of work, she enjoys rock climbing, hiking, exploring restaurants and breweries, and spending time with her family, which includes her husband (Pete), new daughter (Maggie) and dog (Seneca).

Andy Wu, MD

Hometown: Cleveland, OH

Undergraduate: The Ohio State University

Medical School: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Career Plans: Gastroenterology

Favorite Thing to do in Pittsburgh: Splurging at Page Dairy Mart and then enjoying the skyline from Mt. Washington

Bio

Andy spent his early childhood in Xi’an, China, before moving to the United States and growing up in the suburbs of Cleveland, OH. He completed his undergraduate studies at The Ohio State University and subsequently went on to attend medical school in Chicago. He was drawn to Pittsburgh for residency at UPMC after being impressed by the degree of independence from resident-led rounds, the supportive community of both career and research mentors, and the emphasis on developing future leaders in medical education. He spends his free time running through Frick Park, golfing, skiing, and wondering if this is the year the Cleveland Browns will make it to the Superbowl. After chief year, he plans on pursuing a career as an academic gastroenterologist with a focus on medical education.