Chief Resident List for 2019-2020

As the next year of postgraduate training begins, we are proud to recognize the many AUC graduates who have been named chief residents for the 2019-2020 year.


What does it mean to be named a chief resident? Your residency program director and/or peers feel that you are capable and ready to handle additional responsibilities in postgraduate training—such as mentoring and advocating for other members of your team, doing work to support overall program objectives, and other added leadership or administrative duties.

As the next year of postgraduate training begins, AUC is proud to recognize the following AUC graduates who have been named chief residents for the 2019-2020 year.

Are you an AUC graduate who has been named chief resident? Send an email to aucnews@aucmed.edu with your name and residency information and we'll add you to our growing list!

 

Anesthesiology

Benjamin Ashworth, MD — Chief Resident, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX

David Roberto Saldivar, MD — Chief Resident, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV

 

Cardiology Diseases

Owais Idris, MD — Chief Fellow, Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo, OH

 

Cardiovascular Medicine

Raffi Bardakjian, MD — Chief Fellow, Cardiovascular Medicine, Aultman Hospital/Northeast Ohio Medical University, Canton, OH

 

Emergency Medicine

Spencer Barela, MD — Chief Resident, Kendall Regional Medical Center, Miami, FL

Noah Bernhardson, MD — Chief Resident, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS

Zach Terwilliger, MD — Chief Resident, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

 

Family Medicine

Ali Arshad, MD — Co-Chief Resident, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset, Somerville, NJ

Kenny Bains, MD — Mercy Medical Center Merced, Merced, CA

Tasha Chase, MD — Co-Chief Resident, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset, Somerville, NJ

Dalal Kassir, MD — Chief Resident, Western Michigan University School of Medicine, Kalamazoo, MI

Daniel Sawares, MD — Chief Resident, St. Luke's Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown, PA

 

Internal Medicine

Ariful Alam, MD — Chief Resident, St. Mary Mercy Hospital, Livonia, MI

Jamie Felzer, MD, MPH — Chief Resident, Scripps Clinic, San Diego, CA

Samantha Goodrick, MD — Chief Resident, SUNY Upstate University Hospital, Syracuse, NY

Hoang Nguyen, MD — Chief Resident, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, Santa Barbara, CA

Pratik Patel, MD — Chief Resident, East Carolina University/Vidant Medical Center, Greenville, NC

Shravani Reddy, MD — Chief Resident, Carilion Clinic/Virginia Tech Carilion, Roanoke, VA

Chad Stennett, MD — Chief Resident, Ascension Providence Hospital, Southfield, MI

Maxim Zlatopolsky, MD — Chief Resident, Ascension Providence Hospital, Southfield, MI

 

Internal Medicine/Pediatrics

Cayleigh Blumrick, MD — Chief Resident, Western Michigan University/Homer Stryker School of Medicine, Kalamazoo, MI

 

Pediatrics

Whitney Morgan, MD — Chief Resident, SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn, NY

Lauren Munk, MD — Chief Resident, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS

 

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R)

Vinay Vanodia, MD — Chief Resident, Montefiore/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

 

Psychiatry

Shawn Shukla, MD — Chief Resident, St. Mary Mercy Hospital, Livonia, MI

 

Radiology

Shilp Vaghela, MD — Chief Resident, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ