Hometown: Columbus, Ohio
Undergrad: Kenyon College
Medical School: University of Toledo
Favorite to do in Indy: Drink a frozen lemonade from Fresco on the canal right after a jog, while watching the sunset from the top of the Indiana War Memorial.
Why IU: The word that caught my attention when I interviewed for residency at IU was “variety.” Here, I was told, you’ll see and treat a little of everything: from bizarre presentations of rare diseases at University, to more widespread ailments at the VA and Eskenazi (the county hospital). I am delighted to say that my residency experience at IU has exceeded that promise, both at the professional and personal levels. I have found that variety at IU goes far beyond a diversity of clinical cases. At my continuity clinic, I get to work with an underserved, mostly Spanish-speaking community (my choice of clinic). The relationships I have built here have been just as rewarding, practicing medicine in the company of outstanding colleagues and faculty physicians with unique backgrounds. Learning from the myriad experiences of my friends and mentors, and undertaking similar responsibilities myself, has afforded me the confidence to narrow my personal career goals – just one of many advantages of the residency program at IU Internal Medicine.