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Meet Our Fellows

Our Third Year Fellows

Name Background

Emil Bielecki, MD

Emil completed his undergraduate and medical education at Loyola University in Chicago. During medical school Emil was the recipient of the Justin Shaulis Scholarship for his academic excellence. He was also the recipient of an NIH T35 Training Grant. Emil completed his pediatrics residency at RUSH University Medical Center and joined the Rush neonatology fellowship program thereafter. Emil is an avid fitness enthusiast and enjoys weight training and playing competitive sports. He also enjoys baking, reading and traveling.


Megan Kristine Kraemer, DO

Megan completed her undergraduate education at Loyola University in Chicago in 2013. She went on to complete her medical training at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University. During her medical training, Megan was awarded the Virginia M. Wagner Educational Grant and the Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents’ Silver TOUCH Award. Megan completed her pediatrics residency at Rush University Medical Center and started her neonatology fellowship training at Rush thereafter. In her spare time, Megan enjoys Chicago sports, reading, audiobooks and musicals.


Our Second Year Fellow

Name Background

Sasha Amiri, MD, MS

Sasha completed his undergraduate degree at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada and his medical education at Saba University School of Medicine, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba. Dr. Amiri is a Gold Humanism Honor Society Member and an American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Representative. Dr. Amiri completed his residency at the University of Buffalo, NY and then started his neonatal-perinatal fellowship training at Rush. He has contributed to advocacy campaigns focusing on firearm safety and mental health and he is very active in TECaN (Trainees and Early Career Neonatologists), which is a sub-section of the AAP Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. Sasha’s hometown is Toronto Canada, and in his spare time he is an amateur astronomer.


Our First Year Fellows

Name Background
Jiwon Lee

Jiwon Lee, MD

Jiwon completed her medical training at the Seoul National University College of Medicine in Seoul, Korea. She then worked as a research coordinator at Northwestern University Medical Center and at University of Illinois Chicago. She completed her pediatrics residency at Beaumont Children’s Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan where she studied the correlation between vitamin D deficiency and pediatric asthma exacerbation. In her free time, Jiwon enjoys watching shows, doing Pilates and traveling.

Sruti Uppuluri

Sruti Uppuluri, MD

Sruti completed her undergraduate education at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where she studied biochemistry and biophysics. She attended medical school at St. George’s University in Grenada and completed her pediatrics resident at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois. Her interests include palliative care in the ICU setting and health equity. Sruti is a certified yoga instructor, and in her spare time she enjoys running along Lake Michigan, practicing Indian classical dance, cooking, and reading thriller novels.



Our Alumni

Name Background

Jennifer Estanilla, DO, MEd

Jennifer is now working as Neonatologist at NorthShore University Healthcare System in Evanston Hospital.

Before her fellowship at RUSH, Jennifer completed her residency at Loyola University Medical Center. She completed her undergraduate education in Child Development at the University of the Philippines and went on to complete a master’s degree in Early Childhood Special Education. Prior to attending medical school, she worked as an Early Intervention specialist for the State of Nevada for 7 years. She completed her medical school training at Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine. Her research interest is neurodevelopmental and health outcomes in very low birth weight (VLBW) infants after treatment with bubble Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP).



For questions about the program and/or application process:

Beverley Robin, MD, MHPE, CHSE, FAAP
Program Director
(312) 942-6640

ACGME program ID: 3291632099

Kathryn L. Lindsey
Program Coordinator
(312) 942-8311