Meet our Med-Peds Residents

Med-Peds Resident Life

Meet our 16 Internal Medicine-Pediatric residents! A wonderful mix of locals and out-of-towners, calling Chicago home. The Windy City has no shortage of things to do, click on the resident’s favorites to explore some of what Chicago has to offer. 

Fourth-year residents (PGY-4)

Rush Med-Peds Intern class of 2017
(Left to right) Andy Vissing, Lizzy Harmon, Nimesh Rajakumar, and Jim Hays.
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Lizzy Harmon, MD

Medical School: Loyola University Chicago
Undergrad: University of Wisconsin, Madison
Grew up in: Appleton, WI
Fave Chicago spots: Lincoln Park Zoo LightsFranklin Room for 90’s R&B/whiskey, & Pritzker Pavilion free summer symphony concerts!
 

Lizzy Harmon
Jim Hays, MD

Medical School: Loyola University Chicago
Undergrad: Loyola University Chicago
Grew up in: Orland Park, IL
Fave Chicago spots: Gene’s Sausage ShopHalf Acre, and Hopleaf!

Jim Hays
Nimesh Rajakumar, MD, M.Sc.    

Medical School: University of Miami
Graduate: University of California, San Diego
Undergrad: University of California, San Diego
Grew up in: Lancaster, CA
Fave Chicago spots: Playing basketball at Skinner Park and Ramen Takeya or High Five! Ramen

Nimesh Rajakumar
Andy Vissing, MD
Medical School: Indiana University
Undergrad: Indiana University - Bloomington
Grew up in: Fishers, IN
Fave Chicago spots: Jake Melnick’s for wings, Chinatown, and any rooftop restaurant with a good view of the city!
Andy Vissing

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Third-year residents (PGY-3)

 

(Left to right) Danni Grayer, Arnaud Wautlet and Drew McGurn.

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Dannielle Grayer, MD, MPH

Medical School: Indiana University, IN
Undergrad: Indiana University
Grew up in: Indianapolis, IN
Fave Chicago spots: Lincoln Park Zoo, Humboldt Park

Drew McGurn, MD

Medical School: Loyola University, Chicago
Undergrad: George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
Grew up in: Winnetka, IL
Fave Chicago spots: Maggie Daley Park, Old Irving Brewing and Wrigley Field

Arnaud Wautlet, MD
Medical School: Loyola University, Chicago
Undergrad: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Grew up in: Switzerland and Arizona
Fave Chicago spots: Lincoln Park Zoo, The 606Au Cheval, Happy Village and Sheffields Chicago!

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Second-year residents (PGY-2)

2019 Med-Peds Interns

(Left to right) Top row: Esha Kapania, Gianna Bosco Bottom row: Sarah Schuessler, Kevin Ratnasamy and Haley Herman

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Gianna Bosco, MD

Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine
Undergrad: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Grew up in: Park Ridge, IL
Fave Chicago spotsWrigley Field (Go Cubs!), Portillos, The Chicago Riverwalk, & North Avenue beach!

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Haley Herman, MD

Medical School: Ohio State University College of Medicine
Undergrad: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Grew up in: Sylvania, OH
Fave Chicago spots: Tons of concert venues, boating on Lake Michigan and looking at the city skyline view, West Town favorite food spots - Tempesta Market and Yuzu Sushi

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Esha Kapania, MD

Medical School: Loyola Stritch School of Medicine
Undergrad: University of Virginia
Grew up in: Blacksburg, VA
Fave Chicago spots“The Lake”, any brewery, rooftop bars!

 

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Kevin Ratnasamy, MD
Medical School: University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine
Undergrad: University of South Florida
Grew up in: Melbourne, FL 
Fave Chicago spots: Favorite eats - Piece Pizza, Irazu, Galit, Monteverde Favorite places to go - Garfield Park, biking around the city or on the Lakefront Trail
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Sarah Scheussler, MD Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Undergrad: The College of William & Mary
Grew up in: Hinsdale, IL
Fave Chicago spots: The Lakefront Trail,
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and Gene & Jude’s for the hands-down best Chicago style hot dogs
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First-year residents (PGY-1)

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(Left to right) Hannah Duehren, Ashanta Brady, Emily Nehl, and Scott Miller.
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Ashanta P. Brady, MD, PharmD

Medical School: Meharry Medical College
Graduate/Professional School: Howard University College of Pharmacy
Undergrad: University of Maryland, College Park
Grew up in: Chicago, IL
Fave Chicago spots: Running on the Lakefront Trail to Promontory Point, Crown Fountain in Millennium Park, and Water Tower Place on the Magnificent Mile

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Hannah M. Duehren, MD

Medical School: University of Massachusetts
Undergrad: University of Notre Dame
Grew up in: Needham, MA
Fave Chicago spots: Biking the Lakefront Trail, restaurants in the West Loop!, Playing spike ball and hanging in all the nice parks!

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Scott M. Miller, MD

                

Medical School: Rush Medical College
Undergrad: University of Minnesota
Grew up in: Rosemount, MN
Fave Chicago spots: Running along the Lakefront Trail, Seeing an opera at the Lyric or seeing a show at a theater in the Loop, Eating all the delicious food.

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Emily R. Nehl, MD

Medical School: University at Buffalo
Undergrad: Duquesne University
Grew up in: Buffalo, NY
Fave Chicago spots: A show at Second City, Walking my roommate’s dog, Colby, along the lakefront, Taking care of the herb garden on my deck

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