Alumni Placement

Following residency, our graduates pursue sub-speciality fellowship training or confidently enter clinical practice. Our graduates have successfully matched in outstanding fellowships in the fields of acute care surgery, breast oncology, cardiothoracic, colorectal, endocrine, hepatobiliary, minimally invasive, pediatric surgery, plastics, transplantation, trauma/critical care, vascular, international surgery and others. Below is a list of our recent matches.

2020

Nasim Babazadeh: Endocrine Surgery, Cleveland Clinic
Rebecca Deal: General Surgery, Private Practice
Lia Jordano: Vascular Surgery, Abbott Northwestern Hospital
Michael Keating: MIS, University of Texas Southwestern
Branden Kret: Trauma/Critical Care, University of Louisville 
Emilie Robinson: Vascular Surgery, Abbott Northwestern Hospital 
Marc Sarran: MIS, Rush University 
Devan Schlund: Colorectal Surgery, Lutheran General

2019

Reid Fletcher: MIS, Portland Providence 
Charles Fredericks: Surgical Critical Care, UC Davis
Jamie Harris: Pediatric Surgery, Lurie’s Children’s Hospital 
Christopher Knapp: Surgical Critical Care, Oregon Health & Science University
MacKenzie Landin: MIS, Duke University 
Shauna Costinett: MIS, Montefiore 
Jennifer Son: Breast Surgery, University of California-San Franciscio 
Randal Zhou: MIS, Yale University 

2018

Elizabeth Aitcheson: Vascular Surgery, University of Utah
Gillian Alex: Thoracic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center 
Brian Blackwood: Critical Care (Peds), University of Colorado- Denver
Chandler Cortina: Breast Surgery, Northwestern University 
Vidya Fleetwood: Transplant Surgery, University of Wisconsin- Madison 
Jonathan Lucking: Colorectal Surgery, Rutgers University 
Kristine Makiewicz: MIS, Summa Health-Akron, Ohio
Jill Smolevitz: Vascular Surgery, Oregon Health Sciences 

2017

Joseph Broucek: Minimally Invasive Surgery, The Mayo Clinic - Florida
Caroline Nally: Vascular Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Tara Spivey: Surgical Oncology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital 
Shannon Zielsdorf: Transplant Surgery, University of Southern California
Scott Shimpke: Minimally Invasive Surgery, Duke University Hospital
Brett Fair: Trauma/Critical Care, UT Southwestern 
Donnamarie Packer: Private Practice
John Kubasiak: Trauma/Critical Care, UT Southwestern 

2016

Tasha Hughes: Surgical Oncology, The Ohio State University
Ryan Knoper: Cardiothoracic Surger, University of Minnesota
Laura Grimmer: Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University in St. Louis
Ryland Gore: Breast Oncology, Maimonides Medical Center
Hadyn Hollister: Trauma/Surgical Criticial Care, John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County
Shaun Daly: Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of California, Irvine
Micheal Tran: ACGME Transition to Practice, Annapolis, Maryland

2015

Julie Boll: Vascular Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Abid Khan: Trauma, Loyola University Medical Center
Lindsay Petersen: Breast Oncology, University of Michigan
Daniel Reinwalt: Cardiothoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Chetan Aher: Minimally Invasive Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Purvi Patel: Trauma, University of Las Vegas Medical Center
Rana Ballo: Minimally Invasive Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin
Kristin Vercillo: Colorectal Surgery, John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County

2014

Paul Balash:  Surgical Critical Care, Loyola University Medical Center
Keith Hood:  Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Jennifer Jolley:  Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Vikram Krishnamurthy:  Endocrine Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic
Andrew Popoff:  Cardiothoracic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center
David Shersher:  Cardiothoracic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center
George Singer:  Acute Care Surgery, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Trauma Center
Benjamin Veenstra:  Minimally Invasive Surgery, The Mayo Clinic - Florida

2013

Andrew Arndt:  Cardiothoracic Surgery, Yale University Medical Center
John Cull:  Trauma/Surgical Critical Care, John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County
Elizabeth Gwinn:  Trauma, John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County / Surgical Critical Care, University of Michigan Medical Center
Patri Marconi:  Private Practice, Kentucky
Amina Merchant:  Acute Care Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Faaiza Vaince:  Breast Oncoplastic Surgery, University of Southern California (USC)
Michael Vercillo:  Cardiothoracic Surgery. Rush University Medical Center

2012

Michael Dingeldein:  Pediatric Surgery, Univeristy of Oklahoma Medical Center
Erin Farlow:  Vascular Surgery, University of Indiana Medical Center
Elizabeth Hooper:  Minimally Invasive Surgery, Tufts University Medical Center
Anna Katz:  Breast Oncology, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey/Robert Wood Johnson University Medical Center
Katherine Kopkash:  Breast Oncoplastic Surgery, University of Southern California (USC)
Marc Mesleh:  Minimally Invasive Surgery/Hepatobiliary, The Mayo Clinic - Florida
Jennifer Rickard:  Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellowship, Harvard University School of Medicine

2011

Rosalinda Alvarado:  Breast Oncology, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Stefano Bordoli:  Vascular Surgery, Greenville Hospital System/University of South Carolina
Kyle Cologne:  Colorectal Surgery, University of Southern California (USC)
James Lubawski:  Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cedar-Sinai Medical Center
Matthew Ough: Private Practice, Green Bay, WI
Troy Pittman:  Plastic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center / Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University
Lane Ritter:  Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Virginia (UVA)
Neha Shah:  Vascular Surgery, Loma Linda University Medical Center
Jacqueline Turner:  Colorectal Surgery, The Ohio State University

2010

Crea Fusco:  Surigcal Critical Care, John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County / Private Practice, Colorado
Dana Hayden:  Colorectal Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic - Florida
Jamie Jones:  Acute Care Surgery, Emory University / Grady Medical Center
Rashmi Kabre:  Pediatric Surgery, Children’s Memorial Hospital (Northwestern University)
David D. Lee:  Transplant Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center
Daniel Valentino:  Surgical Critical Care, John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County