Meet the Residents

2021-2022

PGY4s

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Andrew Ackell, MD

Hometown: Appleton, WI
Undergraduate: Washington and Lee University
Medical School: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Favorite thing to do in Chicago: Go 11 miles + without ever having to get into a car. I enjoy taking the L anywhere and everywhere. Uber is everywhere, but it’s not Chicago, without the L.

Andrew Ackell

Julianne Hall, MD

Hometown: Mississauga, ON, Canada
Undergraduate: University of Illinois at Chicago
Medical School: Rush Medical College
Favorite thing to do in Chicago: See Broadway in Chicago performances, finding local magic shows, searching the city for hidden Geocaches, and dominating the karoake stage!

Julianne Hall

Christina Jreisat, MD

Hometown: Arlington Heights, IL
Undergraduate: Loyola University Chicago
Medical School: Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Favorite thing to do in Chicago: Hanging out with family and friends, rollerblading on the 606 and lakefront, exploring the art museum. 

Pranusha Pinna, DO

Hometown: Peoria, IL
Undergraduate: University of Illinois at Chicago
Medical School: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
Favorite thing to do in Chicago: Go to Lincoln park zoo to see Seiku the polar bear. He’s an adorable creature and the 11am polar bear feedings are the best!

Pranusha Pinna

Caitlin Radnis, MD

Hometown: Oak Lawn, IL
Undergraduate: Northwestern University
Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine
Favorite thing to do in Chicago: I love live music and food, especially bluegrass and pizza.

Caitlin Radnis

Asad Rehman, DO

Hometown: Tulsa, OK
Undergraduate: Oklahoma State University
Medical School: Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Favorite thing to do in Chicago: Touring the different neighborhoods of Chicago and trying new restaurants

Asad Rehman

Isabel VanDerslice, MD

Hometown: Olympia, WA
Undergraduate: Western Washington University
Medical School: University of Utah College of Medicine
Favorite thing to do in Chicago: Rock climbing at Brooklyn Boulders

Isabel VanDerslice

Serena Yin, MD

Hometown: Woodbridge, CT
Undergraduate: Johns Hopkins University
Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Favorite thing to do in Chicago: Check out Chicago’s rooftop restaurant and bar scene!

Serena Yin

PGY3s

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Canaan Coker, MD

Hometown: Shawnee, KS
Undergraduate: Kansas State University
Medical School: University of Kansas School of Medicine
Favorite thing to do in Chicago: Biking along the lakefront and soaking in the skyline views

Therese Dunne, MD

Hometown: Elmhurst, IL
Undergraduate: University of Illinois, Champaign - Urbana
Medical School: Rush Medical College
Favorite thing to do in Chicago: Go for a run along the Lakeshore path

Therese Dunne

Michelle Glantz, DO

Hometown: Northbrook, IL
Undergraduate: Tulane University
Medical School: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
Favorite thing to do in Chicago: Seeing Broadway in Chicago musicals, and exploring all of the city’s botanical gardens, conservatories, and green spaces. 

Sarah Kang, MD

Hometown: Canton, MI
Undergraduate: University of Michigan
Medical School: Case Western University School of Medicine
Favorite thing to do in Chicago: Walking around the Zoo Lights at the Lincoln Park Zoo, playing Pokemon Go

Daniel Orme, MD

Hometown: Salt Lake City, Utah
Undergraduate: University of Utah
Medical School: University of Utah School of Medicine
Favorite thing to do in Chicago: Jog around West Town

Silvya (Gina) Soto, MD

Hometown: El Paso, TX
Undergraduate: Texas State University
Medical School: Rush Medical College
Favorite thing to do in Chicago: Eat!

Lydia Wolkiewicz, MD

Hometown: Chicago, IL
Undergraduate: Purdue University
Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine
Favorite thing to do in Chicago: Eat all the foods

Lydia Wolkiewicz

PGY2s

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Blake Beehler, MD

Hometown: Naperville, IL 
Undergraduate: Illinois Wesleyan University
Medical School: Rush Medical College
Favorite thing to do in Chicago: I can’t really pin it down to just one. I love running along the 606 or lakeshore trail, divvying around the city to check out coffee shops or amazing restaurants, checking out free brewery tours, and spending time at my favorite ceramics studio, GnarWare.

Kelly Blair, MD

Hometown: Hinsdale, IL
Undergraduate: DePauw University
Medical School: Rush Medical College
Favorite thing to do in Chicago: I can’t pick just one! I love discovering new restaurants, biking along the lakefront, wandering into one of the many summer street festivals, and visiting local breweries.

Pei-Ning (Peggy) Hsu

Hometown: Madison, WI
Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin
Medical School: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Favorite thing to do in Chicago: Trying new restaurants and visiting the beluga whales at the Shedd Aquarium. 

Kaitlin Keenan, MD

Hometown: Rochester, MI
Undergraduate: Ohio State University
Medical School: Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
Favorite thing to do in Chicago: It’s a tie between taking my dog to the (unofficial) Eckhart dog park and exploring the food scene, although my dog prefers that I get take out and eat at home with him. 

Teona Munteanu, MD

Hometown: Chicago, IL
Undergraduate: Johns Hopkins University
Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science
Favorite thing to do in Chicago: Spending time outside at parks, patios or on the lakefront during Chicago’s short, but amazing, summers.

Ashwin Reddi, MD

Hometown: Clarksville, MD
Undergraduate: University of Maryland
Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Favorite thing to do in Chicago: Chicago Bulls games and rooftop bars.

Rahim Shakoor, MD

Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Undergraduate: Northwestern University
Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine
Favorite thing to do in Chicago: I love finding new movie theaters in the city! Some of my favorites are Logan Theatre, ICON Theatre at Roosevelt Collection, and AMC River East.

Jessica Wolf, MD

Hometown: Carpentersville, IL
Undergraduate: Purdue University
Medical School: Ohio State University College of Medicine
Favorite thing to do in Chicago: Taking my son to Grant Park.

PGY1s

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Colin Fry, MD

Hometown: Indianapolis, IN
Undergraduate: Grinnell College
Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine
Favorite things to do in Chicago: Riding my bike to try different coffee roasters and breweries.  

Corinna (Cori) Fukushima, MD

Hometown: Monte Sereno, CA
Undergraduate: Scripps College
Medical School: Rush Medical College 
Favorite things to do in Chicago: Visiting the Garfield Park Conservatory and biking along Lake Shore Drive. 

Mariya Husain, MD

Hometown: Fayetteville, NC
Undergraduate: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Medical School: Viriginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Favorite things to do in Chicago: Riverboat tours and exploring the Art Institute!

Konrad Kubicki, MD

Hometown: Chicago, IL
Undergraduate: University of Chicago
Medical School: Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Favorite things to do in Chicago: Enjoying the outdoor spaces that the city and surrounding area has to offer including the botanic garden, running trails, and of course the lake front.

Jade Park, MD

Hometown: Syosset, NY
Undergraduate: Princeton University
Medical School: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Favorite things to do in Chicago: Exploring West Loop, running along Lake Shore Drive, and revisiting the Art Institute

Alejandro (Javier) Paulino, MD

Hometown: Washington Heights, NY
Undergraduate: Amherst College
Medical School: Rush Medical College
Favorite things to do in Chicago: Architecture Boat Tour, going to the beach, hanging out on rooftop bars, exploring pop-up food festivals, Zoo Lights, and walking my poodle on the lakefront trail. 

Brianna (Bri) Sennott, MD

Hometown: Chicago, IL
Undergraduate: St. Olaf College
Medical School: Rush Medical College
 

Daniel Wahlstrom, MD

Hometown: Marquette, MI
Undergraduate: Michigan Technological University
Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine
Favorite things to do in Chicago: Running and biking along the lakeshore and river, relaxing with friends, and exploring Chicago’s neighborhoods, restaurants, coffeshops, parks, beaches, and events.