Meet the Residents

2022-2023

PGY4s

Name Background  

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

PGY3s

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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 (Jess) 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.

PGY2s

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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: Virginia 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

Saurabh Patel, DO

Hometown: Hanover Park, IL
Undergraduate: University of Illinois at Chicago
Medical School: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
Favorite things to do in Chicago: Explore different restaurants around Chicago, go for a run along the lakeshore, and watch the Bears!

 

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. 

 

PGY1s

Name Background  

Ajit Augustin, MD

Hometown: Burr Ridge, IL
Undergraduate: Northwestern University
Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine
Favorite things to do in Chicago: Going to Chicago sports games and spending time at the beaches, parks, and along the lakefront.  

Ajit Augustin, MD PGY1 Neurology Resident

Christian Garcia, MD

Hometown: Belvidere, IL
Undergraduate: Augustana College
Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine 
Favorite things to do in Chicago: Going on the Chicago River Pedal Boats with friends! Get to have a few drinks on the water, listen to music, and appreciate the beautiful architecture. Taste of Chicago! Free entry with various food vendors. There is even free concerts! Of course, going to the Chicago beaches, runs on the LakeShore Drive Trail, and exploring the delectiable food options through weekend brunches. Eager to go ice skating at Millenium Park in the winter.

Christian Garcia, MD PGY1 Neurology Resident

Angela Hong, MD

Hometown: Chicago, IL
Undergraduate: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Medical School: Central Michigan University College of Medicine
Favorite things to do in Chicago: Explore the diverse food scene with good company.

Angela Hong, MD PGY1 Neurology Resident

Mara Kaufman, MD

Hometown: Riverwoods, IL
Undergraduate: University of Michigan
Medical School: Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Favorite things to do in Chicago: Put relish on hotdogs and convince the skeptics that Chicago has real beaches.

Mara Kaufman, MD PGY1 Neurology Resident

Shilpa Prasad, MD

Hometown: Attleboro, MA
Undergraduate: Boston University
Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Favorite things to do in Chicago: Scouting for free parking spots and finding the best cheese curds!

Shilpa Prasad, MD PGY1 Neurology Resident

Alissa (Ali) Resnikoff, MD

Hometown: Morristown, NJ
Undergraduate: Dickinson College
Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science
Favorite things to do in Chicago:  Singing karaoke at Cafe Mustache, trying all the free samples at the Logan Square Farmer’s Market, and playing with my cat outside!

Alissa Resnikoff, MD PGY1 Neurology Resident

Danielle Reuben, MD

Hometown: Dallas, TX
Undergraduate: University of Texas at Dallas
Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
 

Danielle Reuben, MD PGY1 Neurology Resident

Hyeon (Helen) Soh, MD

Hometown: Albany, NY
Undergraduate: Cornell University
Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Favorite things to do in Chicago:  Enjoying Chicago suburbs - strolling around Morton Arboretum, river kayaking, driving to Ikea for furniture and meatballs, and spending time at the apartment poll. Grabbing bubble tea from the hospital vending machine. Heading downtown for food and activities when family and friends visit.

Hyeon Soh, MD PGY1 Neurology Resident