Class of 2024

Meet the RMC Ambassador Class of 2024

Name Background & Interests Photo
Jubril Adepoju

Hometown: Ibadan, Nigeria

Undergrad: Bowen University, Iwo (Nigeria)

Interests Outside of Medicine: Photography, fitness, music & various forms of art

Ben Besasie

Hometown: St. Louis Park, MN

Undergrad: St. John’s University

Interests Outside of Medicine: Running, biking, cooking, hockey & skiing

Sheryl Cherian

Hometown: Lincolnwood, IL

Undergrad: University of Notre Dame

Interests Outside of Medicine: Cycling, running, playing ukulele and jamming with friends & connecting with humans and puppies

Shahrzad Daryani

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Undergrad: University of San Francisco

Interests Outside of Medicine: Finding and trying all the best food places, making clay earrings, playing animal crossing & cooking and baking while pretending I’m a Food Network star

Laura DeMers

Hometown: Tucson, AZ

Undergrad: University of New Mexico

Interests Outside of Medicine: Meeting new people, jamming to car tunes, intramural sports & exploring coffee shops and restaurants

Stephanie Erickson

Hometown: Royal Oak, MI

Undergrad: University of Michigan

Interests Outside of Medicine: Baking, cooking, hunting for new, fun restaurants & running

Camilla Gallin

Hometown: Louisville, KY

Undergrad: Emory University

Interests Outside of Medicine: Yoga, scary movies, crosswords & ice-skating

Caitlin Gaylord

Hometown: Seattle, WA

Undergrad: Scripps College

Interests Outside of Medicine: Running, baking bread, backpacking & watercolor painting

Kristin Hill

Hometown: Evanston, IL

Undergrad: Vanderbilt University

Interests Outside of Medicine: Singing, cooking, biking & spending time outdoors!

Alex Hodakowski

Hometown: Hinsdale, IL

Undergrad: Washington University, St. Louis

Interests Outside of Medicine: Spending time with family and friends, supporting Chicago sports teams, exploring Chicago & playing golf

Katherine Iannuzzelli

Hometown: Bethesda, MD

Undergrad: Georgetown University

Interests Outside of Medicine: Yoga, listening to podcasts, biking & Netflix

Andy Johnson

Hometown: Fargo, ND

Undergrad: Emory University

Interests Outside of Medicine: Music (Grateful Dead, bluegrass, Americana, classical, free jazz), Sports (Badminton, tennis & hockey), Books and movies (Sci-Fi, epic novels, dystopia, American West) & Games (Bridge, Euchre, board games)

Anne Kim

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Undergrad: Boston University

Interests Outside of Medicine: Cooking, painting, photography & exploring Chicago

Serafino LaGalbo

Hometown: Mequon, WO

Undergrad: University of Dayton

Interests Outside of Medicine: Exercising, exploring Chicago, eating at new restaurants & cheering on the Green Bay Packers

Dan Leary

Hometown: Greenlawn, NY

Undergrad: Boston University

Interests Outside of Medicine: Stand-up comedy/improv, cooking/baking, marathon running & going to musical theatre shows

Alex Magidson

Hometown: Valparaiso, IN

Undergrad: University of Michigan

Interests Outside of Medicine: Ballroom dance, boxing, biking & doting over my dog

Olivia Negris

Hometown: Wheaton, IL

Undergrad: University of Michigan

Interests Outside of Medicine: Attending yoga and spin classes, traveling with friends/family, teaching baton twirling and dance classes & exploring all the great food the city has to offer

Anna Perry

Hometown: Eau Claire, WI

Undergrad: University of St. Thomas

Interests Outside of Medicine: Trying new recipes and restaurants, hiking and traveling & spending a day on the lake with friends

Angela Rutkowski

Hometown: Wheeling, IL

Undergrad: University of Illinois, Chicago

Interests Outside of Medicine: Exploring new restaurants and coffee shops in Chicago, staying in to play board games and watch movies with close friends, embracing the fall and winter festivities, weightlifting & yoga

Justin Sim

Hometown: San Diego, CA

Undergrad: Williams College

Interests Outside of Medicine: Intramural sports, reality TV, trying new food spots & trying new frozen pizza

Samantha Steinhall

Hometown: Denver, CO

Undergrad: Cornell University

Interests Outside of Medicine: Hiking (like a true CO native!), spending time with loved ones, baking (I have a major sweet tooth!), group fitness classes (specifically yoga & Zumba)

Chase Thompson

Hometown: St. George, UT

Undergrad: Utah Valley University

Interests Outside of Medicine: Sports (basketball, soccer, running, snowboarding), art, JRE & hanging out with my wife and puppy

John Toms

Hometown: Johns Creek, GA

Undergrad: University of Virginia

Interests Outside of Medicine: exercising, music/playing instruments, exploring the city with friends & cooking/grilling

Rolf Verhagen Metman

Hometown: Oak Park, IL

Undergrad: Kalamazoo College

Interests Outside of Medicine: Chess, soccer, reading & travel