Current Residents

PGY-1

Sandhya Ashokkumar, MD

Sandhya Ashokkumar, MD

Year: PGY-1
Hometown: Monterey, CA
Undergraduate School: University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Clinical Interests: Medical education, ultrasound, toxicology, and critical care.
Professional Goals: To help improve medical education and become a PD.
Personal Interests: Traveling, watching movies, basketball, trying new restaurants, and spending time with friends and family.
Caroline Blatcher, MD

Caroline Blatcher, MD

Year: PGY-1
Hometown: West Chester, PA
Undergraduate School: University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Medical School: Leis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Clinical Interests: Toxicology and opioid use disorder, hyperbaric medicine, and POCUS.
Professional Goals: Effectively care for patients while remaining compassionate and engaged. Never forget what a unique honor it is to serve in a career in medicine.
Personal Interests: Exploring new places, reading fantasy novels, getting active outside, mixing cocktails for friends, scuba diving, and taking pictures of my cat Lou.
Brittany Cesar, MD

Brittany Cesar, MD

Year: PGY-1
Hometown: East Amherst, NY/ Buffalo, NY
Undergraduate School: State University of New York, Buffalo, NY
Medical School: Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Clinical Interests: Social EM, community health, human rights advocacy, and FeminEM.
Professional Goals: Health Policy/Advocacy, and partnering the ED with community groups on health initiatives for underserved populations.
Personal Interests: Hiking and city walks with Julio (a 12lb Jack Russell), woodworking, reading, fitness, and trying new restaurants.
Eric Chavis, MD

Eric Chavis, MD

Year: PGY-1
Hometown: Ocean Township, NJ
Undergraduate School: Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA
Medical School: Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Camden, NJ
Clinical Interests: Sports medicine, medical education, and ultrasound.
Professional Goals: To continue to grow into a well-rounded and competent EM doctor while also focusing on providing compassionate medical care.
Personal Interests: Playing sports (especially tennis), making buffalo wings, watching the New York Giants and Yankees, and spending time with my family and friends.
Eric Hasbun, MD

Eric Hasbun, MD

Year: PGY-1
Hometown: Mount Laurel, NJ
Undergraduate School: The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ
Medical School: Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Camden, NJ
Clinical Interests: Sports medicine and medical informatics.
Professional Goals: To become a competent and engaged ER Physician and take care of underserved populations in the area. Perhaps get a fellowship in sports medicine, and take care of a professional team or just practice community medicine- still deciding!
Personal Interests: Watching and playing basketball (Go Sixers!), exercising, cooking, hiking, traveling, and watching Netflix documentaries.
Charlie Ingram, MD

Charlie Ingram, MD

Year: PGY-1
Hometown: Toronto, Canada
Undergraduate School: Florida State Universty, Tallahassee, FL
Medical School: Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee and Sarasota, FL
Clinical Interests: EMS (flight and ground, but flying is more fun) and critical care.
Professional Goals: Likely an EMS fellowship and then clinical academic emergency medicine position.
Personal Interests: Hockey and most other sports, playing with my dog, and spending time with family and friends.
Hayat Khan, MD

Hayat Khan, MD

Year: PGY-1
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Undergraduate School: Boston University, Boston, MA
Medical School: Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Clinical Interests: Ultrasound, global medicine, and sports medicine.
Professional Goals: Develop into a competent clinician and educator, become a team physician for a professional cricket team, and have a meaningful impact in the lives of my patients.
Personal Interests: Watching and playing sports (cricket!), traveling, and learning new skills.
Courtney Martin, DO

Courtney Martin, DO

Year: PGY-1
Hometown: Tempe, AZ
Undergraduate School: George Washington University, Washington, DC
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Clinical Interests: Critical care and medical education.
Professional Goals: I aspire to be a well-rounded, disciplined, and compassionate physician with a good work/life balance.
Personal Interests: Running, weightlifting, hiking, cooking, Netflixing crime documentaries, trying new restaurants, watching football, and spending time with my friends and family.
Julia Moon, MD

Julia Moon, MD

Year: PGY-1
Hometown: Haddonfield, NJ
Undergraduate School: Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Medical School: Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Camden, NJ
Professional Goals: Graduate medical education, research, and clinical practice. I plan to marry these interests into one exciting and fulfilling career.
Personal Interests: Collecting unique house plants, spoiling my yellow Labrador retriever named 'Mango', exploring the delicious Philadelphia food and bar scene, hiking in the Adirondacks (NY) and Wissahickon Park (PA), visiting the Jersey shore, and Phillies games.
Elizabeth Murphy, MD

Elizabeth Murphy, MD

Year: PGY-1
Hometown: Port Charlotte, FL
Undergraduate School: The University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Medical School: The University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Orlando, FL
Clinical Interests: Event medicine and FeminEM.
Professional Goals: To be a compassionate physician and never lose my drive for learning.
Personal Interests: Playing and watching soccer, taking catnaps with my cat Penny, cooking/eating, anything Harry Potter related.
Thomas Sewatsky, MD

Thomas Sewatsky, MD

Year: PGY-1
Hometown: Pittston, PA
Undergraduate School: University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Medical School: Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, Scranton, PA
Clinical Interests: Critical care and clinical decision making.
Professional Goals: Pursue a critical care fellowship and become an Emergency Medicine intensivist.
Personal Interests: CrossFit, hiking, attempting to cook, trying new restaurants, and getting outside with my wife
Alyse Volino, MD

Alyse Volino, MD

Year: PGY-1
Hometown: Mahwah, NJ
Medical School: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ
Clinical Interests: Medical education.
Professional Goals: To offer my patients the best care that I can, and to find my niche in EM, fulfillment in coming to work, and my ideal work-life balance.
Personal Interests: Hiking, scuba diving, traveling, crossword puzzles, and exploring new restaurants, bars, and coffee shops.
Valeria Wu, MD

Valeria Wu, MD

Year: PGY-1
Hometown: Voorhees, NJ
Undergraduate School: Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Clinical Interests: Public health and women’s health.
Professional Goals: To be the best patient advocate I can be and to stay passionate about what I do.
Personal Interests: Weightlifting, spoiling my fur baby, trying new foods with my husband, exploring the Wissahickon trails, watching anime and superhero movies, and going to arcades.

PGY-2

Kristen Adorno, MD

Kristen Adorno, MD

Year: PGY-2
Hometown: Seaford, NY
Undergraduate School: Villanova University (Go Cats!), Villanova, PA
Medical School: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Clinical Interests: Medical education, critical care
Professional Goals: To be an excellent physician and to work at a teaching hospital where I continue to love coming to work every day.
Personal Interests: Winemaking, weightlifting, running, traveling, watching football, writing, cake decorating
Zachary Athing, MD

Zachary Athing, MD

Year: PGY-2
Hometown: Fairfax, VA
Undergraduate School: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Medical School: Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Camden, NJ
Clinical Interests: Automation and innovation in healthcare delivery.
Professional Goals: My goal is to be a happy physician and to always be dedicated to my patients.
Personal Interests: Running, exploring Philly, and visiting dog parks with my dog.
Jayne Blumenthal, MD

Jayne Blumenthal, MD

Year: PGY-2
Hometown: Cleveland, OH
Undergraduate School: The George Washington University, Washington, DC
Medical School: The George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC
Professional Goals: Become a great EM physician while still enjoying a happy life outside of work
Personal Interests: Exploring new restaurants and bars, sports, spoiling my dogs
Amanda Curry, MD

Amanda Curry, MD

Year: PGY-2
Hometown: Perkasie, PA
Undergraduate School: Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Clinical Interests: EMS, Critical Care, Administration - still exploring!
Professional Goals: To continue to love what I do and be a compassionate physician. To find the fine balance between life at home and at work.
Personal Interests: Baking, singing/trying to channel my inner Ella Fitzgerald, exercising, Netflix and napping with my cat Winnie, supporting Philadelphia sports teams (Go Eagles!), spending time with family and loved ones!
Kat Kaminski, MD

Kat Kaminski, MD

Year: PGY-2
Hometown: Chadds Ford, PA
Undergraduate School: Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Medical School: Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Camden, NJ
Clinical Interests: Admin and #feminEM
Professional Goals: To be an EM doc who is the calm in her patient's storm.
Personal Interests: Anything on a bike or yoga mat.
Lynn Manganiello, DO

Lynn Manganiello, DO

Year: PGY-2
Hometown: Galloway, NJ
Undergraduate School: University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
Medical School: Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ
Clinical Interests: Global medicine, academic medicine
Professional Goals: Become the best physician I can be while being an advocate for my patients, take care of the underserved, achieve a good work-life balance with enough time for travelling and spending time with family and friends
Personal Interests: Running, cooking, travel, trying new restaurants
Emily Murphy, MD

Emily Murphy, MD

Year: PGY-2
Hometown: Mechanicsburg, PA
Undergraduate School: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Personal Interests: Basketball, outdoor activities, hanging with my dog. EAGLES! All Philly sports.
Karen O'Brien, DO

Karen O'Brien, DO

Year: PGY-2
Hometown: Ellicott City, MD
Undergraduate School: Elon University, Elon, NC
Graduate School: Georgetown University SMP, Washington, DC
Medical School: LECOM-Bradenton, Bradenton, FL
Clinical Interests: Medical education, physician wellness, women in medicine
Professional Goals: Strive to provide the same caliber of care to all my patients as I would to my own family members; learn something from every encounter; achieve the elusive and coveted work-life balance
Personal Interests: Spending time with my husband and son (born August 2018), barre3, traveling and visiting family/friends, skiing, golfing, going to baseball games (go Nats!), cheering for UVA basketball, reading via Audible, board games, The Office
Aimee Parks, MD

Aimee Parks, MD

Year: PGY-2
Hometown: Middletown, NJ
Undergraduate School: Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
Medical School: Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Camden, NJ
Clinical Interests: Addiction, education, women in medicine
Professional Goals: Serve my community, maintain empathy, be a good role model for my colleagues and family
Personal Interests: Exploring new places with my husband and kiddos, snuggling with my extra-needy rescue dog, photography, gardening
Praveen Sabapathi, MD

Praveen Sabapathi, MD

Year: PGY-2
Hometown: Ellicott City, MD
Undergraduate School: University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, MD
Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Clinical Interests: Academics, medical student education
Professional Goals: To always achieve a healthy work-life balance, to remain passionate about coming into the Emergency Department throughout my career, and to learn something new every day
Personal Interests: Playing sports, spending time with friends, staying active, eating and trying new restaurants.
F. Jon Skilton, MD

Frederick "Jon" Skilton, MD

Year: PGY-2
Hometown: Abington, PA
Undergraduate School: Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Clinical Interests: Critical care, military medicine, pre-hospital care, and medical education.
Professional Goals: To be a well-rounded EM physician, have a great work-life balance, see where my career takes me both military and non-military, and teach.
Personal Interests: Sports and exercise, cooking and wine, surfing, boxing and Jiu Jitsu, comedy, travel, reading, music, guitar and piano.
Sydney Tabaac, MD

Sydney Tabaac, MD

Year: PGY-2
Hometown: Langhorne, PA
Undergraduate School: Penn State University, State College, PA
Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia PA
Clinical Interests: Ultrasound, medical education
Professional Goals: Find the perfect niche in the field of Emergency Medicine so that I can wake up excited to go to work each and every day for the entirety of my career!
Personal Interests: Working out, traveling, spending time with friends and family, trying new bars and restaurants around Philly and going "down the shore"
Angela Ugorets, MD

Angela Ugorets, MD

Year: PGY-2
Hometown: Minneapolis, MN
Undergraduate School: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Medical School: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Clinical Interests: Ultrasound, international medicine, administration, and medical education.
Professional Goals: To be an efficient and compassionate physician, and work/volunteer internationally.
Personal Interests: Traveling the globe, learning languages, running down the Schuylkill River, trying everything that the Philly food scene has to offer, cozy coffee shops, spending time with my friends and co-residents, home-improvement projects, and laughing until I can't breathe.

PGY-3

Loran Hatch, DO

Loran Hatch, DO

Year: PGY-3
Hometown: Green Lane, PA
Undergraduate School: Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Blacksburg, VA
Clinical Interests: Ultrasound, sports medicine
Professional Goals: To be an excellent EM physician, remain passionate about learning, and be happy
Personal Interests: Philadelphia sports, spending time with friends and family, beach, playing sports (golf, field hockey, softball), and card games
Jared Klein, DO

Jared Klein, DO

Year: PGY-3
Hometown: Suffern, NY
Undergraduate School: Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY
Medical School: NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine; Glen Head, NY
Clinical Interests: Teaching, ultrasound
Professional Goals: To have a happy life at work and at home.
Personal Interests: Playing and watching sports (Yankees, Giants, Devils), snowboarding, hiking, and spending time with family and friends.
Poonam Kothari, MD

Poonam Kothari, MD

Year: PGY-3
Hometown: Jersey City, NJ
Undergraduate School: Rutgers University-New Brunswick, New Brunswick, NJ
Medical School: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; New Brunswick, NJ
Clinical Interests: Critical care
Professional Goals: Work in an academic hospital in both the ED and ICU
Personal Interests: Painting and dancing
Alexander Kuc, MD

Alexander Kuc, MD

Year: PGY-3
Hometown: New Haven, CT
Undergraduate School: Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
Graduate School: Columbia University, New York City, NY
Medical School: St. George's University, True Blue, Grenada
Clinical Interests: EMS and international medicine.
Professional Goals: Becoming an astute physician, EMS fellowship, always finding time to travel, and achieving the elusive work-life balance.
Personal Interests: Guitar, travel, and golf.
Stacy Marshall, MD

Stacy Marshall, MD

Year: PGY-3
Hometown: Scappoose, OR
Undergraduate School: Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Medical School: Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC
Clinical Interests: Medical education, health policy
Professional Goals: Academic medicine
Personal Interests: Rock climbing, camping, eating good food, cooking, hanging out with my dog, friends and family
Michael Murray, DO

Mike Murray, DO

Year: PGY-3
Hometown: Clinton, NJ and Ijamsville, MD
Undergraduate School: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Medical School: Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, New York, NY
Clinical Interests: Emergency cardiology and critical care.
Professional Goals: Find a setting to practice where I will continue to grow throughout my career, enjoy the day to day grind, and feel as though I am giving back to the medical community in some way.
Personal Interests: College football...lets go IRISH! Skiing, camping, and spending a free weekend at the beach with my family.
Morgan Oskutis, MD

Morgan Oskutis, MD

Year: PGY-3
Hometown: Hershey, PA
Undergraduate School: Lafayette College, Easton, PA
Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Professional Goals: Find the perfect work-life balance and be really good at what I do
Personal Interests: Running, running, and more running. Playing with my puppy Vera, trying my hand at home-improvement projects, watching TV, hiking. Did I mention running?
Genevieve Philiponis, MD

Genevieve Philiponis, MD

Year: PGY-3
Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
Undergraduate School: University of Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA
Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine; Philadelphia, PA
Clinical Interests: Addiction medicine and wilderness medicine.
Professional Goals: A fellowship, academics, become an amigo.
Personal Interests: Running, climbing, hiking, dog parenting, somehow killing my succulents, and falling down an internet wormhole.
Anil Reddy, MD

Anil Reddy, MD

Year: PGY-3
Hometown: Colleyville, TX
Undergraduate School: University of Texas at Austin; Austin, TX
Medical School: Texas Tech Paul L Foster School of Medicine; Lubbock, TX
Clinical Interests: Administration, critical care, pain management
Professional Goals: To become an excellent physician, a master at resuscitation, and achieve a work-life balance.
Personal Interests: Family/friends, traveling, reading, basketball, movies/TV, NBA
Ozair Rizvi, MD

Ozair Rizvi, MD

Year: PGY-3
Hometown: Fords, NJ
Undergraduate School: Rutgers University; New Brunswick, NJ
Medical School: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School; Newark, NJ
Clinical Interests: International medicine, sports medicine, administration, and education.
Professional Goals: To wake up every day loving what I do (and become the next Dr. Oz).
Personal Interests: Traveling, sports (Go Eagles!), hiking, trying new foods/restaurants.
Katie Selman, MD

Katie Selman, MD

Year: PGY-3
Hometown: Wyomissing, PA
Undergraduate School: North Carolina State University; Raleigh, NC
Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine; Philadelphia, PA
Clinical Interests: Academics, education
Professional Goals: To become a well-rounded and thoughtful physician, and find the elusive perfect work-life balance.
Personal Interests: Traveling, hanging out with my cat, and reading books for fun.
Christopher M. Smith, MD

Christopher M. Smith, MD

Year: PGY-3
Hometown: Philadelphia, PA (born) / Waldorf, MD (raised)
Undergraduate School: Drexel University (BS in Mathematics), Philadelphia, PA
Graduate School: La Salle University; Philadelphia, PA
Medical School: Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; Camden, NJ
Clinical Interests: Medical education, humanism in emergency medicine, biostatistics
Professional Goals: Finding, nurturing, and maintaining balance in my life; to perpetually improve the quality of care I provide as an EM doc; to never lose perspective; and ultimately, to get sponsored by Monster Energy.
Personal Interests: Adventuring with my wife and children; bettering my sock game; annually having my heart broken by each major Philly sports team; and launching arrows at targets.
Lesley Walinchus-Foster, MD

Lesley Walinchus-Foster, MD

Year: PGY-3
Hometown: Springfield, Delaware County, PA
Undergraduate School: University of Maryland (Go Terps!); College Park, MD
Graduate School: Thomas Jefferson University; Philadelphia, PA
Medical School: Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (Formerly The Commonwealth Medical College); Scranton, PA
Clinical Interests: FEMinEM, medical education, EM advising, and airway education.
Professional Goals: GM of the Philadelphia Flyers, and to promote and be an example of female leadership in academic medicine.
Personal Interests: Napping with my dog, Netflix/TV time with my husband, traveling, Philly restaurants, playing ice or street hockey, and allowing the Philadelphia Flyers get my hopes up just enough to be crushed when they lose every year.