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Internal Medicine Residents in a hallway

Our residents come from a variety of medical schools. For 2018-2019, we have 158 residents in the Department of Medicine plus 5 full-time chief residents who have completed their residency training - 2 University/VA chiefs, a primary care chief resident, a chief resident specializing in patient safety and quality improvement, and a chief resident at Mercy Medical Center. We also have a chief resident in their final year of training in Med-Peds and EMIM. There are 97 categorical, 16 Med-Peds, and 10 EMIM residents, plus 35 preliminary interns (13 at UMMC-VA, 4 Prelim-Neurology, 18 at Mercy Medical Center). In addition, we have 8 preliminary interns who are part of the anesthesiology program at the University of Maryland.

Track PGY-1 PGY-2 PGY-3 PGY-4 PGY-5 Total
Categorical Medicine 30 30 30 - - 90
Med-Peds 4 4 4 4 - 16
EMIM 2 2 2 2 2 10
International Scholars (categorical) 2 3 2 - - 7
International Scholars (preliminary) 3 - - - - 3
Preliminary, including 4 Prelim-Neurology 14 - - - - 14
Preliminary, Mercy Medical Center 18 - - - - 18
TOTAL 73 39 38 6 2 158

Our Graduates

Our residents have been highly successful in securing fellowships, hospitalist positions and primary care jobs when they finish their training at Maryland. Click on the following links to view the list of each year's graduates, their medical schools, and their career choice and location.

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Categorical Internal Medicine Residents

Chief Residents (PGY-4)

  • Shanti Balasubramanian, Rutgers, RWJ Medical School
  • Alexandra N. Byrne, University of Maryland
  • Sonia J. Abichandani, Drexel University
  • Zil D. Patel, University of Maryland
  • Kathryn E. Schlaffer, Temple University

Third Year Residents

  • Omer M. Ali, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Jose Antonio N. Almario, Georgetown University
  • Cheryl A. Augenstein, University of Maryland
  • Samuel H. Black, University of Maryland
  • Donald C. Breakey, Jefferson Medical College
  • Rinita R. Chakrapani, University of Virginia
  • Paul E. Chiarulli, Temple University
  • Alexandra C. Collis, University of Maryland
  • Andrew R. Delapenha, University of Maryland
  • Matthew C. Evans, University of Maryland
  • Daphne Gellerson, University of Maryland
  • David F. Gottlieb, Albany Medical College
  • Sarah E. Green, University of Maryland
  • William R. Grier, Drexel University
  • Avnee J. Kumar, University of Texas-Southwestern
  • Scott A. Manski, University of Maryland
  • Jessica E. W. Medani, University of Maryland
  • Michael A. Neri, University of Maryland
  • Ameet P. Patel, University of Florida
  • Manoj P. Racherla, University of Maryland
  • Lisa M. Redden, Tufts University
  • Ruth M. Schulman, Tufts University
  • Barathi D. Sivasailam, University of Maryland
  • Tapati Stalam, Albany Medical College
  • Ellen K. Sternenberger, University of Maryland
  • Zachary B. Strumpf, Jefferson Medical College
  • Elliot A. Sultanik, Rutgers, RWJ Medical School
  • Ravi K. Tripathi, Temple University
  • Bruce X. Xu, University of Michigan
  • David H. Yoo, George Washington University

Second Year Residents

  • Leama N. Ajaka, University of Toledo
  • Steven Y. Chan, University of Maryland
  • Praveen Chekka, Howard University
  • Kenneth Csehak, New York University
  • Charlotte F. Deck, University of Maryland
  • Katherine M. Gheysens, Rutgers, RWJ Medical School
  • Stephen J. Hankinson, Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School
  • Seth A. S. Hoffman, Ben-Gurion University
  • Brian J. Hopkins, University of Wisconsin
  • Dina Ioffe, University of Maryland
  • Aaron D. Kaplan, University of Buffalo
  • Srilakshmi Karuturi, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Maithri Kondapaka, University of Maryland
  • Aaron M. Kunamalla, Jefferson Medical College
  • Michelle H. Lee, Wake Forest School of Medicine
  • Steven D. Liskov, Commonwealth Medical College
  • Andrew S. Ma, New York University
  • Nina M. Millman, Jefferson Medical College
  • Kiran K. Motwani, Drexel University
  • Christian J. Niles, Rowan University
  • Xinyuan A. Ning, Tulane University
  • Kevin W. O'Malley, University of Maryland
  • Julie A. Passarelli, Jefferson Medical College
  • Sonika A. Patel, Tufts University
  • David M. Pudalov, University of Rochester
  • Mary E. Richert, University of Maryland
  • Anupam Somashekar, Drexel University
  • Tuc To, Jefferson Medical College
  • Edward C. Traver, Hofstra University
  • Adam Zviman, University of Maryland

First Year Residents

  • Roxana R. Amirahmadi, Rutgers, RWJ Medical School
  • Jordan B. Braunfeld, University of Texas-Southwestern
  • Anna E. Carmack, Tufts University
  • Ian C. Davis, University of Maryland
  • Stacey L. Doran, Vanderbilt University
  • Lucas M. Fishman, University of Maryland
  • Jeffrey S. Fitch, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Jackson Y. Gao, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Hannah K. Gendelman, Tufts University
  • Kathryn O. Harris, Meharry Medical College
  • Douglas R. Hilbert,Thomas Jefferson University
  • Tahreem Iqbal, University of Maryland
  • Jonathan L. Jacobs, New York Medical College
  • Reshma J. Kariyil, George Washington University
  • Sarah M. Kashanian, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Yamini K. Kathari, Temple University
  • Zulqarnain Khan, University of Maryland
  • Dong W. Kim, University of Maryland
  • Grace E. Kim, Ohio State University
  • Yoon K. Kim, Saint Louis University
  • Michelle L. Kraslow, University of Florida
  • Andrew Y. Li, Virginia Tech Carilion
  • Margaret A. Moser, University of Colorado
  • Toby E. Nelson, Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • Gregory R. D. Norcross, Drexel University
  • Danica Palacio, Temple University
  • Michelle M. Ponder, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Gabrielle E. Ritaccio, SUNY-Upstate
  • Michelle A. Sayad, Pennsylvania State University
  • Christopher J. Smith, University of Texas-San Antonio

Medicine-Pediatrics Residents

PGY-4 Chief Resident

  • Clare L. Coda, Drexel University

PGY-4 Residents

  • Katina S. Christopher, University of Maryland
  • Jessica R. Lee, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Alissa Werzen, Jefferson Medical College

PGY-3 Residents

  • Sowmya Arja, University of Maryland
  • Carlo Foppiano Palacios, Temple University
  • Eric M. Lemmon, Stony Brook University
  • Casey H. Mabry, Louisiana State University

PGY-2 Residents

  • Chelsea K. Goodier, University of Maryland
  • Mihika S. Sathe, Columbia University
  • Kathryn J. Tobin, University of Toledo
  • Emily Y. Xiao, Albany Medical College

PGY-1 Residents

  • Joshua F. Craft, Columbia University
  • Sara E. Encisco, Duke University
  • Justin C. Hsueh, Meharry Medical College
  • Angie M. Molina, Virginia Commonwealth University

Emergency Medicine - Internal Medicine Residents

PGY-5 Residents

  • Robert M. Brown, Virginia Tech Carilion
  • Mark E. Sutherland, Jefferson Medical College

PGY-4 Residents

  • Caleb Chan, SUNY-Downstate
  • Megan P. Donohue, Virginia Tech Carilion

PGY-3 Residents

  • Christine J. Carter, University of Tennessee
  • Akilesh P. Honasoge, University of Illinois-Chicago

PGY-2 Residents

  • Hannah V. Goldberg, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Zachary J. Rogers, University of South Carolina

PGY-1 Residents

  • Samantha J. Yarmis, SUNY-Downstate
  • Sharleen Yuan, University of South Dakota

International Scholars Program

Categorical Track

PGY-3 Residents

  • Hanan Z.Z. Alkhaldi, Umm Al-Qura University
  • Mariem A. Sawan, King Abdulaziz University

PGY-2 Residents

  • Hatoon M. S. Abbas, King Abdulaziz University
  • Majed H. M. Alnabulsi, King Abdulaziz University
  • Manal E. Q. Alotaibi, Umm Al-Qura University

PGY-1 Residents

  • Saleh A. S. Alghsoon, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University
  • Feras A. S. Asiri, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University

Preliminary Track

PGY-1 Residents

  • Thamer A. S. Alebdi, King Saud University
  • Abdulaziz M. A. Almanie, King Saud University
  • Razan T. H. Noorelahi, King Abdulaziz University

Preliminary Interns

PGY-1 Preliminary Interns, University of Maryland

  • Hena S. Ahmed, Harvard Medical School
  • Nadeige A. Chop, University of Pittsburgh
  • William S. Farmer, Georgetown University
  • Song Fu, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Gabriella E. Garcia, Temple University
  • Xiaoyu Lu, University of Vermont
  • Sindhoora Murthy, Washington University
  • Neha Raparla, Georgetown University
  • Russell A. Reeves, Dartmouth
  • Shweta Shukla, University of Maryland

PGY-1 Preliminary Interns, Neurology, University of Maryland

  • Kathryn M. Grimes, University of Maryland
  • Adam P. Klein, Kansas City University
  • Anna Loshakov, Geisinger Commonwealth
  • Matthew J. Woodward, Drexel University

PGY-1 Preliminary Interns, Mercy Medical Center

  • Laura J. Anzaldi, Johns Hopkins University
  • Sarah M. Chang, University of Maryland
  • Ariel Chen, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Valerie J. Dawson, University of Maryland
  • Neal R. Desai, University of Maryland
  • James L. Dougherty, University of Limerick
  • Natalia M. Fontecilla, Columbia University
  • Henry C. Francois, Georgetown University
  • Sara E. Francomacaro, University of Maryland
  • Graham P. Franke, University of Maryland
  • Michael J.  Furdyna, University of Pennsylvania
  • Anne R. C. Hermon, University of Limerick
  • Anthony S. Park, University of Maryland
  • Shuja A. Rayaz, New York University
  • Ioana A. Rus, Stony Brook University
  • Christelle D. K. Samen, Washington University
  • Sahar Soleimanifard, Johns Hopkins University
  • Tiffany Yu, University of Maryland