Erica Alexander, MD
Birthplace: New York, New York
Hometown: Miami, Florida
College: Brown University
Medical School: Brown University
Internship: General Surgery, HUP
Hobbies/Interests: Baking, running, traveling, reading works of non-fiction (especially David Sedaris), and exploring the city's bakeries, museums, and farmer's markets.
Research Interests: IR, more specifically interventional oncology-tumor ablation of lung malignancies.
Interesting Fact: My best friend (and anatomy partner) and I started a baking blog during medical school.
Maria Alejandra Bedoya Velez, MD
Birthplace: Ibague, Colombia
Hometown: Ibague, Colombia
College: Universidad del Rosario, Colombia
Medical School: Universidad del Rosario, Colombia
Internship: Jacobi Medical Center
Hobbies/Interests: Dancing (Salsa, Merengue, Vallenato, Samba), Reading, Knitting, BYOB restaurants and doing puzzles.
Research Interests: Pediatric Radiology
Interesting Fact: Wearing two left shoes...I won a national oratorical contest like a boss.
Jamaal Benjamin, MD, PhD
Birthplace: St. Joseph, Trinidad & Tobago
Hometown: Tallahassee, FL
College: Morehouse College
Medical School: UT Southwestern
Internship: Methodist Dallas, General Surgery
Hobbies/Interests: Soccer, table tennis, FSU football, piano
Research Interests: GI Imaging, Innate Immunity, Autophagy, Molecular Imaging
Interesting Fact: I am one of 3 children and we were all born in different countries, England, Trinidad and Guyana.
Joshua Choi, MD
Birthplace: Tulsa, OK
Hometown: Tulsa, OK
College: Duke University
Medical School: Duke University
Internship: Drexel University
Hobbies/Interests: Photography, being a foodie, board games, anything sci-fi.
Research Interests: Digital image processing, quantitative radiology, automated algorithms.
Interesting Fact: I have been to 6 of the 7 continents and am figuring out how to get to Antarctica.
Brian Currie, MD
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Hometown: Warrington, PA
College: Boston College
Medical School: Boston University
Internship: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Hobbies/Interests: Rock climbing, snowboarding, travel, trying new restaurants, trivia, movies
Research Interests: IR, Global Health
Interesting Fact: I have been to the Galapagos Islands and went swimming with sea lions.
Jessica Fried, MD
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
Hometown: Arcadia, California
College: Vassar College
Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School
Internship: Lankenau Medical Center (Main Line Health) Internal Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Cooking/Baking, Outdoor Activities (Skiing, Hiking, Trail Biking), Film
Research: Neuroradiology, Healthcare Utilization/Cost
Interesting Fact: I spent three years serving in a national leadership position with the AAMC during medical school and I hope to have administration be a part of my future career.
Jennifer Gillman, MD
Birthplace: New York, NY
Hometown: Great Neck, NY
College: Barnard College
Medical School: New York University
Internship: Lenox Hill Hospital
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, Cooking, Biking, Bioethics
Research Interests: Breast Imaging, Oncology Imaging
Interesting Fact: I've been to tapings of The Daily Show, Colbert, Conan, Letterman and SNL. On one occasion a friend heard me laughing while watching from home!
Stephanie Kim, MD, PhD
Birthplace: Fresno, CA
Hometown: Myersville, MD
Medical School: University of Chicago
Internship: University of Chicago Medical Center
Hobbies/Interests: Rock climbing, yoga, swimming, National Parks, organic food, coffee, beauty, photography
Research Interests: Vascular and Interventional
Interesting Fact: I love rock climbing, but have an intense fear of heights.
Teresa Martin-Carreras, MD
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Hometown: Miami, Florida
College: University of Florida
Medical School: University of Central Florida
Internship: Riverside Regional Medical Center
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, museums/parks, running, politics, trying new cuisines/restaurants, live music
Research Interests: Radiology in the developing world, health economics, open to everything at this stage
Interesting Fact: I have a secret obsession with crime and prison shows, and have seen just about every episode of Lockup!
Shaun McLaughlin, MD
Birthplace: Mountaintop, PA
Hometown: Mountaintop, PA
College: Drexel University
Medical School: University of Connecticut
Internship: UConn General Surgery
Hobbies/Interests: Hunting, fishing, working out, sports, DIY home improvement
Research Interests: Interventional Radiology, Quality control and patient safety
Interesting Fact: Completed an Ironman triathlon and climbed Mount Kilimanjaro.
Vlasios Sotirchos, MD
Birthplace: Rochester, NY
Hometown: Patras, Greece
College: National and Kapodistrian, University of Athens
Medical School: National and Kapodistrian, University of Athens
Internship: MedStar Harbor Hospital, Baltimore MD
Hobbies/Interests: Running, basketball, soccer
Research Interests: Interventional Radiology/Oncology
Interesting Fact: I completed my military service in the Greek Army as a physician in a paratrooper squadron.
Stephanie Wu, MD
Birthplace: Boynton Beach, FL
Hometown: Boca Raton, FL
Medical School: NYU
Hobbies/Interests: Teaching and playing the piano, traveling, playing fantasy football, rooting for the Miami Dolphins and Miami Heat
Research Interests: Healthcare economics, quality improvement projects
Interesting Fact: I've eaten poisonous pufferfish and luckily haven't seen any neurotoxic effects so far!