Emergency Medicine

Welcome to our Incoming Residents! - Class of 2020

  • Gillian Bach
  • Hometown: Atlanta, GA
  • Undergraduate: Stanford University
  • Medical School: Jefferson Medical

Hobbies: singing, traveling, crafting, reading Favorite Food: My great grandmother's apple pie Favorite Book: "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" Favorite Band or Song: My current anthem is "Try Everything" by Shakira (#internyear), but I have always loved Debussy's "Claire de Lune"

  • Everett Bacon
  • Hometown: Fairview, PA
  • Undergraduate: Cornell University
  • Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine

Hobbies: Anything outdoors - rock climbing, biking, hiking, snowboarding Favorite Food: seafood or anything salty Favorite Band or Song: many favorites but I can always listen to Fugazi, Sturgill Simpson, or Jose Gonzalez Things I Did in My Previous Life: I was a mechanical and aerospace engineer that worked on windmills. Best thing about Philadelphia: the food scene (BYOBs!) and the Wiss!

  • Lauren Buck
  • Hometown: Birmingham, MI
  • Undergraduate: University of Michigan
  • Medical School: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Hobbies: yoga, wishing I had a puppy, looking on petfinder for puppies, drinking wine, hitting golf balls every 6th try, yoga. Favorite Food: Roasted Brussels Sprouts...I just love them. Also sushi. And froyo...but only the self serve kind so I can make sure the ratio of froyo:topping is spot on. Weirdest Job: I was a Christmas elf at the mall. Perfect Day Off: sleep in, hot yoga class, delicious lunch on a patio outside with a glass of wine, dinner at marrakesh, sunset at the beach, movie watching. Probably in bed by 9. Best Things about Philadelphia: the FOOD! The free activities in the summer time.

  • Melissa Geary
  • Hometown: West Palm Beach, Fl
  • Undergraduate: Florida State University
  • Medical School: Florida State University

Hobbies: Running, traveling, camping, adrenaline activities. Favorite Band or Song: Cold War Kids. Caroline Smith. Volcano Choir. Things I Did in My Previous Life: In my glory days I played Rugby for FSU and went to Arts school, so I like all the art things: painting, playing brass, ballet. Most Memorable Place I've Ever Been: Kotor, Montenegro. Best Things about Philadelphia: The Barnes. The BYOs. The bike lanes.

  • Charles Kemmler
  • Hometown: St. Thomas, PA
  • Undergraduate: James Madison University
  • Medical School: University of Colorado School of Medicine

Hobbies: trail running, concert going, skiing/snowboarding, cooking, climbing Favorite Food: Korean BBQ Things I Did in My Previous Life: Sous chef at a steakhouse, research scientist for a biotech Weirdest Job: working in a production line making sleep apnea masks My Perfect Day Off: Waking up for a run in a new city, an espresso and some people watching, cooking dinner with friends

  • Divya Kurian
  • Hometown: Clifton, NJ
  • Undergraduate: St. Bonaventure University
  • Medical School: George Washington University School of Medicine

Hobbies: sleeping, dancing terribly around my apartment, coin collecting, kickboxing Favorite Food: Any kind of soup Perfect Day Off: Wake up late, go to the gym, and then watch TV and eat all day Most Memorable Place I've Ever Been: South Korea

  • Frederick Lin
  • Hometown: New York, NY
  • Undergraduate: Boston University
  • Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Hobbies: Biking, travelling, backpacking, camping, hiking, diving, doing new things! Things I Did in My Previous Life: Finance - it was the worst, super boring. Most Memorable Place I've Ever Been: Makgadikgadi Salt Pan in Botswana - the clearest night sky I've ever seen

  • Forrest Lindsay-McGinn
  • Hometown: Davis, CA
  • Undergraduate: Willamette University
  • Medical School: Jefferson Medical College

Hobbies: Running, Chasing my 2-year-old, audiobooks Favorite Food: BBQ ribs Things I Did in My Previous Life: I was a high school geometry teacher Weirdest Job: Fixing Wanigans Perfect Day Off: Long run with a great audiobook, followed by some home improvement project, followed by happy hour with friends

  • Elizabeth O’Brien
  • Hometown: Braintree, MA
  • Undergraduate: Harvard
  • Medical School: Yale University School of Medicine

Hobbies: Reading, gardening, cooking, hiking Favorite Food: Strawberries Favorite Book: For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway Favorite Favorite Band or Song: "Don't Panic" by Coldplay, or "Long, Long, Long" by the Beatles Most Memorable Place I've Ever Been: Austrian Alps in the summer

  • Edward Re
  • Hometown: Rockaway Beach, NY
  • Undergraduate: Brown University
  • Medical School: Brown Medical School

Hobbies: Tech/App development, guitar, piano, baseball, tennis, biking Favorite Food: Pizza and Sour Patch Watermelon Favorite Band or Song: Take It Easy by the Eagles My Perfect Day Off: Sleeping in late, beach for the day, pool in the evening, and barbecue for dinner Most Memorable Place I've Ever Been: the Aeolian Islands in Sicily

  • Reka Zsilinszka
  • Hometown: Fayetteville, NC
  • Undergraduate: Duke University
  • Medical School: Duke University

Favorite Food: avocado and eggs on toast Favorite Band or Song: the entire soundrack of Lion King Things I Did in My Previous Life: NCAA D1 tennis champ at Duke, played all the junior Grand Slams My Perfect Day Off: Sleep in, go for a walk/run by the Schuylkill River Trail, play some tennis, read my current fantasy book, Game night/beers with friends Best Things about Philadelphia: so many walkable parks and trails, incredible food/events every week, very affordable city!

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