Internal Medicine Residency

Medicine-Pediatrics Combined Program

PGY-1

Rahela


CLEMENT LEE

Hometown Arcadia, CA
Medical School

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Undergrad UCLA
Academic Interests Global Health, Hospital Medicine, MedEd
Hobbies Learning to surf, working out, coffee, detective novels
Fun Fact

A middle school survey said that Clement's ideal job was to be a clown.

Sarah


KEN MACNEAL

Hometown Broomfield, CO
Medical School

Washington Unviersity - St. Louis

Undergrad University of Denver
Academic Interests Infectious Disease and Global Health
Hobbies Ultimate Frisbee
Fun Fact Random people often tell Ken that he looks like Drake.  

Kelsey


ADAM MAYER

Hometown Baltimore, MD
Medical School

Perelman School of Medicine

Undergrad University of Maryland Baltimore County
Academic Interests Transitions of Care, Global Health
Hobbies

Watching & developing stand up comedy, running, travel, learning new languages

Fun Fact Adam traveled to 23 countries in his fourth year of medical school

Chandler


BHAVESH PATEL

Hometown Cumming, GA
Medical School

Emory School of Medicine

Undergrad Emory University
Academic Interests

Medical education, healthcare policy, and congenital cardiology

Hobbies Board games, running, hiking, camping, and roller blading 
Fun Fact

Bhavesh’s dream is to be a SPACE doctor!

PGY-2

Rahela


RAHELA AZIZ-BOSE

Hometown Lexington, MA
Medical School

University of Massachusetts

Undergrad Yale
Academic Interests Primary care, Medical Education
Hobbies Running, trying everything on the menu at all the Tria restaurants in Philly
Fun Fact Rahela taught biology at a rural English high school

Sarah


SARAH CAPPONI

Hometown Newton, PA
Medical School

Jefferson

Undergrad Johns Hopkins
Academic Interests Primary Care
Hobbies Exploring the Philly food scene, sharing a love to the Bachelorette with her Med-Peds Chief
Fun Fact Sarah is old school in her sincere love for the physical exam

Kelsey


KELSEY RIPP

Hometown San Rafael, CA
Medical School

Brown

Undergrad Brown
Academic Interests Global Health
Hobbies Running marathons
Fun Fact Kelsey and her partner Chandler were our Med-Peds program's first ever couples match!

Chandler


CHANDLER VILLAVERDE

Hometown Miami, FL
Medical School

Brown

Undergrad Brown
Academic Interests Global Health
Hobbies Card games, selling cheese at farmer's markets
Fun Fact Chandler did research in Uganda as a Doris Duke Fellow during medical school

PGY-3

Micaela


MICAELA BOWERS

Hometown Maryland, just outside of DC
Medical School

University of Maryland

Undergrad Marquette
Academic Interests Primary Care, Global Health
Hobbies Playing with her adorable dog (and Penn Med-Peds mascot) Murphys
Fun Fact Micaela once contemplated a career in journalism

Emma


EMMA EDMONDSON

Hometown Ithaca, NY
Medical School

Columbia

Undergrad Oberlin
Academic Interests Primary Care, Critical Care
Hobbies Exploring the outdoors, farmers markets and musci (especially Justin Bieber)
Fun Fact Emma hiked oer 250 miles of the Appalachian trail after match day

SK


SVETOSLAVA KERPEDJIEVA (SK)

Hometown Pittsburgh, PA
Medical School

Case Western

Undergrad William & Mary
Academic Interests Hospital Medicine, Palliative Care
Hobbies Biking, running, eating delicious Phiadelphia food
Fun Fact SK is 1 of 2 members from her high school currently enrolled in the penn Med-Peds Program

Robin


ROBIN MANSOUR

Hometown Sarasota, FL
Medical School

Duke

Undergrad University of South Florida
Academic Interests Global Health
Hobbies Acrobatic yoga, board games, comics
Fun Fact Robin's hometown has the US's #1 beach as rated by Travelocity and Dr. Beach

PGY-4

John


JOHN BERENS

Hometown Omaha, NE
Medical School

Baylor

Undergrad Rice
Academic Interests Primary Care, Transition of care for adolescents/young adults with chronic illness
Hobbies Writing/playing music, cooking, spending time with loved ones
Fun Fact John was a triple jumper on the Rice Men's Track and Fiel Team

Christine


CHRISTINA HANNA

Hometown Just outside of St. Louis, Missouri
Medical School

Georgetown

Undergrad Georgetown
Academic Interests Oncology, Global Health
Hobbies Dance, tennis, and cooking/baking for the Penn Med-Peds Program
Fun Fact Christina received an MPH from Johns Hopkins between her 3rd and 4th years of medical school

Emily


EMILY WATKINS

Hometown Pittsburgh, PA
Medical School

UCSF

Undergrad University of Chicago
Academic Interests Infectious Disease, Medical Education
Hobbies Biking, reding, and finding free food
Fun Fact Emily ran the world's largest scavenger hunt at the University of Chicago