Class of 2021

Liza Hartofilis 
: Summit, NJ 
Undergrad: Princeton University
Major: BA in Politics, Minor in French. Columbia post bacc
Medical School: Downstate, NY
Other: 7 yrs Investment Banking at JPMorgan;1 yr consulting South African DoH on their HIV program; former Co-Director of Healthcare NGO in Zambia
Hobbies and Interests: Hanging with my husband, kids and dog, spending time outdoors, attempting to excercise again 🙂

Phong Huynh
: San Jose, CA
Undergrad: UCLA
Major: BS in Microbiology, Immunology, & Molecular Genetics (MIMG)
Medical School: David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Other: Sales engineer for a cloud start up in San Francisco
Hobbies and Interests: Indulging in food, working out so I could indulge in food, travel, swimming, superhero movies, being a tourist

Name: Vineet Sharma
: Inland Empire, California
Undergrad: UCR
Major: BS in Biology and Business Administration/MS in Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine
Other: AmeriCorps member with AltaMed, Chemistry Instructor at Community College, YMCA Youth Basketball Coach
Hobbies and Interests: Fitness/Gym, Basketball, Social Determinants of Health/Social Emergency Medicine, & Traveling

Name: Ahmed Shaikh
: Mumbai, India
Medical School: Grant Medical College, Mumbai
Other: Medical Officer in rural India
Hobbies and Interests: Biking around the city, travelling, cooking/trying new foods.

Name: Thomas Bennett
: Mount Vernon, NY
Undergrad: Amherst College
Major: Double Major in Biology and Psychology
Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine
Other: 4 years as an Undersea Medical Officer for the US Navy before residency
Hobbies and Interests: Fairly new dad so when not at hospital spending time with daughter and wife. We love to travel internationally and domestically. I dive when I can.

Name: Misha Bhandari
: Astoria, NY
Undergrad: New York University
Major: Double Major in Physics and Chemistry
Medical School: New York University
Hobbies and Interests: Snuggling with my son Hamilton (pictured), HGTV, shopping, Broadway shows, museums, desserts, going to the gym sometimes

Name: Christina Guzman
: Windsor, CT
Undergrad: Columbia University
Major: Neuroscience & Behavior
Medical School: Brown University
Other: Finished med/peds residency at Case Western
Hobbies and Interests: Cuddling with my pets, seeing my husband who lives in Cleveland, keeping up with my shows (super important), PS4, sleeping, the beach/lounging on a giant raft, yoga, good food/drinks, live music, time with friends/family… basically things that turn my brain off from work

Taylor Walsh

Name: Taylor Walsh
Undergrad: Emory University
Medical School: Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson

Name: Jordan Trezza
Undergrad: US Air Force Academy
Medical School: Georgetown University

Name: Lauren Rosenberg
Undergrad: University of Pennsylvania
Medical School: USC-Keck

Name: Chris Reisig
: Brooklyn, NY
Undergrad: Harvard College
Major: Philosophy. MA in Literature from NYU. Bryn Mawr Post-Bacc
Medical School: Weill Cornell Medical College
Other: 6 years as an high school English teacher 
Hobbies and Interests: Family, cooking, reading, threatening to turn the car around if the kids don’t stopping hitting each other

Name: Neil Patel
Undergrad: University of Georgia
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia

Jessica Avelo

Name: Jessica Alvelo
Undergrad: New York University
Medical School: Yale University