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Current Residents

PGY1 Class of 2028

Stephanie Byun, M.D.

Stephanie Byun, M.D.

  • Undergraduate School: University of California, Berkeley
  • Medical School: Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University
  • Personal Interests: Cooking Korean cuisine, hiking, running, golfing and traveling
Ashley Ernst, M.D.

Ashley Ernst, M.D.

  • Hometown: Ellicott City, Maryland
  • Undergraduate School: James Madison University
  • Medical School: McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston
  • Personal Interests: Reading, watching scary movies, knitting, hiking/backpacking/camping, painting/drawing/graphic art, collecting minerals

PGY2 Class of 2027

Layne Jordan, M.D.

Layne Jordan, M.D.

  • Hometown: Surprise, Arizona
  • Undergraduate School: Northern Arizona Univeristy
  • Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine
  • Career Interests: Integrated outpatient care, transplant, working with rural and Native American populations
  • Personal Interests: Latin dancing, journaling, writing short stories, and outdoors
Kayla Murphy, M.D.

Kayla Murphy, M.D.

  • Hometown: Marshall, Minnesota
  • Undergraduate School: Baylor University
  • Medical School: University of Minnesota Medical School
  • Career Interests: Geriatrics
  • Personal Interests: Dog sitter/walker, cycling, and visiting State Parks

PGY3 Class of 2026

Areej Ali, M.D., M.P.H.

Areej Ali, M.D., M.P.H.

  • Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Undergraduate Degree: Biology, Psychology
  • Medical School: University of Pittsburgh
  • Interests: Reading, writing, yoga, podcasts, and @Dglaucomflecken videos
Nathalie Abenoza, M.D.

Nathalie Abenoza, M.D.

  • Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Undergraduate Degree: Linguistics, Anthropology
  • Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Interests: Homebrewing, a healthy plant obsession, and hiking with my doggo

PGY4 Class of 2025

Samir Abu-Hamad, M.D.

Samir Abu-Hamad, M.D.

  • Hometown: Beit Meri, Lebanon
  • Undergraduate Degree: Science, Technology and International Affairs
  • Medical School: Eastern Virginia
  • Interests: Global Health, DJing house music, photography, meditation, reading, soccer, traveling, and hiking
Sudad Kazzaz, M.D., M.P.H.

Sudad Kazzaz, M.D.

  • Hometown: Baghdad, Iraq
  • Undergraduate Degree: Biochemistry
  • Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
  • Interests: Motorcycling, video gaming, reading, cooking, and trying to pick up new interests
Giovani Zelada, M.D.

Giovani Zelada, M.D.

  • Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
  • Undergraduate Degree: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Studies, Biological Sciences
  • Medical School: University of California-Davis
  • Interests: Cooking, baking, culinary adventures, running, Latin dance, college football, traveling, hiking, and long walks by the beach

PGY5 Class of 2024

Charlotte McLean, M.D.

Charlotte McLean, M.D.

  • Hometown: Nice, France
  • Undergraduate Degree: Psychology
  • Medical School: Tulane University
  • Interests: Driving, cooking, gardening, and hiking
Danielle Morelli, M.D.

Danielle Morelli, M.D.

  • Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
  • Undergraduate Degree: Biology
  • Medical School: Louisiana State University
  • Interests: Yoga, dance, hiking, biking, camping, cooking, and hosting parties