Chief Resident Introductions, 2022–23

Ahmed Adbelhamid, MD Growing up as an Egyptian American, I learned from an early age to appreciate the various disparities in the world. My frequent trips to Egypt were always a direct reminder of how fortunate I am to have access to basic needs. These experiences motivated me to seek out a career that was centered […]

Chief Resident introductions, 2021–22

Desmond Barber, MD Growing up in Wichita, Kansas, I was fortunate enough to watch my dad serve our community as a firefighter and EMT. I saw the dedication and pride he took in his job as well as the respect that he earned in our community. I remember the stories people would tell me about […]

Chief Resident Introductions, 2020–21

Nicholas Arnold, MD While growing up in a rural Missouri farming community, my enthusiasm for science and history were surpassed only by my love of Mizzou football (M-I-Z). During my time at the University of Missouri I received my Bachelor of Science in Nutrition while researching the interface between diabetes and female genetics on cardiovascular […]

Chief Resident Introductions, 2019-20

Mohammad Salman Ansari, MD I grew up in the multicultural metropolis of Toronto, Canada, where I received my Bachelors of Science from Ryerson University in downtown Toronto. At Ryerson, I was involved in teaching, leadership with the Students’ Union and medicinal chemistry research with my mentor creating small-molecule drugs for cystic fibrosis. These were my […]

Chief Resident Introductions, 2018-19

Bryce Duchman I have lived in the Hawkeye State my entire life, venturing a whole 90 minutes away from my hometown for medical school and residency at the University of Iowa. So, you could say Iowa and its citizens hold a special place in my heart. As an Iowa native, I am especially grateful for […]

Chief Resident Introductions, 2017-18

Sheena CarlLee I grew up in Nashville, Tennessee, where I did not love country music, but enjoyed everything else the city had to offer. I graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Arts in Medicine, Health, and Society. Afterwards, I moved to Little Rock, Arkansas for medical school at the University of Arkansas for […]

Chief Resident Introductions

Andrew Johannes, DO I was born and raised in a suburb of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. After graduating high school, I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. I attended medical school at Des Moines University, which generated a sincere interest in internal medicine, as I liked the complexity of the clinical […]