Class of 2023

Congratulations to our new residents!

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Abrar Justin Ahmed, MD

Hometown: Baldwin, NY
Undergraduate School: SUNY Binghampton / BS in Chemistry
Medical School: Saba University SOM
EM Interests: Critical Care, EMS, Flight, Tactical Medicine
Hobbies: weightlifting, archery, dancing, movies, cooking/baking
Favorite Things to Do in NYC: restaurants, museums, comedy clubs, shows
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Ama Asare

Ama Asabea Asare, MD

Hometown: Kwahu Nkwatia, Ghana
Undergraduate School: University of Toronto
Medical School: St. George’s University
EM Interests: Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Management, Global Health
Hobbies: Dancing, eating, cooking, crocheting, hiking, spending time with family and friends
Favorite Things to Do in NYC: latin dancing and taking walks
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Brandon Buchel, MD

Hometown: Mobile, AL
Undergraduate School: American Military University
Medical School: Ross University SOM
EM Interests: Critical Care, EMS
Hobbies: Rugby, Cooking
Favorite Things to Do in NYC: Searching for the best BBQ joint in the city, trying out all the new pop up bars/restaurants, and visiting touristy spots in a non-tourist way
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Shruti Kamat

Shruti Kamat, MD

Hometown: India and Canada
Undergraduate School: Pramukhswani Medical College, India / M.B.B.S
Medical School: Pramukhswani Medical College, India
EM Interests: Ultrasound, Critical Care, International EM
Hobbies: Watercolor painting, dancing, cooking, traveling, creative writing, movies, singing, nature and spirituality
Favorite Things to Do in NYC: try out different cuisines, explore Central Park, art galleries and museums, watch a Broadway show, stroll the streets and visit all the NYC attractions
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Bannet Muhoozi

Bannet Muhoozi, MD

Hometown: Alexandria, VA & Kampala, Uganda
Undergraduate School: University of Virginia
Medical School: UC San Diego
EM Interests: Global Health, Ultrasound, EMS
Hobbies: Soccer, watching sports, playing guitar
Favorite Things to Do in NYC: Eating out with friends, exploring parks, and live events/sports
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Amy Plasencia

Amy Plasencia, MD

Hometown: Glen Rock, NY
Undergraduate: Duke University, BA Biological Anthropology & Anatomy, BS Psychology
Medical School: American University of Caribbean
EM Interests: Critical Care
Hobbies: Yoga, watching movies/tv, hiking, cooking/baking
Favorite Things to Do in NYC: exploring new restaurants, SoFar Studio concerts, boozy brunches
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Bahar Pourshariati

Bahar Pourshariati, MD

Hometown: Pembroke Pines, Florida
Undergraduate School: University of Florida / BS in Psychology
Medical School: St. George’s University
EM Interests: EMS, Event Medicine, International EM
Hobbies: equestrian sports, weightlifting, reading, craft beer drinking
Favorite Things to Do in NYC: exploring/lounging in Prospect Park, finding speakeasies and breweries, brunching, the ocean room at the Museum of Natrual History
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Rasheeda Rickman

Rasheeda Rickman, MD

Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Undergraduate School: Valdosta State University
Medical School: Ross University SOM
EM Interests: Sports Medicine, EMS; really everything EM
Hobbies: Traveling, eating, making random bets, sports, hanging out with friends, dancing and shopping
Favorite Things to Do in NYC: Hanging out, summertime activities in Brooklyn, nightlife, sight-seeing
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Rebecca Siegel

Rebecca Siegel, MD

Hometown: Bethesda, Maryland
Undergraduate School: Northwestern / Musical Theater, Physics
Medical School: Ben Gurion University of Negev in Beersheva Israel
EM Interests: Harm Reduction, Pain Management, Global Health
Hobbies: Musical theater, juggling, traveling, playing/attempting to play the ukelele
Favorite Things to Do in NYC: theater, Coney Island, Prospect Park.  NYC Goal: brunch in every borough!
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