Class of 2023
Hometown: Odessa, TX
Undergrad: Texas Tech University
Medical School: TTUHSC in Lubbock
Favorite thing about El Paso: It's not flat! And the family I have here.
Hobbies/Interests: Video games, Disney pin collection, various outdoor hunting/shooting/fishing activities.
Plans after residency: Get a big kid job, go to Disney a lot, have more babies.
Something unique or interesting about yourself: I fought competitively at the national level as a teenager.
Hometown: Nampa, Idaho
Undergrad: Brigham Young University- Provo
Medical School: University of Utah School of Medicine
Favorite thing about El Paso: Weather and food
Hobbies/Interests: Dog walks and parks with family, fishing, food
Plans after residency: Work in community or county setting
Something unique or interesting about yourself: My first real visit to the ED as a patient was in the middle of a shift during my 4th year EM away rotation- luckily, it was just a kidney stone so I got to keep my appendix where it belongs
Hometown: Mesa, AZ
Undergrad: Arizona State University
Medical School: Touro COM - Middletown, NY
Favorite thing about El Paso: Great family vibe, AMAZING Mexican food, Scenic Drive, Unbeatable cost of living haha and of course home to the BEST EM residency in the country (and world).
Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with my wife and 2 daughters, Health/Fitness (low-key Gym Rat), Cooking, DIY Woodworking, maybe some welding in the future (time will tell).
Plans after residency: Possible Fellowship (TBD), otherwise paying off loans ASAP so I can work to pay for all my hobbies, also plans to get my pilot license and go on medical missions.
Something unique or interesting about yourself: I recently lost 30 pounds and now have a 6 pack. I'm also trilingual, but those things come second to the six-pack, obviously...
Hometown: Reno, NV
Undergrad: University of Nevada, Reno
Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences
Favorite thing about El Paso:
Hobbies/Interests: hiking, reading, cooking
Plans after residency: Community EM in Nevada.
Something unique or interesting about yourself: First job as a teenager was at my parent’s Italian restaurant.
Hometown: Hobbs, New Mexico
Undergrad: Baylor University
Medical School: University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Favorite thing about El Paso: The food...duh! Aside from that, the people of El Paso are so kind and welcoming. It makes this patient population a pleasure to serve.
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, cooking, singing, dancing, making mixed media art, and watching anything/everything on Bravo.
Plans after residency: Undecided as of now but interested in a global health or ultrasound fellowship.
Something unique or interesting about yourself: I try to visit at least one art museum when visiting a new country (The Louvre and Van Gogh Museum have been my favorites), I am classically trained in opera, and Jimmy Fallon once told me I have nice dance moves.
Hometown: Lewiston, Idaho
Medical School: Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences
Favorite thing about El Paso: The history, weather, food, culture, people, sunsets, and proximity to Mexico!
Hobbies/Interests: Guitar/music, boxing, racquetball, history, economics, and spending time with family.
Plans after residency: Scrape my way out of debt, record music, work, get in shape
Something unique or interesting about yourself: I won the diaper derby when I was a year old and got free diapers for a year!
Hometown: Phoenix, AZ
Undergrad: The University of Arizona
Medical School: Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine
Favorite thing about El Paso:
Hobbies/Interests: Wakeboarding, Cheerleading, DIY projects, Grilling & BBQ
Plans after residency: Not sure yet! I am interested in Ultrasound and EMS and might pursue a fellowship.
Something unique or interesting about yourself: I was a national champion cheerleader and was on ESPN.
Hometown: Edison, New Jersey
Undergrad: Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Medical School: St George's University School of Medicine
Favorite thing about El Paso: Wonderful people and delicious food.
Hobbies/Interests: Cooking, fishing, kayaking, hiking, traveling, playing tennis, digital painting, reading comics.
Plans after residency: Travel the world with my wife.
Something unique or interesting about yourself: I am a classically trained painter.
Hometown: Austin, Texas
Undergrad: Texas A&M University
Grad: University of Texas Medical Branch
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine – Erie Campus
Favorite thing about El Paso: No humidity and the stark difference in weather compared to Erie, PA: On average, there are 297 sunny days per year in El Paso! Goodbye Vitamin D deficiency!!!
Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with my wife and children. Volunteering with the children’s ministry at our local church. Cooking for family and friends.
Plans after residency: Practice clinically in a community hospital ED around the Austin area. Become involved with emergency medicine education and eventually health service administration.
Something unique or interesting about yourself: I have lived in and attended school on three different continents. Also, by doing residency through Texas Tech University, I have been a student at the big three Texas public institutions. Gig ‘em!!! 😉
Hometown: El Paso,Tx
Undergrad: University of Texas at El Paso
Grad: Texas tech university health sciences center-L. Frederick Francis Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Medical School: Paul L Foster School of medicine
Favorite thing about El Paso: the sunsets, the mountains and hiking trails, Mexican food.
Hobbies/Interests: mountain biking, working out
Plans after residency: I am currently between academic and private medicine but I am sure about staying in the city of El Paso and serving the border community.
Hometown: Acuña, Coahuila, Mexico (Border to Del Rio Texas)
Medical School: Universidad la Salle Mexico City
Favorite thing about El Paso: The patient population! <—This turns a bad shift into a good one.
Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with family
Plans after residency: Academic Medicine
Something unique or interesting about yourself: I’m a Pediatrician!
Hometown: Veneta, OR
Undergrad: Carleton College
Medical School: Rush Medical College
Favorite thing about El Paso: Not yet familiar with the area, but looking forward to exploring the outdoors and devouring some delicious Mexican food!
Hobbies/Interests: Cooking, reading novels, sailing, scuba diving, horseback riding, crossword puzzles, drawing, and traveling. Also an overly doting cat mom.
Plans after residency: I hope to work abroad with an international aid group such as Doctors Without Borders - perhaps will do locums to stay busy between trips.
Something unique or interesting about yourself: I was the president of my college rugby team - managed to survive four years without any concussions!