TTUHSC El Paso Paul L. Foster School of Medicine 2015 Residency Match Results

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, Class of 2015 has had a successful match process through the National Residency Match Program (NRMP). The NRMP is operated by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and is sponsored by the American Board of Medical Specialties, American Medical Association, American Hospital Association, Council of Medical Specialty Societies, and the AAMC. The NRMP oversees a computerized process that links choices of graduating medical students with preferences of Residency Program Directors. Results were announced on “Match Day,” March 20, 2015.

Overall, 71 senior medical students at TTUHSC Paul L. Foster SOM were successful in matching to excellent graduate medical education positions. Five students have been accepted to programs in El Paso, 37% are remaining in Texas and 49% have matched to Primary Care (Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, or Obstetrics-Gynecology). Three students will begin their service to our country through the military match. “I am very pleased with all of our seniors. This third class continues to be excellent role models for future graduates and we are proud to have them represent Paul L. Foster School of Medicine to residency programs in Texas and across the country.” said Kathryn Horn, M.D., Associate Dean for Student Affairs.

Following are the match results:

Student Name Location Specialty
Berg, Patrick Nellis AFB, U of   Nevada SoM – Las Vegas, NV Surgery
Bhat, Amar Washington Hospital Center – Washington, DC Preliminary Medicine
George Washington University – Washington, DC Ophthalmology
Billnitzer, Andrew Johns Hopkins/Bayview – Baltimore, MD Preliminary Medicine
Johns Hopkins Hospital – Baltimore, MD Neurology
Bullock, Timothy Texas A&M Scott and White – Temple, TX Preliminary Medicine
U Florida COM Jacksonville – Jacksonville, FL Neurology
Chaudhary, Anirudh Texas A&M Scott and White – Temple, TX Preliminary Medicine
St. Joseph’s Hospital – Phoenix, AZ Radiology
Chhana, Rahul Barnes Jewish Hospital – St. Louis, MO Internal Medicine
Desai, Chitra U Texas at Austin Dell Med School – Austin, TX Pediatrics
Diaz, Katherine Baylor College of Medicine – Houston, TX Pediatrics
Diebold, Stephanie Denver Health Medical Center – Denver, CO Emergency Medicine
Dioso, Jhanina Mayo School of Grad Med Educ – Rochester, MN Pediatrics
Do, Duy U Arkansas Little Rock – Little Rock, AR Anesthesiology
Eccles, Christian U Louisville SOM – Louisville, KY Orthopaedic Surgery
Ellerbrook, Lowell Texas A&M Scott and White – Temple, TX Preliminary Medicine
Texas A&M Scott and White – Temple, TX Radiology
Fang, Hongfei Mayo School of Grad Med Educ – Rochester, MN Internal Medicine
Fernandes, Susan Texas Tech University HSC El Paso – El Paso, TX Pediatrics
Gelman, Yana U Illinois St. Francis Med Ctr – Peoria, IL Emergency Medicine
Ghazali, Ebrahim Baylor College of Medicine – San Antonio, TX Pediatrics
Griesel, Jennifer (Jenni) UT San Antonio HSC – Edinburg, TX Obstetrics-Gynecology
Hahn, Laura University of Washington – Seattle, WA Pediatric Ophthalmology Research
Halgas, Barret William Beaumont Army Medical Ctr – El Paso, TX Surgery
Hall, Mark UT San Antonio HSC – San Antonio, TX Internal Medicine
Haney, Lindsey Texas Tech University HSC El Paso – El Paso, TX Emergency Medicine
Harrell, Meredith Methodist Hospital – Houston, TX Transitional
Louisiana State U/Ochsner – New Orleans, LA Ophthalmology
Haykal, Nadine University of Buffalo SOM – Buffalo, NY Otolaryngology
Hebert, David (Scott) Oshsner Clinic Foundation – New Orleans, LA Preliminary Medicine
Hernandez-Ortiz, Patricia George Washington University – Washington, DC Psychiatry
Jackson, Jay McLennan County FM – Waco, TX Family Medicine
James, Jennifer Memorial Hermann Hospital – Sugar Land, TX Family Medicine
Jenson, Amanda Methodist Hospital – Houston, TX Neurological Surgery
Joseph, Riya Methodist Health System Dallas – Dallas, TX Internal Medicine
Kang, Danby Rush University Medical Center – Chicago, IL Surgery
Khang, Tony Loma Linda University – Loma Linda, CA Internal Medicine
Kim, Uejin UT San Antonio HSC – San Antonio, TX Psychiatry
Kypreos, Margaret (Megan) UT Southwestern Med School Dallas – Dallas, TX Internal Medicine
Lavezo, Jonathan Stanford University – Stanford, CA Pathology
Lee, Hannah University of Chicago Med Ctr – Chicago, IL Pediatrics
Lee, Theodore Tulane University SOM – New Orleans, LA Medicine – Pediatrics
Ma, Zinmar UC Davis Medical Center – Sacramento, CA Pediatrics
Mauricio, Rica Loyola University Medical Center – Maywood, IL Preliminary Medicine
Johns Hopkins Hospital – Baltimore, MD Anesthesiology
Mendel, Jameson (Travis) Tucson Hospitals Med Ed – Tucson, AZ Transitional
UT Southwestern Med School Dallas – Dallas, TX Radiation Oncology
Mohlman, Jeffrey U Utah Affiliated Hospitals – Salt Lake City, UT Pathology – AP/CP Comb
Molinar, Vanessa Mayo School of Grad Med Educ – Rochester, MN Plastic Surgery
Monga, Kanika UT Medical School – Houston, TX Internal Medicine
Nasrazadani, Azadeh U Pittsburgh Med Center – Pittsburgh, PA Internal Medicine – ABIM Research Pathway
Nguyen, Emily Loma Linda University – Loma Linda, CA Pediatrics
Odom, Christopher U Alabama Med Ctr – Birmingham, AL Orthopaedic Surgery
Palmer, Jon-Davy (JD) Mercy Memorial Hospital System – Monroe, MI Family Medicine
Pande, Chetna Johns Hopkins Hospital – Baltimore, MD Pediatrics
Patel, Akash Vidant Medical Center – Greenville, NC Emergency Medicine
Patel, Chandani (Rinkal) Phoenix Children’s Hospital – Phoenix, AZ Pediatrics
Paul, Joshua Madigan Army Medical Center – Tacoma, WA Obstetrics-Gynecology
Prompuntagorn, Christopher UT Medical Branch – Galveston, TX Obstetrics-Gynecology
Ragsdale, Colton Greenville Health System – Greenville, SC Pediatrics
Ragula, Nikolaus U Illinois St. Francis Med Ctr – Peoria, IL Surgery
Roe, Crystal Baylor Medical Center – Garland, TX Family Medicine
Ryburn, Cullen Virginia Mason Medical Center – Seattle, WA Transitional
University of Colorado – Aurora, CO Ophthalmology
Sepulveda, Sarah Texas Tech University HSC El Paso – El Paso, TX Family Medicine
Sheikh, Maria Loyola University Medical Center – Maywood, IL Anesthesiology
Sigireddi, Meenakshi (Meena) Kaiser Permanente – Santa Clara, CA Internal Medicine
Sippel, Michael UT San Antonio HSC – San Antonio, TX Surgery
Speer, Nathan Texas Tech University HSC El Paso – El Paso, TX Pediatrics
Stout, Maricarmen University of Colorado SOM – Aurora, CO Pediatrics
Tanner, Stephen (Blake) Texas A&M Scott and White – Temple, TX Internal Medicine
Tiwari, Ritik UT San Antonio HSC – San Antonio, TX Internal Medicine
Tsin, Cathy Phoenix Children’s Hospital – Phoenix, AZ Pediatrics
Volk, Angela Tulane University SOM – New Orleans, LA Surgery
Wampler, Mallory UT San Antonio HSC – San Antonio, TX Surgery
Wang, Jason U Nevada Affiliated Hospitals – Las Vegas, NV Pediatrics
Yee, Nathan UT San Antonio HSC – San Antonio, TX Psychiatry
Yong, Taylor Dartmouth-Hitchcock Med Ctr – Lebanon, NH Orthopaedic Surgery – TDI