Resident Profile: Anila Ejjigani

Anila EjjiganiResidency Program and year of completion: Pediatrics Residency, 2017

Age: 31

Immediate Family: Husband Srinivas Rao Badugu and daughter Shreshta Ananya Badugu

Hometown: Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

What made you decide that medicine was the career for you? Ever since I was a kid, I wanted to help people in need. Growing up, I realized medicine as a profession gives most opportunities to help people in need.

Where do you see yourself five years after completing your residency? Serving in an Academic institution as a pediatric sub-specialist.

Favorite thing to do in El Paso: Go out with my family.

What do you do in your downtime? Spend time with my family.

Three words that describe you: Sincere, honest and helpful.

Something about you that not many people may know: I like traveling to different places.