Class of

2019

Sammy Boyd, MD


Hometown: Stafford, VA
Undergraduate: VCU
Medical School: University of Vermont College of Medicine
Favorite chief complaint: “The dentist left a needle in my mouth"
My ED theme song would be:  Short Change Hero by The Heavy
Coolest thing you’ve ever done?   I lead an incredibly boring life…  I played the daughter of an FBI agent in one of the FBI’s training videos, so I guess that’s kind of cool?
Favorite thing to do in Long Island? hang out with my husband
Guilty pleasure? playing angry mario kart and zombicide 
Past Lives: Theatre Major 
If I weren’t a doctor, I would... 1000% be one of the character actors at Hogwarts.  I would legit live in the wizarding world of harry potter and drink butter beer all day.
Favorite dessert? All of them

Alex Bracey, MD


Hometown:  West Orange, NJ
Undergraduate: Northeastern University
Medical School: University of Utah School of Medicine
Favorite chief complaint: "Hungry"
My ED theme song would be: Everything is Awesome - The Lego Movie
Coolest thing you’ve ever done? Sent my wife cheese in the mail
Favorite thing to do in Long Island? Utilize the Long Island Expressway during rush hour
Guilty pleasure? Collecting and adorning myself with bow-ties 
Past Lives: Platypus, Trappist monk, Wesley Snipes (in that order)
If I weren’t a doctor, I would be... A writer for The Onion
Favorite dessert? Cold, week old pizza and bourbon

Gia Coleman, MD


Hometown:  Seaford, NY

Undergrad: 
Medical School: University of Vermont College of Medicine
Favorite chief complaint: There's a baby in my belly!
My ED theme song: Let it Go from Frozen
Coolest thing I've ever done: Have a baby
Favorite thing to do in Long Island: Have a baby
Guilty Pleasure:  Making a baby
Past Lives: Supergirl
If I weren't a doctor I would be: Chester Cheetah
Favorite dessert: Canoli

Shakita Crichlow, MD


Hometown: Bartow, FL (but born in Barbados)
Undergraduate: University of Florida -  GO GATORS!!
Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine
Favorite chief complaint: "ear wax removal"
My ED theme song would be: Let's Get It Started by The Black Eyed Peas
Coolest thing you’ve ever done? Stood in the crater of a dormant volcano
Favorite thing to do in Long Island? ... to be continued
Guilty pleasure? Anything with a ton of sugar
Past Lives: The Last Airbender
If I weren’t a doctor, I would be... a photographer
Favorite dessert? Traditional Cheesecake

Suleiman Ismael, MD


Hometown: Stafford, VA
Undergraduate: The College of William & Mary
Medical School: University of Vermont College of Medicine
Favorite chief complaint:  Laceration
My ED theme song would be: What Are You Going to Do When You Are Not Saving the World? (Man of Steel theme by Hans Zimmer)
Coolest thing you’ve ever done? I was chosen to receive a wand at Ollivander's - most magical day of my life
Favorite thing to do in Long Island? Hang out with my super cool wife, play nerdy board games with my fellow interns
Guilty pleasure? Epic Fantasy novels, listening to movie soundtracks
Past Lives:  Sultan of the Ottoman Empire
If I weren’t a doctor, I would be... involved in making Lego movies.  
Favorite dessert?  Mother-in-law's chocolate chip cookies

Arjun Iyer, MD

Hometown: Irvine, CA
Undergrad: UC San Diego
Medical School: Stony Brook
Favorite chief complaint: "I have a tracking device inside of me."
Coolest thing I've ever done: Removed the tracking device that was legitimately inside that person. o.O
My ED theme song: Tool - Aenima. Cynical, I know.
Favorite thing to do in Long Island: Eat way more rice pudding from Sweet and Savory than is good for me. If you're wondering how vegetarians get fat, this is how.
Guilty Pleasure: Lorde, Halsey, and other white-girl indie-pop.
If I weren't a doctor I would be: A luthier (guitar builder).
Favorite dessert: I eat too much to ever have room for dessert

Marshall Leonard, MD


Hometown: Columbus, GA
Undergraduate: University of Virginia
Medical School: Stony Brook Medicine
Favorite chief complaint: Med Refill (oops...misread question!)
My ED theme song would be: anything by 'OutKast'
Coolest thing you’ve ever done? Represented country in youth soccer World Cup in Egypt
Favorite thing to do in Long Island? Greenport with my family
Guilty pleasure? Nana Anna's double decker chocolate Oreo cookies!
Past Lives: Professional Soccer Player
If I weren’t a doctor, I would be... Same as above until the wheels fell off, then under a shaded tree on the beach somewhere
Favorite dessert? Nana Anna's Amoretta chocolate cake!

Lauren Maloney, MD


Hometown: Plymouth, MA
Undergraduate: Stony Brook University
Medical School: Stony Brook University
Favorite chief complaint: “I ate bacon and now I think I have the swine flu”
My ED theme song would be: “Artist in the Ambulance”
Coolest thing you’ve ever done? Lunch with an astronaut followed by VIP seating at Cape Canaveral for space shuttle Discovery launch
Favorite thing to do in Long Island? Drink a vodka lemonade while reading a good book in my hammock in my back yard
Guilty pleasure? Roll of Pillsbury chocolate chip cookie dough
Past Lives: ER nursing aid, ER secretary, biomedical engineer, paramedic
If I weren’t a doctor, I would be... a flight paramedic 
Favorite dessert? Mum’s homemade birthday cake

Pete McKenna, MD


Hometown: Port Jeff, NY
Undergraduate: Stony Brook
Medical School: Stony Brook
Favorite chief complaint: Sent in by Urgent Care for...
My ED theme song would be: Quit Playin' Games with my Heart -Backstreet Boys
Coolest thing you’ve ever done? Surprised my wife by proposing on stage at a concert. 
Favorite thing to do in Long Island? Fall festivals on the East End
Guilty pleasure? Caribbean Music and Yard Work.
Past Lives: None, but I'm coming back as my dog.  
If I weren’t a doctor, I would be... unemployed
Favorite dessert? Cookies n'Cream Ice Cream

Pendell Meyers, MD


Hometown: Maryville, TN
Undergraduate: Vanderbilt University
Medical School: Duke University
Favorite chief complaint: Injury while doing the stanky leg
My ED theme song would be: Rush - Tom Sawyer
Coolest thing you’ve ever done? Hiked the Hollentalklamm in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
Favorite thing to do in Long Island? Breweries, beaches, avoiding the poison ivy
Guilty pleasure? 90s music and nerdy boardgames
Past Lives: terrible biomedical engineering major
If I weren’t a doctor, I would be... something in NASA where I get to think about space and plan how humans are going to outlive planet Earth
Favorite dessert? My wife's mocha cake with espresso hot fudge

Ashley Mogul, MD


Hometown: Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Undergraduate: UNC Chapel Hill- Go Heels!
Medical School: Wake Forest
Favorite chief complaint: "sat on a lava lamp"
My ED theme song would be: Paper Planes, MIA
Coolest thing you’ve ever done? Floating in the Dead Sea was pretty awesome
Favorite thing to do in Long Island? Beach!
Guilty pleasure? The entire Bachelor series: I have seen every Bachelor, Bachelorette, Bachelor Pad, and Bachelor in Paradise episode that has ever aired.
Past Lives: Professional ice cream scooper 
If I weren’t a doctor, I would be... teaching flying trapeze- I taught it for a few years in college and then the day I got into med school I had just been hired to work at a rig in Atlantic City but obviously ended up turning down the job 
Favorite dessert?: Can I pick all?  If I had to choose I would say freshly baked chocolate chip cookies

 
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EMergency Medicine

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