Sam Beckerman

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Undergraduate: Emory University
Medical School: University of Miami – Miller School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Professional cook, cyclist, Giants/Warriors/49ers all day!!!
Interesting Fact: I was stranded at sea and surrounded by jellyfish…but was saved by a pod a dolphins.

William Bruno

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
Undergraduate: UC Santa Barbara
Medical School: UC San Diego School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Running, backpacking, surfing, climbing, traveling, reading non-fiction, music.

Carlee Carranza

Hometown: Manlius, NY
Undergraduate: Iona College
Medical School: New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM)
Hobbies/Interests: Bodyboarding, surfing, reading, lacrosse, yoga, running, snowboarding, watching Bravo-especially Andy Cohen, serving as my husband’s personal surf photographer despite my affinity for consistently “missing the shot.”
Interesting Fact: I was a bartender on the beach in El Salvador at a place called Coco Bar before starting medical school, everything was all fun and games until someone would ask me to muddle the mint. I also have 23 ribs.

Molly Grassini

Hometown: Calabasas, CA
Undergraduate: New York University; Columbia University
Medical School: UC San Diego School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: NY Times, New Orleans, intersectional feminism and social justice, hip hop cardio (organized and alone in my room), rosé, architecture, snowboarding, more rosé.
Interesting Fact: Before starting down the path to medicine, I studied theatre and worked as an actor in LA and NYC.

Harleen Grewal

Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri
Undergraduate: Boston University
Medical School: Washington University
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, hiking, kickboxing, screaming, watching Love and Hip Hop, brunch, house music, coloring books, puzzles, ramen.
Interesting Fact: I’ve been to a raccoon cafe, rabbit cafe, hedgehog cafe, cat cafe, and puppy cafe. There was a capybara present at the raccoon cafe. And, when I was in Seoul, I unfortunately didn’t have time for the sheep cafe 😦

Meghan Hurley

Hometown: Denver, CO
Undergraduate: Rockhurst University
Medical School: University of Colorado
Hobbies/Interests: Basketball, running, snowboarding, camping, backpacking, reading, taking my dog to the park.
Interesting Fact: I’ve climbed a 14er by moonlight in October.

Kayla Jagoda

Hometown: Saratoga Springs, NY
Undergraduate: Ithaca College
Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Hobbies/Interests: Travel, music, running, skiing, hiking, camping…literally anything outdoors and active, yoga, photography, kombucha brewing.
Interesting Fact: I lived in Hawaii for a bit and helped out on a dolphin boat.

Ou (Rowen) Jin

Hometown: Wenzhou, China
Undergraduate: Swarthmore College
Medical School: UCSF
Hobbies/Interests: Nature and all of the many ways to engage with it: camping, biking, running, climbing, hiking, smelling it, touching it, eating it, etc.
Interesting Fact: I have a very expensive sushi habit that has persisted despite student loans.

Emily Johnson

Hometown: Roseville, CA
Undergraduate: UCLA
Medical School: Keck School of Medicine of USC
Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, politics, board games, running, getting stronger, cooking & entertaining, winning baby smiles.
Interesting Fact: I know jump-rope tricks.

Erica Kiemele

Hometown: Calgary, Alberta (secretly born in Los Angeles)
Undergraduate: University of Calgary
Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Hobbies/Interests: Dancing, teaching dance and staying fit…I work outttt. Indigenous Advocacy (specifically Native American, Alaskan Native, Inuit, First Nations and Metis peoples).
Interesting Fact: I have 4 sets of full native regalia (dress, leggings, moccasins, beadwork). I made all my sets myself. It totals about 400 hours of work. A very intricate beadwork set can take up to 100 hours. I take requests!

Scott Kobner

Hometown: Flemington, NJ
Undergraduate: Emory University
Medical School: NYU School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Settling Catan, street photography, scuba diving, chocolate milkshakes, anything tech related.
Interesting Fact: I once won a trip to Las Vegas playing bar trivia. Dreams do come true.

Nhu-Nguyen Le

Hometown: Mission Viejo, CA
Undergraduate: Santa Clara University
Medical School: Creighton University
Hobbies/Interests: Being with friends and family, trying/seeing/ learning new things, trail running, breakfast diners, ice cream.
Interesting Fact: A photo of me was once used as an ad in Nike stores.

Josh Lee

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Undergraduate: UC Berkeley
Medical School: Keck School of Medicine of USC
Hobbies/Interests: College football, hockey, weightlifting, hill sprints, In-N-Out Burger, happy hour, movies with excessive pyrotechnics.
Interesting Fact: I’m a lifelong Cal fan, and my dad still has the Cal baby socks to prove it! We’ll get that Rose Bowl… someday. GO BEARS!

Neal Moehrle

Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Undergraduate: University of Southern California
Medical School: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Live music, hiking, hanging out at beaches/lakes/pools/any body of water, USC football and tailgating, traveling, eating.
Interesting Fact: I broke my arm in third grade, and when the nurse asked me how it happened, I allegedly pointed to my stepdad. I was later told that they pulled him aside and questioned him. And that’s how I almost broke up my family at the ripe age of 8 years old (spoiler alert, he was innocent).

Madeline Ross

Hometown: Washington, DC
Undergraduate: Tulane
Medical School: Georgetown University
Hobbies/Interests: Cheese, dancing, L-shaped couches, reality TV classics a la Survivor, slow cookers, live music, and all things aquatic.
Interesting Fact: Technically, I was casted/performed in Beyonce’s Super Bowl XLVII halftime show.

Brittany Tyson

Hometown: Stuart, FL
Undergraduate: University of Miami
Medical School: University of Miami – Miller School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Anything that involves my dog Bailey, eating, cooking, board game nights, Netflix, hiking, running, traveling.
Interesting Fact: I once won a video game contest in college by knowing every secret level on Super Mario World for Super Nintendo.

Mark Zhang

Hometown: Phoenix, AZ
Undergraduate: Arizona State University
Medical School: Keck School of Medicine of USC
Hobbies/Interests: Binging every Netflix show ever made, being a Costco Executive member, and occasionally going outdoors when the internet goes down. Huge fan of pumpkin spice lattes.
Interesting Fact: For a non-dad, I make a ton of dad jokes.