Brett Barro

Hometown: Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada
Undergraduate: Saint Francis Xavier University
Medical School: Dalhousie University
Hobbies/Interests: Trailer Park Boys, bbq’d pepperoni, hockey, Winston Churchill.
Interesting Fact: Nickname is teddy and I don’t know why.

Eli Bench

Hometown: Seattle, WA
Undergraduate: Georgetown University
Medical School: Keck School of Medicine of USC
Hobbies/Interests: Basketball, reading, watching Top Chef, traveling, talking about Seattle.
Interesting Fact: I played Peja Stojakovic in doubles tennis in New Orleans.

Richard Bracken

Hometown: Columbus, Ohio
Undergraduate: Duke University
Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences
Hobbies/Interests: Scuba diving, cooking, college basketball (go Blue Devils!), skiing, travel, FOAM, palliative care.
Interesting Fact: I’ve had my pilot’s license since I was in high school but I am also scared of heights…Go figure.

Amy Briggs

Hometown: Lincoln, MA
Undergraduate: Pomona College
Medical School: Keck School of Medicine of USC
Hobbies/Interests: walking my dog, rock climbing, snowboarding, paddling around on a surfboard trying to stay out of the way of people who can actually surf.
Next Place I want to travel to: Machu Picchu

David Clark

Hometown: New Hartford, NY
Undergraduate: Colgate University
Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Hobbies/Interests: traveling, rock climbing, hiking, mountain biking, whitewater kayaking, surfing, snowboarding. Anything and everything related to technology. Trying new food, reading, live music, and coffee.
Interesting Fact: my first open water scuba dive was in 34°f water.

Betsi Crow

Hometown: Paradise Valley, AZ
Undergraduate: University of Southern California
Medical School: Keck School of Medicine of USC
Hobbies/Interests: traveling, sailing, happy hour, yoga.
**Interesting Fact:**I cried when Whitney Houston died. A lot.

Anna Darby

Hometown: Berkeley, California
Undergraduate: Brown University
Graduate School: Harvard School of Public Health, MPH (health policy)
Medical School: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Hobbies/Interests: I’m a puzzle fiend, I love YG, and I can freestyle battle with the best of ’em.
Interesting Fact: my first job was as a counselor at a multicultural farm camp for social justice and environmental awareness…let’s just say I milk a mean goat.

Kelsey Ford

Hometown: Calabasas, CA
Undergraduate: USC
Medical School: Keck School of Medicine of USC
Hobbies/Interests: traveling, college football, bad reality TV, live music, and feminism.
Interesting Fact: Ruth Bader Ginsburg is my hero.

Brittany Grzybowski

Hometown: Jupiter, Florida
Undergraduate: University of Florida
Medical School: New York University School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: traveling, being outdoors, playing basketball, eating, Game of Thrones.
Interesting Fact: I am the master of making Kraft mac and cheese.

Flavien Leclere

Hometown: Collioure, France and Milwaukee, WI
Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin – Madison
**Graduate School:**Boston University School of Medicine (M.A. in Medical Sciences)
Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Anything that has to do with ocean/sea/lakes/pools, backpacking, soccer, foosball, ping pong, djembe/kpanlogo drumming, cooking/hosting dinner parties, and international health.
Interesting Fact: I once outdueled a baboon, preventing it from entering my room.

Brett Lee

Hometown: Wilmington, NC
Undergraduate: University of North Carolina
Medical School: University of North Carolina
Hobbies/Interests: love surfing, snowboarding, tennis, basketball, bro time, girl time, good facial hair, Michelob Ultra immediately after exercising (preferably on rollerblades), leather bound books, regular books, comic books, and spending time with my beloved dog Zoey, who is actually my world.
Fun Fact: fun is for the weak.

Mariana Martinez

Hometown: Oakland, CA
Undergraduate: UC Berkeley
Medical School: Keck School of Medicine of USC
Hobbies/Interests: dancing, music, knitting, Giants baseball.
Interesting Fact: I went to 24 consecutive Giants home openers before medical school took over my life haha.

Nicholas Orozco

Hometown: East Los Angeles
Undergraduate: University of California, Los Angeles
**Graduate School:**University of California, Berkeley – MS
Medical School: University of California, San Francisco (UC Berkeley – UCSF Joint Medical Program)
Hobbies/Interests: Hanging out with my cats (Pogi and Guapo) and husband, watching lots of streaming TV (Netflix, Hulu, HBO Go), X-men cartoons from the ’90’s and movies, RuPaul’s Drag Race, podcasts, hiking, dancing, gymin’ it up, hanging out with family and friends.
Interesting Fact: I worked at the retail store TJ Maxx for about 5 years in high school and into college–was predicted to become CEO by my high school newspaper. At different points in my life I’ve eaten crickets, ants and a caterpillar…intentionally. Someday I hope to have a farm that houses ALL the animals.

Edwin Peck

Hometown: Irvine, CA
Undergraduate: UCLA
Medical School: UCSD Med School, Tufts Post Bac
Hobbies/Interests: old man water polo, reading non science books, long ocean swims, Dodger games and Dodger dogs, workin on my spanish.
Interesting Fact: when I was in college I ate a burrito at 2am with Benicio del Toro.

Mike Perez

Hometown: Temecula, CA
Undergraduate: UC Irvine
Medical School: UC San Francisco
Hobbies/Interests: watching NBA basketball, working out, technology, video games, competitive Pokémon battling.
Interesting Fact: I stayed up the night before one of my residency interviews to watch the midnight premiere of Star Wars The Force Awakens. Worth it. On a related note, lightsabers are not allowed in carry-on luggage, in case you were wondering.

David Richter

Hometown: Svitavy, Czech Republic
Undergraduate: UC Davis
Medical School: UC Irvine
Hobbies/Interests: climbing of any kind, surfing, motorcycling, tennis, occasional reading, having fun with food experiments, eating.
Interesting Fact: somehow I got hired as a sushi chef in my younger days so I guess I can always make sushi at the resident hang out – at your own risk… I only survived there for a month.

Danielle Wickman

Hometown: Escondido, CA
Undergraduate: UC Riverside
Medical School: David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Hobbies/Interests: hanging with my rescue pup, camping, hiking, cooking, traveling, going out with friends, consuming as much ice cream as possible, enjoying craft beer, wine tasting, binge watching property brothers, jamming to 80’s music, critical care medicine, social justice, global health.
Interesting Fact: I’ve backpacked through six African countries, and I have a South African driver’s license. Who knew driving on the opposite side of the road could be so difficult?