PGY3

Alexander Baaklini, D.O.

James Airoldi

Hometown: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Undergraduate: University of Delaware
Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine
Emergency Medicine Interests: Sports Medicine, Disaster Medicine, Medical Education
Hobbies: Golf, Snowboarding, Watching Sports - Mainly Football, Movies, My Pets - Maggie (Dog), Luna, and Boo-Boo (Cats)
Fun Fact: I've watched "The Office" in full three times and dislocated my left knee five times (none while watching the office).

Kelsey Boch

Kelsey Boch*

Hometown: Waterford, Connecticut
Undergraduate: UConn
Medical School: UConn School of Medicine
Emergency Medicine Interests: Sports Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Ultrasound
Hobbies: Baking, Giants, Yankees, UConn Basketball
Fun Fact: I spend about 90% of my free time watching, playing, or listening to sports.

Derrick Bremang

Derrick Bremang

Hometown: Accra, Ghana
Undergraduate: Syracuse University
Medical School: Icahn School of Medicine, Mt. Sinai
Emergency Medicine Interests: International, Ultrasound, Simulation
Hobbies: MMA, Poetry, and Much More
Fun Fact: Spent close to two days participating in a poker tournament.

Michael Joseph

Michael Joseph

Hometown: Old Saybrook, Connecticut
Undergraduate: UConn
Medical School: UConn School of Medicine
Emergency Medicine Interests: Critical Care, Ultrasound, Palliative Care
Hobbies: Golfing, Hiking, Kayaking, Languages, Football, Spending Time with Wife and Daughter, Eating Good Food, Drinking Good Beer, Tasting Decent Wine, Movies
Fun Fact: I have four first names.

Joseph Kebisek

Joseph Kebisek

Hometown: Delafield, Wisconsin
Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Medical School: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health
Emergency Medicine Interests: Toxicology, Addiction Medicine, Simulation, Wilderness and Tactical Medicine
Hobbies: Mountain Biking, Downhill Skiing, Hiking, Golf, Racquetball, Bluegrass
Fun Fact: Spent five years in the military as an Army Ranger before medical school.

Konstantin Kovalev

Konstantin Kovalev

Hometown: Delmar, Maryland
Undergraduate: Salisbury University
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Emergency Medicine Interests: Everything, All of It Matters
Hobbies: Music, Cooking, Relaxing.
Fun Fact: Amendment V.

Elena Kozlova

Elena Kozlova

Hometown: Stamford, Connecticut
Undergraduate: UConn
Medical School: New York Institute of Technology
Emergency Medicine Interests: Pediatrics, Ultrasound, Disaster Relief Medicine, Women's Health
Hobbies: Animals, Aerial Acrobatics, Running, Crocheting, Napping
Fun Fact: I have a family of five - husband Rick, kitties Bert and Sophie, and puppy Duke.

Michael Light

Michael Light

Hometown: West Windsor, New Jersey
Undergraduate: University of Pittsburgh
Medical School: New York Medical College
Emergency Medicine Interests: Critical Care, Administration, Palliative Care
Hobbies: Guitar, Recording Music, Rock Climbing, Skiing, Hiking
Fun Fact: I played in a rock band in medical school.

Frank Marino

Frank Marino

Hometown: Kings Park, New York
Undergraduate: Fordham University
Medical School: SUNY Buffalo - Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Emergency Medicine Interests: International Medicine, Teaching, Bioethics
Hobbies: Guitar, Photography, Writing, and Comedy
Fun Fact: Lived half a year in India to study Tibetan Buddhism.

Frank Marino

Faroukh Mehkri

Hometown: Texas (all of it)
Undergraduate: Rice University
Medical School: University of North Texas Health Science Center
Emergency Medicine Interests: Leadership and Advocacy; Leadership and Involvement in Residency and Medical School; Prehospital EMS, Disaster, and Tactical Medicine; Emergency Medicine Critical Care
Hobbies: Traveling to new countries and cities either alone or with friends; playing pick-up basketball and going on hikes, runs, and trails in new places; exploring nature and national parks; my cat Sherlock Tiberius Rex Holmes; learning to cook and eating new and amazing foods; sport shooting
Fun Fact: While dating this girl, I fell asleep on four of the 10 first dates. She still married me. The other six must have been that good.

Andrew Mikhalyuk

Andrew Mikhalyuk

Hometown: Lviv, Ukraine
Undergraduate: UConn
Medical School: UConn School of Medicine
Emergency Medicine Interests: Difficult Airway Management, Emergency Ultrasound, Wilderness Medicine
Hobbies: Hockey, Traveling, Escape Rooms, Cinematography

Alisa Newman

Alisa Newman*

Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia
Undergraduate: Florida A&M University
Medical School: Florida State University
Emergency Medicine Interests: Currently undecided about a fellowship, but I'm between Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Simulation. If you ask me tomorrow, I'm sure I'll have a completely different answer.
Hobbies: Almost every girl's favorite past time SHOPPING (especially when I have my dad's credit card). I also love traveling; if I can find somewhere with a beach and a mojito under a cabana, I'm down. My other interests include watching or attending sporting events (Go Falcons! Go Seminoles!), cooking/baking, and trying new restaurants (I'm such a foodie). Most importantly though, I love spending time with my friends and family.
Fun Fact: Last Christmas I got to drive a Ferrari at the Atlanta Motor Speedway with a top speed of 131 mph.

Daniel Patino-Calle

Daniel Patino-Calle

Hometown: Cuenca, Ecuador
Undergraduate: Molloy College
Medical School: Brown University
Emergency Medicine Interests: Medical Education, International Medicine, Point-of-Care Ultrasound, Diversity and Minority Inclusion, FOAM, Emergency Medicine Podcasts
Hobbies: Soccer, Live Music, Grilling, Traveling, Trail Blazers Basketball
Fun Fact: Hiked the Zion Narrows Top-Down (16 miles) in 12 hours.

Marc Rigatti

Marc Rigatti*

Hometown: Lisbon, Connecticut
Undergraduate: Eastern Connecticut State University
Medical School: UConn School of Medicine
Emergency Medicine Interests: Toxicology, Ultrasound, Wilderness Medicine
Hobbies: Guitar, Hiking and Mountaineering, Woodworking, Cooking, Cycling, Being a Dad
Fun Fact: I'm currently involved in designing an experiment that will be conducted on the international space station.

William Robar

William Robar

Hometown: Missoula, Montana
Undergraduate: Colorado State University
Medical School: Rocky Vista University
Emergency Medicine Interests: Wilderness, Disaster, High Altitude, Ultrasound, Toxicology, International
Hobbies: Hiking, Camping, Scuba Diving, Skiing, Biking, and Most Other Outdoor Activities
Fun Fact: I have flown upside down in an aerobatic plane called a Pitts Special.

Venkat Subramanyam

Venkat Subramanyam*

Hometown: Fairfax Station, Virginia
Undergraduate: Virginia Tech
Medical School: Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University
Emergency Medicine Interests: Sports Medicine, Health Policy, Health Communications
Hobbies: Anything and Everything D.C. Sports, Traveling, Videography, Eating What My Wife Bakes and Exercising After
Fun Fact: Prior jobs include fireworks salesman, donut maker, and public address announcer.

Duyen Tran

Duyen Tran

Medical School: UConn School of Medicine
Emergency Medicine Interests: Undecided—Too Many Awesome Options
Hobbies: Anything Food-related (e.g., Baking, Cooking, Trying New Restaurants), Reading, Basketball, Going to Concerts, Crafts

*2019-2020 Chief Residents