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Julius Patrick Aguas, M.D.

Julius Patrick Aguas

Hometown: Streamwood, Illinois
Undergraduate: Loyola University of Chicago
Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Emergency Medicine Interests: Administration, critical care, ultrasound
Hobbies: Chicago sports teams, exercising, eating, and exploring
Fun Fact: I can use my feet as hands

Abubakarr Bangura, M.D.

Abubakarr Bangura

Hometown: Landover, Maryland
Undergraduate: George Washington University
Medical School: Meharry Medical College
Emergency Medicine Interests: Global health/international emergency medicine, health policy and advocacy, sports medicine, and EMS
Hobbies: Youth mentoring, tutoring, teaching, discovering new music/expanding music library. Watching and playing sports, eating, cooking, more eating. Spending time with family. Stand-up comedy and of course watching 90s/00s sitcoms!
Fun Fact: Spent some time exploring the mountains and beaches of Sierra Leone while teaching at a few schools there.

Ryan Cole, M.D.

Ryan Cole*

Hometown: Waterbury, Connecticut
Undergraduate: American University
Medical School: Frank H. Netter School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University
Emergency Medicine Interests: EMS, critical care, toxicology, EKGs
Hobbies: Exercise, hiking, travel, listening to podcasts, reading (mostly history and sci-fi)
Fun Fact: Drove cross-country after medical school to visit as many national parks as possible.

Kenneth Conner, M.D.

Kenneth Conner

Hometown: Tyler, Texas
Undergraduate: Washington University in St. Louis
Medical School: University of Texas School of Medicine San Antonio
Emergency Medicine Interests: Emergency Medicine administration, ultrasound
Hobbies: Anything outdoors (running, hiking, swimming, and soccer)
Fun Fact: I’ve played basketball in front of a crowd that included Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, and most importantly Dirk Nowitzki!

Lauren Costa, M.D.

Lauren Costa

Hometown: Guilderland, New York
Undergraduate: Syracuse University
Medical School: Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine
Emergency Medicine Interests: Disaster relief, mentorship
Hobbies: Playing piano, cooking/eating Italian food
Fun Fact: I began playing every sport imaginable when I was 5 until I was about 15, successfully remaining at a skill level of a 5 year old.

Alec Freiling, M.D.

Alec Freling

Hometown: Avon, Connecticut
Undergraduate: Georgetown University
Medical School: University of Southern Florida Morsani College of Medicine
Emergency Medicine Interests: Administration, health policy, business
Hobbies: Soccer, basketball, golf, traveling, politics
Fun Fact: I am an amateur barber specializing in fades and undercuts

Brian Kohen, M.D.

Brian Kohen

Hometown: White Plain, New York
Undergraduate: Duke University
Medical School: Ben Gurion University
Emergency Medicine Interests: Ultrasound, sports medicine
Hobbies: Soccer, basketball, traveling, hiking, music
Fun Fact: I can speak Hebrew fluently!

Francise Lamothe, M.D.

Francise Lamothe

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Undergraduate: Brooklyn College
Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine
Emergency Medicine Interests: Global health, toxicology, simulation
Hobbies: Cooking and writing
Fun fact: I speak four languages and want to learn more

Jacob Marceau, M.D.

Jacob Marceau*

Hometown: Livermore, Maine
Undergrad: University of Southern Maine
Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Emergency Medicine Interests: Disaster/event medicine, ultrasound
Hobbies: Exercise, spending time with my wife, and watching as many movies as possible
Fun fact: I used to be a butcher, substitute teacher, farmer, worked at a paper mill, and soccer coach. My wife and I own  over 600 movies.

Connor McElligot, M.D.

Connor McElligot

Hometown: West Windsor, New Jersey
Undergraduate: Trinity College
Medical School: Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Emergency Medicine Interests: SIM, ultrasound, education
Hobbies: Outdoor activities, brewing beer, jogging, video games, streaming TV shows
Fun Fact: I went abroad to Denmark for four months in undergrad

Johnathan L. Nieves, M.D.

Johnathan L. Nieves

Hometown: Bronx, NY
Undergrad: Dickinson College
Medical School: Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Emergency Medicine Interests: Ultrasound, SIM, mentorship
Hobbies: PC building, home remodeling, anything DIY, animal rescue, investing
Fun Fact: I’ve cut my own hair since I was 12.

Adam Olson, M.D.

Adam Olson

Hometown: Woodstock, Illinois
Undergraduate: Loyola University of Chicago
Medical School: Rocky Vista University
Emergency Medicine Interests: Wilderness, ultrasound, international
Hobbies: Traveling, hiking, skiing, binge watching Netflix, and trying out new restaurants and breweries whenever I can

Judith Oriental-Pierre, M.D.

Judith Oriental-Pierre*

Hometown: Miami, Florida
Undergraduate: Florida Atlantic University
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Emergency Medicine Interests: EMS, disaster medicine, international emergency medicine
Hobbies: Shopping, music, reading, cooking, and traveling
Fun Fact: From Miami and cannot swim

James Price, M.D.

James Price*

Hometown: Carrolton, Texas
Undergraduate: The University of Texas at Arlington
Medical School: The University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston
Emergency Medicine Interests: Ultrasound, EMS, disaster medicine
Hobbies: Texas, spending time with my family, fitness, sports (mainly golf) tasty adult beverages, petting all the dogs
Fun Fact: I went to a golf academy for a year before I went to college

Megan Smith, M.D.

Megan Smith*

Hometown: Wallingford, CT
Undergraduate: Colby College
Medical School: UConn School of Medicine
Emergency Medicine Interests: International medicine, disaster medicine, medical student education, administration/ED operations
Hobbies: Hiking with my two Weimaraners, spending time in Maine, scrapbooking, hanging with my four cats, speaking Mandarin Chinese to anyone who will listen, napping, and travel
Fun Fact: Play any country music song from the 80s to today and I probably know all the lyrics

Dana Thompson, M.D.

Dana Thompson

Hometown: Post Falls, Idaho
Undergraduate: Washington State University
Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine
Emergency Medicine Interests: Ultrasound and EMS
Hobbies: Snowboarding, hiking, mountain biking, wake-boarding, and of course Netflix
Fun Fact: I can ride a unicycle

Alex Wang, M.D.

Alex Wang

Hometown: Woodbridge, Connecticut
Undergraduate: Ursinus College
Medical School: Ben Gurion University
Emergency Medicine Interests: Austere medicine, pre-hospital medicine, technology
Hobbies: Outdoor activities, travel
Fun Fact: I was head-butted and rolled down the Rockies by a mountain goat as a kid

Brian Wong, M.D.

Brian L. Wong

Hometown: Quincy, Massachusetts
Undergraduate: Northeastern University
Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine
Emergency Medicine Interests: EMS, sports medicine, ultrasound
Hobbies: Basketball, football, weightlifting, cooking
Fun Fact: Growing up, I wanted to be the first ever Asian-American NBA player – Thanks, Jeremy. Then, I became an air traffic controller and wrote for a defunct sports blog. Now, I like to spend my time trying to recapture my youth by dominating unathletic middle-aged men in recreational sports leagues.

*2020-2021 Chief Residents