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Match Day 2014 Reveals, Celebrates Med Students’ Next Steps

Published March 21, 2014

Medical students in the University at Buffalo’s Class of 2014 gathered on March 21 for Match Day, an event celebrating the next steps in their medical careers.

Each student received a sealed letter from the National Resident Matching Program. Classmates opened their envelopes simultaneously, revealing where they will pursue their medical residencies.

Family, friends and faculty members joined in the festivities, which took place in Statler City’s Golden Ballroom in downtown Buffalo.

All 128 fourth-year medical students are listed below, along with their medical specialties and locations of their residency matches.

Name

Medical Specialty Program

Location

Catherine S. Abied

Obstetrics-Gynecology

Richmond University Medical Center, Staten Island, NY

Eliane A. Abou-Jaoude

Internal Medicine

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

James Rudolph Agapoff IV

Psychiatry

University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI

Janell Lee Aguirre

Medicine – Preliminary

University of California, San Francisco, Fresno, CA

Anesthesiology

University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA

Rachel Elizabeth Aliotta

Plastic Surgery (Integrated)

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Raed Mohammad Alnaji

Internal Medicine

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Kyrollis G. Attalla

Surgery – Preliminary

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY

Urology

Matthew R. Austin

Internal Medicine

Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University, Providence, RI

Henry Maxwell Bacher

Emergency Medicine

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Lauren E. Barth

Pediatrics

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Miles Joseph George Basil

Internal Medicine

Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA

Ashley Marie Beecher

General Surgery

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Anthony C. Bejjani

Internal Medicine

University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center

Michael Jose Blanco

Internal Medicine

Northwestern McGaw/Northwestern Memorial Hospital/VA, Chicago, IL

Andrew David Bloom

Family Medicine

University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, MI

Steven D. Bonsall

Surgery-Preliminary

University of California, San Francisco East Bay, Oakland, CA

Anesthesiology

University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA

Daniel M. Briggs

Orthopaedic Surgery

Wayne State University, School of Medicine, Detroit, MI

Bradley Michael Buchheit

Family Medicine

Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA

Robin F. Burger

Pathology

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY

Gregory Scott Canfield

Internal Medicine

Scripps Clinic, Green Hospital, La Jolla, CA

Emlyn J. Capili

Psychiatry

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY

Jane Truesdale Caty

Medicine – Preliminary

Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University, Providence, RI

Ophthalmology

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Erica Bettina Ciminelli

Pediatrics

University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

David J. Ciufo

Orthopaedic Surgery

University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY

Ashley Conway

Obstetrics-Gynecology

Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA

Anna Elizabeth Cooley

Pediatrics

University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

Molly Caitlyn Cowdrey

Medicine – Preliminary

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH

Dermatology

Francis William Coyne

Medicine – Pediatrics

University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY

Alice L. Crane

Surgery – Preliminary

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Urology

Meghan B. Crawley

Otolaryngology

Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Anna Lisa Derrien

Psychiatry

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY

Patrick Drummond

Medicine – Preliminary

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Neurology

New York University, School of Medicine, New York, NY

Daniel Joseph Fahey

Emergency Medicine

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Emily E. Farrell

Medicine – Preliminary

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Dermatology

University of Vermont College of Medicine, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT

Jill C. Fennell

Pediatrics

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Brittany A. Frankel

Internal Medicine

University of California, San Diego Medical Center

Julie Carin Garchow

Family Medicine

University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA

Saied Ghadersohi

Otolaryngology

Northwestern McGaw/Northwestern Memorial Hospital/VA, Chicago, IL

Lauren T. Gluck

Medicine – Preliminary

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY

Neurology

Jason Daniel Goldstein

Internal Medicine

Stony Brook Teaching Hospital, Stony Brook, NY

Ankit Gor

Medicine – Preliminary

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Nisali Gunawardane

Medicine – Preliminary

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx, NY

Neurology

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY

Canting Guo

Medicine – Preliminary

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Shivane Kumar Gupta

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Sonal S. Harneja

Psychiatry

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY

Hisham Hatoum

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Simon Hsu

Internal Medicine

University of California, San Diego Medical Center

Steve Hu

Internal Medicine

University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM

Yiang Hui

Pathology

Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University, Providence, RI

Murfat Ismail Ibrahim

Family Medicine

St. Joseph’s, Syracuse, NY

Lunan Ji

Surgery – Preliminary

Jackson Memorial Hospital, Jackson Health System Program, Miami, FL

Urology

University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL

Richard S. Jin Anesthesiology New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

Marissa Just

Pediatrics

University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, TN

Jae Hyun Kim

Psychiatry – UCLA-San Fernando Valley Program

VA Greater LA Health Systems, Los Angeles, CA

Tiffany Anne Kolniak

Internal Medicine

Mt. Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA

Kevin James Krautsak

Surgery – Preliminary

Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY

Amita Krishnan

Internal Medicine

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Jessica Lau

Internal Medicine

University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Ying Ting Lau

Internal Medicine

North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health Systems, Great Neck, NY

Catherine Lee

Psychiatry

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY

Nara Lee

Internal Medicine

Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ

Luke A. Lennox

Medicine – Preliminary

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Ophthalmology

Maria Grace Lennox

Pediatrics

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Jeanette Liao

Internal Medicine

Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, OH

Lisa Nicole Linde

Psychiatry

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY

Ilya B. Livshits

Medicine – Preliminary

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark, NJ

Radiology – Diagnostic

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY

Umairullah Lodhi

Medicine – Preliminary

Stony Brook Teaching Hospital, Stony Brook, NY

Radiology – Diagnostic

Yuqi Mao

Family Medicine

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Britt Alyssa Marshall

Internal Medicine

Hershey Medical Center, Penn State, Hershey, PA

Ruchi Mathur

Family Medicine

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY

Malorie Negaar Meshkati

Medicine – Pediatrics

Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ

Eileen Maria Micaroni Smith    Anesthesiology Hershey Medical Center, Penn State, Hershey, PA

Brian A. Monaco

Emergency Medicine

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Tyler F. Moore

Emergency Medicine

San Antonio Military Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX

Alea Gillian Morrison

Anesthesiology

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Katherine T. Mun

Psychiatry

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Sara Anne Neimanis

Plastic Surgery (Integrated)

University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY

Rachel Elizabeth NeMoyer

General Surgery

Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ

Daniil Niyazov

Internal Medicine

Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY

Rachel M. Ochotny

Pediatrics

St. Louis Children’s Hospital, St. Louis, MO

Elissa Katherine Ortolani

Pediatrics

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Medical Education, Pittsburgh, PA

Dhwani S. Patel

Internal Medicine

University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY

Neel H. Patel

Surgery – Preliminary

New York Medical College, Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York, NY

Urology

New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

Nilay Ashokkumar Patel

Internal Medicine

Harbor-University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center, Torrance, CA

Sagar Dinu Patel

Emergency Medicine

Orlando Health, Orlando, FL

Swapnil C. Patel

Medicine – Preliminary

Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Radiology – Diagnostic

University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY

Colleen Elizabeth Quinn

Family Medicine

University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO

Brendan Daniel Raleigh

Family Medicine

University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Jason Michael Rizzo

Medicine – Preliminary

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Dermatology

University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, MI

Amir Rowshanrad

Anesthesiology

Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL

Sean Matthew Rumschik

Psychiatry

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY

Christopher William Schaefer

Internal Medicine

Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY

Matthew E. Schimmel

Internal Medicine

Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Cynthia Nichole Schreiner

Pediatrics

Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Philip L. Senger

Emergency Medicine

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Adam J. Shapin

Emergency Medicine

Beaumont Health System, Royal Oak, MI

Michael Mina Shehata

Internal Medicine

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Jorawer Singh

Transitional Year

Bassett Medical Center, Cooperstown, NY

Ophthalmology

George Washington University, Washington, DC

William Henry Sipprell III

Transitional Year

Harbor-University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center, Torrance, CA

Dermatology

University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY

Jennifer Louise Slagus

Obstetrics – Gynecology

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Bradley William Smith

Orthopaedic Surgery

Akron General Medical Center, Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED), Akron, OH

Ellyn Allyse Smith

General Surgery

St. Luke’s-Bethlehem, Bethlehem, PA

Kristine So

Surgery – Preliminary

Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY

Jeffrey Spencer

Surgery – Preliminary

SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY

Urology

SUNY Health Sciences Center, Syracuse, NY

Robert John Taylor

Otolaryngology

Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Sharavanan Thevanayagam

Internal Medicine

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Olivia Tong

Medicine – Preliminary

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY

Neurology

Kyle W. Trecartin

Emergency Medicine

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

Hung G. Trinh

Internal Medicine

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY

Carolynn M. Tsabai

Family Medicine

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Nicholas D. Valente

Orthopaedic Surgery

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Lauren L. Valtin

Family Medicine

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Daniel Vincent Vargo

Orthopaedic Surgery

Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA

Daniel Vekhter

Internal Medicine

University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY

Benjamin Verplanke

Internal Medicine

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY

Anchara Vivek

Pediatrics

North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Great Neck, NY

Amanda I. Wachtel

Psychiatry

University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Russell A. Weg

Internal Medicine

New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY

Kyle Martina Westerholt

Emergency Medicine

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Samuel Peter Wiles

Internal Medicine

Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH

Alanna Wong

Internal Medicine

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY

Christina Yin Bin Wong

Dermatology

Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH

Linda Marie Wong

Surgery – Preliminary

North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Great Neck, NY

Sakai Felicia Yang

Medicine – Preliminary

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Jennifer A. Zabinsky

Pediatrics

Northwestern McGaw/Lurie Peds, Chicago, IL

Jessica Helen Zak

Pediatrics

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Allyson Marie Zakrzewski

Surgery – Preliminary

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Adam Stephen Zayac

Internal Medicine

SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY