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Fellows - Third Year

Caffrey.jpgName: Erdem Altunel, MD
Hometown: Turkey
Medical School: Ankara Üniversitesi Tip Fakültesi, Turkey
Residency: St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
Hobbies: Cooking and spending quality time with friends

Puthawala.jpegName: Taruna Arora, MD
Hometown: India
Medical School: Grant Government Medical College, Mumbai, India
Residency: Saint Vincent Hospital, Worcester, Massachusetts
Hobbies: Sketching, painting, running, hiking, baking, and traveling

Winokur.jpgName: Wallace (Ned) Jones, MD
Hometown: Yarmouth, Maine
Medical School: University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado
Residency: Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
Hobbies: Cooking for friends and family, traveling, spending time with family

Name: Sohaip Kabashneh, MD
Hometown: Irbid, Jordan
Medical School: Jordan University of Science and Technology Faculty of Medicine, Jordan
Residency: Wayne State University – Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan
Hobbies: Swimming, hiking, soccer, and playing chess

Fellows - Second Year

Haddadin.jpgName: Tien- Chan Hsieh, MD
Hometown: Taipei, Taiwan
Medical School: National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine, Taiwan, Province of China
Residency: Danbury Hospital, Danbury, Connecticut
Hobbies: Sports- primarily basketball and blogging

Nandi.jpgName: Vera Kazakova, MD
Hometown: Moscow, Russia
Medical School: Lomonosov Moscow State University Faculty of Medicine, Moscow, Russia
Residency: St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center - Tufts University School of Medicine Boston, Massachusetts
Hobbies: Traveling, dancing, hiking, and camping


Name: Ritika Walia, MD
Hometown: Westborough, Massachusetts
Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York
Residency: UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate Medical Center Springfield, Massachusetts
Hobbies: Reading and writing

Wilks.jpegName: Mohammed Wazir, MD
Hometown: Iraq
Medical School: Jordan University of Science and Technology Faculty of Medicine, Jordan
Residency: AdventHealth Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital Orlando) Orlando, Florida
Hobbies: Squash, tennis, movies, and any outdoor activity with family

Name: Yiyu Xie, MD
Hometown: Changzhou, China
Medical School: Soochow University Medical College, Suzhou, China
Residency: Yale New Haven Health/Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, Connecticut
Hobbies: Board Games- Go

Fellows - First Year

Haddadin.jpgName: Caroline Gordon, MD
Hometown: Barrington, Rhode Island
Medical School: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Residency: Yale New Haven Health, New Haven, Connecticut 
Hobbies: Alpine and cross-country skiing, running, group workout classes

Name: Erin Thomas, MD
Hometown: Freehold, New Jersey
Medical School: Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
Residency: UMass Chan Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts
Hobbies: Current events, health journalism, painting, comedy, kayaking

Name: Nsabimana (Alain) Uwumugambi, MD
Hometown: Rwanda
Medical School: Universite National du Rwanda (University of Rwanda College of Medicine and Health Sciences)
Residency: Boston University Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
Hobbies: Running, travel, cooking

Name: Tina Zhang, MD
Hometown: Shenyang, China / Newton, Massachusetts
Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Residency: Boston University Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
Hobbies: Exploring new cities, night markets, gardening, cooking, yoga, and road trips