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AU UGA Medical Partnership Match Day Results

Fourth-year medical students at the AU/UGA Medical Partnership gathered at noon on Friday, March 21 in George Hall at the UGA Health Sciences Campus for Match Day, an event celebrating the next step in their medical careers.  Thirty-seven members of the Class of 2014 received a sealed envelope, which contained a letter revealing where they will pursue their medical residencies.

An annual event, Match Day takes place after students participated in interviews and visits to residency programs across the country.  To determine the post-graduation assignments, the students ranked hospitals where they would like to complete residencies, and hospital residency programs rank the student applicants.  The rankings are then submitted to the nonprofit organization National Resident Matching Program in Washington, D.C., which uses an algorithm which aligns the choices of the applicants with those of the residency programs.  The final pairings are announced simultaneously across the United States at noon on the third Friday in March.

The AU/UGA Medical Partnership Class of 2014 Residency Appointments are:

  • Hammad Aslam: PG1 Medical College of Georgia, PG1 Medicine-Preliminary; PG2 U Alabama Med Ctr, PG2 Physical Med & Rehab 
  • Ashley Austin: Einstein/Montefiore Medical Center, Surgery-Preliminary    
  • Paul Baker Brown: Univ, Psych Res Psychiatry    
  • Zachary Balest: PG1 Baptist Health System, PG1 Transitional; PG2 Emory Univ SOM, PG2 Ophthalmology
  • Breana Berry: Georgetown Univ Hosp-DC, Pediatrics    
  • Justin Brooten: Wake Forest Baptist Med Ctr, Emergency Medicine    
  • Anna Bunker: Duke Univ Med Ctr, Child Neurology    
  • Alan Carnes: Medical College of Georgia, Surg-Prelim/Urology    
  • Chelsea Chandler: UPMC Medical Education, Obstetrics-Gynecology    
  • Porscha Dickens: North Shore-LIJ Health Sys, Psychiatry    
  • Joseph Drwiega: U Alabama Med Ctr-Birmingham, Pathology    
  • Cristina Elstad: Emory Univ SOM, Obstetrics-Gynecology    
  • Cheney Fenn: U Arkansas-Little Rock, Vascular Surgery    
  • Lum Frundi: Medical College of Georgia, Pediatrics
  • Aaron Goodwin: Carolinas Med Ctr, Internal Medicine 
  • Sierra Green: U Alabama Med Ctr-Birmingham, Orthopaedic Surgery 
  • Erik Hansen: Virginia Commonwealth U Hlth Sys, Orthopaedic Surgery 
  • Joshua Hedrick: University of Virginia, Internal Medicine 
  • Peter Karempelis: U Minnesota Med School, Otolaryngology 
  • Kayla Koch: Emory Univ SOM, Pediatrics 
  • Brett Kodish: U Connecticut School of Medicine, Emergency Medicine 
  • Xiao Li : PG1 Medical College of Georgia, PG1 Medicine-Preliminary; PG2 Baylor Coll Med PG2, Radiology- Diagnostic 
  • Lisa Lima: Emory Univ SOM, Pediatrics 
  • Dylan Lovin: Johns Hopkins Hosp, Internal Medicine 
  • Spencer Maddox: Emory Univ SOM, Internal Medicine 
  • Amy Martin: U Louisville SOM, Medicine-Pediatrics 
  • Brittany Martin: Self Regional Healthcare, Family Medicine 
  • Lance McLeroy: Medical University of SC ,Internal Medicine 
  • Nitya Nair: Cincinnati Childrens Hosp MC, Pediatrics 
  • Travis Palmer: Virginia Commonwealth U Hlth Sys, Surgery-Preliminary 
  • Rutvi Patel: U Florida COM-Jacksonville, Emergency Medicine 
  • Travis Smith: Denver Health Med Ctr, Emergency Medicine 
  • Daniel Spollen: St Lukes-Bethlehem, Emergency Medicine 
  • Rachel Taylor: Case Western/Univ Hosps Case Med Ctr, Pediatrics 
  • Bijal Vashi: Morehouse Sch of Med ,Internal Medicine 
  • Rachel Weaver :SUNY Upstate Med University, Obstetrics-Gynecology 
  • Yu Zhang: Duke Univ Med Ctr, Anesthesiology