Residency | Current Residents | PGY II

EM Residents Class - PGY II

Christopher Allen, MD

Hometown: San Diego, CA
Medical School: Saint Louis University
Undergrad: UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Hobbies: Fixing up my house, biking (commuting and for fun on Gayle's trails), cooking, brewing beer (harder since there's so much good beer to drink in STL), reading
Super Power: I really like night shift and have never had trouble switching my sleep schedule around.  We'll see how long that lasts as my birthdays continue to stack up.
Kryptonite: Ties.  The worst invention on this planet.

Nikolai Arendovich, MD

Hometown: Lemont, IL
Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine
Undergrad: Illinois Institute of Technology
Hobbies: Biking, Baking, anything related to electronics and gadgets
Super Power: Ingesting expired foods
Kryptonite: When my dogs tilts his head and I can see the whites of his eyes

Sarah Berg, MD

Hometown: Bloomington, IL
Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University
Undergrad: University of Illinois
Hobbies: Horseback riding, yoga, hiking, Netflix, craft beer, reading books that have nothing to do with medicine
Super Power: Extreme procrastination
Kryptonite: Any and all dogs.  I'm that girl who takes pictures of stranger's dogs.

William Boland, MD

Hometown: Calgary, Alberta
Medical School: Weill Cornell Medical College
Undergrad: McGill University
Hobbies: Soccer, Squash, Board Games, Cooking, Brewing Beer
Super Power: Driving incredibly long distances
Kryptonite: Sunburns

Brandon Drazich, MD

Hometown: Hockessin, DE and St. Paul, MN
Medical School: University of Minnesota
Undergrad:College of St. Benedict/St. John's University (MN)
Hobbies: Cycling (CX/MTB/road), Nordic skiing, hiking, baking bread, literature/poetry/ and international travel
Super Power: Crusading for social justice and health equity - Social Emergency Medicine!
Kryptonite: My heart turns to jelly every time I watch Moana.  That little feminist Disney character is my hero.

Ian Holley, MD

Hometown: Victoria, BC, Canada
Medical School: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Undergrad: University of Victoria, BSc Chemistry
Hobbies: Playing soccer, going to the gym, traveling, snowboarding, hanging with friends, Netflixing
Super Power:  Living in new cities/countries
Kryptonite:  Reading long emails and legal documents

Julia Lange, MD

Hometown: Menlo Park, CA
Medical School: Washington University in St. Louis
Undergrad: University of California, Santa Barbara
Hobbies: Bicycling, traveling for as cheaply as possibly, road trips with minimal planning, making strange new friends, Halloween, sportball
Super Power: Sleeping anywhere
Kryptonite: Temperatures below 20 degrees Fahrenheit

Patrick Lanter , MD

Hometown: Belleville, IL
Medical School: University of Illinois Chicago
Undergrad: Emory University
Hobbies: Basketball, climbing, spikeball, running, trivia (especially Star Trek trivia), traveling, camping, trying new food
Super Power: Seemingly inhuman ability to be a coffee snob
Kryptonite: Bad coffee

Matthew Murphy, MD

Hometown: West Bend, WI
Medical School: University of Wisconsin
Undergrad: University of Wisconsin
Hobbies: Skiing, volleyball, eating, cooking, Badger games
Super Power: Buying nice looking plants
Kryptonite: Watering nice looking plants before they die

Ghady Rahhal, MD

Hometown: New Paltz, NY
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin
Undergrad: SUNY New Paltz
Hobbies: Cooking, eating, soccer, bolleyball, reading, writing, gaming, playing piano, and more eating
Super Power: The ability to watch an endless stream of YouTube videos
Kryptonite: Any meal cooked from a bird (quail, fried chicken, wings, duck...)

John Schneider, MD

Hometown: Columbus, OH
Medical School: University of Missouri, Columbia
Undergrad: Washington University in St. Louis
Hobbies: Mountain biking, hiking, watching and playing football, sand volleyball, camping, fishing....pretty much anything outdoors and active
Super Power: Dad humor
Kryptonite: Chewing noises aka's a disease...look it up...I'm sick


Michael Wilson, MD

Hometown: Austin, TX
Medical School: McGovern UT Houston
Undergrad: UT Austin
Hobbies: Volleyball, cooking, reading, hanging out
Super Power: Making a meal when there's nothing left in the fridge, trivia
Kryptonite: Every other driver on the road; soft beds


Patricia Yang, MD, JD

Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Medical School: University of Missouri, Columbia
Undergrad: University of Missouri, Columbia
Hobbies: Volleyball, rock climbing, hiking, public health/advocacy, trying new food, pictures of fluffy animals
Super Power: Napping on airplanes
Kryptonite: Keeping any plant alive (even cacti!)

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