Residency | Current Residents | PGY I

EM Residents Class - PGY I

Mark Baldeshwiler, MD

Hometown: Chippewa Falls, WI
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin
Undergrad: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Hobbies: Homebrewing, baseball, fottball, science, beer/wine tasting, hiking
Super Power: Caffeine consumption and the ability to fall asleep
Kryptonite: My daugther waking up from a nap...the faces she makes are incredible!  And she's just cute

Elizabeth Christiansen, MD

Hometown: Whitefish Bay, WI
Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Undergrad: Bowdoin College
Hobbies: Hiking, biking, skiiing, baking, cooking experiments, playing with our dog, travel
Super Power: Driving long distances
Kryptonite: Mint chocolate ice cream

Ian Ferguson, MD

Hometown: St. Louis
Medical School: University College of Dublin
Undergrad: Washington University in St. Louis
Hobbies:  Sports (watching and playing).  Good coffee and beer.  Traveling.  Movies
Super Power: Putting up with all the reality TV my wife watches
Kryptonite: Styrofoam

Emily Grass, MD

Hometown: Cleveland, TN
Medical School: University of Miami
Undergrad: Auburn University
Hobbies: Live music, dogs, skate boarding, college football (War Eagle!), intramural sports
Super Power: Making the perfect Spotify playlist for any scenario
Kryptonite: Anything with avocados

Wendy Huang, MD

Hometown: Toronto, Canada
Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine
Undergrad: University of Waterloo
Hobbies:  Youtube, food, anything Toronto related, boating, fishing, and water sports related stuff
Super Power:  Ability to read, write, speak, and understand any language
Kryptonite: Shoes and bags

Scott Kilian, MD

Hometown: Freeburg, IL
Medical School: Southern Illinois University
Undergrad: Loyola Chicago
Hobbies:  Netflix, GoT, snowboarding, beer, weightlifting, playing just about any sport, fantasy football
Super Power: Ability to sleep for an inordinate amount of time
Kryptonite: Olives

Valerie Lew, MD

Hometown: Benicia, CA
Medical School: UC Riverside
Undergrad: UC Riverside
Hobbies:  Group fitness, playing any and all sports, shopping, Netflix, beach trips and watching the Warriors
Super Power:  Ability to fall asleep mid-conversation
Kryptonite: Bugs (mainly the big cockroaches)

Jenna Nofziger, MD

Hometown: Archbold, OH
Medical School: University of Toledo
Undergrad: Goshen College
Hobbies: Live music, nature, travel, family, boating (skiing/lounging)
Super Power: Really good reflexes (surprises me every time)
Kryptonite: Reptiles and amphibians, and possibly saltine crackers

Salvador Rios, MD

Hometown: Kansas City, MO
Medical School: University of Missouri - Kansas City
Undergrad: University of Missouri - Kansas City
Hobbies:  Kansas City Royals Baseball, FIRST Robotics, Dog Training, Hiking
Super Power: Flight
Kryptonite: Onions

Brandon Rosenberg, MD

Hometown: Lynbrook, NY
Medical School: SUNY Upstate
Undergrad: SUNY Geneseo
Hobbies: Golfing, netflix, working out museums, board games, poker, travel
Super Power:  Falling asleep quickly
Kryptonite:  Desserts

Joseph Sinnott, MD

Hometown: St. Louis
Medical School: University of Missouri-Columbia
Undergrad: Syracuse University
Hobbies:  Backpacking, running/triathlons (novice), food (all of it), travel, casual reading, indie/alternative/country music concerts, my nephew Oscar
Super Power: Time travel
Kryptonite: Email coupons from Papa John's &

Nathanael Smith, MD

Hometown: Brantford, Ontario, Canada
Medical School: Meharry Medical College
Undergrad: Houghton College
Hobbies:  Running, CrossFit, Hiking, Netflix, and church
Super Power: Currently training for Olympic level napping
Kryptonite: Donuts!


Katherine Stanley, MD

Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Undergrad: Stanford University
Hobbies:  Ultimate frisbee, hiking, running, ramen, kpop, overpriced cupcakes, Marvelverse movies, corgis
Super Power:  Encyclopedic knowledge of reality wedding shows
Kryptonite: Impulsive Amazon Prime purchases


Amanda Wood, MD

Hometown: Dallas, TX
Medical School: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Undergrad: University of Texas at Austin
Hobbies:  Yoga, cooking, wine, travel
Super Power:  Legal head (come to me with your legal questions)
Kryptonite: Perfectionist tendencies.  Poker skills (have been called "worst poker player ever"

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