Residency | Current Residents | PGY IV

EM Residents Class - PGY IV

David Bowman, MD

Hometown: Los Altos, CA
Medical School: Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine
Undergrad: University of California, Davis
Hobbies: running, rugby, playing with my dog, being outdoors, eating and drinking
Super Power: Homemade tacos
Kryptonite: Any other recipe

Blake Bruton, MD, BSN, ASN, RN

Hometown: Little Rock, AR
Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Undergrad: University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Hobbies: anime, yoga
Super Power: Sarcasm; the ability to say anything with a completely straight face. You would never know.
Kryptonite: Same thing as my super power. I'm really much nicer than I seem.

Stephanie Charshafian, MD

Hometown: Palm Bay, FL
Medical School: Washington University in St Louis
Undergrad: University of Florida
Hobbies: cooking, biking, sewing/crafting/building, reading, watching movies, college football (Go Gators!), playing with my dogs, and, of course... Emergency Medicine!
Super Power: Super Crafter - given the right tools and supplies (and often, not even that) I can make almost anything... Time permitting! 
Kryptonite: Crying - I either start crying too, or feel super awkward

Abby Cosgrove, MD

Hometown: Haddonfield, NJ
Medical School: University of Virginia
Undergrad: The College of William and Mary
Hobbies: Running(preferably on trails), eating at as many of the amazing restaurants in St Louis as possible, grilling out, listening to country music, working on my patio
Super Power: Discovering novel uses for Frank's RedHot cayenne pepper sauce
Kryptonite: Chick-Fil-A

Caitlin Fuqua, MD

Hometown: Roseville, CA
Medical School: Creighton University
Undergrad: University of California, Davis
Hobbies: baking (cupcakes especially), reading, watching bad reality TV
Super Power: Handwriting that looks like a computer font
Kryptonite: Diet Coke

Gabe Gomez, MD

Hometown: Saint Louis, MO / Vega Baja, Puerto Rico (it really is both)
Medical School: Loyola University Chicago
Post-baccalaureate: St Louis University
Undergrad: US Air Force Academy
Hobbies: backpacking, rafting, cross-country skiing, studying languages, playing blues guitar and piano
Super Power: Face-to-face communication, helping in even the most trying of EMR downtimes to keep all of our psychotic patients and most of the nursing staff at ease.
Kryptonite: Computer-based communication, as evidenced by the 2 month lag time in emailing Dr. Kroll a superpower and kryptonite.

Zac Hafez, MD

Hometown: Quincy, IL
Medical School: University of Missouri, Columbia
Undergrad: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Hobbies: cooking, exercising, aviation, electronics
Super Power: Can sleep anywhere at any time of day
Kryptonite: Being so tired from sleeping all the time

Daniel Lackey, MD

Hometown: Darien, IL
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin
Undergrad: University of Illinois at Chicago
Hobbies: anything outdoors, road trips, and eating
Super Power: The Mechanic-can keep my truck running for almost 200,000 miles
Kryptonite: Fireworks-I'm a pyro

Lauren O'Grady, MD

Hometown: Marietta, GA
Medical School: Mercer University
Undergrad: University of Georgia
Hobbies: running, cooking/baking, reading, Netflix
Super Power: Sarcastic humor
Kryptonite: Pasteurella

Yakisha Partee, MD

Hometown: Jackson, MS
Medical School: Meharry Medical College
Undergrad: Jackson State University
Hobbies: tennis, movies
Super Power:

Michael Willman, MD

Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Medical School: Saint Louis University
Undergrad: University of Southern California
Hobbies: running, cooking & eating (especially spicy food!), Brazilian Jui Jitsu, movies, beer
Super Power: Grill Master
Kryptonite: Irrational anger at slow walkers

Mary Yu, MD

Hometown: Park Ridge, IL
Medical School: Rush Medical College
Undergrad: Illinois Institute of Technology
Hobbies: dancing, running, cooking, eating, travel
Super Power: Hula-Hooper
Kryptonite: Justin Timberlake

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