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Medicine Matters Home Education Match Day 2019

Match Day 2019

We are proud to present the 2019 intern class of the Department of Medicine. These individuals come from top medical schools around the world and have already shown great potential in their fields. We are honored they chose to continue their medical education in our programs, and excited to see what the next academic year will bring.

We'd like to thank the faculty, staff and trainees whose hard work and commitment made this year's match such a successful one.

Bayview Internal Medicine Residency Program:

We are proud to announce that 52 percent of the class are women and 38 percent are from racial and ethnic groups underrepresented in medicine.


  • Amarpreet Ahluwalia, Pennsylvania State University
  • Zadid Haq, Louisiana State University
  • Michael Hughes, Harvard
  • Ines Kafando, Howard University
  • Kai-Li Liang, Stony Brook University
  • Eric Moughames, LAU
  • Ronak Patel, Rutgers
  • Kathia Smith, Howard University
  • Joseph Tejan, University of Texas Southwestern

Preliminary Neurology

  • Siena Duarte, University of California San Francisco
  • Jaeho Hwang, Harvard
  • Christopher Primiani, USF
  • Manali Shah, Oakland University

Preliminary Radiology

  • Kingsley Asiedu, Johns Hopkins University

Primary Care

  • Sherifatu Abu, Tufts University
  • Olivia Bernal, University of Pennsylvania
  • Kacey Chae, Eastern Virginia
  • Jyotsna Ghosh, Brown University
  • David Hurwitz, University of Maryland
  • Megan Salter, Johns Hopkins University
  • Mfon Umoh, Emory University


  • Laura Ackerman, University of Rochester
  • Karen Dionesotes, Creighton University  
  • Candice Espinoza, University of New Mexico
  • Amir Etesam, Howard University
  • Andrew Gaddis, Virginia Tech Carilion  
  • Evelyn Gurule, Johns Hopkins University
  • Melissa Lavoie, Johns Hopkins University
  • Zoe Luscher, Mount Sinai
  • Anna Yegiants, Case Western University
  • James Zinko, Wayne State University

Osler Medical Training Program:

We are proud to announce that 54 percent of the class are women with eight from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups and ten joining our Physician-Scientist Pathway.

Click here to view the list on The Osler Connection.

Med-Peds Urban Health Primary Care Residency Program:

  • Joan Park, Albert Einstein
  • Michael Rose, U Minnesota
  • Amitte Rosenfeld, Yale
  • Lindsay Sheets, U Alabama

Kelsey Bennett